19:03 EconomyBelarusian MTZ eager to sell 20,000 tractors to Russia per annum The MTZ CEO said: “Two agreements will be signed during the Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia: one with Russia's Krasnodar Territory and another one with Irkutsk Oblast. Those are not simply new agreements. They build up on the existing ties."
18:42 SocietyAir China to resume flights to Minsk on 1 July Flights from the Belarusian capital to China will be operated on Fridays. Airbus A-330 will arrived at Minsk Airport at 17.25, with return flight scheduled for 19.35.
18:23 SportBelarusian Open Swimming Cup kicks off in Brest The tournament gathered 330 swimmers from the two countries, including Russian medalists of the Olympic Games and world championships. Day One featured ten medal events.
17:57 PoliticsLavrov hails advancements in investment, economic cooperation between Belarus, Russia According to the Russian foreign minister, the talks with Belarusian colleagues were held in a friendly, trusting atmosphere and were very substantive.
17:50 PoliticsLavrov suggests scaling up Union State achievements across other integration associations The achievements of the Union State can be scaled up across other integration associations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at an offsite session of the International Cooperation and Support for Compatriots Abroad Commission of the General Council of the United Russia party.
17:25 PoliticsOpinion: Sanctions are an attempt to hold back those who disagree with the hegemony of the West Sergey Lavrov said: “The world is experiencing an increasingly stronger fever. After the launch of the Russian special military operation, the collective West spearheaded by the USA started systemic pressure on Russia.”
17:19 PoliticsLavrov: Russia will never trust USA and EU again Russia will never trust the United States and the European Union again and will do everything to secure strategic independence, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the media after his meeting with Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei in Minsk on 30 June.
17:12 PoliticsMakei: Iron Curtain is taking shape The Iron Curtain is not just on the horizon. In fact, its foundation has already been built, Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei told the media after the talks with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.
17:01 EconomyBelarus, Russia on track to reach all-time high in bilateral trade Vladimir Makei said: “The advancement of our cooperation is most vividly demonstrated by figures of Belarus-Russia trade, which rose by more than 10% in January-April 2022 year-on-year. It is universally acknowledged that products of Belarusian and Russian enterprises are popular and in demand in both countries."
16:59 SocietyKochanova, Matviyenko open exhibition of Belarusian economic achievements in Grodno Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalya Kochanova and Chairwoman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia Valentina Matviyenko took part in the opening ceremony of the Belarusian exhibition of large-scale equipment and economic achievements in Grodno on 30 June.
16:49 PoliticsLavrov: Using sanctions, United States seeks to weaken not only Belarus, Russia but also EU Using sanctions, the United States seeks to weaken not only Belarus and Russia, but also the European Union, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
16:47 PoliticsMakei: World is much more than just collective West The world is much more than just the collective West, and today we are actively moving where we will be welcome to conduct a constructive and equal dialogue,” the minister said.
16:27 PoliticsBelarus, Russia committed to defending truth about Great Patriotic War - Belarus and Russia are committed to resolutely suppressing the ongoing cynical attempts to rewrite or distort the history of the Great Patriotic War, reads the joint statement.
16:25 PoliticsBelarus, Russia to fight against USA's attempts to weaponize outer space The statement reads: “The Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation are against attempts of the USA and its allies to convert outer space into an arena for armed confrontation and will actively oppose it.”
16:24 PoliticsBelarus, Russia to continue fighting back against Western sanctions together The growing sanctions policy of the West against the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation is aimed at the maximum damage to our states and economies, as well as the rights of the citizens of Belarus and Russia,” the ministers stressed.