12:28 EconomyBelarus extends ban on import, sale of certain goods The Council of Ministers issued Resolution No. 240 on 23 April 2021 to approve a list of goods prohibited for import and sale in Belarus. This decision was made to protect the national interests, taking into account the unfriendly actions against the Belarusian people.
12:25 SportSabalenka to face Sakkari in Madrid Open semifinal Belarusian world number two Aryna Sabalenka will play world number nine Maria Sakkari of Greece in the Mutua Madrid Open semifinal.
12:07 SportUCI approves Belarusians to compete as neutrals The Management Committee of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) took a number of decisions to approve the participation of athletes from Russia and Belarus in the UCI events as neutral individual athletes.
11:36 SocietyBelarus, Hungary to expand cooperation in education The parties discussed Belarusian-Hungarian cooperation in education, including scholarship programs for students in Belarus and Hungary. They outlined steps for further intensification of the relevant cooperation and outlined a plan of joint activities for the near future.
11:35 PartnersPainting from Silla-era tomb returns for public viewing after 9 years A heavenly horse painting, a national treasure believed to date back to the fifth to sixth century, returned for public display Thursday after nine years.
10:59 PartnersIran athlete finishes runner-up in Asian Powerlifting Chamionships An Iranian athlete succeeded in finishing runner-up in the Asian Men's Equipped Powerlifting Championships in Alappuzha, India.
10:48 SocietyTogether for Strong and Prosperous Belarus project gathers students from Belarus, Russia The project kicked off in 2015 as a university marathon in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. In 2018 it received the status of a national event and is held by Yanka Kupala State University with the support of the Education Ministry of Belarus. This year the event has become international.
10:01 PartnersUN family in Vienna marks Chinese Language Day The United Nations (UN) family in Vienna is marking Chinese Language Day with a spate of cultural events.
09:54 PresidentLukashenko sends 70th anniversary greetings to Military Academy of Belarus The head of state expressed confidence that the highly professional team of the academy with its modern training facilities and great intellectual potential will add a lot of vivid pages to the history of the Belarusian military school, which makes a considerable contribution to ensuring the security of the state.
09:19 SocietyStrategic deterrence system seen as key part of Belarus' new national security concept On 3 May the Research Institute of the Armed Forces of Belarus hosted a regular discussion of the national security concept draft. The event was attended by Pavel Muraveiko, as well as Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces - First Deputy Defense Minister Viktor Gulevich.
09:01 EconomyBelarus' food security on the rise “The number of livestock and poultry has increased 1.7 times, milk production has gone up 1.5 times, the amount of cereals and leguminous crops has risen 1.6 times,” the ministry provided the research data.
19:58 PresidentLukashenko sends greetings to Paraguay's President-elect Santiago Peña "I am convinced that under your leadership, the country will strengthen its international authority and achieve significant results in defending national interests, ensuring the well-being and prosperity of the Paraguayan people," the message reads.
19:06 SocietyWar veteran Vladimir Makui from Vitebsk receives congratulations On 2 February, the war veteran turned 100. Vladimir Makui has been awarded many orders and medals for selfless work and impeccable military service during the Great Patriotic War.
18:30 EconomyMinister: Early spring planting complete in Belarus Belarus has finished planting early spring crops, in particular cereals, legumes and sugar beets. The planting of fiber flax and spring rapeseed will be over literally in a few days, the minister said.
18:03 PoliticsPreparations for visiting meeting of CSTO PA Council discussed in Minsk The visiting meeting of the Council of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization will be held in Minsk on 17-18 May.