20:09 PoliticsBelarus, IAEA to sign 2022-2027 framework cooperation program soon Sergei Aleinik thanked the International Atomic Energy Agency for assistance with bolstering the potential of Belarusian healthcare institutions to respond to the pandemic and fight oncological diseases.
19:56 PoliticsCSTO cautions against provocations near borders of member states The statement reads: “We remark upon the inadmissibility of provocative actions near the borders of the CSTO member states, which can lead to dangerous incidents and an increase in military-political tensions. We express deep concern about the movement of foreign terrorists and militants into active combat zones."
19:47 EconomySurplus of Belarus' central state budget at Br0.3bn in January-October Proceeds from value added tax came at Br12.9 billion (91.2% of the target), profit tax – Br4.2 billion (117.2%), excise duties – Br2.9 billion (85.2%). Revenues from foreign trade operations totaled Br4.1 billion (100.9%).
19:19 EconomyBelarusian Krichevtsementnoshifer to refresh product range by 70% in January 2022 Krichevtsementnoshifer will refresh the product range due to transition to a new cement manufacturing standard. For instance, the product range will include the new straight cement Tsem-0. It will be the highest quality product.
18:53 PoliticsNuclear powers urged to deploy nuclear weapons only in their own territories The CSTO member states urge the nuclear-weapon states-parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons not to deploy nuclear weapons on foreign soil.
18:46 EconomyBelarus' export of computer services up to $2.2bn in January-September 2021 Computer services accounted for 29.4% of Belarus' total export of services in January-September 2021. Computer services rank second to transport services in terms of the export volume.
18:40 SocietyOver 2.83m people in Belarus fully vaccinated against COVID-19 More than 3.582 million Belarusians have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, BelTA learned from the press service of the Healthcare Ministry.
18:35 PoliticsCSTO Permanent Council adopts statement on military activity in adjacent areas The participants of the meeting considered a number of draft documents related to cooperation in military security, and also planning of the CSTO activities in 2022.
18:27 PoliticsMinisterial consultations discuss cooperation in media coverage of CSTO activities "The consultations focused on ways of strengthening the interaction between the media units in covering the activities of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, developing common approaches to the practical coverage of CSTO events," the ministry said.
18:26 PresidentLukashenko expects no humanitarian corridor to open for refugees The head of state said that in the telephone conversation Germany's acting Chancellor Angela Merkel asked him to repatriate these people.
17:59 PresidentLukashenko: Crimea became Russian after the referendum de jure and de facto The head of state also said during the interview that he intends to visit Crimea and the relevant agreement had been reached with President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Aleksandr Lukashenko said he would like to start the trip by visiting Sevastopol.
17:58 PoliticsOpinion: USA wants to drag Europe into simmering military conflict with Russia The USA seeks to drag Europe into a simmering military conflict with Russia and its allies, political scientist Vadim Borovik said on the air of Alfa Radio.
17:52 EconomyStage 5 engines of Belarusian MMZ to be tested in Germany The MMZ's Stage 5 engine lineup includes four engines: D-245.43S5M, D-245.5S5M, D-245S5M и D-245.2S5M. Their output varies from 62kW to 90kW. The Belarusian company started designing Stage 5 engines in 2018.
17:45 PresidentLukashenko holds EU responsible for migrant crisis "When the EU terminated the readmission agreement, I said back then: well, since they decided to break this agreement, to stop cooperating with us on border protection issues, it was their problem. But I would not defend them anymore the way I did last year. They heard it all. So did the organizers," the Belarusian leader said.
17:39 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,395 new cases, 1,438 recoveries The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 654,718. A total of 641,570 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.