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."
16:51 EconomyCIS prime ministers sign package of cooperation documents The document provides for cooperation and mutual assistance of competent agencies of the CIS member states in the exchange of biological material, improvement of lab diagnostics of particularly dangerous animal diseases, and prevention of the spread of infectious animal diseases
16:29 SocietyKochanova visits Minsk Civil Aviation Plant Minsk Civil Aviation Plant No.407 was established on 8 May 1953.
16:04 EconomyBelarus' National Bank unveils bill to amend Banking Code The National Bank has prepared a bill to amend Belarus' banking laws. The bill provides for a comprehensive revision of the country's Banking Code with a view to improving the regulation of banking relations taking into account law enforcement practices and international experience.
15:22 EconomyBelarus' PM urges to phase out use of dollars, euros in CIS It is necessary to minimize the use of dollars and euros in mutual settlements within the CIS as much as possible, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said at an online meeting of the CIS Heads of Government Council on 20 May, BelTA has learned.
15:14 EconomyGomel-Bryansk business forum praised as contribution to regional cooperation “The growing business ties, interaction in education, sports, healthcare, industry, agriculture, and other sectors indicate the expanding integration between our regions,” Aleksandr Bogomaz said.
15:09 PartnersAsia Cup: Stage set for high tempo Pakistan, India match on Monday The Men's Asia Cup will burst into action on Monday in Jakarta, Indonesia, with eight teams in action.