12:19 SportFigure skating gold for Belarus at Children of Primorye Games Belarus’ Vasily Borokhovsky clinched gold in the event with the total of 195 points. Silver and bronze medals went to the athletes of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
12:03 SocietyDefense minister promises tough response to violation of Belarus’ airspace “We respond to all such incidents. When necessary, our combat aircraft are scrambled and anti-aircraft missile forces are brought to readiness. If they go off the rails, of course, we will not hesitate to down them,” said Viktor Khrenin.
12:00 SocietyCEC: Early voting in Belarus is proceeding smoothly “The early voting process is proceeding smoothly and in line with the electoral law,” Yelena Baldovskaya said.
11:48 SocietyBelarus, Russia step up military technical cooperation Military technical cooperation between Belarus and Russia has increased significantly in the light of the current situation in the world, Defense Attaché at the Belarusian Embassy in Russia, Colonel Aleksei Yershov, said at a reception on the occasion of the Fatherland Defenders and Armed Forces Day at the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Moscow on 21 February.
11:31 SocietyBelarus’ CEC: A high turnout during early voting is due to information work “The Central Election Commission carried out quite an extensive, large-scale information campaign. We held meetings with labor collectives, prepared information materials that were distributed via television and print media,” said Yelena Baldovskaya.
11:07 SportBelarus win Children of Primorye hockey tournament The 3x3 hockey tournament took place at Fetisov Arena in Vladivostok. U16 Team Belarus defeated the teams of Sakhalin Oblast 7-6, Amur Oblast 13-0 and China’s Qiqihar 12-0 in the group stage.
10:39 SocietyCIS observers visit polling stations in Brest A group of international observers visited several polling stations in the regional center. "We will deliver our opinion after the polls close. Today we can say that all polling stations opened on time and are working. The members of the commissions are qualified," said Sergey Karavaev, advisor to the CIS IPA Council secretary general.
10:37 SocietyBelarus’ CEC accredits observers from EU states “To date, 23 representatives of the European Union states have been accredited. These are Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Italy, Sweden and a number of other countries,” said Yelena Baldovskaya.
10:24 SportBelarus to compete in seven disciplines of Games of Future in Kazan The official opening ceremony of the Games of the Future, an international multi-sport tournament in the phygital concept, based on a combination of physical activity, modern technologies and digital environment, took place in Russia’s Kazan on 21 February.
10:17 EconomyBelarus, Brazil to expand business cooperation Director of the National Center for Marketing Nikolai Borisevich met with a Brazilian delegation made of representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Mines and Energy and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil).
09:51 SocietyBelarus’ National Center for Marketing, Uzbekistan’s Export Promotion Agency discuss cooperation The parties reviewed the current status of bilateral cooperation and plans for 2024, considered a possibility of organizing a visit of a Uzbek delegation to Minsk in the fourth quarter of the year and exchange of information and experience.
09:16 PresidentLukashenko sends greetings to Raubichi Winter Olympic Sport Center Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent greetings to the Raubichi Winter Olympic Sport Center to congratulate it on the 50th anniversary of founding.
09:00 SocietyBelarus’ parliamentary elections: Early voting turnout reaches 14.61% An estimated 14.61% of voters turned out on the first two days of early voting ahead of the 25 February parliamentary elections in Belarus.
20:31 PresidentLukashenko, Putin, Tokayev visit Games of Future opening ceremony in Kazan The presidents of Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Republika Srpska of Bosnia and Herzegovina, heads of delegations from other countries also arrived for the opening ceremony. Famous athletes and artists were also seated next to them.