19:56 SocietyEconomic effect of Belarusian remote Earth sensing satellite pointed out Asked whether the launch of a Belarusian satellite in 2012 was economically justified, Sergei Zolotoi said: “At present all the optoelectronic surveillance satellites are used to accomplish national security tasks. You cannot measure the value of these things in economic terms directly.”
19:03 SportBelarus to host over 70 international sports events in 2023 The list also includes the ITF international taekwondo tournament “CIS Open Cup - World Cup”, the international hockey tournament for young players born in 2008-2012 “2023 World Selects Invitational AAA Boys” (2023 World Hockey Group AAA Boys) and the international chess tournament Minsk 2023.
18:30 EconomyBelarusian BelAZ showcases innovative solutions at business week in Russia's Ufa Aleksei Moroz, the head of the department for promotion of underground and road-building vehicles at BelAZ, made a presentation during the session "Bashkortostan - Belarus: Potential of industrial cooperation".
18:08 SportBelarus' Maryna Zuyeva clinches second gold at Russian Speed Skating Championship Maryna Zuyeva has clinched her second gold at the event. On 28 December the best Belarusian speed skater won the women's mass start, finishing 17 seconds ahead of the second-place athlete. Two days earlier Maryna Zuyeva claimed gold in the women's 3,000m.
17:57 SocietyMontian: Today humanitarian aid to the Donbass comes in trucks People from all over the world are involved in the volunteer effort to provide all possible assistance to people of the Donbass, Ukrainian lawyer and blogger Tatiana Montian said in a new episode of the V Teme [On Point] project on BelTA's YouTube channel.
17:46 SocietyBelarusian cosmonaut candidates complete medical screening in Russia “In early 2023, Belarus is set to choose the main and backup candidates for further training in Russia for a space flight,” Roscosmos representatives added.
17:40 PresidentLukashenko: Time has come for everyone to also think about the country Aleksandr Lukashenko addressed participants of the ball by saying: “Dear friends! Today the Palace of Independence belongs to you. I've said it many times and will say it again that it is open to everyone, who endeavors to serve their Fatherland and their nation honestly and in good faith.”
17:29 PresidentLukashenko: Best traditions of our ancestors live on in every new generation of Belarusians The best traditions of our ancestors live on in every new generation of Belarusians, President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the New Year's Eve Ball at the Palace of Independence on 28 December.
17:21 EconomyPM: Belarusian economy has adapted to new conditions “Despite the quite expected decline in GDP this year, there are significant positive developments. Thanks to the measures taken at the government level, we managed to stop the acceleration of inflation, and now we are witnessing deflationary processes. I expect that by the end of the year we will have it within 13%,” the prime minister said.
17:19 PresidentNew Year's Eve Ball gets underway in Palace of Independence in Minsk This year the New Year's Eve Ball brought together 320 young hopefuls from different regions of Belarus. These are gifted and talented students of universities, secondary schools, colleges and cadets.
17:10 SocietyBelarusian polar explorers send New Year wishes On behalf of the members of the 15th Belarusian Antarctic Expedition, its head Aleksei Gaidashov sent congratulations on the upcoming New Year 2023.
16:55 PresidentWhy is Belarus a genuine space power? How did Lukashenko contribute to it? The facts How did the republic get involved in the space race of world powers and why are Belarusians so eager to conquer outer space? This mission is honorable and prestigious, but that is absolutely not the point. BelTA's YouTube project After the Fact: Lukashenko's Decisions looks at the facts.
16:27 SocietyConsulate General of Russia opens in Grodno In his speech Boris Gryzlov said: “It is symbolic that the opening of another Russian diplomatic mission in Belarus marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between our brotherly countries."
15:41 EconomyBelarusian commodity exchange sells first batch of peat briquettes to foreign customers Three transactions to sell a total of 1,000 tonnes were concluded during the trading session. All in all, six companies from Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia participated in the session.
14:25 EconomyBelarus' export to Russia's Orenburg Oblast up 65% The statistics were voiced at the meeting of the Belarusian part of the working group on cooperation between Belarus and Orenburg Oblast on 28 December.