10:50 PresidentLukashenko presents state awards in run-up to Day of People's Unity Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has presented state awards to distinguished Belarusians from various walks of life. The solemn ceremony took place at the Palace of Independence on 14 September, in the run-up to the country's first celebration of the Day of People's Unity.
10:44 SocietyDiplomat: Sanctions hamper Belarus' efforts to honor sustainable development commitments Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikolai Borisevich took part in the opening ceremony of the international conference “Impact of Global Economic Challenges on Social and Labor Rights” arranged by the Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus.
10:24 SocietyOver 840 trucks stranded at Belarus' border with EU Over 840 haulers were queuing in Belarus to cross the border with the European Union as of 8.00 on 14 September, BelTA learned from the website of the State Border Committee.
10:17 PoliticsAddress of Belarus' MPs becomes official document of UN General Assembly The address of Belarus' MPs to the international community over the situation around Belarus as of 10 June 2021 was included as an official document into the discussion on the elimination of unilateral extraterritorial coercive economic measures as a means of political and economic pressure at the 75th session of the UN General Assembly.
09:30 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 update: 1,888 new cases, 1,393 recoveries All in all, Belarus performed 8,056,855 tests, including 18,329 tests in the past 24 hours.
09:22 SocietyMinister: Belarus' social security objectives can be undermined by external pressure Belarus chose not to go into a national lockdown. “Today we see that our country has chosen the right path. Our economy keeps going, while our healthcare services remain accessible as before, we are taking measures to avoid disruptions, panic, and to prevent the collapse of the healthcare system,” Dmitry Pinevich said.
09:00 SocietyOpinion: Politically motivated decisions are detrimental to inter-state relations “A case in point is the European Union's unwillingness to recognize COVID-19 vaccines registered in Russia and recognized in more than 60 countries of the world,” Anatoly Domnikov said citing an example.
19:59 PoliticsBelarus, Russia to continue organizing joint military exercises When asked a question concerning the Belarusian-Russian strategic army exercise Zapad 2021, Dmitry Peskov said: “Joint military exercises are a continuous process. You know it is not the first military exercise. Military exercises have been held in the past because it is a permanent process, which will certainly continue."
19:27 EconomyInformation systems of over 700 Belarusian state organizations now powered by state cloud According to the source, transition of state organizations to the cloud has been going for rather a long time. The transition is stipulated by Belarus president decree No.46, according to which government agencies and state organizations are supposed to use this cloud to host their information systems and resources.
18:52 PoliticsHungarian communist leader supports working Belarusians' fight for independent way The politician admitted he had come to express solidarity with the Belarusian people. “Because what happened in Belarus last year may be repeated in Hungary in the future. We don't want that. This is why our support and solidarity are on the side of working Belarusians,” Gyula Thurmer stated.
18:34 SocietyUNHCR, Red Cross help refugees stuck at Poland-Belarus border The Representation of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Belarus and the Belarusian Society of the Red Cross have helped refugees who are stranded at the Poland-Belarus border.
18:17 SocietyOpinion: Belarus' history should be viewed through eyes of its people The history of the country should be viewed through the eyes of its people, Sergei Tretyak, head of the Belarus Contemporary History Department at the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences, told reporters.
17:43 PartnersMalaysia parliament convenes amid new political alignment Malaysia's second parliament session of the year convened on Monday amid changes in the balance of power between the ruling coalition and the opposition.
17:39 SocietyAnother attempt to expel refugees from Poland to Belarus stopped Polish border guard officers brought a group of refugees to the Belarusian border on 12 September in the area controlled by the border guard station Tushemlya of the Grodno branch of the Belarusian border service.
17:00 SocietyOpinion: Sanctions can hurt Belarus' healthcare system The healthcare system has not yet felt the impact of European sanctions, since the government earnestly fulfills its social security commitments despite economic difficulties, Chairman of the Belarusian Trade Union of Healthcare Workers Vyacheslav Shilo told reporters.