13:49 In PicturesGreat Patriotic War veteran receives Victory Day greetings Veteran of the Great Patriotic War Bronislav Karpenko has received greetings ahead of Victory Day.
13:48 EconomyAmbassadors of Belarus, Slovakia to Russia confirm interest in stronger economic cooperation Vladimir Semashko and Lubomir Rehak discussed the development of Belarus-Slovakia relations and confirmed the mutual interest in stepping up trade and economic cooperation and invigorating regional and cultural ties.
13:34 SocietyMonument to Hero of the Soviet Union Ion Soltys unveiled in Minsk The bronze bust has been installed at the intersection of Vaupshasov Street and Soltys Street on the initiative of the Moldovan diaspora and with the support of the Moldovan Embassy in Belarus.
13:21 SocietyMezentsev hits back critics of Victory Day parades Victory Day is a rating scale of sorts to assess personal qualities of every person, State Secretary of the Belarus-Russia Union State Dmitry Mezentsev said when asked what he would tell people who oppose holding military parades and who call to celebrate Victory Day more modestly.
13:08 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,219 new cases, 1,319 recoveries The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 364,951 cases. A total of 355,531 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
12:55 SocietyWreath-laying ceremony held at Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow A wreath was placed at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin Wall in Moscow on behalf of the Belarusian Embassy on 6 May on the occasion of the 76th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.
12:39 SocietyGomel to host conference on modern medicine The forum will feature more than 540 reports. They cover almost all scientific areas: obstetrics and gynecology, human anatomy, histology, cytology, embryology, anesthesiology and resuscitation.
12:12 PoliticsNext session of Belarus' Constitutional Commission scheduled for 14 May The commission is set to consider the proposals to amend the constitutional provisions on the functions and powers of the Parliament – the National Assembly od the Republic of Belarus.
12:04 PoliticsAmbassador: Belarus, Russia rally together in the face of external challenges, in difficult times The peoples of Belarus and Russia have always rallied together in the face of external challenges, in difficult times, Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Vladimir Semashko said.
11:34 PoliticsAmbassador: Belarus, Russia are close to creating economic platform of Union State Belarus and Russia are close to creating an economic platform of the Union State, Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Vladimir Semashko told the media after a ceremony to lay a wreath on behalf of the embassy to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow.
10:52 PresidentLukashenko hosts government session to discuss civil service law Aleksandr Lukashenko pointed out that civil service is the most important institution of public service, and that the country's successful development and the improvement of the life quality and standards depend on its effectiveness.
10:22 EconomyBelarus attracts more FDI in 2020 According to Belarus' Economy Minister Aleksandr Chervyakov, the competition for foreign investment has sharply increased in recent years. This is partly a consequence of weaker international investment flows triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
09:45 SocietyBelTA wins Golden Letter Grand Prix for With Pride in Heart project BelTA's 7 Dnei newspaper became a prize winner in the nominations “Best materials on social and economic topics”, “Best materials on historical and local history topics”, “Best materials on scientific, popular science topics”.
09:15 PresidentLukashenko offers condolences to Mexico president over metro tragedy “It is with deep sorrow that Belarus has learned the news of numerous victims and injured in a metro accident in the Mexican capital,” the message of condolences says.
09:01 SportSabalenka advances to Mutua Madrid Open semifinal In the quarterfinal the Belarusian proved stronger over her doubles partner Elise Mertens of Belgium who had to withdraw due to an injury while trailing 6-1, 4-0.