09:28 PresidentLukashenko congratulates Belarusians on Victory Day The message reads: “9 May is a sacred date for Belarusians. On this day, everyone is overwhelmed with joy and pride for the feat accomplished by our people in the name of life, freedom, and justice. We also mourn the millions of fallen fellow citizens."
09:04 SocietyGreat Patriotic War heroes in BelTA's archive photos United by the common goal, the Belarusian nation withstood this blow and defended its right to live and its right to freedom in the face of the enemy. The destruction of the German army in Belarus became one of the most important battles of World War Two and the Great Patriotic War.
20:02 SocietyGolovchenko: Belarusians will never kneel down in the face of any threat Roman Golovchenko said: “Today on the eve of the sacred holiday – Victory Day – we thank Great Patriotic War veterans. We bow low to them. We thank them for a lesson of courage, patriotism, and love of freedom. For an example of love for one's country."
19:06 PresidentLukashenko meets with old acquaintances after state award ceremony Vladimir Malinovsky, head of the private agricultural enterprise Diana from Shklov District, Mogilev Oblast, was one of the awardees. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has known him for years. After the award ceremony and after talking to reporters Aleksandr Lukashenko invited Vladimir Malinovsky to step into his office.
18:39 EconomyBelarus-Uzbekistan trade up by 25.3% in Q1 2021 Belarusian exports increased by 37.4% to $58.7 million during this period, while imports of Uzbek goods rose by $8.8 million, or 79.2% over Q1 2020. Belarus had a surplus of $49.8 million in trade with Uzbekistan.
18:03 PresidentLukashenko, Erdogan discuss economic relations between Belarus, Turkey Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko had a telephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
17:53 SocietyBelarus to get another batch of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines soon “We expect to receive the Chinese vaccine against COVID-19 for 150,000 people in the near future,” Deputy Healthcare Minister Aleksandr Tarasenko said. The batch of Chinese jabs will be supplied as humanitarian aid from the Chinese government.
17:39 SocietyGolovchenko: Many do not like that we make decisions on our own Roman Golovchenko said: “We would like to forget the suffering, victims, and horrors of that war forever. We would like to turn this page once and for all but unfortunately we have to refer to those lessons more and more often."
17:06 PartnersLeeds fuels China's piano passion The North of England has much to offer Chinese visitors. Liverpool is home to Europe's oldest Chinatown, and Manchester is not only an increasingly popular investment hotspot, but its huge student population has a large Chinese contingent. However, when it comes to classical music, or more specifically the piano, all roads lead to Leeds, the Yorkshire city that is home to the world-renowned International Piano Competition.
16:51 SportBelarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich out of L'Open 35 de Saint-Malo Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich (World No. 92) lost to Swiss Viktorija Golubic (84) 1-6, 0-6 in the quarterfinal of the L'Open 35 de Saint-Malo.
16:27 SportNationwide project Sport for Everyone launched in Grodno The nationwide sports project “Kettlebells Without Limits, or Sport for Everyone” was launched at Secondary School No.40 in Grodno.
16:21 SportWhite Rook chess competition wraps up in Minsk The final of the nationwide chess competition among children and teenagers White Rook took place at the Minsk Chess and Checkers Center.
15:49 PoliticsFM: Belarus condemns demolition of war memorials The minister stated that what is happening with the historical monuments in many countries now is simply astonishing from the point of view of common sense.
15:42 PoliticsBelarusian government concerned about U.S. ambassador's status The official said it is necessary to determine whether she will come with love for the country, with a desire to sincerely get to the bottom of the situation or whether she will come with feelings based only on statements of the opposition.
15:28 SocietyBelarus reports 1,354 new COVID-19 cases, 1,311 recoveries in past 24 hours The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 366,305 cases. A total of 356,842 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.