11:18 SportWTA rankings: Sabalenka, Azarenka remain intact, Sasnovich two spots down Aryna Sabalenka currently holds 3,966 points. The Belarusian is set to open the tournament in France against France's world number 101 Chloe Paquet. Former world number one Victoria Azarenka, currently ranked 15th (2,440 points), will face world number 93 Ana Bogdan of Romania.
10:58 EconomyBelkommunmash, Nizhny Novgorod's Burevestnik to make trolleybuses together Belkommunmash is also among the enterprises with which Nizhny Novgorod Oblast has signed an agreement. “Our enterprise Burevestnik from Nizhny Novgorod is going to establish a joint production of trolleybuses. I think that we will not only keep the bar of $1 billion in trade, but we will also raise it,” Andrei Betin added.
10:39 PoliticsBelarus' mediation diplomacy at Russia-Ukraine talks praised “I can say that the organization of talks in Belarus were of the highest level, including all protocol, logistical and human aspects. Belarus behaved not just as a friendly, partner, and fraternal side, but also as a high professional in mediation diplomacy,” Vladimir Medinsky said.
10:18 EconomyVegetable planting in Belarus over As of 23 May, spring crops were planted on the area of 2,274,100 hectares. Planting was done on 91.5% of the area in Gomel Oblast, 86.6% of the area in Mogilev Oblast. Planting in Brest Oblast, Vitebsk Oblast, Grodno Oblast, and Minsk Oblast has been completed.
10:00 PartnersSome marine species reappear in Sea of Marmara after long time Some marine species, which have not been observed for many years in the Sea of Marmara, reappeared as the measures taken bore fruit, according to Turkish marine experts.
09:39 EconomyBelarus' Development Bank to allocate Br250m on import substitution program “The bank sees that the program to support small and medium-sized businesses is the most effective in terms of import substitution. SMEs are more flexible, faster, they do not need large business plans,” said Aleksandr Yegorov.
09:15 PoliticsZas on NATO expansion: We have enough forces and means to respond to possible threats “The situation is now very serious. It is a turbulent world. No one thought that this year would be so difficult not only for our state, but also for others. It started in Kazakhstan and spread on,” said Stanislav Zas.
09:02 PresidentLukashenko, Putin to hold talks in Sochi Aleksandr Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin are expected to discuss the entire range of matters of Belarusian-Russian cooperation and the fulfillment of previous instructions by the two governments.
14:00 In PicturesSome 200 conscripts take oath in Brest Fortress Nearly 200 conscripts of the Brest border group took the military oath at the Terespol Gates of Brest Hero Fortress Memorial Complex on 21 May.
19:57 EconomyBelarusian Bellesbumprom's export to Azerbaijan over 30% up in Q1 2022 Bellesbumprom shipped $14.6 million worth of merchandise to Azerbaijan in 2021, 108.2% as against 2020. In Q1 2022 the export growth rate amounted to 130.8% year-on-year.
19:16 PoliticsBelarus' commitment to reducing tensions in Europe emphasized Roman Golovchenko said: “In turn, we are trying to do everything to reduce the degree of tension. The West didn't notice it, didn't want to notice but Belarus was one of the first countries to raise the matter of the need to set up a new integrated European security system at all international platforms."
18:27 Sport2022 French Open draw released Paris hosted the draw for the 2022 French Open, tennis' second Grand Slam major of the year, on 20 May.
18:09 EconomyGreat Stone, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast to expand cooperation Deputy Governor of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Andrei Sanosyan and representatives of a number of big companies of the region paid a visit to Great Stone to get familiar with the history and development of the park.
17:47 PoliticsBelarus calls on Conference on Disarmament to do its best to lower global confrontation Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Office and other international organizations in Geneva Larisa Belskaya spoke at a plenary session of the Conference on Disarmament calling upon the countries to do their utmost to lower the level of regional and global confrontation.
17:22 PoliticsBelarus refuses to help resolve conflict in Ukraine by force of arms Roman Golovchenko stressed: “The collective West is trying by all means to brand us either as an aggressor or a co-aggressor. It is convenient for them because they need something to justify pressure on the country. But Belarus is not a party to the conflict and does not intend to participate in its resolution by force of arms."