13:42 SportBelarus names freestyle wrestling roster for European event in Warsaw According to Executive Director of the Belarusian Wrestling Federation Yuri Shcherbachenya, for the leaders of the national team, including Olympic qualifiers, the event in Poland will be a great opportunity to test their strength at this stage of preparation for the Tokyo Games.
12:59 SocietyLabor minister vaccinated with Belarus-made Sputnik V vaccine Vaccines have been delivered to 75% of the elderly and disabled people living in care homes and more than 40% of the staff.
12:51 PresidentRussian prime minister in Minsk upon Putin's instructions to discuss most important problem Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “I am very glad to see you in Belarus. Our meeting today and your negotiations with the Belarusian government were prompted by the proposal Vladimir Putin made when we met in Sochi and discussed a number of problems."
12:37 PresidentLukashenko announces meeting with Putin in Moscow in April "Yesterday, Putin and I agreed on the schedule of work on many issues. Sometime in late April, most likely on 22 April, we will meet in Moscow. It will be a serious meeting to discuss certain issues."
12:37 PoliticsBelarusian MPs pass bill to amend criminal laws The bill is designed to improve the legislation taking into account the law enforcement practice, the lawmaking experience of other countries, and scientific studies of the Criminal Code, the Criminal Procedure Code, and the Penal Execution Code.
12:36 EconomyRapeseed oil accounts for over 60% of agricultural export via BUCE in Q1 In Q1 2021, foreign participants of trading sessions bought 18,900 tonnes of rapeseed oil worth $21.3 million, which represented a 3.4-fold increase in natural terms and a 5-fold increase in monetary terms year-on-year.
12:31 SocietyHealth minister gets first Sputnik V vaccine made in Belarus Dmitry Pinevich has been the first to get a shot of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine rolled out by the Belarusian pharmaceutical company Belmedpreparaty.
12:25 PresidentLukashenko, Mishustin meet at Palace of Independence in Minsk The meeting of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin is taking place at the Palace of Independence in Minsk on 16 April.
12:14 EconomyRudakovo Greenhouse harvests tomatoes his year Rudakovo plans to harvest more than 5,000 tonnes of tomatoes.
12:13 SocietyMinister: No surge in COVID-19 cases in Belarus yet “We see signs of another rise in coronavirus cases. However, the pace is not the same as it was in the autumn. There is no avalanche-like growth yet, but we do not really like the latest weather forecast,” Dmitry Pinevich said. He explained that the rain will force people to stay indoors most of the time.
11:50 EconomyBelAZ to open Innovation Competence Center at Saint Petersburg Mining University BelAZ and SPMU are long-term partners. Each of them has an extensive experience and fundamental knowledge in the mining industry.
10:38 PoliticsLukashenko's visit to Baku expected to be one of most fruitful ones in recent years The visit of Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko to Azerbaijan will become one of the most impactful ones in recent years, Andrei Savinykh, Chairman of the Standing Committee on International Affairs of the House of Representatives, told the SB. Belarus Segodnya newspaper.
09:50 SocietyBelavia reveals cost of new aircraft “There is such a notion as ‘a reference value', that is, the value declared by the manufacturer. The actual price depends on what configuration you want. The reference value of Boeing aircraft that are on sale now is about $70-80 million each on average. However, we lease them,” Igor Cherginets said.
09:28 SocietyCherginets: Belavia held out against pandemic without bailout According to him, since the outbreak of the pandemic, the situation was most critical in April 2020. Back then the passenger traffic was 7.8% as against April 2019. By now passenger traffic has recovered to 60-65%.
09:08 In PicturesMemory Train marathon kicks off in Vitebsk All in all, more than 3,000 schoolchildren and teachers from Vitebsk will join the marathon dedicated to the Year of National Unity. The main goal is to foster patriotism and educate children and youth about the history and culture of Belarus.