08:00 In PicturesBelwest, one of Belarus' biggest footwear producers Due to a growing demand for natural leather shoes, the company's output increased by 12.7% and labor productivity by 15.9% compared with Q1 2021.
19:58 EconomyHandling of spent fuel of Belarusian nuclear power plant explained According to Viktor Karankevich, 25% of the fuel rod arrays will be extracted from the reactor assembly and put inside a cooling pond. The pond is in the reactor building. The spent nuclear fuel will stay as fuel rod arrays for about 8-10 years. It will cool down and will lose its radioactivity.
19:16 EconomyOver 9bn kWh of electricity generated by Belarusian nuclear power plant's first unit so far According to the source, the first unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant generated over 9 billion kWh of electricity since it was connected to the power grid and till the first scheduled preventive repair.
18:33 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 latest: 58 new cases, 18 recoveries The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 982,867. A total of 975,445 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
18:12 SportBelarusian pentathletes win two medals at tournament in Minsk Volha Silkina of Belarus scored 1,438 points to claim gold. Silver and bronze medals went to Gulnaz Gubaydullina and Yana Solovyeva of Russia (1,431 and 1,415 points respectively).
17:48 EconomyBrest to host international business forum on 18-19 May This business forum has not been held for the past two years due to the pandemic.
17:46 PartnersNearly 1,900 flamingo chicks hatched in Turkiye's Lake Tuz last year Nearly 1,900 flamingo chicks hatched in Turkiye's Lake Tuz last year, according to official data compiled by Anadolu Agency.
17:35 PresidentLukashenko: Belarusian army is able to inflict unacceptable damage on the enemy The head of state underlined that the armament, which the Belarusian army possesses today, lets the country maintain its defensive capacity.
17:31 PresidentBelarus to hold on to Russian missile systems Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We and Russia have agreed that we may retain the S-400 systems that are deployed in Belarus. A system like that will see from Minsk all the way to Berlin. It is a weapon intended for major armies, territories. Let's say, like Russian. While we may not need to see things in Berlin."
16:47 SocietyBelarus hosts over 27,000 visa-waiver tourists since 15 April More than 27,000 foreign nationals have visited Belarus since it reopened border for visa waiver arrivals from Lithuania and Latvia on 15 April 2022, BelTA learned from the State Border Committee of Belarus.
15:52 SocietySpecial operations forces ensure Belarus' security in three tactical approaches Viktor Gulevich said: “The USA and its allies continue building up military presence near the state border of Belarus. The strength of this force has more than doubled in the last six months. Forces carrying sea-launched and air-launched cruise missiles have been deployed in the Mediterranean Sea and the Baltic Sea areas."
15:30 PartnersChina launches cargo craft for space station supplies China launched cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-4 on Tuesday to deliver supplies for its space station which is scheduled to wrap up construction this year.
15:24 SocietyArmament plans for Belarusian Armed Forces unveiled Upgraded multiple launch rocket systems and missile systems will be delivered to the Belarusian army, Chairman of the Belarusian State Authority for Military Industry Dmitry Pantus told the media in Minsk on 10 May.
15:01 SocietyDefense minister justifies Belarusian army's focus on special forces, mobility Viktor Khrenin remarked that the Belarusian army is getting constantly improved and four stages of its reformatting have already been held. “The key is that we didn't make an error when we opted to focus on developing the special operations forces, on mobility in order to build and develop the Armed Forces,” he stressed.
14:51 SocietyBelarus' defense minister comments on NATO exercises The minister stressed that a surprise inspection of the response forces of the Armed Forces began in Belarus on 4 May.