12:37 SocietyBelarus' CSTO presidency to focus on building up mutual trust Viktor Khrenin said: “We've held a session of the council of defense ministers of the CSTO member states. The secretary general and the chief of the CSTO Joint Staff also took part in the session. It is of great significance for Belarus because it is taking place in the period of our country's presidency in the organization."
12:13 EconomyPlans to test safeguards of steam generator of Belarusian nuclear power plant's second unit These operations will be accompanied with steam release into the atmosphere and noise. The steam is clean and safe, the Energy Ministry noted. Once the trials are over, work to increase the second unit's reactor's output will continue.
12:12 PresidentLukashenko taking part in EAEU summit in Kremlin This is the 30th meeting of the organization. The participants of the summit will review progress to implement Eurasian economic integration development strategies and take stock of the results of the EAEU international activities.
12:09 PartnersChinese shuttlers stage powerful comeback on 2nd day of Malaysia Masters Chinese shuttlers staged a powerful comeback on the 2nd day of the 2023 Malaysia Masters, scoring victories in several categories here.
11:51 In PicturesMoscow, the capital of Russia Moscow is the largest city in Russia. The first written mention of Moscow dates back to 1147.
11:39 PartnersRegistration for Challenge Jiu-jitsu Festival closes amid unprecedented turnout for participation The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF) has announced the closure of registration for the highly anticipated Challenge Jiu-Jitsu Festival amid an overwhelming response from participants. With over 2,500 participants already registered, the upcoming event at the Mubadala Arena in Zayed Sports City from 26th-28th May is expected to be a momentous gathering for the wider jiu-jitsu community, as well as families in attendance.
11:34 PoliticsShoigu: Belarus remains a staunch ally, reliable partner of Russia "Our meetings have recently become regular. It is especially important in conditions of rapidly rising tensions and unprecedented increase in international confrontation. Belarus has been and remains our staunch ally and a reliable partner,” Sergei Shoigu said.
11:18 SocietyDefense minister: Belarus is interested in strategic military alliance with Russia Belarus would like to keep building a strategic military alliance with Russia, Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin said at the meeting with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on 25 May, BelTA has learned.
11:07 EconomyEnergy ministry: Electric transport fuel and maintenance savings reach 25-30% Electric vehicles serve inner-city routes, and each electric vehicle consumes about 8-10 kWh of electricity daily. Compared to cars with internal combustion engines, fuel and maintenance savings reach 25-30%.
11:00 SocietyDeployment of nuclear weapons in Belarus seen as response to aggressive policy by unfriendly states "With an aim of ensuring military security, including the protection of the western borders of the Union State and Belarus, we pay close attention to the readiness and ability of the Armed Forces to perform their intended tasks," Viktor Khrenin said.
10:47 SocietyCIS defense ministers lay flowers at Victory Monument in Minsk The heads of delegations participating in the meeting of the CSTO Defense Ministers Council laid flowers at the eternal flame at the Victory Monument to honor the memory of the soldiers fallen during the Great Patriotic War in Minsk.
10:36 SocietyAwareness campaign for drivers and children in Belarus as schools close for summer holidays The Belarusian Ministry of Internal Affairs has launched a campaign aimed at reminding drivers that “kids are everywhere,” an effort that seeks to improve traffic safety for kids on streets as schools close and summer holidays start.
10:24 SocietyDefense ministers sign documents on deployment of Russia's non-strategic nuclear weapons in Belarus The heads of the defense ministries of Belarus and Russia discussed the military and political situation and issues of military and technical cooperation between the defense agencies.
10:17 PartnersTürkiye's ancient city of Termessos captivates both history enthusiasts and nature lovers alike Termessos, an ancient city that Alexander the Great failed to conquer, welcomes visitors with its historical significance and natural beauty every season.
10:05 EconomyBelarus signs over $70m worth of contracts with Russia's Karelia The government delegation led by Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko is paying a working visit to Petrozavodsk and Murmansk on 24-26 May.