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24 Sep 2016
Lukashenko drives Harley-Davidson at H.O.G. Rally Minsk Lukashenko drives Harley-Davidson at H.O.G. Rally Minsk
The event kicked off at the Mound of Glory Memorial. Alexander Lukashenko met with officials of the Harley-Davidson headquarters and heads of H.O.G. (Harley Owners Group) offices from Europe and the CIS...
23 Sep 2016
Over 160 organizations gather for Euroregion Neman 2016 expo in Grodno Over 160 organizations gather for Euroregion Neman 2016 expo in Grodno
Partaking in the international trading fair are over 160 companies and organizations from Grodno Oblast, border regions of Poland and Lithuania, and also representatives of Russia’s Kaliningrad Oblast...
23 Sep 2016
Lukashenko demands strict fulfillment of resolutions of Belarusian People's Congress Lukashenko demands strict fulfillment of resolutions of Belarusian People's Congress
"We passed a resolution concerning the most important aspects of the country’s development, approved major provisions of Belarus’ social and economic development program till 2020 at the Belarusian People’s Congress three months ago,” Alexander Lukashenko noted...
22 Sep 2016
Lukashenko in favor of more active involvement of church in social processes Lukashenko in favor of more active involvement of church in social processes
“We hope that the church will be more actively involved in social processes. It is very important for the Orthodox Church to continue promoting religious accord in Belarus demonstrating an example of civilized relations,” Alexander Lukashenko stressed...
20 Sep 2016
Lukashenko signs decree on passing Paris climate change deal by Belarus Lukashenko signs decree on passing Paris climate change deal by Belarus
On 20 September Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed the decree on the passing of the Paris Agreement adopted at the 21st session of the Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris on 12 December 2015 and 22 April 2016...
20 Sep 2016
Lukashenko wants Russia to decide on future of integration projects Lukashenko wants Russia to decide on future of integration projects
“You are well aware of the situation in Belarus. You know perfectly well that we are not going to put the carriage before the horse and strain anyone. We do not need it. We have been always trying to adjust to our neighbors because we do not want to pose obstacles to them. But we also have our interests"...
19 Sep 2016
Belarus views Oman as promising trade and investment partner Belarus views Oman as promising trade and investment partner
“Belarus is ready to develop relations with your state in all the areas. I can say that we are at the beginning of the road. I am confident that the potential of our economic cooperation is huge and in-demand,” the President said...
18 Sep 2016
Belarus beats Denmark 4-1 in Davis Cup Belarus beats Denmark 4-1 in Davis Cup
Ilya Ivashko made the use of Frederik Nielsen’s mistakes at the start of the match to take the opening set. The match lasted for two and a half hours. In the final the Belarusian kept his nerve to win out...
18 Sep 2016
Igor Boki claims sixth Paralympic gold in Rio Igor Boki claims sixth Paralympic gold in Rio
The Belarusian clocked 56.68 seconds to win the S13 men’s 100m backstroke and set a new world record among Paralympians. Second was Ukraine’s Yaroslav Denisenko (59.02 seconds). Bronze went to Nicolas-Guy Turbide of Canada (59.55)...
15 Sep 2016
Belarus sets up logistics centers as part of Silk Road Economic Belt project Belarus sets up logistics centers as part of Silk Road Economic Belt project
The head of state expressed confidence that the decisions adopted at the 64th session of the CIS council of heads of the customs services will promote integration and further economic development of the CIS countries...
15 Sep 2016
Igor Boki brings fourth gold medal to Belarus in Rio Igor Boki brings fourth gold medal to Belarus in Rio
The Belarusian triumphed in the S13 50m freestyle event with a Paralympic record of 23.44 seconds. Belarus currently goes 14th in the 2016 Paralympics medal table with eight (six gold and two bronze) medals...
14 Sep 2016
Two more golds for Belarus at 2016 Paralympics Two more golds for Belarus at 2016 Paralympics
Belarus’ Andrei Pranevich and Vladimir Izotov have won gold medals at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. Belarus is currently 13th in the 2016 Paralympic medal table with seven (five gold and two bronze) medals...
13 Sep 2016
Igor Boki claims third champion title in Rio Igor Boki claims third champion title in Rio
The Belarusian clocked 3:55.62 seconds to win the S13 men’s 400m freestyle gold. Second was Ukraine’s Yaroslav Denisenko (3:58.78). Bronze went to Dmitry Khorlin of Uzbekistan (4:06.63)...
12 Sep 2016
Lukashenko: Both West and Russia need a calm and safe Belarus Lukashenko: Both West and Russia need a calm and safe Belarus
“Both Europe and Russia need us. Particularly now,” said the head of state. “They need a quiet, calm, and safe country where any European event can be held in the interests of the European Union and Russia. Events in Ukraine demonstrated it”...
12 Sep 2016
Lukashenko, Lebedev discuss preparations for CIS summit in Bishkek Lukashenko, Lebedev discuss preparations for CIS summit in Bishkek
“The CIS Executive Committee and the CIS member states have prepared a number of important resolutions which will be discussed by the presidents. These include the statement concerning the 25th anniversary of the CIS, a number of statements about politics and the war on international terrorism,” Sergei Lebedev noted...
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