15:37 EconomyEDB chairman: Eurasia has a great potential for development “Today we are discussing the Eurasia of the Future: from Challenges to Solutions topic. Our region has a huge potential for development. Here are just a few figures: the Eurasian countries participating in today's session account for 31% of the world's reserves of natural gas, 18% of coal, 8% of oil, 34% of uranium, 20% of gold and 11% of arable land,” Nikolai Podguzov said.
15:18 PoliticsPutin: Deployment of tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus will start in July Speaking about the security situation in general, Vladimir named it stable.
15:13 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus, Russia should draft an action plan, further strengthen the EAEU Belarus and Russia need to develop an action plan and further strengthen the EAEU, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, BelTA has learned.
15:03 PresidentLukashenko: Belarusian-Russian relations are the backbone of EAEU, CIS Belarusian-Russian relations are the backbone of cooperation in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on 9 June.
14:57 PoliticsPutin discloses agenda of his meeting with Lukashenko Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss security matters and economic cooperation at the meeting in Sochi, Vladimir Putin said as he greeted his Belarusian counterpart, BelTA has learned.
14:36 EconomyPM: Eurasian integration is of priority for Belarus "I believe everyone will agree that our common decisions to minimize the consequences not only of sanctions pressure, but also the overall high turbulence of the global economy have let our five countries increase the sustainability of national economies," Roman Golovchenko said.
14:26 EconomyPM: Belarus promptly developed anti-crisis economic strategy Belarus has managed to develop an anti-crisis strategy for the domestic economy within a short period of time, Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said at the plenary session of the Eurasian Congress'23 in Sochi, BelTA has learned.
14:17 SocietyEAEU prime ministers approve transport infrastructure development plan “Plans to develop transport infrastructure in the EAEU were approved at the recent meeting of the Intergovernmental Council. We are set to work out an additional list of the so-called bottlenecks and develop approaches to assess the necessary funding for their elimination,” Iya Malkina said.
13:52 PresidentLukashenko, Putin meet in Sochi Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin are holding talks in Sochi on 9 June, BelTA has learned. The meeting is taking place in an informal setting.
13:48 PresidentLukashenko in Russia on working visit Aleksandr Lukashenko spoke about the planned talks with his Russian counterpart in the near future at a meeting with the secretaries of the Security Councils of the CSTO member states.
13:12 EconomyBelarusian energy minister updates on progress with BelNPP second unit “The reactor unit is now operating at 75% of its capacity. At this capacity, a certain list of events and studies is underway. Gradually we are going to reach 100% capacity. It is all part of the pilot operation phase,” Viktor Karankevich said.
12:57 EconomyRussia's Irkutsk Oblast delegation visits Brest The delegation was welcomed by Brest Oblast Governor Yuri Shuleiko, who is responsible for cooperation between Belarus and this Russian region. He expressed confidence that interregional contacts would grow more robust.
12:19 EconomyEAEU to discuss emergency food fund initiative According to Iya Malkina, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin came up with the initiative to set up an emergency food fund in the EAEU. “The commission will think about how to implement this initiative.
12:19 PartnersUAE Team Emirates' Bjerg seals first pro win and yellow jersey at Dauphine Mikkel Bjerg has taken the biggest result of his young career with a stage victory and yellow jersey on stage 4 of the Criterium du Dauphine in France.
11:57 EconomyMalkina: EAEU removes 8 out of 11 trade barriers over the past year Eight out of 11 trade barriers have been removed in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) over the past year, official representative of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Iya Malkina told the media following the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council meeting in Sochi on 7-8 June.