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Belarus' achievements in space industry presented in Vienna

Education, Training & Research

Belarus, Published on: 13 June 2019

The Belarusian delegation is led by Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Sergei Kilin. On 12 June he made a report on Belarus' efforts in researching and using outer space for peaceful purposes and development prospects.


Tickets for Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk sell well

Culture and Media

Belarus, Published on: 11 June 2019

According to the source, some 40,000-45,000 tickets have been sold or about 51% of the total number. Some 3,000 tickets were sold abroad: in Switzerland, Israel, Guinea, USA, and other countries. A lot of the tickets were bought in Russia and Latvia.


Minsk European Games opening ceremony to involve over 1,300 people

Information Society

Belarus, Published on: 11 June 2019

“The opening ceremony will be about Belarus and its history. More than 1,300 people will be involved in the show,” MEGOC head of the department for the opening and closing ceremonies Olesya Rulkova said. She noted that installation of stage equipment is going on schedule.


EBRD pleased with rapid advancement of relations with Belarus

Economy and trade

Belarus, Published on: 11 June 2019

Jurgen Rigterink said: “We have had very fruitful negotiations with the prime minister. In particular, we've discussed such matters as privatization, the improvement of the state of infrastructure, and work in many other areas.”


Криушенко рассказал, почему Беларусь уступила Германии

Culture and Media

Belarus, Published on: 09 June 2019

«Результат закономерен, Германия по праву сильнее», — заявил главный тренер белорусской футбольной сборной Игорь Криушенко на пресс-конференции по окончании отборочного матча чемпионата Европы-2020.


Молодежная сборная Беларуси по футболу одержала самую крупную победу в истории

Information Society, Youth

Belarus, Published on: 08 June 2019

Наши юные футболисты забили 10 безответных мячей команде Гибралтара в стартовом матче квалификации чемпионата Европы-2021.


В Польше считают, что ЕС будет сильнее с Украиной

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 08 June 2019

Главы парламентов Украины, Литвы и Польши обсудили шаги, которые должна сделать Украина для того, чтобы получить членство в ЕС.


Новый президент Литвы пообещал поддерживать диалог с Беларусью

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 04 June 2019

Избранный президент Литвы Гитанас Науседа на пресс-конференции в Вильнюсе 4 июня пообещал поддерживать диалог с Беларусью, поскольку для этой балтийской страны «важна самостоятельность соседнего государства».


Belarus describes plans to step up U.S. military presence in Poland as grave error

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 04 June 2019

Vladimir Makei said: “We believe plans to reinforce the USA's military presence in the countries Belarus borders with, primarily Poland, represent a major error. This military presence will break the balance of forces in the region. What is the purpose of it?"


Belarus hopes to continue productive dialogue with Italy

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 03 June 2019

The head of state emphasized that Belarus and Italy have good traditions of friendly and constructive relations which have advanced significantly and acquired additional value in recent years.


В центре Минска прошел День шведской культуры и выступила победительница «Евровидения» Loreen

Culture and Media

Belarus, Published on: 01 June 2019

Сегодня в Верхнем городе проходит День шведской культуры. Устроители праздника подошли к делу со всей ответственностью и пригласили мощных хедлайнеров: ночью в центре Минска бесплатно выступит победительница «Евровидения» Loreen. А днем публику разогревали клоуны и кавер-бэнд Петра Клюева, на 17 площадках было много классных активностей и традиционно мало места, потому что вход — бесплатный. В 20:30 начнется концерт группы J: ...


Lukashenko offers condolences to S. Korea over boat tragedy in Hungary

Information Society

Belarus, Published on: 31 May 2019

It was with great sadness that Belarus learned the news about the tragedy, the head of state said.


Еврокомиссия предложила начать переговоры о вступлении двух стран в ЕС

Economy and trade

Belarus, Published on: 29 May 2019

У каждой страны – свой темп при проведении переговоров о вступлении в Евросоюз, напомнил еврокомиссар Йоханнес Хан.


Inspectors from Canada, UK, Czechia to make observation flight over Belarus, Russia

Economy and trade, Transport

Belarus, Published on: 29 May 2019

The observation flight on board a Canadian observation aircraft C-1301 will be conducted under the Open Skies Treaty to verify military activities in the observed states.


Belarus, Italy look to exceed €1bn in mutual trade in 2020

Economy and trade

Belarus, Published on: 29 May 2019

“In 2018, the trade between the two countries exceeded €800 million. It continues growing. We hope that the mutual trade will exceed €1 billion in 2020,” Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Belarus Mario Giorgio Stefano Baldi said.


Belarus' Investigative Committee eager to cooperate with Europol, Eurojust

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 29 May 2019

Belarusian investigators are interested in studying in more detail the European experience and cutting-edge methods for investigating various kinds of crime, particularly in the sphere of high technologies, drugs trafficking, trafficking in persons and illegal migration, counteraction of corruption and organized crime.


Minsk to designate special lanes during European Games

Transport

Belarus, Published on: 27 May 2019

Minsk road police called upon Minskers to show hospitality and respect to those who are going to visit the capital during the European Games.


Обгоняем страны ЕС и почти всех соседей. Как растут цены в Беларуси и других странах

Economy and trade

Belarus, Published on: 27 May 2019

FINANCE.TUT.BY посмотрел, как отличается годовая инфляция в Беларуси и других странах.


Belarusian resolution on crime prevention adopted in United Nations

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 27 May 2019

Belarus-sponsored resolution “Strengthening the engagement of all members of society in crime prevention” was adopted at the 28th session of the CCPCJ held in Vienna under the chairmanship of Permanent Representative of Belarus Alena Kupchyna.