16:20 SocietyBelarus’ CEC reviews outcomes of candidate registration “To date, 265 candidates will compete for 110 seats in the House of Representatives. Of these, 10 are under 31 years old, i.e. the youth. The youngest parliamentary candidate is 23 years old; 92 candidates are women,” said Igor Karpenko.
15:44 PresidentBelarus’ steel pillar. Why was Lukashenko against privatization of BMZ? In this episode of of BelTA’s YouTube project "After the Fact: Lukashenko’s Decisions”, we will tell you about the industry flagship - the steel pillar of Belarus. Are you intrigued?
15:13 EconomyBelarusian PM comments on cooperation between Belarus, Astrakhan Oblast of Russia "Igor Babushk suggested producing dairy in Astrakhan Oblast from Belarusian milk powder with the use of Belarusian experience and technologies. We will draft a feasibility study for this project and see if it is profitable and economically sustainable," Roman Golovchenko said.
14:55 SocietyBelarus, ICRC sign joint plan of action for 2024 The document envisages projects on the exchange of experience between government bodies and organizations of Belarus and ICRC experts in the provision of assistance to migrants, the implementation of international humanitarian law.
14:53 EconomyBelarus, Russia discuss formation of exchange market in Union State According to the parties, the formation of a common commodity exchange market is essential for the economic integration of the two countries. It will not only contribute to mutual trade growth and business ties but also ensure free access to strategic resources and equal business conditions for Belarusian and Russian companies.
13:35 SocietyBelarusian Embassy condemns desecration of war monument in Yerevan “It is with a heavy heart that we respond to any steps aimed at inciting interethnic hatred and rewriting the history of the war that claimed the lives of every third Belarusian,” the embassy said.
13:17 EconomyPM: Belarus’ exports to Russia’s Astrakhan Oblast are on the rise “Belarus increased exports to your region in 2022. The exports kept growing even throughout 2023, although it was hard to beat the high figures of 2022. In January-November 2023 we added up more than 6%,” Roman Golovchenko said.
12:53 SocietyAndreichenko: 2024 election campaign in Belarus enters its major phase “The election campaign has entered its most active phase with campaigning kicking off on 31 January,” Vladimir Andreichenko said.
12:48 SocietyBorrell’s remarks on Ukraine truce slammed as ‘outrageous’ “This is another outrageous statement. Well, this is Borrell,” the diplomat said.
Maria Zakharova noted that this kind of statements are also negatively viewed within the EU.
12:46 PoliticsAndreichenko provides details on Belarus’ 2024 international cooperation plan “The 2024 international cooperation plan is a framework document that creates a good foundation for the work of the House of Representatives of the eighth convocation,” Vladimir Andreichenko said.
12:32 SocietyConstruction to break ground for waste sorting plant near Minsk in spring The construction of a new waste sorting plant at the Trostenetsky landfill near Minsk is planned to start in the spring. The project was discussed at a working meeting chaired by Minsk Mayor Vladimir Kukharev on 30 January, BelTA has learned.
12:16 SocietyGovernors of Gomel Oblast, Bryansk Oblast lay flowers at war memorial in Gomel In mournful silence, the participants of the rally commemorated the great feat of those who sacrificed their lives during the Great Patriotic War to give future generations a peaceful sky, freedom and independence.
12:07 EconomyBelarus’ gross pork production up by 6.1% in 2023 Belarus’ gross pork production increased by 6.1% in 2023, Agriculture and Food Minister Sergei Bartosh said at a meeting of the ministry’s board to discuss the performance of the agricultural industry in 2023 and to outline the tasks for 2024 on 30 January, BelTA learned.
12:03 SocietyBelarus’ Gomel Oblast, Russia’s Bryansk Oblast to expand cooperation According to Ivan Krupko, the relations between the two regions has reached a qualitatively new level in recent years. Partnership in all sectors of life has been expanded.
11:58 SocietyBelarus’ defense minister awarded Cuba’s Order of Playa Girón Defense Minister of Belarus, Lieutenant General Viktor Khrenin has been awarded the Order of Playa Girón, which was approved by the president of Cuba. The defense minister noted that this is the acknowledgement of everyday work of the entire military personnel of the Belarusian army, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Defense Ministry.