MINSK, 19 June (BelTA) - The Union State has instituted the new award in science and technology. The decision was approved at the session of the Supreme State Council of the Belarus-Russia Union State in Minsk on 19 June, BelTA has learned.
The award will be presented to citizens of Belarus and Russia for the outstanding results in joint research, discoveries and scientific advances once every two years, starting in 2019. The award will be timed to the Day of Unity of Russia and Belarus. The prize money will amount to RUB5 million by analogy with the literature and art award.
The decision on the winners will be taken by the Supreme State Council. The award is designed to incentivize scientific activity, to create favorable conditions for new discoveries and achievements.More about Society