12:46 EconomyBelarus, Russia might sign agreement on public procurement contracts in July At the beginning of July Belarus and Russia are expected to sign an intergovernmental agreement on mutual access to public procurement contracts, Belarus' Deputy Industry Minister Dmitry Kharitonchik said on the air of the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA informs.
12:38 EconomyBELARUS tractors on show at expo in Serbia The exposition organized by Belarus-Agropanonka DOO features machinery with the capacity varying from 80 to 150hp.
11:50 PresidentLukashenko sends message to Guterres Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko's message was handed over to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres during a meeting between Belarus' Permanent Representative to the UN Valentin Rybakov and the UN secretary general on 18 May.
11:25 PartnersSyria gains two gold, silver and bronze medals in the International Applied Physics Olympiad 2022 Syrian Scientific Olympiad students won two gold, a silver and bronze medals in the International Applied Physics Olympiad (IAPhO) 2022, organized by Indonesia remotely at the end of last April with participation of 20 countries.
11:18 SportWTA rankings: Sabalenka, Azarenka remain intact, Sasnovich two spots down Aryna Sabalenka currently holds 3,966 points. The Belarusian is set to open the tournament in France against France's world number 101 Chloe Paquet. Former world number one Victoria Azarenka, currently ranked 15th (2,440 points), will face world number 93 Ana Bogdan of Romania.
10:58 EconomyBelkommunmash, Nizhny Novgorod's Burevestnik to make trolleybuses together Belkommunmash is also among the enterprises with which Nizhny Novgorod Oblast has signed an agreement. “Our enterprise Burevestnik from Nizhny Novgorod is going to establish a joint production of trolleybuses. I think that we will not only keep the bar of $1 billion in trade, but we will also raise it,” Andrei Betin added.
10:39 PoliticsBelarus' mediation diplomacy at Russia-Ukraine talks praised “I can say that the organization of talks in Belarus were of the highest level, including all protocol, logistical and human aspects. Belarus behaved not just as a friendly, partner, and fraternal side, but also as a high professional in mediation diplomacy,” Vladimir Medinsky said.
10:18 EconomyVegetable planting in Belarus over As of 23 May, spring crops were planted on the area of 2,274,100 hectares. Planting was done on 91.5% of the area in Gomel Oblast, 86.6% of the area in Mogilev Oblast. Planting in Brest Oblast, Vitebsk Oblast, Grodno Oblast, and Minsk Oblast has been completed.
10:00 PartnersSome marine species reappear in Sea of Marmara after long time Some marine species, which have not been observed for many years in the Sea of Marmara, reappeared as the measures taken bore fruit, according to Turkish marine experts.
09:39 EconomyBelarus' Development Bank to allocate Br250m on import substitution program “The bank sees that the program to support small and medium-sized businesses is the most effective in terms of import substitution. SMEs are more flexible, faster, they do not need large business plans,” said Aleksandr Yegorov.
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."