16:02 PresidentLukashenko tells West not to worry about upcoming CSTO military exercise in Belarus Asked whether the West should treat this military exercise as some special signal, Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Not really. Frankly speaking, I didn't even learn details of this exercise. But in the current situation in order not to inflate tensions, I'd like to say there is no combat component in it."
15:49 SocietyNearly 40,000 Ukrainian citizens arrive in Belarus since 1 January 2023 A total of 114,349 Ukrainian nationals have arrived in Belarus since 24 February 2022. According to the committee, 15,890 people arrived in Belarus directly from the territory of Ukraine, 75,374 citizens of Ukraine came to Belarus via Poland, 18,894 via Lithuania and 4,191 via Latvia.
14:44 EconomyBelarus, Kyrgyzstan to advance cooperation in transportation by rail Belarusian Railways and NK Kyrgyz Temir Zholu [Kyrgyz Railways] have signed a memorandum on advancing cooperation in the sphere of railway transport. The Kyrgyz railway company also signed a memorandum on designing railway facilities with the Belarusian state enterprise Belzheldorproyekt Institute.
13:40 SocietyBishkek to host next meeting of Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in October The next meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council will be held in Kyrgyzstan in October, the press service of the Eurasian Economic Commission said following the extraordinary meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council that was held in Armenia's Tsaghkadzor on 24-25 August, BelTA informs.
12:39 PresidentLukashenko briefed on problems in Belarusian State University operation “There is no concealing the fact that I have been receiving various reports about the processes that have been going on in the university lately. They are alarming,” the head of state said.
12:36 PresidentLukashenko dissatisfied with underperforming rectors of Belarusian universities The president stressed that it is inadmissible. “I cannot allow it to stand. Particularly today when so many opportunities for popularizing Belarusian education among friendly and interested countries have opened up,” he noted.
12:06 PartnersTürkiye advance to Round 16 of 2023 CEV EuroVolley without defeat Türkiye beat Germany 3-0 on Thursday to advance to the Round 16 of the 2023 Women's European Volleyball Championship without a defeat.
11:55 PresidentLukashenko: Belarusian State University is the history and future of Belarus BSU is more than a university. It is the history and future of the country. Founded during the formation of the Belarusian statehood, it has come to epitomize the scientific and industrial power of contemporary Belarus,” the Belarusian leader noted.
11:47 PresidentLukashenko gets familiar with BSU scientific research results “You should not stop but move forward,” Aleksandr Lukashenko told the developers.
11:40 PresidentLukashenko calls to fine-tune Belarus' education system “This year we should finally fine-tune our system [of education], determine in which way to go and make sure that these changes will go down well with parents and the general public,” the head of state said.
11:33 SportBelarusians learn rivals for US Open start Former world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, currently ranked 18th, will open the tournament against world number 190 Fiona Ferro of France, Belarus' world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka will play world number 131 Maryna Zanevska of Belgium, and Belarus' world number 68 Aliaksandra Sasnovich will take on Poland's world number 24 Magda Linette.
11:12 PresidentLukashenko visits Belarusian State University The head of state is set to chair a meeting to discuss key issues related to the university's activities. The president will also receive a report on the role of BSU in the country's higher education system, the state and prospects of the university's development.
11:08 PartnersFruitful results seen in health cooperation Cooperation between BRICS nations on health issues has yielded positive outcomes in tackling virus outbreaks and promoting exchanges of medical expertise in recent years, with collaboration including boosting universal healthcare and stepping up pandemic preparedness, said health authorities of the grouping.
10:42 EconomyBellesbumprom's export to Kyrgyzstan doubles in H1 2023 "In H1 2023 the export to the country grew almost twofold compared with the same stretch a year ago. Exports include board products, furniture, paper and cardboard, as well as products made of them, and plywood,” the press service said.
10:35 PartnersBRICS ties give impetus for growth Enhanced cooperation and better coordination among BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — will bolster their economic growth and fortify the multilateral trading system, said market watchers and business leaders.