10:36 SocietyOpinion: Belarus wants to live in peace and follow the path the majority have chosen Belarus just wants to live peacefully and follow the path chosen by the majority of the population, Chairman of the Vitebsk Oblast Council of Deputies Vladimir Terentyev said in an interview to the SB. Belarus Segodnya newspaper as he commented on the address of MPs and senators to the international community in connection with the situation around Belarus.
10:18 PartnersUK, US agree to work to reopen travel as Johnson, Biden meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden on Thursday agreed to work to resume travel between the two countries and signed a new Atlantic Charter, as they met ahead of the Group of Seven (G7) summit.
10:01 SocietyWheel of Time, children's drawings exhibitions open at Vytoki festival in Kobrin The Vytoki cultural and sport festival kicked off in Kobrin with an excursion program and a round table on “Promotion of historical and cultural heritage” in the Suvorov Military and Historical Museum.
09:30 SportTwo Dinamo Minsk projects receive KHL awards The club won in the category “Best Digital Project for Work with the Viewers during the Season” for promoting Zubrik as part of the KHL Talismania and the morning show “In One Link”.
09:15 SocietyBelarusian Medical University plans to get accredited with World Federation for Medical Education More than 2,000 foreign students receive education at the Belarusian State Medical University. The number of foreign students is on a constant increase.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko extends greetings to Belarusian song and poetry festival participants Aleksandr Lukashenko expressed confidence that the program of the festival celebrating the Year of People's Unity this year would once again attract the attention of a large audience with new interesting projects and contribute to the strengthening of peace and harmony in our society.
21:40 In PicturesGraduation ball in Vitebsk Gymnasium No.8 Seventy-nine school leavers received Certificates of Completion of Secondary Education. Thirty graduates were presented with gold medals and two – with silver medals for academic excellence.
19:58 EconomyBelarus' economic, cultural potential presented in Tokyo During the presentation Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Japan Ruslan Yesin hosted a master class on cooking traditional national dishes. Apart from that, Japanese guests had a chance to sample chocolate-glazed curd bars and rye bread baked using recipes of Belarusian partners.
19:19 EconomyBelarus' export 28.6% up to $14.19bn in January-April In January-April 2021 Belarus' foreign trade totaled $27.461 billion, 26.5% up from the same period in 2020. Import amounted to $13.272 billion (24.4% up). Surplus of foreign trade in goods and services equaled $915.9 million, up from $361.4 million in January-April 2020.
19:05 EconomySPECIAL REPORT: How the Belarusian nuclear power plant runs after the first unit was commissioned The decision to build the Belarusian nuclear power plant was made in 2008. A lot has been accomplished since then. A significant event happened today: the certificate, which states the first unit of the nuclear power plant has been accepted for commercial operation, was signed.
18:47 SocietyCIS plenipotentiaries to meet in Brest on 21 June The CIS plenipotentiaries will summarize the results of the meeting of the CIS Heads of Government Council which took place in Minsk on 28 May and will outline the tasks for the implementation of the adopted documents and agreements.
18:36 PoliticsBelarus, Malaysia discuss prospects for trade, economic cooperation Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikolai Borisevich met with non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Malaysia to Belarus Bala Chandran Tharman in Moscow on 10 June.
18:27 EconomyAlmost all Belarusian testing laboratories switch to new ISO requirements Almost all laboratories accredited in Belarus have switched to the new version of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 “General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories”.
18:16 EconomyInflation in Belarus at 0.6% in May In May the base index of consumer prices, which rules out changes in prices for individual goods and services susceptible to administrative and seasonal factors, totaled 100.7% as against April 2021 and 104.5% as against December 2020.
17:48 SportGagarin Cup winner Andrei Stas brings trophy to Minsk The cup visited three arenas in the Belarusian capital on 10 June. From 10:00 to 12:00 it was on display at Chizhovka Arena. Then it was showcased on the indoor rink in Gorky Park, and then the Palace of Sports.