17:34 PartnersCelebrities join UK campaign to combat public vaccine hesitancy British celebrities including rockstar Elton John, actress Elizabeth Hurley, and comedians Lenny Henry and David Walliams have joined forces with the nation's health service to try and encourage people to get COVID-19 vaccinations.
17:32 EconomyBelarus, Moldova keen to develop effective cooperation in various fields Belarus and Moldova aim to develop meaningful cooperation in various fields, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said as he met with Speaker of the Moldovan parliament Zinaida Greceanii in Minsk on 6 May.
17:15 PoliticsBelarus MFA comments on G7 communique The Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affair commented on the communique adopted by the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers following their meeting in London on 6 May.
16:31 EconomyLaunch of new investment cycle described as matter of national importance for Belarus According to Aleksandr Chervyakov, it is objectively understood today that focusing on a development model based on loans has no future. It is necessary to put together a financial and investment development model, including using such tools as bonded loans.
15:48 In PicturesVictory Day preparations in Pobedy Square in Minsk A wreath-laying ceremony at the Victory Monument within the framework of the patriotic campaign Belarus Remembers and a gala concert will be held in Pobedy Square on 9 May.
15:29 In PicturesBikers taking Eternal Flame from Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow to Slovakia The association of Slovakian bikers launched the project “Road of Heroic Flame” timed to Victory Day. The aim of the project is to bring to Slovakia a part of the Eternal Flame from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow.
15:26 EconomyFirst unit of Belarusian nuclear power plant connected to power grid According to the source, the first unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant was connected to the power grid at 14:48 on 6 May after scheduled tasks specified by the pilot commercial operation stage program were finished.
15:16 SocietyCar rally in Vilnius protesting against blocking of Belarus sanatorium account The motorcade is led by Druskininkai Mayor Ricardas Malinauskas. The event is running along the route Swedbank-Presidency-Prime Minister's Chancellery-Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Seim. The event has drawn more than 70 cars.
14:59 SocietyCommemorative plaque for Sergei Belov unveiled in Vitebsk On 6 May, Vitebsk State Medical University hosted a ceremony to unveil a commemorative plaque for Sergei Belov, holder of the USSR State Prize, Doctor of Geographical Sciences, PhD of Medicine.
14:57 SocietyNumber of illegal migrants at Belarusian-Lithuanian border up by 17 times According to the source, illegal migration has been spurred to a considerable degree by some countries opening their borders and stepping down quarantine measures and by favorable weather. It is a common trend in the region, including in neighboring countries, Anton Bychkovsky said.
14:24 In PicturesFarmers busy with field works in China Chinese farmers are busy with works in fields on the first day of Lixia, or the Start of Summer, in accordance with China's traditional "solar terms"
14:00 SocietyMutual benefit: Sand supplies for the construction of Minsk World will increase by a third Every day 30-40 dump trucks loaded with sand of various grades, gravel and road mixes are sent to the Belarusian capital city for the construction of the Minsk World residential complex.
13:49 In PicturesGreat Patriotic War veteran receives Victory Day greetings Veteran of the Great Patriotic War Bronislav Karpenko has received greetings ahead of Victory Day.
13:48 EconomyAmbassadors of Belarus, Slovakia to Russia confirm interest in stronger economic cooperation Vladimir Semashko and Lubomir Rehak discussed the development of Belarus-Slovakia relations and confirmed the mutual interest in stepping up trade and economic cooperation and invigorating regional and cultural ties.
13:34 SocietyMonument to Hero of the Soviet Union Ion Soltys unveiled in Minsk The bronze bust has been installed at the intersection of Vaupshasov Street and Soltys Street on the initiative of the Moldovan diaspora and with the support of the Moldovan Embassy in Belarus.