14:50 PresidentLukashenko in favor of small grants system designed to support youth initiatives Belarusian Education Minister Igor Karpenko revealed the details. He said: “For now there are certain issues relating to the creation of the legal base. We will continue working on it. But the president backed the idea."
14:33 SportIvashka progresses into Astana Open round two Belarus' world number 52 went off to a good start at the Astana Open defeating Elias Ymer of Sweden 6-2, 6-4 in the opener.
13:45 SocietyTruck throughput of Polish, Latvian checkpoints at Belarusian border below agreed numbers According to the State Border Committee of Belarus, 1,120 semi-trailer trucks are waiting to leave Belarus right now. The bilateral agreements specify how many trucks a border checkpoint is supposed to let through over a certain period of time.
13:00 SocietyDirect flights between Belarus, Venezuela under discussion Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Andrei Molchan has met with Venezuela's Deputy Minister of Tourism Leticia Gomez.
12:56 PresidentBelarus mulls over additional voluntary contribution pension plan “An additional voluntary contribution pension plan as an opportunity for people to improve their income in old age, was discussed at the 6th Belarusian People's Congress. Proposals on approaches to solving this problem have already been worked out,” said Aleksandr Lukashenko.
12:35 EconomyBelarus to export sawn timber, rebar to Hungary through commodity exchange Belvin Trade Kft., accredited at BUCE as a non-resident broker, will be engaged in bringing potential buyers to the auction and promoting Belarus-made products on the Hungarian market.
12:35 SocietyPlans to set up nuclear security center in Belarus The project is designed to bolster the national nuclear security regime and contribute to enhancing nuclear security at the regional level and the global one. “We will be grateful to the International Atomic Energy Agency for support with realizing these plans,” Viktor Karankevich said.
12:02 EconomyMinsk, Baku preparing for session of intergovernmental economic cooperation commission First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Aleksandr Guryanov has met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Azerbaijan to Belarus Ulvi Bakhshaliyev.
11:31 SportBelarusian student claims European champion title in Draughts-64 Yana Yakubovich is a grandmaster, reigning world champion, ranks 5th in the world in Russian draughts among women. She also won silver in the rapid round, losing to Vera Khvashchinskaya. Bronze went to Polina Petruseva of Belarus.
11:29 In PicturesNew hospital wards open for veterans in Minsk As part of the campaign We Care About Veterans, the Belarusian Peace Foundation helps equip veteran wards with refrigerators, TV sets, beds and diagnostic kits.
10:45 PresidentLukashenko hosts meeting with Council of Ministers The head of state is set to get familiar with several draft decrees regarding support to large families, pension system, housing construction, civil and youth initiatives.
10:43 PresidentBelarus considers additional support to help large families address housing needs Additional support to large families in housing construction was discussed at a meeting of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko with representatives of the Council of Ministers on 21 September.
10:24 SocietyOver 1,100 trucks queuing at Belarus' border with EU Over 50 trucks were queuing at the Belarus-Latvia border at the Grigorovshchina checkpoint, and more than 110 trucks at the Urbany checkpoint.
10:04 SportSabalenka qualifies for 2021 WTA Finals The Belarusian number one is currently 2nd in the WTA and has already secured her debut singles appearance at the year-end showpiece. The other qualifiers include world number one Ashleigh Barty of Australia and the Czech Republic's Barbora Krejcikova.
09:41 SocietyRussia resumes air service with Belarus in full In June 2021, Russia increased the number of regular flights to Belarus up to 10 per week. As of 1 August, the Russian Federation doubled the number of flights from Moscow to Minsk and increased the number of flights from Sochi and Krasnodar.