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20 Sep 2017
Belarus president pleased with troops performance at Zapad 2017 army exercise Belarus president pleased with troops performance at Zapad 2017 army exercise
The exercise went in line with the approved concept. Its goals have been reached. Training missions have been completed in a quality manner. Joint defense in conditions of modern challenges and security threats was practiced at a decent level”...
20 Sep 2017
Lukashenko: Belarusian-Russian military activity only protects national interests Lukashenko: Belarusian-Russian military activity only protects national interests
The president noted that military activities are on the rise all over the world. In these conditions Belarus works together with the brotherly country of Russia to ensure the security of the Union State of Belarus and Russia...
20 Sep 2017
Lukashenko observes Zapad 2017 army exercise at Borisovsky exercise area Lukashenko observes Zapad 2017 army exercise at Borisovsky exercise area
The president visited an auxiliary command post of the Belarusian-Russian regional military force and an auxiliary command post of the 1st Guards Tank Army of the Western Military District of Russia’s Armed Forces...

Speeches & Interviews rss

20 Sep 2017
Foreign observers commend professionalism of Zapad 2017 participants Foreign observers commend professionalism of Zapad 2017 participants
In general, foreign observers were satisfied with the organization of the Zapad 2017 exercise and the volume of information they got according to the 2011 Vienna Document...
20 Sep 2017
Swedish observer praises smooth organization of Zapad 2017 army exercise in Belarus Swedish observer praises smooth organization of Zapad 2017 army exercise in Belarus
Thomas Moller took part in several observation missions before coming to Belarus. In Belarus everything is organized in an excellent manner, he remarked. He went on saying that during the exercise he had been able to receive all the necessary information...
20 Sep 2017
Belarus-Russia army exercise Zapad 2017 hailed as showpiece of transparency Belarus-Russia army exercise Zapad 2017 hailed as showpiece of transparency
Robin Mossinkoff emphasized that during the Zapad 2017 army exercise the observers had the opportunity to obtain unbiased information...

Latest press releases rss

20 Sep 2017
Minsk named top CIS tourist destination in autumn 2017
According to Turstat, tourists book autumn holidays in Minsk for an average of 2.5 days and spend $70 on accommodation per day...
19 Sep 2017
Belarus’ Listapad film festival announces slogan
“The slogan Truth, Love, and Beauty is a trinity which is the very essence of the cinematography. Cinema, as Jean-Luc Godard once said, gives us an opportunity to see. See the truth, as the image is always true itself"...
18 Sep 2017
Minsk National Airport celebrates three-millionth passenger in 2017
The passenger arrived in Minsk from Domodedovo Airport, Russia on the Belavia flight B2952 at 4 p.m. This year it happened a couple of months earlier, which shows that the passenger flow is growing steadily...
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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.