11:01 EconomyBelarus preparing to start importing oil via Odessa-Brody pipeline BelTA reported earlier that the Belarusian state petrochemical concern Belneftekhim has arranged the delivery of 160,000 tonnes of oil from the Azerbaijani company SOCAR. The crude oil is supposed to be imported to Belarus in March via the Odessa-Brody pipeline.
10:58 In PicturesSlavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk merch design unveiled The Vitebsk Culture Center has designed gifts and merchandise of the 29th edition of the International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk.
10:56 PoliticsOSCE/ODIHR stresses Belarus' readiness to ensure rule of law, human rights “I am glad to see the readiness to ensure the rule of law and human rights which make the basis of all truly democratic states,” said OSCE ODIHR Director Ingibjorg Solrun Gisladottir.
10:51 EconomyBelarus showcases furniture at Meble Polska 2020 expo in Poznan The Belarusian exposition Made in Belarus has gone on view at the international furniture fair Meble Polska 2020. The exposition is displaying products of four Belarusian manufacturers: Ivatsevichdrev, Rechitsadrev, Mogilevdrev, and Panormo Mebel.
10:42 PoliticsRussia's Federation Council delegation to visit Belarus on 5-6 March On 5 March, Valentina Matviyenko is set to meet with Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic Natalya Kochanova. The one-on-one talks will be followed by a meeting with the delegations of the two countries.
10:17 PoliticsOSCE/ODIHR to publish final report on Belarus' parliamentary elections in a week The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) plans to publish its observation mission final report on the parliamentary elections in Belarus in a week, OSCE ODIHR Director Ingibjorg Solrun Gisladottir told the media.
09:46 SportSabalenka stops Sakkari to book Doha 2020 quarterfinal spot Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus secured her second win at the ongoing Qatar Total Open in Doha to reach the quarterfinal on 26 February.
09:17 SportFive gold medals for Belarus at Gracia Cup 2020 One of the leaders of the Belarusian national team topped the All-Around podium with 90,100 points. Silver was collected by Ukraine's Yeva Meleshchuk (87,100 points). Bronze went to Belarus' Alina Harnasko (86,600).
09:01 PoliticsBelarus' participation in EaP discussed with European Parliament delegation The parties exchanged opinions on Belarus' key areas of cooperation with a number of the world's leading countries, and regional security.
19:58 SocietyNigeria interested in Belarusian experience of training rescue workers The visit to Belarus is viewed as a continuation of the active dialogue the government agencies have maintained since 2019 with a view to advancing business and friendly relations. The two ministers discussed the advancement of bilateral cooperation, personnel training, and materiel support for rescue workers.
19:43 EconomyBelarus considering buying dedicated aircraft for aerial photography Representatives of the committee and the Austrian company Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH discussed the procedure and terms of buying such an aircraft in Vienna. The decision to consider buying the aircraft had been made by the Presidium of the Council of Ministers.
19:35 PoliticsAdditional sites for separating forces in Ukraine's Donbass ‘need more work' The diplomat noted that the selection of additional sites for separating forces and assets had been in the center of attention of the subgroup on security in addition to the overall situation in the conflict zone. “The sides dedicated a lot of time and effort to the matter. However, it still needs more polish,” she noted.
19:18 EconomyRussia grants quotas to Belarus for fishing in Barents Sea, Baltic Sea in 2020 Belarus will be able to fish out 4,171 tonnes of cod, 1,664 tonnes of haddock, and 500 tonnes of northern shrimp in the Barents Sea as well as 100 tonnes of cod, 800 tonnes of anchovy, and 100 tonnes of Baltic herring in the Baltic Sea in 2020.
19:02 EconomyBUCE to facilitate export of Belarusian timber products to Germany Prospects of exporting more sawn timber and other products of the Belarusian forest industry to Germany via exchange trade were discussed at a session of the Belarusian-German working group on trade and investments in Leipzig.
18:49 SportBocharnikov: Experience of past races helped me to win Men Super Sprint Final at home IBU OECH “Emotions after the victory are running high. I do not know how to express what I am feeling right now. Of course, I'm happy to win on home soil, in Raubichi. I will try to keep the bar high,” Sergei Bocharnikov noted. “I have had a lot of good races this year. I knew that I needed just a little bit to get to the podium. I was ready for this race. In Russia, I had a lot of super sprint races,” he added.