13:45 SocietyInvestigation in progress into refugee death at Belarusian border A dead man with Afro-Asian appearance was found in a sleeping bag near the border guard station Vidzy of the Polotsk branch of the Belarusian border service in the evening on 27 November. An investigation team was dispatched to the site.
13:33 PoliticsVolodin: Poland tramples democratic principles in its treatment of refugees The chairman of the State Duma pointed to Belarus' assistance to refugees. “Belarus has lent them a helping hand. Then why is the EU that provoked these processes not bearing any responsibility?” he asked.
13:20 SocietyInvestigation launched into refugee death at Belarusian-Lithuanian border The lifeless body of a migrant with bodily injuries was found by a border patrol in a forest near the village of Ivache, Shchuchin District, Grodno Oblast on 28 November 2021. The bodily injuries indicate that violence had been used against the refugee.
13:08 SocietyDead refugee found at Belarusian-Lithuanian border A border patrol found the dead body of a beaten-up and exhausted man with non-Slavonic appearance at the Belarusian-Lithuanian border on 28 November. The border patrol determined that the body had been dragged from Lithuania across the border to Belarus.
13:04 EconomyBelarus' agricultural export nearly doubles in 2010-2020 In 2021 Belarus' exports of agricultural products and food are expected to exceed $6 billion.
13:03 EconomyBelarus plans to produce 10m tonnes of grain, 6m tonnes of potatoes a year Aleksandr Subbotin said that although Belarus ensures its food security, it has prospects of increasing the efficiency of its agricultural production. The draft state program Agrarian Business for 2021-2025 has been worked out to solve strategic tasks facing the country's agricultural industry.
12:50 SocietyRefugees stuck at Belarusian-Polish border well-supplied with food The delivery of humanitarian aid to the refugees continues. A total of 135 tonnes of humanitarian aid has been received so far. The refugees were handed out 109 tonnes of aid, including 85 tonnes of food, Viktor Liskovich noted. The handing out of warm footwear and blankets will continue.
12:31 SocietyRefugees stuck at Belarusian-Polish border get medical aid in full The senator said: “Medical aid is provided in full. About 100-120 people apply for consultations and outpatient care every day. About ten people are hospitalized daily on the average. For instance, four people with acute appendicitis were hospitalized on Saturday. All of them received surgeries in time.”
12:29 PresidentLukashenko: Massive hybrid war has been launched against Belarus “We have discussed several times that there is a hybrid war. I warned you at the end of 2020 that a hybrid war had been launched against us in almost all directions. We are on the verge of hot confrontation,” the president said.
12:22 PresidentLukashenko pledges response to any weapon threats at Belarus border “The General Staff need to know in which direction these scoundrels will act against us and how we will respond,” said Aleksandr Lukashenko.
12:17 PoliticsDefense minister: NATO is building up offensive potential near Belarus' borders Viktor Khrenin said: “Results of the evaluation indicate that the measures Western countries are taking to militarize the region lead to a substantial change of the balance of forces. The offensive potential of the armed forces of the NATO member states is being built up near our borders.”
12:12 PresidentLukashenko: West uses migrants to hold back the Belarusian army in case of conflict with Russia “They are, probably, concerned that the inflow of migrants has decreased because they are using these people (we already see it) to solve their internal problems and to put pressure on us,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
11:59 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus is not brandishing weapons, but is ready to fight back “I want to emphasize once again: we are not brandishing our weapons. We are fully aware what war is. Many of us went through the hardships of the post-war period [after the Great Patriotic War], when we had nothing to wear and lived in dugouts. Now we live more or less well, we do not want any wars,” the president said.
11:51 PresidentLukashenko: USA, UK hatching plans to destroy EU, with participation of Poland "The Americans do not need partners who can rival them," the Belarusian leader stressed.
11:39 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus dragged into military escalation campaign in the region “We have gathered together today to discuss issues connected with the national security of our country. Look at the map. All of you understand what is going on around our Belarus,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed.