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21 Aug 2017
Plans for new transplantology center in Belarus Plans for new transplantology center in Belarus
According to the head of the National Research Center for Organ and Tissue Transplantation, the center will include operating, intensive care and emergency rooms...
20 Aug 2017
Lukashenko inspects progress in harvest campaign from helicopter Lukashenko inspects progress in harvest campaign from helicopter
The president flew over the regions of paramount concern for him. These are Vitebsk Oblast, northern districts of Mogilev Oblast and Minsk Oblast. The head of state inspected the progress in the harvesting of grain, straw, procurement of fodder, preparations for the sowing of winter crops...
19 Aug 2017
Lukashenko sees good prospects for raising flax growing efficiency in Belarus Lukashenko sees good prospects for raising flax growing efficiency in Belarus
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said during the visit to the republican unitary enterprise Ustye of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) in Orsha District. This enterprise specializes in flax growing and seed harvesting...
18 Aug 2017
Lukashenko inspects progress in harvest campaign Lukashenko inspects progress in harvest campaign
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko inspected the progress in the harvest campaign in Belarus, saw modern agricultural vehicles, and took a ride in a grain harvester when visiting farms in Shklov District and Orsha District...
16 Aug 2017
Lukashenko meets with cosmonaut Novitsky Lukashenko meets with cosmonaut Novitsky
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko met with Belarus-born cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky. They had a warm conversation and exchanged presents...
16 Aug 2017
Belarus, Afghanistan urged to move from conversations to full-fledged cooperation Belarus, Afghanistan urged to move from conversations to full-fledged cooperation
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah. The head of state assured that Belarus is ready to develop cooperation in all areas of interest for Afghanistan...
15 Aug 2017
Lukashenko holds meeting to discuss development of education in Belarus Lukashenko holds meeting to discuss development of education in Belarus
The president asked about the enrollment campaign which will last till 20 August. The head of state also wanted to know about the preparedness of various educational institutions for the academic year, other topical issues...
15 Aug 2017
Belarusian MLRS Polonez among world’s best in 2017 Belarusian MLRS Polonez among world’s best in 2017
The YouTube channel has released a video to showcase the world’s top 10 multiple-launch rocket systems. The Belarusian MLRS came third after the Chinese systems AR3 and WS-2D...
11 Aug 2017
Savushkin Product awarded Honorary State Banner of Belarus Savushkin Product awarded Honorary State Banner of Belarus
“This is a sign of recognition of the merits of your entire team and also an indicator of people's love that Savushkin Product has earned. The company's products are on the table of almost every family today,” Alexander Lukashenko stated...
11 Aug 2017
Handsome returns on investments in processing industry upgrade Handsome returns on investments in processing industry upgrade
Belarus gets handsome returns on investments in the processing industry upgrade, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said during the visit to OAO Savushkin Product. The head of state said that many enterprises with modern technologies have emerged in this segment of the economy...
10 Aug 2017
Lukashenko urges to accelerate harvest campaign Lukashenko urges to accelerate harvest campaign
“I see that the harvest campaign is in full swing, everything is alright, but it should be accelerated by 10-15%,” the president said during his working trip to Brest Oblast...
10 Aug 2017
Belarus hopes to harvest about 10m tonnes of grain crops Belarus hopes to harvest about 10m tonnes of grain crops
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said during his working trip to Brest Oblast. “We can harvest about 10 million tonnes of grain crops together with rape and corn,” the head of the state said...
7 Aug 2017
Belarus hopes to return to artistic gymnastics elite Belarus hopes to return to artistic gymnastics elite
“I hope that you will help us return to the artistic gymnastics elite. You know that we have wonderful school. But unfortunately we have lost it. Unlike us, Japan has been on top and still remains on top,” Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Morinari Watanabe...
7 Aug 2017
Belarus claim 10 medals at FIG World Challenge Cup 2017 in Minsk Belarus claim 10 medals at FIG World Challenge Cup 2017 in Minsk
Leader of the national team Yekaterina Galkina clinched gold with the Ball and bronze medals with the Hoop and the Ribbon. Alina Gornosko collected silver medals with the Ball and the Ribbon. She also claimed bronze with the Clubs and the Individual All-Around silver...
4 Aug 2017
500 Years of Belarusian Book Printing 500 Years of Belarusian Book Printing
The first Belarusian book, The Psalter, was published in Prague 500 years ago, on 6 August 1517. The book is considered to be one of the most popular and widespread books of the Bible. This book printed by Francysk Skaryna gave a start to the Belarusian book printing, which developed in close cooperation with the European and East-Slavonic book printing...
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