18:39 SportBelarusian athletes to compete in European Race Walking Team Championships in Czechia The European Race Walking Team Championships will act as qualifier for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. For the time being Team Belarus has three licenses earned by Anna Terlyukevich, Viktoryia Rashchupkina (20km) and Dmitri Dziubin (50 km).
18:36 EconomyMinsk to host Lesdrevtech 2021 forestry exhibition on 20-23 May The international exhibition of forestry and wood-processing technologies Lesdrevtech 2021 will be held at Minsk Arena on 20-23 May.
18:26 SocietyCIS, OSCE urged to develop common approaches to election observation Since the Commonwealth of Independent States started sending observation missions 20 years ago (the CIS observers have monitored 110 elections and referendums in all Commonwealth countries over this time), it has amassed a wealth of experience and developed an effective mechanism for international election monitoring.
18:20 SocietyBelarusian tour operators to gather for open-air meetup in Braslav on 14 May Forty-five major tour operators of Belarus have applied to participate in the tourist exhibition in Braslav District. They will share their experiences and talk about new forms of work.
18:07 EconomyRogachev Milk Canning Factory makes first delivery to Jordan “Our partners from Jordan tasted our condensed milk and were satisfied with its delicious taste and high quality. They also liked condensed milk with cocoa and coffee. Residents of Jordan will be able to appreciate our classical condensed milk with sugar soon,” Rogachev Milk Canning Factory said.
17:43 SocietyRegional sustainable development academy set up at Kuleshov Mogilev State University Kuleshov Mogilev State University has actively participated in international projects in circular economy, sustainable development of regions, and environmental protection. Setting up the regional sustainable development academy was another step forward in this direction.
17:14 EconomyRosselkhoznadzor lifts ban on import of tomatoes, peppers by two Belarusian companies The Berestie greenhouse complex in Brest Oblast and Minsk Vegetable Factory have been given the green light to supply tomatoes and peppers to Russia.
16:42 In PicturesSt. Nicholas Church in Gomel District The Church of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker is the oldest architectural monument in Gomel District. The wooden church with baroque elements was built in the village of Staraya Belitsa around 1710.
16:28 PoliticsBelarus' MP speaks at international conference on election monitoring The international conference “Technologies of the electoral process and election monitoring” timed to the 15th anniversary of the International Institute for Monitoring Democracy Development, Parliamentarianism and Suffrage Protection of Citizens of IPA CIS Member Nations is taking place in Saint Petersburg.
15:47 SportBelarus 4th at European Aquatics Championships The Belarusians scored a total of 88.1958. Russia's Svetlana Romashina and Svetlana Kolesnichenko won the event with the overall score of 96.2904. Second were Ukraine's Marta Fiedina and Anastasiya Savchuk (92.6862). Austria's Anna-Maria Alexandri and Eirini-Marina Alexandri placed third (89,4592).
15:16 PoliticsBelarus attends meeting of CIS IPA Standing commission on Legal Affairs “I believe that today's meeting of the Standing Commission will contribute to further development of the CIS and will be a good help in improving the national legislation," Sergei Sivets said.
14:27 In PicturesBelarusian State University hosts clergy of all faiths The visit was organized as part of the Year of People's Unity project that the university launched in March of this year.
14:16 SportSabalenka out of Internazionali BNL d'Italia Belarus' world number 4 Aryna Sabalenka lost 5-7, 3-6 to world number 35 Coco Gauff of the United States in the Internazionali BNL d'Italia round of Last 16.
13:54 SportTokyo Olympics: 30% of quota places remain to be allocated According to the IOC, its efforts, together with the organizing committee, are entirely focused on the implementation of the final stage of preparations for the Games. It was emphasized that the Olympics in the Japanese capital would unite the world and become a significant event.
13:28 EconomyBelarus, Russia's Sakhalin Oblast sign 2021-2023 cooperation plan The document was signed as part of a videoconference session of the working group on advancing Belarus' cooperation with Sakhalin Oblast. Participants of the session discussed a broad range of matters concerning trade and economic cooperation.