17:53 SocietyMinsk forum discusses patriotic education, role of new media in preservation of history In the Year of National Unity the issues of patriotic education of young people and consolidation of the Belarusian society are relevant.
17:04 EconomyBelorusneft eager to start offering premium Plug&Perf services by 2025 The age of light crude is over. Today most of the oil deposits in Belarus are hard to recover. Belorusneft specialists use cutting-edge technologies, including Plug&Perf, to extract such oil.
16:43 PoliticsPutin warns of upcoming provocations, foreign efforts to destabilize Russia “We are facing the so-called the containment policy," Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
16:35 PartnersBritain gives EU more time to ratify post-Brexit trade deal Britain has accepted a request by the European Union (EU) for extra time to ratify the post-Brexit trade agreement, European Commissioner for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight Maros Sefcovic said on Tuesday.
16:27 PoliticsFM: Disarmament is crucial for world peace, human existence The foreign minister emphasized that the Conference on Disarmament has established itself as a unique platform for negotiating a wide range of matters related to disarmament, nonproliferation and arms control.
16:26 SocietyProject implementation opportunities for young Belarusians pointed out The official said: “The state has created all the conditions for the all-round development of young people. Special foundations of the Belarus president in charge of supporting talented youngsters have been operating for 25 years."
16:18 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 update: 1,279 new cases, 1,444 recoveries The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 281,707 cases. A total of 271,733 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
16:12 PoliticsDisarmament agenda viewed as vitally important for international community “It is important to understand that in the face of the security crisis, turbulence and growing contradictions among key world players, the disarmament agenda is gaining a paramount importance for the entire international community," he said.
16:08 EconomyBelarus' farm exports to Kazakhstan up 20% in 2020 The export of Belarusian food and agricultural products to Kazakhstan went up more than 20% in 2020, Belarus' Agriculture and Food Minister Ivan Krupko said at a meeting of the joint Belarus-Kazakhstan working group on elaboration of promising areas of bilateral cooperation in agriculture on 24 February.
16:06 SocietyCOVID-19 third wave expected to be less intensive in Belarus “The fight against the pandemic is far from over. We are reeling under the second wave, though the caseload is showing a downward trend in all regions. The third wave is most likely to be less intensive, through much will depend on the spread of new strains and the vaccination coverage,” Dmitry Pinevich said.
15:52 PoliticsMFA: A new arms race is unfolding "The systemic foundations of international security are being eroded before our eyes. Trust is being forcefully replaced with confrontation, dialogue with an accusatory rhetoric," Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said.
15:50 SportKHL: Dinamo Minsk suffer narrow loss against Amur HC Dinamo Minsk lost to HC Amur Khabarovsk 5-6 in the KHL final regular-season match on 23 February.
15:33 EconomyBUCE working on exporting Belarusian sawn timber to France The Bois Import SA representative Franck Vangendt noted that the company has been buying sawn timber from Baltic states for quite some time, but the coronavirus pandemic has forced the company to seek alternative markets. Belarus can be one of such markets.
15:13 PoliticsBelarus calls on Conference on Disarmament to start substantive work “Any armed conflict zeroes out social and economic achievements and human values, throws states back many years in their development turning them into a fertile ground for organized crime and terrorism," the minister noted.
15:03 PoliticsLavrov: West uses pandemic to pressure ‘undesirable' governments Sergey Lavrov also said that the world economic downturn caused by the pandemic has led to a significant rise in unemployment and increased social insecurity.