18:47 EconomyAnother five Russian companies to sell oil to Belarus without premium in Q1 2020 “These five companies are new suppliers we have not worked with yet. Together with SAFMAR we will have six companies to sell us oil at a market price without a premium in the first quarter of the year,” Aleksandr Tishchenko said.
18:40 SportRussia's Evgeniya Pavlova clinches gold of IBU OECH in Raubichi The Russian athlete cleared the distance in 16:31.8 (0+0). Ukrainian Elena Pidgrushnaya finished in second (2.8 seconds back, 0+1). Bronze went to Chloe Chevalier from France (5.5 seconds back, 0+1).
18:38 SportSport minister: Helping others in the hour of need is in Belarusian DNA "The International Biathlon Union asked us to host the European championships. We agreed and have made everything to hold these competitions to a high standard," Belarus Sport and Tourism Minister Sergei Kovalchuk said.
18:31 SocietyBelarus' Maya Sivets victorious at Tanzolymp dance festival in Germany Maya Sivets took a gold medal in the Classical Dance category in the 8-12 age group, which helped Belarus place eighth in the overall standings. She also performed well in the Modern Dance category (solo, the 8-12 age group), winning a bronze medal.
18:29 SportTwo Belarusian referees to officiate 2020 IIHF World Championship matches Maksim Sidorenko will work at the world championship in Switzerland as the chief referee and his colleague Dmitry Golyak as a linesman.
18:18 SportBelarusian Sergei Bocharnikov victorious in Men Super Sprint Final in Raubichi The Belarusian athlete cleared the Men Super Sprint Final in 14:12.8 (0+2). Adam Waclawek from the Czech Republic was second (0.4 seconds back, 0+3). Bronze went to Ukrainian Dmytro Pidruchnyi (0.5 seconds back, 1+2).
18:14 EconomyBelarus to get 160,000t of oil from Azerbaijani SOCAR “As a result, in March we look forward to receiving two tankers of oil from the northern direction and another two from the southern one in addition to supplies from six Russian companies via the pipeline,” the press secretary added.
18:10 EconomyGomel Oblast to cooperate with Kyrgyzstan's Chuy Region The Gomel Oblast Executive Committee and the Office of the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Kyrgyzstan Government to Chuy Region have signed an agreement on cooperation in trade, economy, science, technology, humanitarian affairs, and culture.
18:06 EconomyBelarusian Cement Company opens representative office in Poland “Our company opened a representative office in Poland early this year due to increased demand for Belarusian cement in Eastern and Central Europe in 2019. This move has improved supply logistics. European, Polish, German and other partners have an opportunity now to conclude supply contracts directly with the company,” the company noted.
18:03 SocietyEnergy Ministry, European MPs exchange views on Belarusian nuclear power plant construction The sides exchanged views on the matters that had been raised during the meeting. The Belarusian side handed over a report on results of environmental monitoring in the observation zone of the Belarusian nuclear power plant to representatives of the European Parliament.
17:45 PartnersPM announces major review of Britain's post-Brexit approach British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday announced a major review of the country's post-Brexit approach to defense, security and international development, which will define and overhaul Britain's place in the world.
17:40 SocietyPolish caricaturist's works to go on display in Minsk The exhibition organized together with the Polish Institute in Minsk will put on display all forms of the artist's works: caricature, movie posters, magazine covers. Director of the Museum of Caricature Elzbieta Laskowska will visit the gallery. The exhibition will be on view till 18 March.
17:10 SocietyBelarusian scientists: Earth greener since early century The vegetation cover in Belarus has increased, Director of the Institute of Nature Management of the Belarus National Academy of Sciences (NASB), Head of the Climate Change Department, Doctor of physical and mathematical sciences Sergei Lysenko told the media.
16:41 EconomyBelarus eager to become EBRD's top 5 borrower Sergei Rumas said: “Belarus still views the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as a reliable partner, which support makes a tangible contribution to the country's social and economic growth and to higher quality of life of the Belarusians."
16:31 PoliticsTrilateral Contact Group on Ukraine in session in Minsk Minsk is hosting a meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group to settle the situation in eastern Ukraine. The subgroups of the Trilateral Contact Group convened earlier this day. The previous session of the Trilateral Contact Group took place on 12 February.