19:21 PresidentLukashenko wants all shortcomings of Belarusian healthcare system fixed by 1 January Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Everything must be written down. There is one deadline – 1 January 2024. All the shortcomings we've talked about must be fixed by 1 January."
19:05 PoliticsMinsk to host CSTO Defense Ministers Council session on 25 May Participants of the session will discuss challenges and threats to military security in regions of collective security of the CSTO member states as well as matters concerning the improvement of the crisis response system.
18:40 PresidentLukashenko to hold officials responsible for increase in women cancer cases The head of state asked Vladimir Karanik: “Is it normal when a woman dies of breast cancer or cervical cancer? We can treat it and can save people. I know many people. I had to get to know these things, treat such people, who have lived for 8-9 years already.”
18:40 SocietyBelarusian-Russian integration leaders program launched in Minsk The Belarusian-Russian school of Union State leaders was launched in Minsk on 22 May. The program has brought together 31 participants from Belarus and Russia.
18:33 PresidentLukashenko instructs to accredit healthcare institutions by year-end Healthcare institutions must be accredited by the end of this year in a bona fide manner, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a government conference to discuss the pressing issues in healthcare.
17:57 SportWorld Taekwondo approves nine Belarusian athletes for world championships in Baku Baku 2023 World Taekwondo Championships will take place from 29 May to 4 June. The sporting forum in the capital of Azerbaijan will be one of the qualifying events for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
17:50 SocietyBelarusian border service responds adequately to provocations at Ukrainian border In particular, unmanned aerial vehicles fly along the border. They sometimes happen to fly into the Belarusian territory. The border service personnel use firearms and shoot down the drones. Damage to the border infrastructure is another way to stage provocations.
17:38 SocietyBelarus' University of Civil Protection shows interest in continuing cooperation with UAE A total of 183 specialists from the UAE have undertaken training at the university's branch, the Institute for Retraining and Professional Development, located in Borisov District.
17:13 SportBelarus' Ivashka advances to Geneva Open second round Belarus' Ilya Ivashka (world number 86) was off to a good start in the Geneva Open, defeating world number 421 Guido Pella of Argentina, 6-4, 7-5,
16:55 SocietyBelarusmedica expo opens in Minsk According to Dmitry Pinevich, the fact that the expo opened after the government conference hosted by the president was significant. In his words, the expo will be used to improve the quality of medical aid available to Belarusian citizens.
16:14 PoliticsBelarusian PM to visit Russia's Petrozavodsk, Murmansk on 24-26 May "The upcoming visit is traditionally meant to intensify cooperation with the Russian regions. We need specific agreements to increase and diversify Belarusian exports, to step up industrial cooperation and to find new points of growth," Roman Golovchenko said.
15:47 PoliticsFM: Belarus committed to 2030 Agenda Sergei Aleinik thanked Joanna Kazana-Wisniowiecki for her active work as the UN Resident Coordinator in Belarus and wished her further success in her professional work, and also expressed hope for the continued positive achievements by the UN Country Team in Belarus.
15:34 SocietyOpinion: Common education space in the Union State will open up new prospects for the youth “The main thing is school graduates' desire to study, their ability to make efforts to enter the university. Our socially-oriented state accompanies a young person from kindergarten to the first job, which is guaranteed for those studying on a budget,” Sergei Klishevich said.
14:58 SportBelarus to compete in boxing tournament in Khabarovsk The Belarusian team will comprise 15 athletes: nine men and six women. Among them will be world and European bronze medalist Yulia Apahasovich (54kg category). Some 100 boxers from 17 countries will compete at the event.
14:13 PoliticsBelarus' Parliament to hold joint sitting on 24 May Members of the government will answer questions from members of the House of Representatives and members of the Council of the Republic.