15:55 PoliticsEuropean Parliament's resolution on Belarus slammed as politicized The Presidium of the Council of the Republic, the upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament, has discussed the European Parliament's resolution on Belarus as of 17 September and adopted a corresponding statement.
15:24 EconomyBelarus, Russia to discuss energy supply plans till 2025 soon Russia and Belarus will soon engage in talks to discuss the terms of energy supplies, including their cost, for the period up to 2025, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview with the Russia-1 TV channel.
15:21 SocietyFamily benefits spending amounts to 3.4% of Belarus' GDP The government has never saved on support for families with kids and adopts new support tools almost every year. The most recent ones include the extension of the family capital program, expanded targeted support for large families, one in vitro fertilization attempt free of charge, and so on.
15:07 SportAzarenka moves to Rome 2020 round three Belarus' world number 14 Victoria Azarenka stunned U.S. world number five Sofia Kenin, 6-0, 6-0, to move into the third round at the Internazionale BNL d'Italia.
14:41 PoliticsLavrov: The West uses the Belarusian opposition as an unwitting pawn “I would like those, who absolutely brazenly play off the Belarusian opposition against the Russian Federation, to recognize their share of responsibility. I would like members of the opposition – Svetlana Tikhanovskaya and other ones – to find strength to resist such crude and obvious manipulation,” Sergei Lavrov said.
14:11 EconomyGreat Stone to be promoted as EAEU main platform for transactions in yuan The China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone is a special economic zone with a special legal regime. The park is located 25km from Minsk. The Great Stone is home to resident companies from 15 countries.
14:00 SocietySeptember in Minsk World: Promos, discounts, installment up to 100 months The construction of the complex is rapidly changing the Belarusian capital city. Today, construction is underway in 14 quarters. Apartments in 10 of them are already on sale.
13:26 SocietyMost Hasidic Jews leave neutral zone on Belarus-Ukraine border The Jews started leaving the neutral zone last night. The Hasidic pilgrims were returning in small groups of five to six people. The majority of them were moving towards Belarus between 6.00 and 10.00 on 18 September. Over 700 people passed all kinds of control. Women with small children left the neutral zone in the first place.
13:05 PoliticsMP comments on Ukrainian parliament's statement on Belarus The MP said: “Due to the statement by Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada we would like to underline that we believe Ukrainians are a brotherly nation, with which we are connected by many years of friendship, ties of blood, and many centuries of history.”
12:58 PoliticsMP describes European Parliament's resolution on Belarus as vivid example of political arrogance The MP said: “It is sad to recognize that the practice of measured and well-considered decisions meant to build up trust and mutual understanding in Europe is being replaced with political maneuvering.”
12:49 SocietyBelarus' coronavirus recoveries at 73,098 A total of 75,230 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country so far. Belarus has performed 1,700,790 tests.
12:40 PoliticsRussian parliament speaker criticizes European Parliament's resolution on Belarus The statement reads: “The statement that has been passed represents not only a blatant interference in affairs of a sovereign state but an attempt to supplant the people of Belarus.”
12:38 PresidentLukashenko dismisses claims about electoral fraud “I swear to you, there was no electoral fraud. One cannot rig 80% of votes [that the head of state won at the recent presidential election],” the president said as he addressed the women's forum For Belarus in Minsk on 17 September.
12:31 PresidentCall to expand Belarus' presence in Russian construction market One of the biggest projects is the construction of the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia's Amur Oblast. “This is a very good project and is very important for them. They are ready to pay any money. This is a perspective for us,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
12:29 SocietyPatrols beefed up at Belarusian border All the measures are being taken taking into account the emerging situation in every specific direction. Border checkpoints are operating at their capacity to clear incoming and outgoing traffic, the source said.