13:12 SocietyBelarus approves Sputnik V vaccine bottled at Belmedpreparaty The Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine bottled at the Belarusian pharmaceutical company Belmedpreparaty has been approved by the Healthcare Ministry of Belarus.
12:24 PresidentMajor points on Belarusian president's visit to Azerbaijan The Belarusian president became the first foreign leader to visit Azerbaijan this year. Due to the quarantine measures in the country, the number of official events had to be reduced and the status of the visit downgraded to a working visit. Yet the agenda was still packed.
11:42 EconomyBelneftekhim: Belarusian market unaffected by global oil price fluctuations The meeting discussed the state and trends of the automotive fuel market in Belarus, the measures to maintain stability in this market and reviewed the proposals to improve them.
11:41 PresidentLukashenko talks to Putin over phone The heads of state focused on the development of Belarus-Russia relations. The presidents also shared opinions on some issues on the international agenda, discussed the schedule of forthcoming meetings.
11:38 EconomyBelarus' gold, forex reserves expected to exceed $6bn by 2021 year-end According to the National Bank, Belarus' gold and foreign exchange reserves will exceed $6 billion by the end of 2021, Chairman of the Board of the National Bank Pavel Kallaur said.
11:37 SocietyBelarus' youth union taking part in educational forum in Russia's Pskov Oblast A delegation of the BRSM Youth Union represents Belarus at the regional stage of the all-Russian youth educational forum Territory of Meanings that is running in Russia's Pskov Oblast on 12-17 April.
11:07 EconomyBelarus ready to help Azerbaijan with reconstruction of Karabakh region According to the press service of the ministry, the parties also exchanged views on cooperation in urban planning, design, use of modern information technologies in construction and discussed possible joint projects.
10:51 EconomyNational Bank: The increase of Belarus' refinancing rate aims to curb inflation “Yesterday we made a decision to raise the refinancing rate by 75 basis points [up to 8.5%]. This decision, along with other measures, is aimed at controlling inflation,” said Pavel Kallaur.
10:42 EconomyGrodno Azot: Helm AG is not in the client's portfolio for now Earlier there was information on the Internet about the suspension of cooperation between Helm AG and Grodno Azot. The company explained that there had been no official statement from the German company.
10:29 SocietyAleh Butkevich elected chairman of Conference of Catholic Bishops in Belarus Bishop Aleksander Kaszkiewicz of Grodno was elected deputy chairman of the Conference of Catholic Bishops in Belarus. Auxiliary bishop of Grodno diocese Iosif Staneuski was elected general secretary of the organization.
10:09 SportBelarus to face Serbia in UEFA Futsal Euro 2022 playoff Serbia defeated Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-1 to place second in the group. Belarus placed second in its group behind Kazakhstan.
09:38 SocietyOpinion: Belarus' Gomel Oblast, Russia's Bryansk Oblast need to strengthen industrial cooperation Bryansk Oblast is a reliable friend and stable economic partner of Gomel Oblast, Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovei stressed.
09:21 PresidentLukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Israel “The historical destinies of Belarusians and Jews are closely intertwined due to many years of traditions of self-sacrifice and support. Our friendship is tempered by the memory of mutual assistance during the most difficult trials that have befallen mankind,” the message of greetings reads.
09:00 EconomyEarly spring crops sowing in Belarus 65% complete Soil for sowing early spring cereals and leguminous crops was tilled on the area of 575,500ha (78.1% of the target area). This year these crops are supposed to occupy 737,100ha.
19:57 SocietyGeneral staffs of CSTO countries reaffirm common stance on military threats According to the source, participants of the session discussed challenges and threats to military security in the Eastern Europe region, the Caucasus region, and the Central Asia region.