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15 August 2019
12:54
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An archive photo Belarusian army busy shipping military hardware to Russia for Union Shield 2019 exercise
A total of over 4,000 Belarusian military personnel, over 30 tanks, 80 armored fighting vehicles, about 50 multiple-launch rocket systems, cannons and mortars, about 15 aircraft and helicopters will take part in the exercise.
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12:36
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Belarus on track to achieve grain procurement target 2019
As of 15 August, Belarus harvested some 1.79 million hectares of grain (except for maize, buckwheat and millet), which is 83.7% of the cropping areas. Belarusian farmers harvested almost 5.7 million tonnes of grain, with the average yield of 31.8 centners per hectare (26.7 centners per hectare last year).
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12:35
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An archive photo Belarusian Belkommunmash to make 12 hybrid trolleybuses for Ukrainian Dnepr
The trolleybuses will have an autonomous travel capability based on super capacitors similarly to Belkommunmash's electric buses. The system boasts a long service life and a lower weight in comparison with lithium batteries.
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Photo People's Daily 2019 Shanghai Book Fair opens with over 500 exhibitors
This year's Shanghai Book Fair celebrated its 16th anniversary on Wednesday with more than 500 publishing houses nationwide and over 160,000 titles.
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12:12
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Companies from China, Italy, S Korea bidding for Grodno Azot project
Grodno Azot has set up a group of experts to review the documentation. Preliminary findings will be announced on 30 September.
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11:43
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Belarus to raise oil transit tariff by 3.7% on 1 September
The ministry's resolution provides for raising the oil transit tariff by 3.7% starting from 1 September to partially compensate for the lost revenue of Gomeltransneft Druzhba.
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Working group on SDGs set up in Belarus
The working group comprises ministerial experts in cooperation with mass media, representatives of TV and printed mass media.
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10:25
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Aliaksandra Sasnovich. Photo courtesy of Jimmie48 Tennis Photography Sasnovich loses in Cincinnati
Belarus' world number 47 Aliaksandra Sasnovich lost to world number one Naomi Osaka of Japan 6-7 (3-7), 6-2, 2-6 in the second round of the 2019 edition of the Western & Southern Open.
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Lukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to India
“Our countries have similar approaches to securing wellbeing of the people and strengthening international peace and security,” the head of state said.
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09:44
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Lukashenko extends Liberation Day greetings to South Korea
“Our countries continue strengthening fruitful cooperation in high technology, science and culture, and strive for a vibrant development of trade and economic relations,” the head of state stressed.
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09:21
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Victoria Azarenka. Photo courtesy of Jimmie48 tennis photography Azarenka out of Cincinnati
Belarus' world number 40 Victoria Azarenka lost to Croatia's world number 26 Donna Vekic 2-6, 5-7 in the second round of the 2019 edition of the Western & Southern Open.
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Belarus, Serbia discuss military, technical cooperation prospects
The prospects of bilateral military and technical cooperation have been discussed during a working visit of a delegation of the General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces led by Chief of the General Staff Milan Mojsilovic to Belarus.
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Aryna Sabalenka Sabalenka reaches Cincinnati round three
Belarus' world number nine Aryna Sabalenka has progressed into the third round of the 2019 edition of the Western & Southern Open after securing a confident win over China's world number 39 Zheng Saisai 6-4, 6-3.
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14 August 2019
19:57
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Photo courtesy of the Defense Ministry Belarus wins Polar Star contest at International Army Games 2019
The Polar Star contest was designed specifically for special operations forces and took place in the army exercise area Brestsky. Teams of army scouts from Belarus and Russia took part in it. The Belarusian team was victorious after six stages of the contest.
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Igor Petrishenko Tourist attractions able to spur economic growth in Belarus' regions
Igor Petrishenko said that every region has places that attract tourists. He believes that such places can become points of growth for the regions. However, this potential has not been fully explored.
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