19:35 PresidentLukashenko: Minsk's liberation day is Belarusian nation's second birthday “For us, freedom is synonymous with the verb “to live”. The day of Minsk's Liberation is the second birthday of the Belarusian nation, which was doomed to destruction but survived and saved Europe from fascism together with the brotherly Soviet peoples,” the head of state said.
19:21 PresidentLukashenko: Belarusians are making the right choice today "Today I would like to thank our Belarusian people in the first place. Looking at the pathetic attempts of modern collaborators to rewrite the history of the Great Patriotic War, our Belarusian people are making the right choice, as always” said Aleksandr Lukashenko.
19:17 PresidentLukashenko: Our memories of war will become an alarm bell We will build new monuments on the Belarusian land and will restore the story of every soldier and every innocent victim of the Great Patriotic War, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
18:59 PresidentGreat Patriotic War ‘is not over yet', Lukashenko says The president noted that in the Great Patriotic War the Belarusians defended not only their lives but also the memory of the past generations, which would have been simply erased from world history.
18:53 PresidentLukashenko: Western Europe is raising a monster of Ukraine - Western Europe first raised a monster called fascist Germany and now is raising a new monster of Ukraine, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting in the run-up to Independence Day.
18:40 PresidentLukashenko: Belarusian ethnos was the backbone of Grand Duchy of Lithuania The Belarusian ethnos was the backbone of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Rus and Samogotia, a unique state for its time, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting in the run-up to Independence Day.
18:28 PresidentLukashenko: National idea of Belarusians is to be the master of their historical land The national idea of Belarusians is the idea of a legitimate desire to be the master of their historical land, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting in the run-up to Independence Day.
18:23 PresidentLukashenko: 3 July is a national symbol of people's unity and victory in the fight for freedom 3 July, a sacred date for the Belarusians, is a national symbol of the people's unity and victory in the fight for their freedom, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting in the run-up to Independence Day on 2 July.
19:56 EconomyBelarus, Russia's Primorye Territory to advance cooperation in heavy industry, culture, tourism Oleg Kozhemyako said: “Our cooperation with Belarus produces good results. Major joint projects have been implemented in the sphere of agribusiness, coal and heavy industries. We've recently signed a contract for the acquisition of 21 BelAZ haul trucks."
19:23 SocietyBelarusian academy of sciences, Kurchatov Institute to advance cooperation For the sake of more effective interaction and for the sake of getting Belarusian research organizations involved in research the Kurchatov Institute has opened a representative office at premises of the Physical-Technical Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus in Minsk.
18:48 EconomyHuge potential for cooperation between China-Belarus industrial park enterprises, Russian companies Aleksandr Yaroshenko said: “The potential for interaction of the Great Stone and the Russian Federation is very large but I'd like to note that it has not been fully utilized yet. At present four enterprises with Russian capital reside in the park."
18:29 EconomyRussian governor: Forum of Regions allows building new contacts The Forum of Regions offers a great opportunity to strengthen cooperation with long-standing partners and build new contacts, Irkutsk Oblast Governor Igor Kobzev said.
18:05 SocietyMinsk airport in talks over new overseas destinations "Promising negotiations are underway with the Iranian carrier Mahan Air, which is based at Tehran airport. Just today, we hosted a business meeting with an official delegation from Iran at Minsk airport. We will share the results of these negotiations later," Vyacheslav Khoroneko said.
17:48 SocietySix documents on cooperation signed at Forum of Regions in Grodno Six documents on cooperation were signed following the plenary session of the 9th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia in Grodno.
17:30 SocietyBelarus-Japan forum held in Tokyo The event was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Japan in cooperation with the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI). It was timed to coincide with the Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus and the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.