15:14 In PicturesVictory Day celebrations in Mogilev Open-air celebrations timed to the 76th anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet nation in the Great Patriotic War took place in the Pechersky Park in Mogilev on 9 May.
14:07 PresidentLukashenko lays wreath at Victory Monument, talks to veterans in Minsk Wreaths and flowers from representatives of government agencies, public associations, the diplomatic corps, veterans, and the clergy were also laid at the monument. Aleksandr Lukashenko and all those present in Pobedy Square honored memory of the fallen heroes with a minute of silence.
13:58 In PicturesCar rally “For a United Belarus” A car rally “For a United Belarus” was launched in Minsk on 9 May.
13:42 PresidentLukashenko urges Belarusians to show more unity to protect independence Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “The Great Victory is one of the most grandiose events in the history of the Belarusian nation. The deeds of our warriors are a symbol of valor, patriotism, and humaneness. An example of unity, friendship, and brotherhood of people of different convictions and faiths."
13:21 PresidentLukashenko: The world has to know and remember the tragedy of the Belarusian nation The president stressed that the world has to know and remember the tragedy of the Belarusian nation. “And we will elevate this matter to the highest international level so that they would remember and would not forget it,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stated.
13:06 PresidentLukashenko condemns modern neocolonialists intent on global domination Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked that Belarusians come to the Victory Monument every year on 9 May. They continue the tradition of meetings of frontline soldiers and partisans near the Eternal Fire and in other memorial places.
12:47 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus will always stand fast as long as our generation lives Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We will do everything to keep a bright sun and blue skies above our land. We will do our best to let young mothers and fathers with their kids take a walk outside the way it always has been. It will be so, I promise you. I swear it will be so!”
12:35 PresidentLukashenko emphasizes importance of war deeds of forefathers during Great Patriotic War Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “The farther heroic and tragic events of the Great Patriotic War are, the more majestic the sacrificial feat of our grandfathers and great grandfathers – those, who saved the mankind from enslavement and extermination – looks to us.”
11:17 In PicturesFlower-laying ceremony at the memorial complex Mound of Glory A regional festive event timed to the 76th anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet nation in the Great Patriotic War and timed to Day of State Emblem and State Flag took place in the memorial complex Mound of Glory in Smolevichi District, Minsk Oblast on 9 May.
10:59 In PicturesVictory Day celebrations in Vitebsk A solemn procession went from Lenina Square to Pobedy Square where flowers were laid at a monument in honor of Soviet soldiers, partisans, and underground resistance fighters of Vitebsk Oblast as part of the celebration of Victory Day in Vitebsk on 9 May.
10:24 In PicturesState flag hoisting ceremony in Brest A state flag of the Republic of Belarus was solemnly brought out and hoisted in Lenina Square, Brest on 9 May as part of the celebration of Day of State Emblem and State Flag.
09:41 PresidentBelarus' Security Council given supreme authority in case of president's death In line with the document if the head of state dies as a result of an assassination, an act of terrorism, external aggression, or other violent acts all the government agencies and their civil servants will have to abide by decisions of the Security Council, which sessions are presided over by the prime minister.
09:33 PresidentLukashenko congratulates Belarusians on Day of State Emblem and State Flag The message reads: “The modern emblem, flag and anthem unite different generations of Belarusians, embody centuries-old experience of nation-building, and provide guidance for the future of the country – a peaceful, strong and sovereign country.”
09:33 In PicturesSymbol of Unity and Glory action in Grodno The Symbol of Unity and Glory action took place in Grodno on 9 May as part of the celebration of Day of State Emblem and State Flag.