18:53 EconomyExchange trades generate 16% of Belarus-Latvia trade The amount of transactions made by Latvian companies at the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) reached $47 million in January-August, which accounted for 16% of the total trade between Belarus and Latvia.
18:36 EconomyBelarusian MTZ to ship 120 tractors to Russia's Omsk Oblast MTZ shipped 468 tractors to Omsk Oblast in 2019 and 467 tractors in January-August 2020. “The last year's figure will be exceeded taking into account the arrangements that have been made. In any case these figures fall below our capabilities in bilateral cooperation,” Vitaly Vovk said.
18:05 PoliticsBelarus takes measures in response to sanctions of Baltic states “Well, today, as promised, we are also imposing symmetrical restrictive measures against each of these countries. We've said that this is a downward spiral launched by individual Lithuanian politicians. We will continue to respond, but we will never initiate such steps,” the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement reads.
17:42 PartnersThailand to allow more foreigners into country from October onwards Thailand's Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Monday said it will allow more categories of foreigners into the country from October onwards.
17:27 PoliticsBelarusian MFA comments on Macron's meeting with Tikhanovskaya Diplomacy has many recognized civilized tools with which to conduct dialogue and defend interests. These tools are much more effective than trying to exert brutal pressure and impose your will on a neighbor, Anatoly Glaz said.
17:09 PoliticsRussia's SVR talks about preparations for high-profile provocation in Belarus According to the source, instructors from the CIA and the Pentagon as well as from American non-governmental organizations, which are affiliated with the U.S. Department of State, are taking part in preparations for protests in Belarus.
16:29 EconomyExport by Belarusian confectionery Kommunarka 6% up in January-September In his words, the company has survived the pandemic with flying colors. In January-September the company increased output by 3.2%, sales by 4%, export by 6%, and salaries by 14%. The company is also taking care of investment projects.
16:29 SocietyRussian governor: Ola Memorial reminds us of atrocities committed by Nazis during war Aleksandr Bogomaz noted that Bryansk Oblast suffered heavy losses during the war years. "More than 150,000 residents of Bryansk Oblast were burned and taken for slave labor. In Bryansk Oblast there is the village of Hatsun, which, like the Belarusian Khatyn, was completely burned down by the Germans," he said.
16:20 In PicturesNalibokskaya Pushcha in the autumn The national landscape reserve Nalibokskaya Pushcha, or Naliboki Forest is a dense forestland located in the basin of three rivers: the Neman, the Berezina and the Usa.
15:45 EconomyBelarus, Russia urged to repair ties disrupted by pandemic Roman Golovchenko said: “Essentially nothing impedes [the development of Belarus-Russia relations]. The thing is we have to establish a dialogue, have to resume the ties that have not been severed but have grown weaker a bit since March due to the pandemic.”
15:39 EconomyBelarus' agricultural output expected to grow by 5.5% in 2020 The official said: “It has been a complicated year due to the pandemic and other economic challenges. But farmers have passed the exam that tested their professionalism. In January-August the merchandise output increased by 7.9% in all categories of agricultural enterprises."
15:29 EconomyBelarus, Russia sign seven agreements on cooperation Agreements were signed between the governments of Belarus and Bashkortostan, the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, the Republic of Komi, Samara Oblast, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and the Administration of Kursk Oblast to boost cooperation in trade, economic, sci-tech, social and cultural sectors.
15:25 SocietyOpinion: Truth has prevailed over post-truth in the hardest fight "We have already witnessed numerous information attacks on our countries. The recent events in Belarus is the most vivid example of how powerful and destructive these attacks can be for the society,” Belarus' Information Minister Igor Lutsky said.
14:44 EconomyBelarus, Russia sign agreements, contracts worth over $700m at Forum of Regions Belarus and Russia signed agreements and contracts worth more than $700 million at the 7th Forum of Regions, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko told the media following the plenary session of the 7th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia.