11:39 PoliticsExpert: Outgoing year has spurred integration in the Union State The deepening of integration processes between Russia and Belarus was a response to the hybrid war by the West and attempts to divide the two nations.
11:02 SocietyKochanova: Work already in progress on tenth Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia Work on preparation of the tenth Forum of the Regions of Belarus and Russia has already begun, Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic Natalya Kochanova said.
10:45 EconomyBelarus, Pakistan discuss cooperation in metal industry Metal industry enterprises of Belarus and Pakistan held a videoconference to discuss possible avenues of cooperation, BelTA learned from the National Center for Marketing of Belarus.
10:35 SocietyKochanova: Belarus might ban LGBT propaganda “The Expert Council under the Council of the Republic is working quite intensively. Today in the first half of the day we discussed three bills that we need to adopt,” said Natalya Kochanova.
10:11 SocietyDefense Ministry: S-300 incident in Belarus could be a provocation by Ukraine The Defense Ministry is considering two versions: an unintentional launch of the anti-aircraft guided missile because of the poor training of the crew or because of a missile malfunction, or it could be a deliberate provocation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
09:57 PoliticsOpinion: Some politicians in Ukraine want Belarus to join the war on Russia's side There is a whole cohort of politicians in Ukraine that are dreaming of Belarus joining the war against Ukraine on Russia's side, Russian military observer, retired colonel Viktor Baranets said in a new episode of the V Teme [On Point] project on BelTA's YouTube channel.
09:39 PoliticsExpert opines on Belarus' response to S-300 missile incident The expert described Belarus' response in the following way: “Belarus' response should be regarded as restrained, objective and very patient right now. Do not inflame Belarus: it steers clear of you and you should do the same.”
09:37 Partners6-time speed skating medalist Lee Seung-hoon targets 2026 Olympics At an age when most athletes find themselves on the downslope of their careers, South Korean speed skater Lee Seung-hoon, about two months shy of his 35th birthday, isn't letting up.
09:19 PoliticsOpinion: Belarus' air defenses are at high level of combat readiness “It would be wrong not to congratulate the Belarusian air defense soldiers who really proved that they are on high alert and that they reliably protect the sky over Belarus and the Belarusian state,” Viktor Baranets said.
09:00 PoliticsOpinion: Landing of S-300 missile in Belarus could be a deliberate act of Ukraine In a new episode of the V Teme [On Point] project on BelTA's YouTube channel Russian military observer, retired colonel Viktor Baranets spoke about possible consequences of the landing of the S-300 missile in Belarus and suspected that this could be a deliberate act on the part of Ukraine.
22:06 PoliticsUkrainian Defense Ministry ready to investigate missile incident in Belarus According to the source, Ukraine reserves the right to protect its own air space. Yet the country is ready to carry out a full and objective investigation into the situation that happened in Belarus' air space on 29 December.
19:47 SocietyGorbakha villager shaken by shockwave upon Ukrainian missile's drop One of the locals said: “There was a wave. A sound wave and a shock wave. I was leaving my home right then and was even shaken a bit. Then we went out to look and saw a missile lying around.”
19:33 SocietyBelarusian villager talks about loud clap ahead of Ukrainian missile's arrival “I heard a clap in the air and even crouched. I wondered what it was. A couple of minutes later I saw something, possibly a splinter spinning and falling about 100 meters away from the vegetable plot. I was curious to find out what it was. I went out searching for something but didn't find anything,” the man said.
19:05 EconomyBelarus pays out interest yield on eurobonds Eurobond holders can get payments from this account upon producing the relevant application and after passing the verification procedure the government's and the central bank's resolution No.643/20 of 26 September 2022 stipulates.
18:35 EconomyMinsk to host Food Prom Confectionery symposium on 24-25 May The symposium will discuss the most topical issues of industrial development of the confectionery market in Belarus, Russia and EAEU countries, global trends, best practices of leading companies, changes of consumer preferences in pandemic conditions, standardization and technical regulation issues, and many more.