13:16 PoliticsRussian expert calls for evolutionary, lawful reforms in Belarus Aleksei Gromyko said: “It seems to me that in Belarus just like in Russia a very fierce strife is going on between certain parts of the society. In the grand scheme of things there is nothing to worry about but steps should be taken to make the country stress-resistant."
12:46 SocietyBelarus' migration chief unveils statistics on Belarusian migrant workers Head of the Citizenship and Migration Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Aleksei Begun has unveiled some statistics on Belarusians who left the country to find a job in Ukraine, Poland and the Baltic states.
12:26 SocietyMigrants from Ukraine still arrive in Belarus Ukrainian citizens still hold the first place in the pool of arriving persons who apply for refugee status, along with citizens of Syria, Yemen and other countries with the so-called sleeping conflicts or armed conflicts. Ukrainians still arrive, get a work permit and permanent residence. They are attracted by stability in our state, certain living standards and the allowances we pay in case of relocation and obtaining a permanent residence permit, Aleksei Begun said.
12:03 SportSabalenka, Mertens advance into Ostrava Open quarterfinal In the round of Last 16 the Belarusian-Belgian duo solved the Slovakian-Czech duet of Chantal Skamlova and Jesika Maleckova 5-7, 6-1, 10-5.
11:45 SocietyBelarus' border service updates transit rules for foreigners “Starting from 00:00 on 22 October, foreign citizens and stateless persons going through Belarus in transit will not need to present a document confirming a negative COVID-19 test result at the border. They will not have to go into the 10-day self-isolation, either,” the State Border Committee informed.
11:43 SocietyConference in Vitebsk to discuss regional development in digital age Scholars from five countries will gather for a conference in Vitebsk to discuss the social and economic development of regions and companies in the age of economic globalization and digitalization, BelTA learned from Vitebsk State Technological University, the organizer of the conference.
11:27 SportBelarusian Fencing Championship underway in Minsk The victory in the men's event was claimed by Kirill Kasyannik from Minsk Oblast. Silver went to Denis Pavlovsky from Mogilev Oblast. Bronze medals were clinched by Vladislav Pechinsky from Grodno Oblast and Artyom Chertovich from Brest Oblast.
10:58 Economy8.5m tonnes of grain harvested in Belarus As of 21 October, a total of 8,506 million tonnes of grain was harvested in the country, with the average yield of 37.7 centners per hectare (33.7 centners per hectare in 2019).
10:48 PresidentLukashenko holds meeting on topical issues The meeting is attended by high-ranking representatives of the government, the National Assembly, the Supreme Court, the Belarus President Administration, Belarusian regions and Minsk, law enforcement agencies, the Healthcare Ministry.
10:13 SocietyBelarus updates list of countries with reported COVID-19 cases The list was updated in line with a number of criteria, including epidemiological risks (number of cases and dynamics), and a country's coronavirus response strategy.
09:43 SocietyBelarus, Russia make progress in abolishing roaming charges “There has been clear progress in what concerns roaming charges. On 1 November, the countries will start testing a new tariff system. This does not completely cancel the roaming tariffs, but significantly reduces their cost,” Grigory Rapota said.
09:18 PresidentLukashenko extends birthday greetings to Nikita Mikhalkov Aleksandr Lukashenko wished the artist that his works would continue to give joy and inspiration to the public, help strengthen cultural ties between the peoples of Belarus and Russia.
09:02 EconomyBelarus' MTZ, Russia's Primorsky Krai to decide on three-year supply plan Relevant agreements were reached during the meeting between Primorsky Krai Governor Oleg Kozhemyako and a delegation of Minsk Tractor Works led by Director General Vitaly Vovk in Vladivostok.
22:28 In PicturesCranberry harvest season in Belarus The Belarusian enterprise Polesskiye Zhuraviny is Europe's largest cranberry producer. Its growing area totals 82 hectares.