19:45 PoliticsTokayev on the Union State: ‘A unique precedent in world political history' The union of Belarus and Russia is a unique precedent in world political history, Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said at the plenary meeting of the Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow.
19:28 EconomyBelarusian nuclear power plant electricity to satisfy over 40% of real sector's, population's demand Viktor Karankevich underlined the importance of ensuring Belarus' energy security. It is ensured by means of diversification of the energy resources in use, by reducing dependence on hydrocarbon fuel. Primarily by implementing measures to develop the nuclear energy industry.
19:18 PresidentLukashenko about EAEU: We advance integration not for the sake of confrontation Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We advance integration not for the sake of some confrontation. President Putin often talks about it. We would like to create multipolar equal and safe space for life activities. If we don't do it, we will trail along at the back."
19:15 PresidentLukashenko: Russia has challenged the unipolar world and we are there for them Russia has challenged the unipolar world, and we are there for them, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he addressed the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow.
19:07 PresidentLukashenko wants EAEU to build up technological sovereignty regardless of relations with West According to the Belarusian leader, manufacturing cooperation will allow creating products under a Eurasian brand with the maximum rate of localization. It will also allow launching new import-substituting projects.
18:13 PresidentLukashenko: Green agenda is used by West as one of tools to put pressure The green agenda is actively used by the West as one of the tools to put pressure, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow.
18:01 PresidentEAEU urged to address several tasks to ensure its food security The level of self-sufficiency for most products (in the union) is 80-95% today. In terms of grain it is 132%, oilseeds - 151%. Surpluses sell well on foreign markets. The demand for food is enormous. And it is growing, the head of state said.
18:00 PresidentLukashenko calls for non-discriminatory prices for natural monopoly services in EAEU “We have to ensure the realization of non-discriminatory approaches to pricing the services of natural monopolies across the entire breadth of the Eurasian Economic Union no matter what,” the president stressed.
17:51 EconomyBelarus concerned about slow gas integration in EAEU, common energy market prospects Igor Petrishenko said: “In particular, delays with the resolution of problems concerning natural gas integration over many years cast doubt on the creation of the common electricity market, which we are supposed to create by 2025.”
17:49 PresidentLukashenko draws attention to information security, digital agenda at Eurasian forum Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “The union's digital agenda needs to be substantially updated. First of all, it applies to the integrated information system of the Eurasian Economic Union. It enables collaborative work of state information resources and systems of states of our union."
17:47 PresidentBelarus in favor of aligning integration between EAEU, SCO, BRICS Belarus is in favor of aligning the integration efforts in the EAEU-SCO-BRICS format, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he addressed the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow.
17:45 SportBelarus' Shymanovich advances in Roland Garros qualifying Belarus' world number 211 Iryna Shymanovich upset world number 278 Margaux Rouvroy of France, 7-6 (7-0), 7-6 (7-4), in the French Open second-round qualifying action.
17:37 PresidentLukashenko: The current EAEU originated from Putin's kitchen Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “I should tell you that our Eurasianism and the current Eurasian Economic Union originated as a kitchen table discussion at President Putin's. It was truly like that. He is present here and can confirm it."
17:35 PresidentLukashenko: Achieving economic stability on your own is virtually 'mission impossible' It is a virtually impossible task to achieve economic stability alone, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow on 24 May.
17:14 PoliticsPeskov: Eurasian integration holds a good future Eurasian integration holds a good future, despite the difficulties associated with sanctions, press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov told the media before the plenary session of the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum.