13:53 PoliticsMFA comments on rumors about West's desire to disrupt Belarus' election to UN Security Council Belarus is aware that the West may nominate a spoiler candidate specifically to disrupt the course of the election campaign.
13:18 SocietyNew facts leading to refugee deaths found during investigation into Belarus-Poland border incident The official said: “All the facts of illegal actions of Polish law enforcement personnel and officials are being combined into one criminal case. The investigation continues. New outrageous facts that resulted in deaths of the victims are being detected and summarized.”
13:11 PoliticsOpinion: No political, economic, military sanctions against Belarus will work No political, economic or military sanctions against Belarus will be effective, member of the Standing Commission on Budget and Finance of the House of Representatives Sergei Stelmashok told reporters.
12:59 EconomyIAEA experts visit Belarusian nuclear power plant The IAEA experts are in Belarus as part of a follow-up mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency's Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS). The experts visited the Belarusian nuclear power plant while accompanied by employees of the Nuclear and Radiation Safety Department of the Belarusian Emergencies Ministry.
12:39 In PicturesCold spell in Belarus The mercury is forecast to dip to as low as -23°C in Belarus on 8 December.
12:34 PoliticsCSTO delegation visits United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon Representatives of the Secretariat of the Collective Security Treaty Organization and the CSTO Joint Staff are visiting the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon on 5-9 December.
12:31 EconomyAgreement on transshipping Belarusian oil products via Russian sea ports ratified The bill was brought into the lower chamber of the Belarusian parliament by the Council of Ministers on 8 September. It was developed for the sake of ratifying the Belarusian-Russian intergovernmental agreement, which was signed in Moscow on 19 February 2021.
12:08 SocietyAbout 150t of humanitarian aid delivered to refugees stranded at Belarus-EU border 8 December is the 31st day for the refugees at the border. They are living in a temporary accommodation facility in the transport and logistics center on the Belarus-Poland border. All this time, Belarus has been trying to provide them with comfortable living conditions.
11:49 SportBelarusian athletes to stay in three Olympic villages at 2022 Games The first group will live in Beijing that will host speed skating, figure skating and short track competitions. Another group of athletes will stay in Zhangjiakou that will stage skiing and biathlon events. Yanqing will house the third group competing in alpine skiing.
11:48 PoliticsProsecutor general: Law enforcement fully controls situation in Belarus Belarus' law enforcement fully controls the situation in the country, Prosecutor General Andrei Shved told reporters prior to the National Coordination Meeting on Combating Crime and Corruption.
11:14 PoliticsRussia's deputy FM: Russia supports Belarus in countering Western sanctions Russia supports Belarus in its efforts to counter Western sanctions that are aimed at triggering new protests in Belarus, Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Pankin told RIA Novosti.
11:06 EconomyBelarus' HTP export up by 25% to exceed $2.3bn in January-September In January-September of 2021 the export of services by the High-Tech Park resident companies surged by 25% and exceeded $2.3 billion.
10:43 EconomyBelarus, Bashkortostan interested in cooperation in land and property relations Belarus and Bashkortostan would like to cooperate in the field of land and property relations. This matter was discussed at the meeting of Chairman of the State Property Committee of Belarus Dmitry Matusevich with Minister of Land and Property Relations of Bashkortostan Natalya Polyanskaya.
10:25 SocietyBelarus' embargo on Western foodstuffs hailed as the right decision The decision to impose food embargo on a number of products from Western countries in response to the sanctions is absolutely right and reasonable, member of the House of Representatives, Chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party of Belarus Oleg Gaidukevich told BelTA.
10:02 SocietyRepatriation flight leaves Minsk for Damascus “At 08.24 Cham Wings Airlines Airbus A-320 with 96 passengers on board took off from Minsk National Airport and headed to Damascus,” the message reads.