10:39 PartnersTurkish diver to try to break men's, women's world record Turkish world record holding diver Sahika Ercumen will attempt to set the men's and women's 100-meter freediving world record Tuesday, dedicated to the 98th anniversary of Turkey's Republic Day.
10:38 PresidentLukashenko threatens to fire governors for failing to complete field works First of all, the president asked about the state of things with agricultural works. He voiced a number of concerns and set a task to complete these works fast and on time. Among other things, Aleksandr Lukashenko pointed to issues he spotted from helicopter on the way to Lida.
10:05 SocietyOver 2,000 trucks stranded at Belarus' border with EU More than 2,000 haulers were queuing in Belarus to cross the border with the European Union as of 8.00 on 26 October, BelTA learned from the website of the State Border Committee.
09:38 PresidentLukashenko on working visit to Lida The head of state will visit Lida District Hospital to discuss the treatment of local residents amidst the current epidemiological situation. The president will be briefed on the state of affairs in Lida and Lida District, as well as in Grodno Oblast as a whole. Lida District Hospital is a multi-purpose healthcare facility that provides emergency and routine medical care and medical advise.
09:07 PresidentLukashenko signs documents to honor over 50 distinguished Belarusians On 25 October Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed a decree to confer medals and honorary titles to 33 distinguished Belarusians from all walks of life for their many years of fruitful work, professionalism, courage.
19:57 EconomyBelorusneft specialists assemble 35 drill rigs in January-September In September the division handed over three drill rigs to the customer – the Svetlogorsk drilling operations office. One Uralmash 3D-86 drill rig was erected in the Vishanskoye deposit and another one in the Tishkovskoye deposit. An echelon drill rig made by Drillmec was assembled in the Rechitsa area.
19:29 PoliticsBelarus, China discuss interaction in international organizations During the meeting Sergei Aleinik and Xie Xiaoyong also discussed matters concerning bilateral cooperation and interaction within the framework of international organizations.
18:46 PresidentDmitry Korzyuk appointed Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Belarus Prior to this appointment, Dmitry Korzyuk was the head of the main department of the State Traffic Police.
18:29 SocietyNordwind to launch regular flight from Moscow to Gomel The company will operate a Boeing 737-800, which can seat 189 passengers, to fly to Gomel, said Oleg Zheltok, a representative of Nordwind, director of TransAvia company.
18:13 SocietyEducation Ministry: Belarus' universities rank well in international rankings Belarusian universities perform well in international rankings, Head of the Main Department for Vocational Training of the Education Ministry of Belarus Sergei Kasperovich told reporters on 25 October.
17:51 SocietyHealthcare Ministry: COVID-19 is gradually slowing down in Belarus “The last week saw a slight drop in hospital admissions. The number of patients on mechanical ventilation is decreasing by several people per day,” the press service noted.
17:17 SocietyExhibition celebrating 455th anniversary of Statute of Grand Duchy of Lithuania opens in Minsk An exhibition dedicated to the 455th anniversary of the Statute of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania of 1566 opened in the National Library of Belarus on 25 October.
16:40 SocietyEducation Ministry reveals tuition costs for Belarusian, foreign students Belarusian university students pay from $1,000 - $1,200 to $1,500 - $1,600 for one academic year. The highest tuition and fees are for medical education and some majors at Belarusian State University. Tuition and fees for out-of-state students are twice as high, in some cases - 2.5 times higher than those for Belarusian nationals.
16:02 EconomyBelarusian MAZ ships batch of buses to Russia's Yamal MAZ-203 is a low-floor passenger transport of a large class, adapted to transport people on urban and suburban routes. Low floor helps easy boarding and unloading of passengers, and body tilting system reduces the time of stops and increases travel speed.
15:18 EconomyIAEA experts start working at Belarusian nuclear power plant In order to evaluate the fulfillment of the IAEA's previously issued recommendations and proposals concerning operational safety the experts will study the relevant materials and will visit various facilities and installations of the nuclear power plant.