19:01 SocietyPreparations for International Army Games 2021's Sniper Frontier contest in progress in Belarus According to the source, the Belarusian team has been training since early June. The best personnel from various army units had been selected for the team. The team's coach Lieutenant Colonel Artyom Pavlov noted that the format of this year's contest is absolutely new.
18:43 SportSasnovich reaches Last 16 at Gdynia Open The Belarusian will take on Ukraine's world number 141 Kateryna Kozlova for a spot in the quarterfinal.
18:31 SocietyMinskenergo services to non-residents in Belarus exceed $1m in H1 2021 “To compare, we provided $1,124,400 worth of services to non-residents in the same period of 2020,” the company said.
18:28 SocietyExhibition about Minsk Ghetto victims opens in Minsk A temporary exhibition "The Line Between Life and Death. In Memory of the Minsk Ghetto and Jewish Shtetls of Belarus", timed to the 80th anniversary of the Minsk ghetto, opened in the Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War.
18:21 PoliticsBelarusian FM describes West as irresponsible, unpredictable partner The West is becoming irresponsible and unpredictable, in particular with regard to Belarus and stability in the region, and this is becoming a new normal today, Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei told the media.
18:00 PoliticsBelarusian FM: No plans to close embassies in EU countries anytime soon “Policies of other countries might also undergo dramatic changes. This is why we will not make any abrupt decisions. Decisions will be well-coordinated,” Roman Golovchenko said.
17:34 PoliticsBelarusian ambassador to UK sees opportunities for dialogue amid sanctions The ambassador said: “As a diplomat I believe that there are always opportunities for starting a constructive dialogue and restoring relations in full. We aim for it and are trying to get the message across to the UK government in order to preserve or start restoring the relations we had before August 2020 events.”
17:16 PoliticsPM reveals details about president's meeting on Belarus' foreign policy The meeting to discuss the current foreign policy priorities that was hosted by Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and attended by Belarusian ambassadors was a meaningful and frank conversation, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said.
16:44 EconomyBelarus-China trade expected to continue growing We are convinced that mutual trade will increase, there are absolutely no obstacles or constraining factors to that, Ambassador Yuri Senko said.
16:31 PoliticsAllegations of Belarus' involvement in migrant smuggling into Lithuania slammed as slander “Accusing Belarus of organizing migrant smuggling into Lithuania is a vivid example of political slander and unfounded allegations . These statements testify to the phenomenal incompetence and apparent political impotence of their authors. Once again we emphasize the futility of the campaign of lies and disinformation against our country,” Andrei Savinykh said.
16:16 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus will crack down on traitors “Let me be straightforward: we will not play nice with traitors. Those who have gone astray and cannot find their way back should keep it in mind. All those who failed to live up to the high standards of a diplomat were deprived of their ranks. This will continue to be so. Tough, but fair,” the Belarusian leader emphasized.
16:13 PresidentLukashenko slams Lithuania for inhumane treatment of migrants The head of state slammed the treatment of the migrants detained at the border and compared the detention conditions to those in concentration camps.
15:37 PoliticsAmbassador: Belarus-EU relations have not hit rock bottom yet The political relations between Belarus and the European Union have not reached rock bottom yet, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Netherlands Andrei Yeudachenka told journalists.
15:27 PresidentBelarusian diplomats urged to more actively protect country's interests “Then finally if someone in Riga, if some scoundrel touches the Belarusian flag and starts tearing it up, removing it, then the ambassador should come out and publicly smash the scoundrel's face in while possibly risking his life. But we kept silent,” Aleksandr Lukashenko pointed out.
15:14 EconomyAmbassador: European business not interested in leaving Belarus “If direct trade bans are imposed, the situation may significantly worsen. Then we will have to leave the European market. I do not think that European business is interested in that,” said Andrei Yeudachenka.