18:10 PoliticsSenator: Belarus and Russia will continue defending the truth concerning our countries Natalya Kochanova said: “The Krasnodar Territory governor attended our Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia. He and I became acquainted. Krasnodar Territory and Belarus are connected by good relations. Not only in economy although it is important. Our trade has increased."
17:20 EconomyBelarus eager to sell sawn timber to Armenia Aleksandr Kulik and Razmik Khumaryan discussed preparations for the forthcoming session of the Belarus-Armenia intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation. The session is scheduled to take place in Yerevan in late September.
16:52 SocietyBelarusian helicopters help fight forest fires in Türkiye Since their deployment to Türkiye, the Belarusian aviators have carried out 169 flights, spending 280 hours in the air and dropping 2,754 tonnes of water in over 726 water discharges.
16:21 EconomyBelarus, Mongolia to expand business contacts in agriculture, logistics Chairman of the BelCCI Mikhail Myatlikov had an online meeting with President of the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Mongolia Otgondavaa Amartuvshin.
15:51 PoliticsCSTO Permanent Council discusses Armenia-Azerbaijan border crisis in emergency session Members of the council expressed extreme concern about the evolving situation. The possibility of using Collective Security Treaty Organization procedures for resolving the situation was discussed.
15:39 EconomyRussian government okays draft agreement with Belarus on VAT, excise duty payment principles The key goal of the document is to harmonize Belarusian and Russian taxation laws and advance cooperation in taxation. Belarus and Russia are supposed to bring their tax legislation concerning VAT and excise duties into compliance with the agreement by 1 January 2023.
14:52 SocietyBill on safe use of atomic energy getting ready for second reading in Belarusian parliament An expanded-participation session of the Industry, Fuel and Energy Complex, Transport and Communications Commission of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus took place on 13 September.
13:45 PoliticsCSTO working on mechanisms to resolve situation on Armenia-Azerbaijan border The CSTO Secretariat stated that on the night of 13 September military clashes with the use of heavy weapons and unmanned aerial vehicles took place on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan. As a result, there are casualties and wounded.
12:48 EconomyBelgospishcheprom: 20,000 tonnes more sugar will be put in storage for domestic market This year we have consumed 380,000 tonnes of sugar, including a number of peak moments caused by an increased demand in summer and spring. With this in mind, we plan to put at least 400,000 tonnes in storage to provide the domestic market with sugar in an uninterrupted quantity and in sufficient volume,” said Oleg Zhidkov.
12:00 PartnersForeigners welcome the mid-autumn festival with Chinese paintings and calligraphy work Chinese paintings and calligraphy lovers from across the world show their skills online, creating diversiform artistic work themed on the Mid-Autumn Festival, thanks to a competition held by Chinese Bridge.
11:42 PresidentLukashenko presents state awards “We honor the Belarusians, who have reached, thanks to their talent and diligence, great success in manufacturing and creative activities, in serving their country and their people,” the head of state said.
11:31 PartnersTurkish wrestler Akbudak crowned world champion in 82 kg Turkish wrestler Burhan Akbudak beat Uzbekistan's Jalgasbay Berdimuratov 3-1(7-6) in men's Greco-Roman 82 kg at the 2022 World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, scoring his first-ever gold in the tournament.
11:07 PresidentLukashenko: Day of People's Unity celebrates the era that placed Belarus on world map Day of People's Unity is a tribute to the epoch, which gave the Belarusians the right to take their place on the world map, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a ceremony to present state awards in the run-up to Day of People's Unity celebrated in Belarus on 17 September.
10:53 EconomySome 70% of buckwheat areas harvested in Belarus Belarusian agricultural enterprises have harvested cereals and leguminous crops (including maize) from 2.158 million hectares, which is 87.4% of the targeted area.
10:11 SportRussia's Pskov hosts Union State School Spartakiad Olympic Hopes The competitions in hockey, volleyball and chess feature more than 230 boys and girls from Belarus and Russia. The next stage will take place in Belarus' Grodno on 19-24 September.