16:41 PresidentLukashenko names his biggest achievement as Belarus president “For the first time in our history, I am saying it as a historian, we have built our own sovereign and independent state, which is valued by the overwhelming majority,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
16:29 PoliticsBelarusian, Russian MPs ‘didn't discuss' single parliament, single currency The MP said: “We didn't have any conversation about the Union State parliament or about the single currency. We are going to work under different flags on the basis of equal rights and obligations.”
16:18 SocietySpeaker: Migrant crisis used as excuse to build up military presence on border with Belarus For the West the migrant crisis is an occasion to build up a military presence on the border with Belarus, Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko told reporters.
16:16 PresidentLukashenko commends Belarusian Union of Women The Belarusian Union of Women has been awarded in recognition of a big contribution to the development of the women's movement, charitable activities, promotion of the role of women in the social political, cultural life of the country, strengthening of the civil society in the Republic of Belarus.
16:15 SocietyVolodin condemns mistreatment of refugees at Belarus-Poland border The mistreatment of refugees at the Belarus-Poland border is unacceptable, Chairman of the Russian State Duma said following the 61st session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia.
16:09 PresidentLukashenko describes relations with Putin as brotherly “I am sure of it, particularly recently. And we truly look very deeply into some things. And I see that we look at these things with the same eyes. We have very kind relations,” the head of state added.
16:07 PoliticsMakei, Szijjarto discuss prospects for cooperation between Belarus, Hungary "The parties discussed the prospects for cooperation between Belarus and Hungary, the approaches to topical issues on the regional and international agenda," the press service said.
15:44 PresidentLukashenko: Self-exiled opposition members have started fighting over Western funding According to Aleksandr Lukashenko, the West previously expected the Belarusian opposition to help depose the current government and financed the opposition with this goal in mind. Now the West covers the opposition's expenses only to avoid a public disgrace.
15:35 PresidentLukashenko: Opposition is plotting new protests in Belarus “They are getting ready for this. I have recently got hold of their program. It is frightening and insane and I believe that they expect to get funding for it. They understand that if someone takes to the streets, this will be done to get financing,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
15:33 EconomyPM: Belarus intends to advance economic ties with Russian regions "Direct ties with the Russian regions are part and parcel of foreign policy. We have long been working with Russian regions on the basis of direct agreements, action plans and cooperation programs. This long-term practice, of course, yields great results," Roman Golovchenko said.
15:28 EconomyPlans to sell large batches of Belarusian buses, electric buses to Kyrgyzstan The development of the transportation system in Bishkek thanks to Belarusian electric buses was also mentioned. In addition to selling electric buses the Belarusian side is eager to develop the electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
15:21 PoliticsBelarusian MFA, UNHCR exchange views on situation with refugees, migrants The parties exchanged views on the situation with refugees and migrants seeking to reach the EU via Belarus, including the provision of humanitarian assistance by international organizations.
15:12 PartnersCampus tale for ancient books Lovingly preserved 'treasure' from universities' collections draws huge interest, Wang Kaihao reports.
15:05 SocietyAnother evacuation flight departs from Minsk to Iraq "A Boeing 747-400 of Iraqi Airways took off from Minsk National Airport at 14.28. Onboard the Minsk-Erbil flight are 427 passengers (415 adults and 12 children under 2)," the airport said.
15:04 EconomyPetrishenko: EAEU is now Belarus' larger investor than EU “In 2020-2021 investment in Belarus from the Eurasian Economic Union amounted to 45%, while that from the European Union - 30%. This means the balance has shifted towards the EAEU,” Igor Petrishenko said.