12:41 EconomyBelarus-Russia trade at $14bn in Q1 In Q1 Belarus-Russia trade approached $14 billion, Chairwoman of the Standing Commission on Economy, Budget and Finance of the Council of the Republic, a member of the Constitutional Commission Tatiana Runets told reporters.
12:19 PresidentLukashenko angered by Lithuania's attempts to stop freight transit to Russia's Kaliningrad Oblast Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “They have already declared an economic war. What does transit closure mean? And everyone is shouting about some Suwalki corridor. Listen, you and I don't talk about it but they shout about it. What are they hinting at?”
12:10 PoliticsLavrov: Europe is starting to realize that security without Russia, Belarus is impossible “We can see more and more sober-minded people there who are starting to think about the future. They are thinking: ‘When this situation is over, what will be next?' They are starting to talk about the need for pan-European cooperation,” Sergey Lavrov said.
11:53 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus and Russia can build such an architecture of relations that others will envy Belarus and Russia can build such an architecture of relations others will envy, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
11:26 SocietyBill on National Assembly of Belarus passes first reading The bill was drafted by the House of Representatives and the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly in accordance with paragraph 8 of the plan of measures to bring laws into line with the amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus adopted at the national referendum.
11:02 SocietyForum of Regions of Belarus and Russia: Day 1 The 9th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia “The role of interregional cooperation in deepening the integration processes of the Union State kicked off in Grodno on 30 June.
10:53 PresidentLukashenko presents state awards to distinguished Belarusians “Every year on 3 July we emphasize that independence is the greatest asset of any nation, including the Belarusians. And we will cherish it, we will fight for it the way our heroic ancestors did. There is simply no other way for us,” the president noted.
10:43 SocietyForum of Regions of Belarus and Russia hailed as great tool to build contacts “Each Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia is an important and much anticipated event. This is a real platform to promote friendly relations between our states; it is also a powerful tool to build long-term contacts,” Oleg Dyachenko said.
10:18 SocietyBelarus admits 237 Ukrainian nationals over past 24 hours According to the State Border Committee, three of them came to Belarus from the Ukrainian territory, 195 entered Belarus from Poland, 29 from Lithuania and 10 from Latvia.
10:13 EconomyBelarus harvests 300,000t of hay As of 30 June, Vitebsk Oblast agricultural workers cut down first grass on 72.6% of the targeted area. Progress was at 99.8% in Grodno Oblast. Mogilev Oblast, Brest Oblast, Minsk Oblast and Gomel Oblast fulfilled the first cutting target.
09:31 SocietyLeningrad Oblast interested in Brest's waste management practices Russia's Leningrad Oblast would like to study Brest's best practices in municipal waste management, Deputy Director General of Brest Municipal Housing and Communal Services Sergei Zhukov told a BelTA correspondent.
09:07 PoliticsBelarus', Russia's diplomats discuss cooperation with Latin America Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Evgeny Shestakov held consultations with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov in Moscow on 29 June.
09:05 SocietyForum of Regions of Belarus and Russia kicks off on 30 June The 9th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia “The role of interregional cooperation in deepening the integration processes of the Union State is opening in Grodno on 30 June.
09:02 EconomyEY Belarus to join В1 network The Belarus practice will therefore also continue to serve clients separately from the EY network, with its main lines of business remaining the same: assurance, consulting, strategy and transactions, and tax and legal.
19:56 EconomyBelarus redirects timber export from EU to Asia Aleksandr Dragun said: “Asian countries, including China, are ready to buy all the shipments of reclaimed wood, which we used to ship to the European Union. They are ready to take the entire volume of sawn timber. The logistic difficulties are undoubtedly temporary."