19:41 SocietyBelarus admits 700 Ukrainians over weekend As from 6.00 on 5 August to 6.00 on 8 August a total of 700 Ukrainians arrived in Belarus, including 523 in transit through Poland, 153 through Lithuania, and 24 through Latvia.
19:25 EconomyEDB project portfolio in Belarus exceeds $2bn The bank's project portfolio in Belarus is actively expanding. In the accumulated portfolio the country's share in the bank's total portfolio is 18.9% or $2.216 billion. Therefore, there are many projects.
18:59 SportWTA rankings: Sabalenka, Azarenka retain their positions Aryna Sabalenka goes 6th with a total of 3,366 points. Former world number one Victoria Azarenka remained 20th with 2,076 points. Aliaksandra Sasnovich moved one spot down from 35th to 36th (1,341 points).
18:30 EconomyBelarus, Uzbekistan consider canceling permit system in international road freight transport "The parties agreed to work on the abolition of the permit system in international road transport of goods," the press service said.
18:12 SocietyMFA: Belarus deeply empathizes with people of fraternal Cuba following emergency in Matanzas “We extend our sincere condolences to the families and friends of those killed while fighting the fire. We wish a speedy recovery to those injured as a result of this incident,” the message reads. “We express our full support for the actions of the Cuban authorities to eliminate the massive fire as soon as possible.”
17:36 EconomyBelarus, UAE intend to develop cooperation NAIP Director Dmitry Krasovsky briefed the ambassador on the main activities of the agency and the business potential of various sectors of the Belarusian economy. He also spoke about the methods of assisting foreign business with investment projects in Belarus.
17:01 SocietyBelarus hosts over 171,000 visa-waiver tourists Over 171,000 foreign nationals have visited Belarus without visas, BelTA learned from the State Border Committee of Belarus.
16:28 PresidentLukashenko extends greetings to communications regiment The head of state noted that the glorious traditions of the unit were laid down in the iron years of the war, when communications soldiers, showing special valor and courage, participated in the liberation of Ukraine and Belarus, fought for Rostov, Berlin and Prague.
15:34 PoliticsOpinion: United States is solving its economic problems at the expense of EU No matter how strange it may sound for supporters of Euro-Atlantic unity, but the Americans are solving their problems not at the expense of Russia and China, but at the expense of Europe, Russian political scientist Sergei Mikheyev said.
14:49 SocietyBelarus to vaccinate children ages 5 years and older The Healthcare Ministry has decided to expand the vaccination coverage and include children ages five years and older into the COVID-19 vaccination program, Belarusian Deputy Healthcare Minister, Chief Sanitary Inspector Aleksandr Tarasenko said.
14:18 PresidentLukashenko dismisses berry and mushroom tax speculations as nonsense The head of state stressed that people can gather mushrooms, berries and other wild plants, sell them and conserve them.
14:00 SocietyComfort of France in the heart of Minsk! Sales start in ‘Paris' house in Minsk World! August gives you a wonderful opportunity to purchase, on the unprecedented terms, apartments in the prestigious new houses of Minsk Word, a multifunctional, residential, business and sports complex. It is being built in the new center of gravity on the Belarusian capital.
13:11 PresidentLukashenko slams Polish politicians who ‘are galloping on U.S. horse around Europe' “Take a look at Poland. It is the most aggressive state in relation to Belarus. I do not understand why? Ethnic Poles live here. They are normal people, good workers. There are some out of touch but we have such people among Belarusians as well. We can live and work normally. What do they [Polish politicians] need? Their leaders have the approval rating below 30%,” said the Belarusian leader.
12:32 PoliticsBelarusian ambassador attends president inauguration ceremony in Bogota The Belarusian ambassador had a conversation with the president and vice president of Colombia. The Belarusian diplomat drew attention to the significant potential for the development of bilateral relations, primarily in trade and economy.
11:50 PresidentLukashenko: Miory Rolling Mill is now a state-run company “You will have a full-fledged director who will run the company. No bankruptcy or other proceedings - hell knows what they concocted. From today you are a Belarusian state-owned enterprise. The enterprise was taken away from the private owners as they did not fulfill their obligations,” the president said.