19:56 EconomyBelarus contemplating making dairy industry equipment in Russia's Novosibirsk Oblast Alla Lomakina said: “Our trade in food with Novosibirsk Oblast is close to $85 million. It is virtually two times as much as in 2022. Our export component in this trade is nearly half. It means that Belarusian products are in demand in Novosibirsk Oblast.”
19:22 SocietyPlans to open pesticide recycling plant in Belarus by year-end In his words, pesticide recycling depends on the chemical composition of the pesticides. Pesticides that contain mercury can be recycled only by designated enterprises, which are available in France and Germany, for example.
18:44 EconomySenator confident in Belarus' ability to get all it needs Natalya Kochanova said: “I am convinced we can make everything we need today for our country and our citizens to live a normal life. Except for when it is economically inadvisable to make the goods that are not made in our country.”
18:35 SportISSF supports IOC recommendations for Belarusian athletes' return to competitions The Executive Committee of the International Shooting Sport Federation discussed the recommendations of the IOC to assess a pathway for the return of neutral athletes holding a Russian or Belarusian passport to individual international competitions, BelTA learned from the ISSF official website.
18:16 SocietyChernobyl victims commemorated in Minsk On the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day, established by the UN at the initiative of Belarus, Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yuri Ambrazevich took part in a commemorative event on the occasion of the 37th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.
17:51 SocietyBelarus-Vietnam cooperation in law enforcement discussed in Hanoi The Belarusian delegation visited the Ministry of Public Security in Hanoi to get familiar with its facilities and resources and learn more about its special units. In particular, the Belarusian delegation was shown martial arts using service dogs.
17:15 In PicturesCulture and traditions of Uzbekistan in the sights of Samarkand The Eternal City historical and ethnographic presents the diversity, beauty of culture and traditions of Uzbekistan.
16:42 EconomyBelarus' industrial potential presented at symposium in China's Xiamen Belarus' trade and industrial potential was presented at the Global Development Initiative Partnership on New Industrial Revolution Symposium in the city of Xiamen, China's Fujian Province.
16:20 SocietyWar veteran Ida Ginzburg turns 100! Ida Ginzburg from Vitebsk, a veteran of the Great Patriotic War, a home front worker, turned 100 on 26 April.
16:01 SportAlla Tsuper, Elena Zubrilova receive Belarus' NOC awards Olympic aerials champion Alla Tsuper got the NOC Medal “For Outstanding Merits”. The NOC Letter of Commendation was bestowed upon four-time world biathlon champion Elena Zubrilova for her contribution to the development of the Olympic movement, mass and elite sport.
14:42 PresidentLukashenko about post-Chernobyl efforts: It was the most difficult decision The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant,the world's worst-ever civil nuclear incident, occurred on 26 April 1986. Around five million people are estimated to have suffered as a result of the disaster and its consequences
14:28 SocietyNational unity seen as answer to Chernobyl catastrophe cleanup in Belarus “On 26 April 1986 the entire country, the entire USSR rose up in defense from the threat of radiation. 37 years later we remember the heroes, who gave their lives and sacrificed their health in order to save lives of others,” Igor Lutsky noted.
13:54 SocietyResearch standards of young Belarusian physicists praised In his speech Dmitry Mogilevtsev reminded that the first congress of Belarusian physicists took place in 2005 when the United Nations Organization declared the World Year of Physics.
13:26 SocietyThese Belarusians did not leave their town after Chernobyl accident. What do they think of that decision now? In the new episode of BelTA's Youtube project "After The Fact: Lukashenko's Decisions" we will focus on Chechersk, on how its residents learned about the Chernobyl accident and why they decided to stay or return to their town.
13:19 SocietyTentative plans to set up radioactive waste management enterprises in Chernobyl-affected areas In April Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed a decree on organizing a system for radioactive waste management. According to the press service of the head of state, the document is aimed at enabling the operation of a system for long-term storage and burial of such waste.