09:55 EconomyBelarus to build more subsidized housing in 2024 This year, 1.4 million square meters of housing will be built in Belarus with the use of state support. This is almost 400,000 square meters more than in 2023.
09:21 SocietyExpert: Early voting shows that elections matter for Belarusians “High early voter turnout both at the ongoing and the previous campaigns show that the elections matter for Belarusians. Such practice is in demand and highly popular,” Vadim Mikhailovsky said.
08:16 SocietyBelarus’ 2024 elections: Early voting turnout at 41.71% A total of 44.72% of ballots were cast in Brest Oblast, with 41.71% cast in Vitebsk Oblast. Voter turnout has already reached 49.93% in Gomel Oblast, 39.98% in Grodno Oblast, 40.47% in Minsk Oblast, 49.43% in Mogilev Oblast, and 30.07% in Minsk.
08:10 SocietyBelarusians head to polls to elect new Parliament, local councils On a single voting day, Belarusians will elect 110 deputies of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the eighth convocation and 12,514 deputies of local councils of deputies of the twenty-ninth convocation.
08:00 SocietyPolls open for Belarusian parliamentary, local elections Belarusians are electing deputies to the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the eighth convocation and local councils of deputies of the twenty-ninth convocation.
12:30 SocietyHealth ministries of Belarus, Zimbabwe thrash out cooperation plans The delegation was led by Deputy Healthcare Minister Boris Androsyuk and included Belpharmprom Director General Oleg Sakhno, Deputy Director of the Center for Examinations and Tests in Healthcare Marina Zlotnikova, and other experts.
12:15 EconomyMinsk Tractor Works, Russia’s Tyumen Oblast to expand cooperation The Tyumen Oblast delegation led by Deputy Governor Vladimir Cheimetov visited Minsk Tractor Works. The delegation studied an exposition of tractors, toured the tractor assembly building and the MTZ museum, and held talks with the Belarusian company. The parties agreed to expand cooperation.
12:05 SocietyBelarus’ 2024 elections: Turnout at 33.61% after four days of early voting A total of 35.04% of ballots were cast in Brest Oblast, with 33.05% in Vitebsk Oblast. Turnout made up 42.83% in Gomel Oblast, 30.69% in Grodno Oblast, 32.16% in Minsk Oblast, 37.27% in Mogilev Oblast, and 26.04% in Minsk.
11:55 SocietyCEC chief: Belarus’ elections are on the home stretch “We are on the home stretch. Early voting is underway. During the four days of early voting, slightly more than 33% of voters have already cast their ballot. In general, everything is proceeding normally,” said Igor Karpenko.
11:47 SocietyBelarus’ CEC to sum up election results on 1 March “The Central Election Commission plans to convene on 1 March to sum up the results,” said Igor Karpenko.
19:55 SocietyCIS chief: CIS observers did not detect violations during early voting in Belarus Sergei Lebedev recalled that observers from the CIS countries were dispatched to all regions of Belarus in order to get a broader picture of the early voting process and the elections in general.
19:10 SocietyKazakhstan CEC sees interaction with Belarusian CEC as important "Our very close, friendly relations go way back. I fully concur with you that communication and interaction that we are developing at the professional level [between the CECs of Belarus and Kazakhstan] are very important," Nurlan Abdirov said.
18:34 SocietyBelTA’s Sovereign Belarus exhibition reaches Brest The Sovereign Belarus photo exhibition put together by the Belarusian news agency BelTA continues its journey around the country.
18:07 SocietyBelarus considers nominating Brest Fortress for UNESCO World Heritage List The Prosecutor General's Office has submitted a proposal to the Council of Ministers to nominate the Brest Hero Fortress memorial complex for the inclusion into the UNESCO World Heritage List.