19:56 EconomyBelAZ ships 20 haul trucks to Taimyr Peninsula in Russia The entire batch of haul trucks BelAZ-7555V was made to specifications of the Russian company on the basis of experience of long-operation of such trucks in difficult mining conditions.
18:55 SocietyListapad film festival hailed as treat for heart and soul This year, the Minsk International Film Festival Listapad will be held under the slogan "Magic of Image" on 6-13 November.
18:44 SocietyBelarus takes part in SCO meeting of prosecutors general The forum participants exchanged the information on modern supervisory practices and effective mechanisms to prevent corruption and ways to combat it.
18:40 SocietyMinsktrans might cancel bus service to Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine Due to the unfavorable epidemiological situation, a lot of international bus routes have been cancelled, except for the ones to Poland, Lithuania, and Ukraine. However, the situation is deteriorating.
18:23 SocietyBelarus' cooperation with WHO hailed as fruitful Dmitry Pinevich highlighted the WHO's role in creating a health promotion environment in Belarus and implementing international approaches. This work resulted, in particular, in the development of the policy to combat alcohol and tobacco abuse.
18:13 SocietyMonument to Soviet partisan unveiled in Italy The celebrations to mark the opening of the monument to the Soviet partisan were part of a series of events dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory, timed to the annual Eurasian Economic Forum in Verona.
17:57 EconomyGolovchenko expects economic recovery growth, launch of new investment cycle in 2021 Roman Golovchenko noted: “It was determined that 2021 will be a year of recovery growth of the economy, a year of the launch of a new investment cycle. The most important thing is what resources and economic policy tools will be used to ensure the achievement of the investment goals.”
17:49 SocietyBelarus to launch stamp to mark 75th anniversary of UN The class H stamp is used for sending international written correspondence weighing under 20 grams. The stamp and the first day of issue cover depict the UN75 logo.
17:39 PresidentLukashenko instructs new rectors to restore order in universities You will need to sort things out at the universities, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he approved the appointment of new rectors of Belarusian universities on 20 October.
17:38 PartnersNew Zealand reports 11 COVID-19 cases from large group of int'l fishermen New Zealand reported 11 imported COVID-19 cases from a large group of international fishermen on Tuesday, days after they arrived in Christchurch.
17:29 EconomyBelarus prime minister wants additional sources of revenue in response to calls for more spending Roman Golovchenko said: “The next year's budget is being drafted in conditions of an unstable economic situation. Budget incentive capabilities are considerably limited taking into account the need to honor all the social commitments of the state and to repay and service the state debt in a timely manner."
17:11 PresidentLukashenko calls for fair treatment of workers “We need to support those who are in a difficult situation today. You cannot leave people behind. We are Slavic people. We act in a humane way. If you have achieved something, help your neighbor. Do not mistreat people. The majority of Belarusians are good people. They understand what's going on,” the head of state stressed.
16:48 PresidentLukashenko comments on situation in Belarus I am not holding onto power, with my hands blue with strain, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he approved the appointment of new rectors of state universities.
16:38 SocietyBelarus' Defense Ministry dismisses summons to military enlistment offices as fake Messages with the summons to a military enlistment office emailed from the e-mail address email@example.com are a fake. This address does not belong to the Defense Ministry.
16:25 SocietyTelegram channel NEXTA Live, its logo deemed extremist materials in Belarus The court ruling was made because attributes of extremist activities had been found in the content of the channel's information products (videos, appeals, and publications on behalf of the channel's authors and on behalf of the channel's subscribers) such as the organization and public appeals to stage mass riots.