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24 Nov 2017
Lukashenko pushes for Belarus-made electric cars Lukashenko pushes for Belarus-made electric cars
“We have to make electric cars. I count on the ability of the Chinese side to create electric cars together with us at the Geely factory. Specialists of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus are already seriously working on these cars,” noted Alexander Lukashenko during his working trip to Gomel Oblast...
23 Nov 2017
Minsk to host CSTO foreign ministers, defense ministers, security chiefs on 30 November Minsk to host CSTO foreign ministers, defense ministers, security chiefs on 30 November
The participants of the meeting will review the documents prepared for the upcoming CSTO summit in Minsk. They are set to exchange views on the status of implementation of the decisions adopted by the CSTO Collective Security Council and to discuss practical aspects of the interaction...
23 Nov 2017
Lukashenko signs key document to improve business climate in Belarus Lukashenko signs key document to improve business climate in Belarus
The Ordinance No.7 on entrepreneurship development will radically change the way government agencies interact with private companies. It will minimize the interference of government officials with the operation of commercial entities...

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24 Nov 2017
Latvian FM: Belarus, EU have gone a good way towards normalization of relations Latvian FM: Belarus, EU have gone a good way towards normalization of relations
As for the signing of the agreement between Belarus and the EU, he stressed that both Minsk and Brussels, and also other countries should decide on how and in what areas to cooperate...
24 Nov 2017
Lukashenko: Visit of Belarus’ foreign minister to Brussles planned well in advance of EaP summit Lukashenko: Visit of Belarus’ foreign minister to Brussles planned well in advance of EaP summit
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko told the media, commenting on the degree of Belarus’ representation at the summit and claims that Russia is somehow connected to it...
24 Nov 2017
Wiktorin: EU will continue to support environmental projects in Belarus Wiktorin: EU will continue to support environmental projects in Belarus
"Climate has no borders. Climate change mitigation is a strategic priority for the European Union. European leaders signed a climate action that envisages a new target of 40% carbon emissions cut by 2030"...

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24 Nov 2017
Four countries to take part in theater forum in Belarus’ Krasnopolye
Taking part in the forum will be 15 theater companies from Belarus, Russia, Lithuania and Latvia...
23 Nov 2017
Arina Sobolenko into Mumbai Open quarterfinal
The Belarusian top seed saw off Priscilla Hon of Australia (World No.214) 7-5, 6-1 in the opener...
23 Nov 2017
Belarus’ National Art Museum to showcase Scythian treasures
The exhibition entitled “March of the Golden Man across the world” will open on 2 December. It features Saka’s gold of the Early Iron Age (7th to 3rd centuries BC). In 1969, Kazakh archeologists headed by Kemal Akishev discovered a burial chamber of a Saka chieftain in the Issyk mound located 50km east of Almaty...
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UNESCO heritage sites in Belarus, Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace

The famous Belarusian landmarks associated with the influential dynasties, remarkable events and mysterious legends celebrate important milestones of their modern history this year. Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace and Park Ensemble were added to UNESCO's World Heritage List 15 and 10 years ago respectively. Today these gems of Belarusian architecture attract more and more tourists from different countries… Photos of Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace taken in autumn 2015 are available in our gallery. The video by Pavel Kuzmin gives a bird's eye view of the landmarks.