12:10 PoliticsPutin: Russian-Belarusian relations are well-established, free from political influence "Given the difficult situation in which Belarus finds itself today, including the unprecedented external pressure after the presidential election, I would like to reiterate that the relations between Belarus and Russia are not subject to either time or current political trends and rely on a solid foundation," Vladimir Putin said.
11:56 PoliticsPutin: Russia, Belarus seek to give impetus to regional ties The authorities of Russia and Belarus are interested in adding an impetus to the development of regional ties which are one of the most important components of truly brotherly, friendly and allied relations between Russia and Belarus, Vladimir Putin said.
11:44 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus and Russia treasure the memory of the Great Patriotic War “We are proud that Belarusians and Russians, together with other USSR peoples, made a decisive contribution to the victory over fascism. This year we have celebrated a sacred event for all of us - the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War,” the Belarusian leader said.
11:39 PresidentLukashenko views falsification of history as real threat to stability of society “We cannot calmly observe the attempts of individual countries to rewrite history, diminish the feat of the Soviet people, and question the decisive contribution of the Soviet Union to the victory over Nazi Germany and its allies,” the Belarusian leader said.
11:34 PresidentBelarus-Russia Forum of Regions hailed as important step to stronger cooperation “The today's summit is important for the Union State as the continuation of the dialogue which I started with the president of the Russian Federation in Sochi in September 2020. This is another important step to the enhancement of good-neighborly relations and development of cooperation between our brotherly nations,” the president said.
11:20 EconomyAmbassador: Belarus, Russia make progress on gas price in 2021 “I had a meeting with Aleksei Miller [Chairman of the Board of Gazprom] in St. Petersburg on 11 September. We made progress in our understanding. I will not dwell on nuances. We worked fruitfully, found consensus on the main issues," Ambassador Vladimir Semashko said.
11:12 EconomyBelarus, Russia resume talks on Union State integration roadmaps “There were 30 roadmaps. 28 and a half of them have been agreed upon. There were some unresolved issues related to gas prices and the compensation of the oil tax maneuver. These roadmaps require more detailed discussion. The rest of them have been agreed,” explained Vladimir Semashko.
10:35 EconomyRussia seeks to expand cooperation with Belarusian light industry The biggest Russian companies Vostok Service, Parizhskaya Kommuna, and Vyazma Leather Plant are interested in purchasing Belarusian leather and semi-products, while Gulliver and Co brand is ready to make children's apparel at Belarusian companies.
10:05 SocietyPlenary session of Belarus-Russia regional forum to take place on 29 September This is the central event of the Forum of Regions which is held to summarize the results of the panel discussions, discuss key issues and adopt the final document. The meeting will focus on the Historical heritage of Great Victory as the basis for the development of social, economic and spiritual ties between the peoples of Belarus and Russia.
09:37 EconomyBelCCI: National business councils help address business issues According to the head of the chamber, joint meetings have proved efficient. For example, a number of issues were voiced at the meeting in St. Petersburg in 2019. So far they have already been resolved to simplify the joint work of business.
09:03 EconomyBelagro 2020 expo kicks off in Minsk This year Belagro is held as part of the Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia. Its several expositions will feature companies of Russian regions: Bryansk, Rostov, Volgograd, Saratov, and Voronezh oblasts. Hungarian companies will also be on show.
19:58 EconomyBelarusian Mogilevliftmash, Moscow-based Vozduhotehnika to jointly make lift machines The implementation of this agreement will increase the Belarusian company's output by 5,000-7,000 lift machines and fill the gap on the Russian lift market with the equipment that has already been shipped together with Vozduhotehnika lifts for a long time.
19:14 EconomyBelorusneft to open more vehicle charging stations The company sets up vehicle charging outlets at convenient locations such as outside shopping and entertainment centers so that the drivers could plug in their cars, go and take care of their business, and come back to a fully charged car.
18:37 PoliticsCSTO: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can be resolved by political and diplomatic means only CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas expressed grave concern over the clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh on 27 September which resulted in casualties on both sides, including among civilians.
18:25 EconomyInvestment agencies of Belarus, Russia's Pskov Oblast sign cooperation agreement The parties agreed to create favorable conditions for mutual investment and joint projects, to exchange information on business conditions, investment opportunities and proposed projects, and to take part in seminars, conferences, forums and other investment activities.