13:58 PresidentRussia to help Belarus make missiles Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “How does the development of promising weapons proceed? Primarily missiles? I gave the relevant task to the prime minister after the latest meeting with the president of Russia in the Far East."
13:51 SocietyMinister: Belarus has no plans to increase defense budget “The defense budget will stay as it was planned. There will be no additional spending,” the minister said.
13:38 PresidentLukashenko pleased with Belarusian army's focus on mobility Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “I once again refer to lessons and experience of the Ukrainian conflict. I'd like to emphasize that T-72 tanks are very popular with the military. Our modernized tanks are a good weapon.”
13:16 In PicturesSpring field works in Vitebsk District Olgovskoye farm is planting potatoes, corn, vegetables and other crops.
13:13 EconomyEconomy ministry: Updated set of measures will improve doing business conditions in Belarus A set of measures updated to launch a new investment cycle will improve the conditions for investing and doing business in Belarus, said Belarusian First Deputy Economy Minister Yuri Chebotar on 10 May.
13:04 PresidentLukashenko: No one should be able to take us by surprise “No one should be able to take us by surprise. This is the lesson of the past war. We are not aggressors, we are not going to attack anyone. Yet, we should keep our powder dry and keep our eyes open. We should see what our adversaries are doing near our border (I say this frankly so that they understand), and respond,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
12:53 EconomyBelarusian BelAZ presents effective solutions at mining expo in Moscow BelAZ arranged an extensive business program, during which participants exchanged opinions about the situation on the market, shared their experience, and discussed topical issues of the mining industry and future work.
12:40 PoliticsOpinion: Baltic states cannot be sovereign in EU, NATO The Baltic states cannot be sovereign being members of the European Union and NATO, the head of the Baltnews news agency, political scientist Andrei Starikov said on the air of the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA informs.
12:32 EconomyFunding allocated to reinforce radioactive waste storage facilities in Belarus The money will be transferred to the Minsk city budget for the sake of carrying out design work with regard to the technological reinforcement of radioactive waste storage facilities of Ekores, the enterprise in charge of handling such waste.
12:20 PresidentRussia's experience in Ukraine scrutinized to better equip Belarusian army Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked that the matter had been discussed in the strategic control center of the Defense Ministry not so long before. “Sincerely speaking, we saw our army and its weapons differently back then,” he said.
12:06 PartnersSCRF invites parents to discover talents of their children With the theme ‘Create Creativity', the 13th Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF) will welcome the public from May 11 to 22 at the Expo Centre Sharjah, inviting every child to create their own world, build their own awareness and culture, and be inspired by all that is inventive and inspiring.
11:42 PresidentLukashenko unveils how Belarus is upgrading its military Belarus' defense needs in 2022 have been discussed at a meeting hosted by Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko, BelTA has learned. “Today we are to adopt a fundamental document regulating the supply of weapons, military equipment and other products for our Armed Forces. In the current situation, this matter is more relevant than ever,” the president stressed.
11:34 SportItalian Open: Sasnovich moves to second round Belarus' world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich went off to a good start at the Italian Open seeing off Russia's world number 28 Veronika Kudermetova, 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-1, in her opening match.
11:04 PoliticsBelarusian ambassador presents copy of credentials to FM of Nicaragua The minister congratulated Valery Baranovsky on his appointment and expressed hope for joint active work in order to further strengthen the relations between Belarus and Nicaragua.
10:49 SocietyChinese ambassador: Younger generations must keep historical memory The most important duty of the younger generations is to preserve the historical memory, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Belarus Xie Xiaoyong said on the air of the Belarus 1 TV channel on 9 May.