18:31 PoliticsMP: Belarus and Russia stand ready to counteract attempts to depreciate common values “The organization of parades in Minsk and Moscow, the opening of the Rzhev war memorial, and festivities to commemorate Belarus' liberation from the Nazi have confirmed the resolve of our countries to inflexibly counteract any attempts to depreciate the values that cement our union,” the MP stressed.
18:04 PoliticsCall to fully reopen common border for citizens of Belarus, Russia as soon as possible “It is necessary to as promptly as possible restore transportation by road, by air, and by rail while unconditionally observing all the anti-epidemic requirements. It is necessary to lift all the restrictions from travels of Belarusians and Russians across the common border,” the MP believes.
17:37 PoliticsBenefits of equitable relations in Belarus-Russia union pointed out Vladimir Andreichenko continued: “Integration is not a goal in itself but a tool that helps us ensure the wellbeing of the population and high living standards. It is our key task. We should bear it in mind as we form the agenda for the near future.”
17:11 PartnersAuto sales surge for 3 consecutive months As China's economy continues its recovery, the automobile industry witnessed sales growth for three consecutive months, Securities Times reported on Tuesday.
17:07 SocietyGomel Oblast to cooperate with Switzerland in overcoming Chernobyl catastrophe consequences Gennady Solovei informed the delegation about the social and economic development of the region. In particular, the operation of Gomel Oblast enterprises amid the pandemic was mentioned as well as state support for people and territories affected by the Chernobyl catastrophe.
16:31 SocietyBelarus in favor of closer cooperation in science in EAEU Now work is underway to agree on the documents for the period up to 2025, such as the draft strategic guidelines for the development of Eurasian economic integration and the draft main areas of industrial cooperation in the EAEU.
16:07 PresidentLukashenko talks about incentives for big business in Belarus The head of state noted that a large number of investors from various countries would like to start up a business in Belarus. However, all of them ask for major tax incentives and various kinds of preferences. Long story short, they are unwilling to pay taxes.
16:02 PoliticsSavinykh: OSCE PA will not be able to send observers to presidential election in Belarus The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly has already said it will not be able to send its observers due to the epidemiological situation, Andrei Savinykh said.
15:35 PresidentRelocation of industrial enterprises from Minsk's center to continue Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that it is necessary to effectively use state property in Minsk. In particular, old manufacturing sites, which can be repurposed or can be used to start environmentally friendly manufacturing. “Some have even started building restaurants in those locations,” the head of state noted.
15:19 PresidentLukashenko offers his take on housing construction priorities The head of state touched on the performance of construction organizations, prices for new housing. A number of measures has already been taken to ensure that everything is done transparently and fairly in this sector.
15:04 PresidentLukashenko describes quality as basis of export Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Yes, we've directed attention to the matter in the last 6-12 months and have started mending our ways. We will perish if there is no quality. Because quality is the basis of export. The country will not be able to live without export, there will be no foreign currency earnings.”
14:53 SocietyBelarus' coronavirus update: 51,902 people recover The nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases reached 64,003. Belarus has carried out 1,078,267 tests.
14:43 PresidentBelarus president against overcrowding in Minsk Aleksandr Lukashenko noted: “We should pay close attention to the city as a whole. The city should be an example of life in all aspects. For now there are nearly 200,000 families in need of better housing in the city.”
14:18 PresidentMinsk's business climate touted as one of best in the CIS The head of state noted that the Financial Times placed Minsk fourth in terms of cost effectiveness on its European Cities and Regions of the Future 2018/19 ranking. The Independent named the Belarusian capital a must-visit European destination for 2019.
14:17 PresidentLukashenko: Corruption is rust, humiliation of the person Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Corruption is the rust that erodes not only the economy but the society, the entire way of life we've created. It is a humiliation of the person. I don't want Belarus to fall into this vortex.”