17:52 SocietyIsraeli diplomat on WW2: This should never happen again The main lesson that today's generations should learn from the Second World War is to do everything so that this will never happen again, Chargé d'Affaires of the State of Israel in the Republic of Belarus Tzevy Hirsh Mirkin said at the event dedicated to the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust in Vitebsk on 27 January,
17:44 SocietyOpinion: Scientific achievements improve the quality of manufacturing process, life in general Scientific achievements enhance the quality of both manufacturing process and our life in general, Chairman of the State Committee for Standardization of Belarus (Gosstandart) Valentin Tataritsky said.
17:43 EconomyBelarus' National Bank: Economy, banking system handled sanctions well The economy and the banking system have managed to hold out amidst the sanctions, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Bank Sergei Kalechits said as he delivered a report at the expanded meeting of the Board of the National Bank, BelTA informs.
17:21 EconomyBelarus' central bank plans to reduce refinancing rate in 2023 With the conditions being favorable, the National Bank will cut gradually the refinancing rate, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Bank Sergei Kalechits said.
17:18 EconomyBelarus past short-term effect of Western sanctions, central bank believes Sergei Kalechits said: “Today we see that the short-term effect from the sanctions is over and the peak of high inflation is behind us. The consumer price index and trend inflation are steadily decreasing. According to our estimates, year-on-year inflation will reach single-digit figures by the end of Q1 2023.”
17:13 PoliticsRussian MFA: Germany has no moral and ethical right to supply hardware to kill Russians Germany has no moral and ethical right to supply hardware to kill Russians, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a news briefing in Moscow.
16:43 EconomyBelarusian Tax and Duties Ministry's tasks for 2023 outlined Roman Golovchenko said: “The head of state has given instructions to ensure full digitization of accounting, control and payment of taxes. This task has to be fulfilled. At present automated interaction with tax payers relies on six information systems."
15:55 PoliticsMFA: Belarus resolutely condemns attack on Azerbaijani Embassy in Tehran "We resolutely condemn the armed attack on the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Tehran on 27 January that killed an employee of the diplomatic mission and left two other injured," the ministry said.
15:22 EconomyPrime minister: Tax policy has to stimulate economic growth Roman Golovchenko said: “In evaluating the performance of the tax system one should proceed from the main goals specified by the program on the social and economic development of the state in the current five-year term. First and foremost, the tax policy has to stimulate economic growth. It is the key postulate."
15:12 PoliticsRussian MFA: NATO is fully involved in standoff with Russia NATO is fully involved in the confrontation with Russia in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a news briefing in Moscow.
14:59 SportDzinara Alimbekava-Smolskaya 2nd in sprint at Commonwealth Cup in Raubichi As for other Belarusian biathletes, Darya Kudayeva finished 16th, Irina Kruchinkina-Shakleina was 22nd, Yuliya Kavaleuskaya – 23rd, Viktoryia Khadasevich – 25th, Adelina Sabitava – 27th among 28 athletes.
14:15 SocietyDiplomats commemorate Vitebsk Ghetto victims on Holocaust Memorial Day About 10,000 prisoners of the Vitebsk Ghetto were killed during the Nazi occupation. The first executions took place in the anti-tank ditch near the village of Ilovka at the end of July 1941. Every day, 800 people were brought there for execution - mostly children, women, and the elderly.
13:10 SocietyBelarus consistently contributes to international efforts to keep memory of Holocaust alive Belarus knows firsthand the price of war, having lost a third of its population in it. The death of every citizen who became a victim of the Holocaust or the genocide of the Belarusian people and other Nazi atrocities resonates with pain in the heart of every Belarusian, the minister said.
12:26 PoliticsOpinion: Europe is ruled by yes-people Europe is ruled by yes-people, PhD in Law, expert in intelligence services Sergei Karnaukhov said in a new episode of the V Teme [On Point] project on BelTA's YouTube channel.
12:26 EconomyProcedure worked out for temporary external administration of Belarusian companies Municipal authorities will also have to analyze the operation of commercial organizations on the registries in order to identify reasons for transferring them into temporary external administration. The Council of Ministers will have to authorize the start and the termination of temporary external administration.