14:11 SocietyCenter for technologies, innovations set up in Vitebsk State Medical University It will enable access to patent databases and non-patent databases of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the National Center of Intellectual Property, and other free information resources in the sphere of intellectual property.
14:05 PresidentLukashenko wants smooth economic cooperation with Ukraine “The trade with Ukraine is estimated at nearly $5 billion. You know that we have never, even in this situation, done any harm to Ukraine. We gave everything Ukraine asked for, including electricity when there was a problem with it. It was my personal order to give as much electricity as Ukraine needed,” the Belarusian leader noted.
13:53 In PicturesCities of the world: Pskov Pskov is a city in northwestern Russia, the administrative center of Pskov Oblast.
13:43 PresidentLukashenko comments on proposal to move negotiations on Donbass from Minsk Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Listen, do you think the work of the trilateral group is a gift for Lukashenko? It isn't. President Poroshenko, Putin made the request back then, everyone agreed to negotiate in Minsk. It is close, beneficial from the political point of view."
13:36 PresidentLukashenko: I have always had good relations with all Ukrainian presidents “You know, no matter who was the president of Ukraine, no matter how different our views were, we always maintained good relations,” Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed.
13:30 PoliticsUkrainian MP: No alternative to Minsk as venue of peace talks "I am a representative of the people, and was elected directly by people and I have this inner feeling that Ukrainians have always had a warm regard for Belarusians no matter what. I can say this with confidence," the politician stressed.
13:19 PresidentLukashenko confident in Minsk agreements' ability to resolve Donbass situation Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “You know my stance on Ukraine. It remains unchanged. I would very much like Ukraine to be ours so that three brotherly Slavic nations could be together. For the benefit of the nations. Nobody intends to enslave each other. Nobody intends to pressure each other. But politics is politics."
13:14 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus does not want bad relations with Ukraine The president emphasized that people in Belarus treat Ukrainians very well.
12:36 PresidentLukashenko extends condolences to Turkmenistan president over demise of his father “I was deeply saddened by the news of the passing of your father, Malikguli Berdimuhamedov,” Aleksandr Lukashenko noted. “Losing a family member is an awful tragedy and a grievous loss that leaves a deep wound in the heart,” he added.
12:29 PoliticsUkrainian MP: Nothing can cause a rift between Ukrainians and Belarusians The peoples of Ukraine and Belarus are of the same kin, nothing can break them apart, no matter what happens and whoever is in power, member of Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada Evgeny Shevchenko said as he met with Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko.
11:40 PresidentLukashenko sees his meeting with Ukrainian MP ‘as a good signal' Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that this meeting is important for him. "First of all, this is a reason to talk about Belarusian-Ukrainian relations. We probably have not spoken about them much lately," he noted.
11:34 SportIvashka powers into Barcelona second round In the opener the Belarusian needed less than an hour to see off world number 144 Tallon Griekspoor of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-1. Ilya Ivashka will next face Spain's world number 3 Rafael Nadal.
11:22 PresidentLukashenko congratulates Belarusian paralympic swimmer Aleksei Talai on setting world record At the Paralympic Swimming World Cup stage in Italy's Lignano Sabbiadoro, Belarusian paralympic athlete Aleksei Talai, who performs in the SB1 category, set a new world record in the men's 50m breaststroke – 1:18:42.
11:14 EconomyBelorusneft completes upgrade of gas pipeline section The Ostashkovichi-BGPZ gas pipeline was commissioned after renovation that began in 2017. The project was carried out by Neftespetsstroy. The expired gas pipeline built in 1976 was dismantled and a new one was laid.
11:02 PresidentLukashenko meeting with Ukrainian MP Evgeny Shevchenko Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko is holding a meeting with member of Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada Evgeny Shevchenko, BelTA has learned.