13:49 SocietyProsecutor General's Office: At least 3m civilians killed in Belarus during Great Patriotic War "Today Belarus is the only country in the post-Soviet space that is conducting a full-fledged, full-scale investigation of these facts," Andrei Shved emphasized. According to him, more than 12,500 people have already been interviewed, more than 300 mass burial sites have been inspected.
13:40 SocietyConfidence in security of Belarusian border assured The official pointed out that 2021 was a special and tense year for the border service. “Our borders have never seen such concentration of troops of neighboring countries,” he explained. For instance, there are 15,000 defense, security, and law enforcement personnel in Poland in direct proximity of the Belarusian border.
13:11 PresidentProsecutor General's Office to arrange meeting on law enforcement performance Speaking at the meeting will be the prosecutor general, as well as the heads of all law enforcement, defense and security agencies on the shortcomings identified by the prosecutors.
13:09 PresidentLukashenko hits back at threats of U.S. Department of State Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko hit back at the threats and patronizing tone of the U.S. Department of State representatives against Belarus as he approved the decision on the state border protection for 2022 on 24 January.
12:58 EconomyCommodity exchanges of Belarus, St Petersburg to strengthen partner relations The parties discussed the current situation and key trends in the commodity exchange markets of Belarus and Russia, the main achievements of BUCE and SPIMEX in 2021 and prospects for the intensification of inter-exchange cooperation in 2022.
12:43 PartnersDangerous journey of world's oldest ‘navigators' sea turtles Sea turtles, an ancient species that appeared 110 million years ago, are still critically endangered due to increasing environmental pollution despite all conservation efforts.
12:32 PresidentLukashenko approves decision on Belarus' state border “The border services have clear-cut tasks. One of the main tasks is to increase the efficiency of state border protection by improving the engineering and technical infrastructure. The situation in the border area will be constantly monitored to detect signs of provocations and promptly take measures to stop them,” the State Border Committee said.
12:17 PresidentLukashenko: No occupation of Belarus as long as I am president Occupation of Belarus will never happen under the current government, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said while approving the decision on the state border protection for 2022 on 24 January, BelTA has learned.
11:53 PresidentLukashenko calls situation on Belarus' southern border increasingly complicated “Naturally, the security of our state begins with the border, because our sovereignty is safe within our border. The border troops make a considerable contribution to ensuring sovereignty and our effective work in a peaceful period,” the head of state said.
11:29 SocietyBelarus' healthcare minister attending WHO Executive Board session in Geneva A reminder, Belarus was elected to the Executive Board of the World Health Organization at the 74th session of the World Health Assembly in May 2021. Belarusian Healthcare Minister Dmitry Pinevich was appointed member of the Executive Board.
11:26 EconomyEurasian Economic Union launches pilot project on goods traceability mechanism "The EEC Council adopted two decisions: to launch a traceability mechanism for goods imported into the customs territory of the EAEU, and on the procedure for logging the information in the national traceability systems about goods imported into the EAEU customs territory and subject to traceability," Iya Malkina said.
11:20 PresidentPerformance of Belarusian border services in 2021 praised “Last year was a difficult year for our border services. We will still have to analyze the last year's situation in a very serious way, to assess all the positive and negative things, but my feelings (and they rarely deceive me) tell me that last year our border guards were on the edge for the first time, were tested by their truly men's job, and did great,” Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked.
11:15 PoliticsGolovchenko, Mishustin hold phone talks The two heads of government addressed a wide range of topical issues of bilateral cooperation between Belarus and Russia, including as part of integration cooperation.
11:01 PartnersMausoleum of Qinshihuang yields key cultural relics Important discoveries were made in 2021's archaeological research of the Mausoleum of Qinshihuang, the first emperor of a unified China, in Xi'an, Shaanxi province.
10:41 PartnersS. Korean Hwang Ui-jo becomes top Asian scorer in French football league With his first hat trick in France, South Korean striker Hwang Ui-jo has become the top Asian scorer in the European country.