11:25 EconomyAgricultural producer prices in EAEU down by 0.3% in January "The producer price index for agricultural products in the Eurasian Economic Union amounted to 106.9% in January 2024 compared to January 2023. Compared to December 2023, prices decreased by 0.3%, while producer prices for crop products rose by 1.7% while prices for livestock products went down by 1.3%," the press service said.
10:44 SocietyNumber of tourists visiting BelAZ up 1.5 times in 2023 The company welcomed 51,595 tourists in 2023 or about 4,300 every month. Over the past year, more than 1,700 excursions were held, up by 42% over 2022.
10:35 PresidentLukashenko sends birthday greetings to Mikhail Mishustin Aleksandr Lukashenko wished Mikhail Mishustin strong health, new successes in his responsible office, happiness and prosperity.
10:14 SocietyEleven airlines operate regular flights to Minsk airport in 2023 "Last year, the airport had its focus on the following areas: cost optimization, attracting new air carriers in order to expand the route network and increase the airport's revenues, and maintaining and replenishing its own working capital," said Vyacheslav Khoroneko.
15:14 PresidentLukashenko, Putin discuss topical issues of Belarusian-Russian relations The heads of state discussed topical issues of Belarusian-Russian relations, reviewed the results of the previous events and meetings at the highest level, including a meeting in Kazan and a meeting of the Supreme State Council of the Union State.
13:49 SocietyExhibition celebrating Yuri Gagarin opens in Minsk The world is celebrating a big date - the 90th anniversary of the birth of the first cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin. He was the first man into space and will remain so forever. Yuri Gagarin's personal charm and his famous smile are remembered all over the world. With this exhibition, we wanted to show that a smile can help solve many things in difficult times," said Olesya Inozemtseva, Deputy Director at the National Center for Contemporary Arts, one of the authors and curators of the exhibition.
12:34 SocietyKhatyn memorial draws over 500,000 visitors in 2023 "A permanent exhibition of a new museum in memory of the victims of the genocide of the Belarusian people during the Great Patriotic War in the Khatyn memorial complex was opened in 2023 to mark the 80th anniversary of the Khatyn tragedy. Over the past year, the Khatyn museum drew 525,600 visitors, which made up 185% of the 2022 numbers," Alla Shakhotko said.
11:15 SocietyMinsk National Airport names most popular destinations “These destinations show the largest number of flights: 12 daily flights to Moscow, 4 daily flights to St. Petersburg, 17 weekly flights to Dubai and up to 14 weekly flights to Istanbul,” Vyacheslav Khoroneko added.
10:04 EconomyAmbassador: China, Belarus reached broad consensus on security matters “Belarus’ initiative on a ‘digital good-neighborhood belt’ largely chimes in with the global data security initiative put forward by China,” Xie Xiaoyong said.
19:55 EconomySix new wells added to Belorusneft’s well inventory in February Specialists of Belorusneft’s Svetlogorsk drilling office drilled six new wells in February. The new facilities were set up in the oil fields Gartsevskoye, Yuzhno-Moskvichevskoye, Marmovichskoye, Severo-Domanovichskoye, Barsukovskoye, and Beskopylnovskoye.
19:43 PresidentSlavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk 2024 scheduled, visas waived for participants, guests The main events of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk 2024 will take place on 11-14 July. Taking into account the established practice of state support for the festival individual preferences have been granted to the festival’s organizers and participants.
19:28 EconomyBelarusian, Russian power grid operators ready to work together to address complicated accidents In the course of the exercise the operators practiced how to prevent disruptions of normal work of Russia’s and Belarus’ power grids from growing larger and how to neutralize them.
19:15 EconomyBelorusneft opens silica sand plant in Brest Oblast Belorusneft needs this kind of sand for hydrofracturing operations in the course of extracting hard-to-recover oil. Propping agents and sand, which were previously imported, are used as consumables in this kind of work. Belorusneft specialists have been able to come up with a domestic alternative.
19:15 SocietyNovitsky: There is no place for politics in space Visiting Expedition 21 to the International Space Station, which is scheduled to launch on 21 March, includes representatives of Belarus, Russia and the United States.
19:02 SocietyVasilevskaya on upcoming space flight: ‘It’s great honor for me’ "It is a great honor for me to become a member of the prime crew," Marina Vasilevskaya said. She thanked Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin, who initiated a project to organize a space flight for a citizen of sovereign Belarus.