16:08 SportBelarus name squad for 2021 Men's European Volleyball Championship qualification The Belarusian national team will play its qualifying matches in Pool G against Portugal, Hungary and Norway in Hungary on 7-9 May.
15:59 In PicturesExhibitions dedicated to Great Patriotic War open in Vitebsk An exhibition of posters dedicated to the Great Patriotic War was opened in the Vitebsk Regional Museum on 5 May. It features 20 posters created by famous artists in 1941-1945 and reissued in 1975.
15:51 PresidentLukashenko, Dodon meet in Minsk Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko is holding a meeting with Chairman of the Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova, former president of that country Igor Dodon.
15:28 Society16th-century floor discovered in Grodno's Old Castle Restoration of one of the oldest castles in Belarus began in 2017 and runs several phases. The first phase envisages work on a middle tower and a stonewall, and also on necessary infrastructure. It is expected that the main exposition of Old Castle in Grodno will open its doors in the summer.
14:47 SocietyExpert: Great Patriotic War at the heart of Belarusians' historical memory The Great Patriotic War is at the heart of the historical memory of Belarusians, analyst with the Belarusian Institute of Strategic Research (BISR) Svetlana Aleinikova said.
14:07 SocietyState funding ensures high vaccination levels in Belarus Representatives of the supreme oversight agencies of Belarus, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland participated in a videoconference on 5 May to discuss results of a parallel international audit focusing on protecting the population from infectious diseases.
13:40 SocietyBelarus reports 1,138 new COVID-19 cases, 1,131 recoveries in past 24 hours The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 363,732 cases. A total of 354,212 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
12:42 SocietyBelarus' Personal Data Protection Law recognized as compliant with Constitution “The Constitutional Court concludes that in terms of the content of the norms, the form of the act and the order of adoption, the law complies with the Constitution,” the decision reads.
12:14 SocietyRally to commemorate Hero of the Soviet Union Najafgulu Rafiyev in Minsk A commemorative rally was held Najafgulu Rafiyev Street in Minsk.
11:38 SocietyBelarusian border committee recommends stripping five people of military ranks The Belarusian State Border Committee has recommended stripping five people of military ranks, official representative of the committee Anton Bychkovsky told BelTA.
10:47 PresidentLukashenko extends Press Day, Radio, Television and Communication Day greetings Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that the inviolability of traditional values of the nation, traditions and state sovereignty largely depends on the civic position of the workers of this sector, on their ability to stand up for the interests of Belarus in a substantiated and firm manner under external information pressure.
10:31 EconomyEAEU countries unify requirements for pedigree stock production The document was signed by the EAEU states in October 2019. The agreement approved the composition of information on pedigree animals and breeding achievements to be exchanged between the member states of the Union.
09:50 In PicturesOnline parade for war veterans in Victory Square in Vitebsk Vitebsk Oblast rescuers have held their first online parade for the veterans of the Great Patriotic War and former firefighters.
09:41 SocietyOver 400,000 Belarusians sign up for COVID-19 vaccines “The number of those wishing to be vaccinated is big today. In order to achieve the goal, we would like to see more active vaccination, but all countries have their own opportunities,” said Irina Glinskaya.
09:16 SocietyDemography, family support issues under constant control in Belarus “The issues of demography and family support are under constant control of the president and are among the priorities of the state policy,” said the Vice Speaker of the Council of the Republic.