16:30 SportFour Belarusians into Women Super Sprint Final at Raubichi Dzinara Alimbekava finished first in 9:00.42. Second was Valj Semerenko of Ukraine, 2.3 seconds back. Elisabeth Hogberg of Sweden came in third, 12 seconds behind the winner.
15:48 PoliticsBelarus MP blames European side for canceled meeting with MEPs This meeting will not take place through the fault of the European side. We were ready for the dialogue in the context of the traditional values of Belarus' foreign policy. We extended our hand for a handshake, but unfortunately received no response, Andrei Savinykh said.
15:39 PoliticsCSTO secretary general to hold talks with Armenia's political, military authorities This is the first visit of Stanislav Zas to Armenia in the capacity of the CSTO secretary general.
15:23 EconomyAmbassador: Swedish business shows interest in Vitebsk Oblast Vitebsk Oblast is home to two companies with Swedish capital. Sweden's FDI into Vitebsk Oblast made up $18.8 million in 2019.
15:20 EconomyCall to adapt Belarusian agriculture to climate change The official said: “It is the first winter on our records that is so warm. For the first time ever the average seasonal temperature in Belarus in winter has been above zero. Our winter crops have lived through the winter in a satisfactory state but agriculture feels climate change."
14:34 SportThree Belarusians into Men Super Sprint Final at Raubichi Belarus' Anton Smolski showed the best result, clocking 7:53.4. His teammate Viktar Kryuko finished third, 14.7 seconds back. Second was Russia's Eduard Latypov, 14.3 seconds behind the winner.
14:29 SocietyPedagogical universities of Belarus, Russia's Udmurtia sign cooperation agreement Maksim Tank Belarusian State Pedagogical University and Korolenko Glazov State Pedagogical University signed a cooperation agreement. It provides for improving academic mobility, conducting joint research, and cooperating in pedagogical matters.
14:12 In PicturesOld Castle in Grodno under restoration The project to restore Old Castle, one of the oldest castles in Belarus, began in 2017 and is being carried out according to Vladimir Bachkov's project. Grodno is planning toreturn the 16th-century castle to its former splendour of Stephen Bathory's time.
13:47 SocietyBelarus' Belovezhskaya Pushcha to use quadcopter to count bison The winter without snow made scientists start considering other methods to keep tabs on the bison population. For example, starting from the next year, the scientific department is planning to use a quadcopter for this purpose. This will make it easier to count large herds in open spaces.
13:23 SportIryna Zhuk 3rd in Women's Pole Vault in Poland At first the Belarusian cleared 4.37m. She was then successful with her 4.52m and later 4,60m attempt to place third.
13:20 EconomyNeed to develop Belarus-EU economic cooperation noted in Minsk “The parties welcomed the positive dynamics in the relations between Belarus and the European Union and noted the need to continue building a constructive bilateral dialogue,” the press service said.
13:18 EconomyBelarusian scientists present over 60 innovative solutions for agriculture in Uzbekistan More than 60 innovative solutions and technologies for agriculture are presented by the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) at an exhibition in Uzbekistan, BelTA learned from the NASB press service.
12:53 SportIBU: Raubichi is a great venue for international biathlon competitions IBU Secretary General Niklas Carlsson said this at an opening ceremony of the IBU European Open Biathlon Championships on 26 February.
12:40 SocietyDana Holdings is official partner of Belarus Pavilion at Expo 2020 Expo 2020 will be held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, from 20 October 2020 till 10 April 2021. More than 190 countries have already confirmed their participation. Organizers expect over 25 million people to attend this show.
12:24 PoliticsSubgroups of trilateral contact group on situation in Ukraine's east meeting in Minsk The previous session of the trilateral contact group took place on 12 February. On that day the subgroup on security considered proposals of the sides to choose additional areas for separating forces and assets.