15:39 SocietyNumber of nuclear energy supporters rising in Belarus In Ostrovets, 72.6% of respondents expressed an approval of the NPP construction projects. Lilia Dulinets noted that the figures are higher than across the country and this is not accidental: the construction of a nuclear power plant contributes to the economic and social development of the host city, improving the standard of living of its residents.
15:00 PartnersFIFA Club World Cup UAE 2021 roadshow set to kick off in February The Mobile Roadshow for the FIFA Club World Cup 2021 presented by Alibaba Cloud is kicking off in the build-up to the much-anticipated tournament, which will take place from 3rd to 12th February 2022.
14:49 PoliticsOpinion: Events in Kazakhstan are a lesson for those who still believe in peaceful protests According to Oleg Gaidukevich, as soon as the riots in Kazakhstan faced no resistance from the security forces, the degree of violence increased manifold. “If the Belarusian law enforcers had stepped aside in August 2020, the degree of violence would have been three times higher,” the politician said.
14:16 PresidentLukashenko, Tokayev hold phone talks Kassym-Jomart Tokayev thanked the Belarusian leader for support, including within the CSTO and informed him on the situation in Kazakhstan and measures taken to stabilize it. The two presidents also discussed a number of bilateral issues.
14:00 SocietyPromo! We give parking space to buyers of apartments in Volna house in Minsk World! The Minsk World multifunctional complex has launched a hot promo for its clients in the run-up to the Old New Year!
13:43 PresidentBelarus mulling measures to prevent dishonest mediation in procurement The head of state stressed that the procurement system has always been on his radar since it is one of the most important instruments of economic policy. "I have repeatedly given instructions regarding its use with a view to increasing the competitiveness of the economy, ensuring effective use of financial resources and preventing various kinds of gray schemes," the president said.
13:19 EconomyBelenergo comments on timeline to launch second unit of BelNPP "Work to commission the second unit involves the following stages: pre-commissioning, physical launch, reactor power startup, and trial operation. We are in the middles of the physical launch. Nuclear fuel has been loaded into the reactor of the second unit. Then we will seal the reactor and carry out necessary hydraulic tests, hot trials and bring the reactor to the minimum controllable power level," Sergei Bobovich said.
12:35 PresidentLukashenko: Digital technology should make people's life more comfortable According to the president, Belarus has necessary basic infrastructure, including a well-developed data transmission network, reliable data processing and storage centers and modern means of information security.
11:57 PoliticsCSTO lauded for swift, decisive action in Kazakhstan According to him, not only military, but above all moral support of the CSTO allies was of fundamental importance to Kazakhstan. "The first aircraft with the collective peacekeeping forces flew out to Kazakhstan in a matter of hours after the Collective Security Council made a decision to provide assistance," he recalled.
11:32 Partners"Turkish Viking" swims in frozen lake, breaks ice with his axe Known as "Turkish Viking" or "Viking from Kackar," Muco Turkyilmaz swims in a frozen lake, breaks ice with his axe and protects ducks from wolves in the mountains of Black Sea region.
10:50 Partners"Active Parks" well received by Abu Dhabi community: Department of Community Development, Sports Council The Department of Community Development (DCD) in Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), has confirmed that the Active Parks initiative has been well received by the Abu Dhabi community, with large numbers participating in the first two weeks of the fitness programme hosted in parks across the emirate.
10:42 PresidentLukashenko meets with Council of Ministers “Among the issues high on the agenda of the meeting are draft decisions to improve the procurement system, manage homeowners' property, improve financial literacy of the population,” the president said.
10:32 SportSabalenka to face Sanders in Australian Open first round Belarus' world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka will play world number 135 Storm Sanders of Australia. Two-time Australian Open champion and former world number one Victoria Azarenka, ranked 25, will open against Hungary's world number 98 Panna Udvardy.
10:03 PresidentBelarus mulls over setting up Digital Development and Communications Ministry According to the Telegram channel Pul Pervogo, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko is set to host a meeting with the Council of Ministers on 13 January. “The issue of setting up a new ministry, the Digital Development and Communications Ministry, is high on the agenda of the meeting,” the recourse said.
09:55 SportHanna Huskova clinches bronze at Freestyle Ski World Cup in USA In the super final Hanna Huskova opted for a 2.9 degree of difficulty instead of her podium rivals' 4.0. Bronze has become Hanna's second medal this season. Belarus' Hanna Dziaruta placed 6th. Dzmitry Mazurkevich finished 12th in the men's event.