19:11 SocietyBelarusian scientists interested in management of radioactive waste Mikhail Zhemzhurov also remarked that Belarusian scientists work in accordance with government programs on scientific studies in the sphere of nuclear technologies, tangible results have already been produced in various areas.
18:36 SocietyOver 336,000 foreigners use visa waiver to visit Belarus Since the launch of the visa-waiver program for neighboring EU countries, Belarus has hosted 336,722 arrivals: 218,065 Lithuanian citizens, 24,135 non-citizens and 78,672 citizens of Latvia and 15,850 Polish citizens.
18:19 EconomyBelarus' vice premier outlines cooperation prospects with Udmurt Republic Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Piotr Parkhomchik outlined cooperation prospects with the Udmurt Republic as he met with Head of the Udmurt Republic Aleksandr Brechalov, BelTA has learned.
18:13 SocietyBelarusian explorers in 15th Antarctic expedition begin scientific research According to Aleksei Gaidashov, life support systems, means of transportation and communication are operating in normal mode. The Belarusian Antarctic station Gora Vechernyaya has the necessary supplies of fuel, food, and medications.
18:07 EconomyBelarus' commodity exchange to sell petrochemical products to India The Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) plans to start selling petrochemical products for the Indian pharmaceutical industry, BUCE spokesman Roman Yaniv told BelTA.
17:50 EconomyThree new 220-tonne BelAZ trucks start working at large coal pit in Russia he commissioning of the new BelAZ trucks was a solemn and reverential occasion for the coal-mining company. The vehicles transport overburden rock and help access underlying coal. The open pit Kharanorsky has already hit the annual performance target by mining over 4 million tonnes of coal.
17:28 PoliticsMitskevich: Belarus in favor of peaceful initiatives aimed at sustainable development of mankind Belarus is in favor of good, peaceful initiatives aimed at sustainable development and well-being of mankind, Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Valery Mitskevich said at the plenary session of the 43rd General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA).
17:18 In PicturesWorkshop on ballet partnering in Bolshoi Theater in Minsk In the run-up to the33rd International Festival of Contemporary Choreography in Vitebsk (IFMC), the Bolshoi Theater hosted a workshop "Bolshoi - IFMC. Ballet Partnering"on 21 November.
17:00 PoliticsCIS observers: Kazakhstan presidential election was free and fair The mission started to monitor the electoral campaign on 27 October. The mission had 174 accredited observers, including chairs and members of the central election commissions of the CIS countries, deputies of national parliaments, and representatives of the diplomatic corps.
16:38 EconomyBelarus, Russia sign spent nuclear fuel management agreement The Energy Ministry press service explained the agreement stipulates how spent nuclear fuel will be transported to Russia where it will be temporarily stored and consequently processed as well as how the resulting radioactive waste will be transported back to Belarus.
16:37 PoliticsBelarus' diplomat: Split in U.S. society and elites is nothing new The split in the American society and elites is not something new, Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov said on the air of the Belarus 1 TV channel on 20 November, BelTA has learned.
16:22 EconomyBelarus, Rosatom discuss Belarusian NPP project, cooperation prospects At a working meeting with Director General of the Russian state nuclear industry corporation Rosatom Alexey Likhachev we discussed the construction of the Belarusian NPP and prospects for cooperation, Belarusian Energy Minister Viktor Karankevich told reporters in Sochi.
16:04 EconomyProgress of Belarusian nuclear power plant's second unit's construction reviewed Viktor Karankevich said: “The first unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant has been commissioned, the second one will be commissioned. Startup and commissioning work is in progress. The construction and installation readiness rate is over 96%."
15:59 SocietyMinsk is gearing up for holiday season Minsk is mounting the New Year Tree in Nezavisimosty Square
15:50 PoliticsOpinion: ASEAN community raises the level of regional ties to new heights “Today, after a forced break, we have an opportunity to return to the face-to-face discussion of the most urgent and acute problems that have accumulated in recent times. This year marks the 45th anniversary of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly,” said Valery Mitskevich.