14:25 EconomyEngineering goods manufacturers from Russia's Kaluga eye Belarusian commodity exchange Manufacturers from Russia's Kaluga Oblast can use the industrial and consumer goods section of the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) to sell import-substituting products to Belarus and make deliveries to Russian regions by means of transit exchange deals.
13:41 SocietyRussia’s Smolensk, Vitebsk actively maintain close ties, including in energy sector Interregional cooperation between Vitebsk Oblast of Belarus and Smolensk Oblast of Russia, initiatives in patriotic education, Union State projects in the energy sector will be discussed in Vitebsk, Chairman of the Commission on Energy of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia, member of the Standing Committee on International Affairs and National Security of the Council of the Republic Aleksei Kushnarenko told the media after a meeting with the Vitebsk Oblast administration.
13:30 PoliticsBelarusian ambassador presents credentials to president of Botswana Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to South Africa with concurrent accreditation to Botswana Igor Bely has presented his credentials to President Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi of Botswana.
13:15 EconomySales profitability in Belarus at 8.5% in 2023 As of 1 January 2024, accounts receivable amounted to Br66.9 billion, including overdue - Br8.9 billion, or 13.4% of total accounts receivable.
13:00 SocietyEnergy infrastructure instrumental to development of any Belarusian, Russian region Energy sector is a factor of successful development of any Belarusian and Russian region. Vitebsk Oblast Governor Aleksandr Subbotin said after a meeting with the members of the Commission on Energy of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia.
12:40 SportBelarus’ Damaratskaya wins Russian Winter Spartakiad speed skating bronze The competition program opened with Women’s 500m, where Belarus’ Hanna Damaratskaya clinched bronze in 38.67 seconds. Silver went to Beijing Olympics medalist Angelina Golikova from Moscow. Darya Kachanova from Nizhny Novgorod (38.26) secured the champion title.
12:15 SocietyMain threats to CSTO military, political security named Destructive activities by the United States and Western countries remain the main source of threats to military security in the CSTO area of responsibility, Chief of the CSTO Joint Staff Colonel General Andrei Serdyukov said at a news briefing.
11:49 SocietyMinsk, Russia's Arkhangelsk discuss plans to launch regular air service Belarusian Transport and Communications Minister Aleksei Lyakhnovich and Transport Minister of Russia's Arkhangelsk Oblast Sergei Rodnev discussed plans to launch a regular air service on 13 February.
11:27 PoliticsBelarus, Oman hold political consultations in Muscat A Belarusian delegation led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yevgeny Shestakov is on a working visit to Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman, on 13-14 February.
10:20 SportFrance confirms commitment to IOC’s decision on neutral athletes in 2024 Olympics The French authorities plan to comply with the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which allow Belarusian and Russian athletes to participate in the 2024 Paris Olympics as neutrals.
09:20 PresidentLukashenko sends anniversary greetings to Belarus’ MTRK Mir Branch staff Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has extended greetings to the staff of the Belarus Branch (representative office) of the International TV and Radio Company MTRK Mir on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of its establishment in Belarus.
09:00 SocietyItaly’s agricultural enterprises on visit to Belarus The Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry received a business delegation from the Italian region Veneto on 13 February.
19:00 EconomyBrest Oblast innovation fund to allocate Br55.8m for new projects Over Br55.8 million will be allocated for innovation projects (works, events) in Brest Oblast. These expenses will be financed from the innovation fund of Brest Oblast Executive Committee in 2024, Lyudmila Chabritskaya, the head of the innovation department with the economy committee at the Brest Oblast Executive Committee.
18:30 SocietyRussian-Belarusian youth forum to kick off in Moscow The second session of the forum called as Youth of Belarus and Russia: A Look Into the Future will be held in the business and cultural complex of the Embassy of Belarus in Russia in Moscow on 13 February.
18:04 SocietyStamp marking 35th anniversary of Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan launched in Minsk An official first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the postal stamp sheet marking the 35th anniversary of the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan was held at the Main Post Office in Minsk on 13 February, BelTA has learned.