12:19 PresidentImport substitution on agenda of next Belarus-Russia summit I am going to discuss import substitution at the upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Russian Ambassador to Belarus Boris Gryzlov in Minsk on 12 May.
11:58 PoliticsVolfovich: Cyberspace is turning into an independent theater of military operations “Today we see that cyberspace is turning into an independent theater of military operations. The circle of states, developing cyber forces, whose tasks include preventive offensive operations and intelligence-subversive activities, is expanding,” said Aleksandr Volfovich.
11:36 PresidentLukashenko: We can deal with any problems “We can cope with any problems ourselves in order to provide normal living standards for people in our homeland. We just need a little time to expand production and develop cooperation,” said the president.
11:34 EconomyGovernor: Russia's Khabarovsk Territory seeks to build even closer cooperation with Belarus The head of the region thanked Aleksandr Lukashenko for the opportunity to visit Belarus and to hold a meeting. He noted that Belarus pays great attention to the preservation of historical memory, and this is especially important at a time when Belarus and Russia have faced the unprecedented sanctions pressure from the West.
11:19 PartnersBallerina Park Sae-eun awarded France-Korea cultural prize South Korean ballet dancer Park Sae-eun of the Paris Opera Ballet has been awarded the France-Korea Cultural Prize in recognition of her contribution to raising the world's awareness of the artistry and beauty of Korean ballet.
11:00 PresidentLukashenko suggests setting up cooperative enterprises with Russia Now is the right moment to promote cooperative ties with Khabarovsk Territory and other regions of Russia, President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Khabarovsk Territory Governor Mikhail Degtyaryov. “We need to advance towards closer cooperation. It is a blessing in disguise,” the head of state said.
10:48 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus-Russia cooperation should encourage other countries to follow suit Belarus-Russia cooperation outcomes should be useful and attractive to other countries, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Khabarovsk Territory Governor Mikhail Degtyaryov, BelTA has learned.
10:38 SocietyOver 113,000 deposit accounts opened under Belarus' family capital program As of 1 May 2022, 54,555 families applied for permission to use family capital prematurely. Of them, 47,150 applied to use the money to improve housing conditions, 3,062 to pay for education, 4,339 to receive healthcare services, and 4 to buy health products for disabled people.
10:05 PartnersS. China nature reserve welcomes first clutch of sea turtle eggs A national sea turtle nature reserve in Huizhou City, south China's Guangdong Province, spotted the first clutch of 89 eggs laid by a captive sea turtle this year.
09:48 Society200 Ukrainians enter Belarus over 24 hours “From 6.00 on 11 May to 6.00 on 12 May, 200 citizens of Ukraine came to Belarus: 1 from Ukraine, 172 - from Poland, 23 – from Lithuania, 4 – from Latvia,” the State Border Committee said.
09:38 SocietyOpinion: Kiev regime, NATO want special military operation to drag on “After the start of the conflict in Ukraine, the Russian people realized how much they are ‘loved'. And in this situation, we see the rise in patriotism and approval of the actions of the Russian leadership by people from all walks of life. We see this all,” the political scientist noted.
09:01 PoliticsSavinykh: Political games exploiting Ukraine's tragedy are unacceptable One gets the impression that the immediate surrender of the Ukrainian authorities can be the only solution to the armed conflict in Ukraine. This will be a decisive step to save Ukrainian lives. This step will allow Russia to carry out the de-nazification of Ukraine, to help hold new elections, the MP said.
19:59 SocietySecurity Council secretary visits troops covering Belarus' southern border Aleksandr Volfovich praised the preparedness of the units for carrying out combat operations and the moral and psychological state of the personnel. He was also made familiar with how maintenance of weapons, military and special hardware is organized as well as the daily life of the army personnel.
19:24 EconomyCall for reducing interest rates on housing construction loans in Belarus Roman Golovchenko said: “This matter hinges on the availability of resources spent on lending. It is no secret that commercial banks are in quite a complicated funding situation right now. A lot due to limited sources of funding."
19:10 EconomyThree 5G technology deployment options under consideration in Belarus The official remarked that everyone is aware of 5G network benefits – low signal lag, high data transfer speeds (about ten times as fast as the current 4G technology), and the possibility of building several network layers, which will operate independently and will not interfere with each other.