12:27 SocietyAttention to safety of Belarusian nuclear power plant emphasized Mikhail Filimonov said: “In the course of developing nuclear energy in the country we initially raised the matter of the safety of the nuclear power plant and the matter of involving the general public in the discussion."
12:22 SocietyLithuanian bloggers visit Belarusian nuclear power plant Lithuanian bloggers will be given a tour of the training center and central control center, as well as the BelNPP production site. The guests will be shown the splash pools and the transport portal of the Unit 1 reactor building, as well as the Unit 2 turbine building.
12:08 PartnersArtist paints a picture of hope Rural vistas and people's resilience key themes in impressive body of work.
12:07 SocietyOver 3,200 Chinese study at Belarusian State University The most popular faculties are the Faculty of Economics, the Philological Faculty, the Faculty of Journalism and the Faculty of International Relations.
12:01 PoliticsBelarusian FM receives copy of credentials of UAE Ambassador Belarus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei received the copy of the credentials of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates to the Republic of Belarus Ibrahim Salim Mohamed Al Musharrakh.
11:52 SocietyBelarus plans to launch BelNPP second unit in 2022 "The second power unit is at the stage of commissioning. We are doing the tests as envisaged in the special programs. The work is on schedule. We are planning to connect the unit to the grid this year," said Mikhail Mikhadyuk.
11:14 EconomyBelarus' energy minister authorized to hold gas talks with Russia The Council of Ministers authorized Viktor Karankevich to hold the talks on the draft protocol to amend the agreement between the governments of Belarus and Russia on the procedure to set prices (tariffs) for natural gas supplies to Belarus and its transportation by gas pipelines located in the country.
11:05 SportUEFA approves final format as of 2024/25 season The biggest change will see a transformation from the traditional group stage to a single league phase including all participating teams. The number of teams will increase from 32 to 36.
10:41 SocietyBill on amendments to Belarus' Criminal Procedure Code to get first reading in Parliament The meeting of the eighth session of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus of the seventh convocation is due to take place on 12 May.
10:17 In PicturesLithuanian bloggers visit Belarus' Ozeritski-Agro A Lithuanian delegation including bloggers and representatives of mass media paid a visit to the agricultural company Ozeritski-Agro in Smolevichi District on 10 May.
10:06 EconomyForeign currency sales exceed purchases by $116.5m in Belarus in April 2022 In January-April 2022 legal entities' purchases exceeded sales by $327.3 million.
09:41 SocietyOver 5.97m Belarusians fully vaccinated against COVID-19 Over 125,600 teenagers aged 12-17 received one shot of the vaccine, of them more than 97,200 children were fully vaccinated.
09:01 EconomyBelarus starts planting buckwheat, millet As of 10 May, early spring cereals and leguminous crops (including buckwheat and millet) were planted on the area of 680,500 hectares. Planting was done on 95% of the designated area in Brest Oblast, 94.9% of the area in Grodno Oblast, 94.7% of the area in Minsk Oblast, 89.1% in Mogilev Oblast.
08:00 In PicturesBelwest, one of Belarus' biggest footwear producers Due to a growing demand for natural leather shoes, the company's output increased by 12.7% and labor productivity by 15.9% compared with Q1 2021.
19:58 EconomyHandling of spent fuel of Belarusian nuclear power plant explained According to Viktor Karankevich, 25% of the fuel rod arrays will be extracted from the reactor assembly and put inside a cooling pond. The pond is in the reactor building. The spent nuclear fuel will stay as fuel rod arrays for about 8-10 years. It will cool down and will lose its radioactivity.