10:00 EconomyAmbassador: Markets of Urals, Siberia, Far East are very promising for Belarus In Q1 2023, the Belarusian-Russian trade increased by more than 22% compared with the same stretch a year ago. Belarusian exports to Russia increased by 56.6%.
09:28 PartnersFacsimile of rare Masnavi unveiled in Tehran book fair A Turkish publisher has unveiled a facsimile of a rare Masnavi manuscript for the first time at the 34th Tehran International Book Fair which is being held from May10-20.
09:23 EconomyPM comments on Belarus' economic performance amid sanctions “We are no longer experiencing any shocks. There used to be a lot of unclear things but now, I think, we have turned the page on it,” the prime minister said.
09:00 PoliticsBelarus' MP: European Parliament turns into a fake news machine to put pressure on sovereign states The European Parliament is becoming a machine spreading disinformation to put pressure on sovereign states, Chairman of the Standing Committee on International Affairs of the House of Representatives Andrei Savinykh told the media as he commented on the European Parliament adoption of another anti-Belarusian resolution on 11 May.
20:52 In PicturesProfSkills Belarus 2023 Taking part in the competition are more than 300 students representing institutions higher and tertiary education and young professionals from all regions of the country.
19:54 SportBelarusian Football Championship: Neman 3-1 Smorgon FC Neman Grodno defeated FC Smorgon Grodno Oblast 3-1 in a match of the 8th tour of the Belarusian Football Championship.
15:43 In PicturesBelarus marks State Symbols Day Belarus celebrated the Day of the State Flag, the State Emblem and the National Anthem of the Republic of Belarus on 14 May.
11:18 SocietyBelarus' PM: Patriotism is defined by person's life stance, not by words and slogans “I would like to say a few words to those who are taking the oath today. I am sure each of you will remember this day as one of the most important events in your lives. In the future, you will come here to hear the same oath recited by your children, whom you will raise to be true patriots,” the prime minister said.
10:17 In PicturesFinal school exams kick off in Belarus Final school exams kicked off for more than 53,300 Belarusian school leavers with a centralized exam in the Russian and Belarusian languages on 14 May.
09:24 EconomyForeign investment in Belarusian economy at $3bn in January-March 2023 The main investors were entities of the Russian Federation (44.8% of all incoming investment), Cyprus (28.8%), Netherlands (3.8%) and Germany (3%). Foreign direct investment amounted to $2.6 billion, or 87.6% of all foreign investment.
08:30 PresidentLukashenko: State symbols reflect national identity, difficult historical path of Belarusian people “These symbols embody the memory of generations, reflect the national identity and the difficult historical path of the people, linking together the past, present and future of the Belarusian state,” the Belarusian leader said.
18:01 PoliticsBelarusian embassy in Brussels responds to Borrell's remark about Ukraine becoming second Belarus Josep Borrell remarked that the European Union will continue supporting Ukraine as much as Ukraine needs. He said: “We want peace. But we don't want a capitulation. We do not want Ukraine to become a second Belarus.”
17:38 PresidentDecree on organizing 2nd CIS Games in Belarus signed The competitions will take place in 11 cities of Belarus in 20 kinds of sport on 5-13 August. The decree introduced a number of preferences and privileges for participants of the 2nd CIS Games and volunteers.
17:21 SportBelarus' Sergei Kravchenya wins SCO marathon Sergei Kravchenya of Belarus won the men's 10 km distance. Belarus' Sergei Platonov claimed bronze in the half marathon. Olga Nemogai of Belarus finished fourth in the women's half marathon.
17:08 PoliticsBelarus sees sanctions as serious challenge on way to reaching Sustainable Development Goals Yuri Ambrazevich pointed out that unilateral coercive measures or sanctions, which are introduced by Western countries against undesirable states, including Belarus, represent a serious challenge on the way to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals.