10:25 SocietyBelarus' embargo on Western foodstuffs hailed as the right decision The decision to impose food embargo on a number of products from Western countries in response to the sanctions is absolutely right and reasonable, member of the House of Representatives, Chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party of Belarus Oleg Gaidukevich told BelTA.
10:02 SocietyRepatriation flight leaves Minsk for Damascus “At 08.24 Cham Wings Airlines Airbus A-320 with 96 passengers on board took off from Minsk National Airport and headed to Damascus,” the message reads.
09:37 EconomyMinister: We hope food embargo will not hurt Belarusian consumers According to him, these goods can be roughly divided into three types. “Goods that are fully replaced by domestic producers or manufacturers from friendly countries. Goods that are locally produced, but in insufficient amounts, and the so-called critical goods,” the minister said.
09:04 PartnersEndangered wild ducks spotted in south China Forty-five Chinese mergansers, an endangered bird species under class-one state protection, have been spotted in the Ruyuan Yao Autonomous County in Shaoguan, south China's Guangdong Province.
09:02 PresidentLukashenko grants Belarusian citizenship to 448 Ukrainian nationals The citizenship was granted to persons who applied for it following the instructions that Aleksandr Lukashenko gave during the Big Conversation with the President, a big press conference held on 9 August 2021.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko congratulates CIS leaders on 30th anniversary of CIS The head of state believes that thanks to the joint efforts, the CIS will keep effectively responding to the challenges and threats of our time remaining an important factor in international life.
00:15 In PicturesMusic of Hope competition in Gomel Gomel is hosting the final stage of the 18th edition of the Music of Hope international children's competition (drums and horns) on 6-10 December 2021.
19:59 PoliticsBelarus, Sri Lanka coordinate approaches to enhancement of bilateral relations Mikalai Barysevich and Janitha Abewickrema Liyanage discussed prospects of invigorating Belarus-Sri Lanka cooperation in specific areas and coordinated approaches to joint efforts meant to enhance the bilateral relations.
19:18 PoliticsBelarusian ambassador briefs Bulgarian reporters on true reasons behind migrant crisis The diplomat said: “I will answer the key question right away: the migrant crisis at Belarusian borders emerged through no fault of Belarus. People leave their homes in war-torn countries in search of a better future. Belarus didn't force them to do it."
18:38 PoliticsBelarus to stop importing certain foods from unfriendly countries starting 1 January According to the source, the Belarusian government has taken measures in response to continued attempts of the collective West to use sanctions to pressure the country. In line with the Council of Ministers' resolution a food embargo will be introduced on 1 January 2022 against a broad range of goods.
18:32 SocietyRefugee: ‘I am tired of West's lies' We all want a speedy resolution of the situation. I'm tired of the West's lies. They've promised us one thing, now they say another. We read the news and do not understand what is happening, what the future holds for us," a refugee said.
18:19 SocietyOver 3m people in Belarus fully vaccinated against COVID-19 More than 3.002 million Belarusians have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
18:04 EconomyBelarus' export potential presented in China's Guangzhou Belarusian Consul General in Guangzhou Andrei Popov took part in the annual conference of the Guangzhou Office of the Wenzhou Chamber of Commerce, Zhejiang Province.
17:39 PartnersUAE, UN partnership celebrated at Expo 2020 Dubai The United Nations Hub at Expo 2020 Dubai today inaugurated the UN-UAE Partnership exhibit in celebration of the UAE's 50th National Day.
17:21 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,012 new cases, 1,001 recoveries The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 666,137. A total of 655,001 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.