10:28 SocietyBus route might link Belarus and Russia's Karelia in 2024 This topic was raised at a meeting of the export council. The initiative was put forward by the Tourholding Rodina Karelia company. The idea provides for creating a bus route that will connect Karelia's Petrozavodsk with the capital of Belarus.
10:03 PartnersBritish historian boosts his academic research by studying successive civilizations in Syria “Every research in history that does not include Syria is incomplete and cannot be written down.” With this speech, British history researcher , Daniel Yang, began his speech about his visit to the archaeological and historical monuments in Syria.
09:32 PartnersTurkish public broadcaster wins an award at the Sarajevo Film Festival Türkiye's public broadcaster, TRT, won an award at the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF).
09:29 EconomyOver 90% of area under grain, leguminous crops harvested in Belarus A total of 6,723,000 tonnes of grain, including rapeseed, was cropped. This includes 5,788,000 tonnes of grain and leguminous crops and over 934,500 tonnes of rapeseed. Brest Oblast has concluded the harvesting of grain and leguminous crops.
09:03 SocietyBelavia to resume direct flights to Qatar on 10 October In October and November, the number of flights along the route will be increased. Belavia will fly two times every 10/11 days. Starting from December, flights will be available once in 10 days.
19:55 EconomyBelarusian Natural Resources Ministry, Rosatom working on solutions for closed-loop economy Andrei Lebedev remarked: “Ecology Expo 2023 is a sought-after international event. Rosatom's delegation interacts fruitfully with Belarusian colleagues today. In addition to our main clean product – nuclear energy – we develop an entire range of ecological areas."
19:27 EconomyTurkish investors mull over chemical production in Belarus Head of the FEZ Minsk Administration Anatoly Buben and President of the Independent Industrialists and Businessmen Association MUSIAD Belarus Mikail Caliskan discussed promising business projects and the most important cooperation issues during a business meeting in Minsk.
19:01 EconomyBelarus shows recovery growth in January-July 2023 In January-July 2023, the Belarusian economy demonstrated recovery growth and adaptation to sanctions. Gross domestic product increased by 2.9%. The drivers behind the economic growth were industry, agriculture, wholesale trade.
18:41 SportBelarus claim three medals at start of International University Sports Festival Belarusian judoka Ruslan Golovachev clinched silver in the men's 73kg, Zhanna Osipovich finished second in the women's 70kg, Darya Kontsevaya took bronze in the 78kg event.
18:24 EconomyBelarus-Russia trade up 7 times since Union State launch "Russia's contribution to Belarus' foreign trade volumes was never below 45% during this period. In 2022 it amounted to almost 60%,” Inna Medvedeva said.
17:58 PoliticsBelarusian delegation arrives in South Africa for BRICS summit Belarus is taking part in the forum of such a level for the first time. BRICS currently accounts for 42% of the world's population and 31.5% of the world GDP (which is higher than the G7 countries, whose GDP is 30.7% of the world's GDP), about 20% of global trade and 25% of FDI.
17:38 In PicturesRoad marking works ahead of new school year Road marking works are underway in Vitebsk ahead of the new academic year. Road signs warn drivers about speed limits and require their special attention to watch out for children on the road.
17:19 SocietyCIS CEC Advisory Council seen as alternative to Western observers “The first meeting of the Advisory Council of Heads of Electoral Bodies of CIS member states was held in Tashkent in July. This body should become a real alternative to Western election observation organizations in the Eurasian space,” Igor Karpenko said.
16:44 PoliticsBelarus' CEC: Concept to digitalize voting process is almost ready “We had been actively studying the processes taking place in the post-Soviet space and agreed that we would develop the concept,” Igor Karpenko said.
16:11 SocietyBelarus completes internal procedures to amend road haulage agreement with Iran “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall send a notification on the completion by the Republic of Belarus of the internal procedures necessary for the entry into force of the protocol,” the document reads.