10:00 SportAzarenka advances to Qatar Open quarterfinal The Belarusian will next face world number one Iga Swiatek of Poland.
09:35 PoliticsBelarus outlines steps to expand industrial cooperation with Zimbabwe Belarus’ part of the Joint Standing Committee on Cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Zimbabwe chaired by Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik held a meeting in Minsk in the run-up for its first session.
09:15 PoliticsBelarus, Nepal gear up for ministerial consultations Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yuri Ambrazevich accepted copies of credentials from Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to the Russian Federation with concurrent accreditation to Belarus Milan Raj Tuladhar on 14 February.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko sends National Day greetings to Serbia Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent greetings to Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic as the country celebrates National Day.
19:00 EconomyEAEU reports decline in agricultural output in all member states except for Belarus, Kyrgyzstan in 2023 In 2023, agricultural output in the EAEU in all categories of farms decreased by 1.1% year-on-year. However, the growth was posted by Belarus and Kyrgyzstan, while the decrease was registered in Kazakhstan and Russia. Agricultural output in Armenia remained at the same level.
18:30 SocietySources of up-to-date information on candidates in Belarus’ 2024 elections revealed Igor Golubitsky, Head of the Department of Constitutional and International Law of the Belarus National Center of Legislation and Legal Research, spoke about the sources of the relevant information about the candidates to the House of Representatives and the local councils of deputies in the latest episode of BelTA's The Nation Speaks project.
18:00 SocietyExhibition to mark 80th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from Nazi invaders opens in Minsk The exhibition called as Belarus liberated: The commandment of 1944 was officially unveiled in the Rakurs gallery of the National Library of Belarus on 14 February.
17:48 SocietyKochanova: Memory Train will be milestone event in 2024 The joint Belarusian-Russian cultural and educational patriotic campaign Memory Train enjoyed a great success and will be held at a high level in 2024, Chairperson of Council of Republic Natalya Kochanova said at the opening meeting of the organizing committee of the project, BelTA has learned.
17:30 PoliticsBelarus slams Canada’s refusal to extradite SS veteran to Russia Belarus is very disappointed with the decision taken by the Canadian government to reject Russia's extradition request for Waffen SS Galicia Division veteran Yaroslav Hunka, press secretary of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Anatoly Glaz told the media, BelTA has learned.
17:15 EconomyBelAZ, MTZ, MAZ named most popular sites for industrial tourism in 2023 BelAZ, MTZ and MAZ were the most visited industrial tourism destinations in Belarus in 2023, Deputy Industry Minister Dmitry Kharitonchik said at a meeting of the working group on industrial tourism.
16:43 EconomyFrontier regions of Belarus, Russia explore more cooperation opportunities Interregional cooperation between Vitebsk Oblast of Belarus and Smolensk Oblast of Russia that helps the regions counter the economic sanctions and also the ways of advancing this cooperation were discussed during a meeting of the Commission on Energy of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia in Vitebsk.
16:25 SportBelarus’ Golovatsiuk claims 500m bronze at Russian Winter Spartakiad The Women’s 500m was followed by the Men’s 500m event, where leader of the Belarusian national team Ignat Golovatsiuk clocked 35.31 seconds to finish third behind Pavel Kulizhnikov (35.14) and Ruslan Murashov (35.15), both from Krasnodar Territory and world champions.
16:20 EconomyEAEU states express support for negotiation process on Belarus’ WTO accession The member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) expressed support for the negotiation process on Belarus' accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
15:45 EconomyImport substitution named among key tasks for Belarusian Belshina Among the priority tasks facing the Belarusian tire manufacturer Belshina is import substitution, Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Piotr Parkhomchik said during a visit to Bobruisk-based company.
15:20 PresidentLukashenko greenlights Belarus’ Antarctic exploration, explains why Belarus needs its own base there Thanks to scientists, Belarus is known worldwide for making the world’s biggest trucks and producing potash ore. Belarus produces lasers, microcircuits and electric vehicles. The country performs high-tech surgeries and produces medicines.