17:05 SocietyNo response from Poland to invitation to send observers to watch CSTO exercise in Belarus Viktor Khrenin said: “We've sent the invitation. There is no response so far. The exercise begins on 1 September. Let's see at what stage. There is still time till 6 September, till the last stage of the exercise. Feel free to come over. We are ready to show our openness.”
16:39 PoliticsPolish case. Why can't Poland leave Belarus alone? The ministers of the interior of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia met in Warsaw on 28 August. Poland's Minister of the Interior and Administration Mariusz Kamiński said that the reason for the meeting was the situation on the border with Belarus.
16:16 SportAliaksandr Bahdanovich hands over rare exhibit to NOC museum Today the exposition of the museum has been expanded with one more important item – the NOC flag which was hoisted on the highest point of Europe - Mount Elbrus on 6 August. The Belarusian hockey team jersey was also taken to the height of 5,642 meters.
15:44 SocietyBelarus presents national stand at Moscow Book Fair Opening the event, Belarusian Information Minister Vladimir Pertsov said that Belarusian-Russian cooperation in book publishing had a long tradition and was successfully developing. In his words, this year Russia was an guest of honor at the Minsk International Book Fair, and now the same honorary status was given to Belarus in Moscow.
15:29 SocietyDecisions to improve living standards in wake of Belarus' Security Council session Aleksandr Volfovich clarified that the Security Council session had been dedicated to analyzing the foreign political situation, existing threats and challenges to national security efforts. Various proposals were put forward before the president.
15:07 SocietyBelarusian general praises CSTO exercise as opportunity to share best practices with allies Vadim Denisenko said: “CSTO exercises remain topical. Once a year they allow us to share the best practices with our allies. We see that the situation in the world is changing rapidly and the art of war is transforming. This is why in the course of Interaction 2023 joint military contingents will practice new warfare methods."
14:39 EconomyAmbassador discusses cooperation prospects between Vitebsk Oblast, Russian regions Vitebsk Oblast has cooperation agreements with 28 Russian regions. There are plans to build contacts in the flax and linen industry and machine tool building, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Belarus Boris Gryzlov told reporters at a meeting with senior officials of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee, BelTA has learned.
13:55 SocietyFrom €970/m2! Autumn promo in Minsk World Only 2 weeks, STARTING FROM 31 August, certain residential and business properties in the Adriatic house of the Australia and Oceania quarter will be on sale at the rate starting from €970* per m2.
13:47 EconomyGovernor: China's Sichuan Province shows interest in Gomel Oblast products According to the governor, Chinese buyers have a growing demand for Belarusian goods. “This interest is mutual. In order to continue their acquaintance with our products, we have gratefully accepted the invitation of Chinese partners and plan to participate in the second international fair in Chengdu,” Ivan Krupko said.
13:01 PresidentLukashenko: Demands on withdrawal of PMC Wagner from Belarus are groundless, stupid The demands of the leadership of Poland and the Baltic states on the withdrawal of PMC Wagner from Belarus are unreasonable and stupid, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting of the Security Council, BelTA has learned.
12:25 PresidentLukashenko convenes Security Council to discuss national security A number of matters concerning efforts to ensure Belarus' national security are on the agenda.
12:17 EconomyBelorusneft to add about 2.3m tonnes to extractable oil reserves this year According to Piotr Povzhik, preliminary results of the year 2023 indicate that the company will add about 2.3 million tonnes to the extractable oil reserves. Such massive additions have not been made since the early 1980s, he added.
12:13 EconomyPreparations for next Belarus-Russia regional forum discussed In 2024, Vitebsk Oblast is set to host the 11th edition of the Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia, which will highlight scientific and technological progress and sovereignty, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Belarus Boris Gryzlov told the media during his meeting with the Vitebsk Oblast authorities.
12:04 PartnersAl Maleh and Fishing Festival kicks off in Sharjah The 10th edition of the “Al Maleh and Fishing Festival”, organised by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) in partnership with the Municipality of Dibba Al Hisn, is set to launch on Thursday evening in Dibba Al Hisn city and will run until 3rd September.
11:32 SportUS Open: Belarus' Azarenka loses in round two In the second round the former world number one lost to China's world number 44 Zhu Lin, 3-6, 3-6. The Chinese player will next face world number 13 Belinda Bencic of Switzerland. In the opener Victoria Azarenka powered past France's world number Fiona Ferro, 6-1, 6-2.