08:00 SocietyBelarus marks National Remembrance Day On 22 June Belarus marks the National Remembrance Day of the Victims of the Great Patriotic War and the Genocide of the Belarusian People. On this day, the country remembers those who sacrificed their lives to defend the Motherland, those who were murdered, tortured in fascist captivity, who died in the rear from hunger and disease.
04:57 SocietyBrest Fortress hosts commemorative events to honor fallen heroes Many local residents traditionally spend the night of 22 June in the Brest Fortress. People come to pay tribute to the citadel defenders and all defenders of the Motherland.
20:20 SocietyIn Pcitures: Ceremony to launch The Train of Memory project The Russian-Belarusian project The Train of Memory was launched on 21 June in the Ceremonial Square in the Brest Hero Fortress memorial complex.
20:04 SocietyExhibition of war-time letters opens in Brest The photo exhibition “Destinies Folded in Triangle” is based on the joint internet project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War.
19:58 EconomyRussian metal producers encouraged to sell in Belarus, third countries via BUCE According to Yevgeny Bureiko, Western sanctions have substantially reduced the geography of export of Russian metal products, this is why the redirection of export shipments to other markets is a burning issue. The Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange could help with that, he noted.
19:19 SocietyBelarusian cosmonaut scheduled to fly to ISS in autumn 2023 The message reads: “The flight on a Russian spacecraft Soyuz-MS is scheduled for autumn 2023.” The candidate will be selected out of 29 people shortlisted by the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
18:43 SocietyBelarusian Baranovichi twins with Russian Kuznetsk The twinning agreement was signed on 21 June. The cities will build ties on the principle of partnership and mutual trust. The agreement was signed by Baranovichi Mayor Yuri Gromakovsky and Head of Kuznetsk Administration Sergei Zlatogorsky.
18:19 EconomyBelarus, Iran intend to cooperate in food safety, development of pesticides Belarus and Iran intend to cooperate in ensuring food safety and developing biopesticides, the National Center for Marketing told BelTA commenting on Belarus' participation in the Iran Agrofood International Agriculture and Food Exhibition.
17:57 EconomyKyrgyzstan to host next meeting of Eurasian Intergovernmental Council The next meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council will be held in Kyrgyzstan in August.
17:46 EconomyBelarusian farmers gather in 231,900t of silage As of 21 June as part of the first cutting farmers cut down grass on 45.5% of the targeted area in Vitebsk Oblast, 93.1% in Gomel Oblast, 81.6% in Grodno Oblast, 90.1% in Minsk Oblast, and 78.6% in Mogilev Oblast. Brest Oblast farmers have hit the first grass cutting target already.
17:43 PresidentLukashenko congratulates Gustavo Petro on winning Colombia's presidential election The head of state reaffirmed Minsk's interest in deepening political relations with Bogotá based on mutual understanding and respect. “I hope that your election as the head of state will give a new impetus to bilateral contacts, which will help make the most of Belarus-Colombia cooperation potential,” the president said.
17:24 PoliticsBelarus' MFA calls for new approaches to analyze, forestall unprecedented threats Yuri Ambrazevich said: “We can incessantly argue about the term ‘multivectorness' and see obvious and hidden meanings and ideas in it. But the so-called collective West is not going away on its own, it is our neighbor. And today nobody knows in whose orbit this collective West will be in 10, 20, 30 years.”
16:45 PoliticsWestern politicians blamed for dragging experts into destructive game for world dominance The political elites of Western countries are dragging the expert community into a deceitful, destructive and radicalizing game for world domination, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Yuri Ambrazevich said.
16:29 EconomyBelarusian, Russian economy ministers discuss future cooperation strategy According to Aleksandr Chervyakov, rising bilateral shipments of materials, components, and ready-made products for the sake of substituting lost imports from unfriendly countries will help keep the Belarusian economy and the Russian one stable in the current conditions.
16:13 PoliticsBelarusian MFA: Time to agree on rules of new world order The time has come for a global process involving all leading international players to reach clear agreements on the rules of a new world order that will provide security guarantees to all, Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yuri Ambrazevich said as he addressed the Belarus-Russia expert meeting.