14:45 SocietySecurity chief: Belarus’ national security system is able to respond to all challenges and threats The country's national security system is ready to respond to all modern challenges and threats, State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Aleksandr Volfovich told the media on 22 February.
14:14 SocietyBelarus’ CEC head: Voting process is going normal The voting process in the country is going normal, Chairman of the Belarusian Central Election Commission of Belarus Igor Karpenko told reporters.
14:09 PoliticsBelarus’ diplomat joins Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development in Bangkok The event is attended by representatives of governments and parliaments of ESCAP participating and observer countries, international organizations, and the diplomatic corps.
14:00 EconomyBelarus, Serbia reaffirm commitment to expanding economic cooperation The parties discussed the state and prospects for the development of Belarusian-Serbian trade and economic cooperation, and exchanged views on a number of topical issues of mutual interest.
13:44 SocietyBelarus’ security chief: Law enforcement on high alert for voting period For the duration of the voting period during the parliamentary and local elections, all law enforcement have been put on high alert in the country, State Secretary of the Belarusian Security Council Aleksandr Volfovich told reporters.
13:41 SocietyKhrenin unveils location for Belarus-Russia military exercise in 2025 Viktor Khrenin recalled that the decision to hold the joint military exercise on the territory of either Belarus or Russia every two years was made by the leadership of the two countries back in 2009.
13:28 SocietyDefense minister: NATO may deploy strike groups near Belarus under the guise of exercises "We see their active movement. The commander-in-chief’s task is to stay alert. After all, under the guise of exercises, strike groups can be deployed. This is the most important task for us - to see whether these groups are deployed or not,” Viktor Khrenin said.
13:05 SocietyBelarus’ defense minister comments on West’s preparations for military action “Today we see that Western Europe, led by the United States, is taking a set of measures to prepare for military action. We understand against whom these military actions will be directed,” said Viktor Khrenin.
12:46 SportOpinion: With Olympics losing their appeal, focus is shifting towards local tournaments "The format of the Olympic Games seems to be losing its appeal. Look, no one really wants to host them. Looking at what is happening in the world today, I think such large projects will be replaced by local tournaments," Sergei Kovalchuk believes.
12:22 SocietyMinister: Over 100,000 Ukrainian troops on border with Belarus "As of today this group numbers about 112,000-114,000 troops. Of these, about 17,000 are border guards," Viktor Khrenin said.
12:19 SportFigure skating gold for Belarus at Children of Primorye Games Belarus’ Vasily Borokhovsky clinched gold in the event with the total of 195 points. Silver and bronze medals went to the athletes of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
12:03 SocietyDefense minister promises tough response to violation of Belarus’ airspace “We respond to all such incidents. When necessary, our combat aircraft are scrambled and anti-aircraft missile forces are brought to readiness. If they go off the rails, of course, we will not hesitate to down them,” said Viktor Khrenin.
12:00 SocietyCEC: Early voting in Belarus is proceeding smoothly “The early voting process is proceeding smoothly and in line with the electoral law,” Yelena Baldovskaya said.
11:48 SocietyBelarus, Russia step up military technical cooperation Military technical cooperation between Belarus and Russia has increased significantly in the light of the current situation in the world, Defense Attaché at the Belarusian Embassy in Russia, Colonel Aleksei Yershov, said at a reception on the occasion of the Fatherland Defenders and Armed Forces Day at the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Moscow on 21 February.
11:31 SocietyBelarus’ CEC: A high turnout during early voting is due to information work “The Central Election Commission carried out quite an extensive, large-scale information campaign. We held meetings with labor collectives, prepared information materials that were distributed via television and print media,” said Yelena Baldovskaya.