10:08 PresidentLukashenko on working trip to Slutsk District The head of state is expected to take stock of the harvesting campaign in the country as a whole and in the region in particular. Maize harvest will be among the issues which are set to be discussed.
09:55 EconomyEAEU ready for coronavirus second wave According to Member of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Andrei Slepnev, the economic sector in the EAEU is expected to decline by 3.5% by the end of 2020.
09:20 SportSabalenka, Mertens advance into Ostrava Open doubles semifinal Belarus' Aryna Sabalenka and Belgium's Elise Mertens reached the J&T Banka Ostrava Open semifinal defeating the Latvian-Russian tandem of Jelena Ostapenko and Vera Zvonareva 7-6 (7-5), 5-7, 10-8.
09:02 PoliticsPutin: Russia hopes no one will interfere with Belarus' internal affairs The Russian president stressed that it is important that Belarusians are given an opportunity to sort out the entire situation calmly, to make appropriate decisions.
19:57 EconomyGomel Chemical Plant's export over 30% up in last five years The executive said: “Every year we increase output thanks to investments and reconstruction. Every year we revise our capabilities. Over the last five years we've raised output by more than 20% and export by more than 30%.”
19:20 EconomyPlans to increase oil tank farm storage capacity in Belarus up to 1m tonnes by 2025 According to Yuri Nazarov, 1 million tonnes of oil will keep two Belarusian oil refineries busy for a month. The official underlined the significance of construction of the new trunk line by Gomeltransneft Druzhba.
18:46 PoliticsOpinion: It is necessary to perfect the existing constitution system instead of breaking it The expert said: “Today we have a discussion among Belaya Rus activists. We truly need it because sometimes the constitutional reform proposals that foreign mass media hype up do not meet expectations of the majority of the population. We see it in the proposals that are being submitted.”
18:35 SocietyBelarus outlines transport sector development priorities for 2021-2025 The state program for 2021-2025 will focus on road safety. Building convenient and safe motorways is Belarus' main priority.
18:02 SportSabalenka reaches Ostrava Open quarterfinal Earlier, Belarus' world number 14 Victoria Azarenka reached the J&T Banka Ostrava Open quarterfinal, seeing off world number 85 Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic 2-6, 6-2, 6-1.
17:21 EconomyConstruction of pipeline to connect northern, southern oil trunk lines begins in Belarus The new trunk line will connect the southern branch of the Belarusian oil transport system and the northern one. The Gomel-Gorki line will be 207km long. It will be able to transport 6 million tonnes of oil per annum. The approximate cost of the investment project stands at Br300 million.
17:14 EconomySechin: West has stopped inventing reasons for imposing sanctions “In recent years, the U.S. and EU sanctions policy has moved to a qualitatively new level,” said Igor Sechin.
16:41 EconomyBelGee named Belarus' best-selling car brand in Q3 2020 According to the source, BelGee was the best-selling car brand in Belarus in Q3 2020. This year the company has also started manufacturing Geely Coolray using the full technological cycle. The model enjoys a strong demand in Russia and Belarus.
16:19 SocietySechin: Closure of borders will delay post-pandemic recovery “If, instead of solving problems, we continue blaming individual countries for being the virus carriers and keep our borders closed, humankind may not be able to cope with the pandemic as soon as we want,” said Igor Sechin.
15:47 SocietyOpinion: Imposing sanctions is a fruitless strategy Imposing sanctions against any country is a fruitless strategy, European politician, former Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi said as he took part in the 13th Eurasian Economic Forum underway in Verona.
15:46 SocietyBelavia cancels flights to Almaty till April 2021 Belavia will fly from Minsk to Nur-Sultan on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday and from Nur-Sultan to Minsk on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.