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15 Feb 2019
Belarus, Latvia sign agreement to co-host 2021 IIHF World Championship Belarus, Latvia sign agreement to co-host 2021 IIHF World Championship
Belarus and Latvia received the right to co-host the World Ice Hockey Championship in 2021 at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Congress in Cologne in May 2017...
15 Feb 2019
Lukashenko, Putin visit Sirius Education Center in Sochi Lukashenko, Putin visit Sirius Education Center in Sochi
The presidents are set to discuss humanitarian cooperation issues on 15 February. After a joint walk around of the education center, talking to students, among whom are citizens of Belarus, the heads of state will hold a working meeting with participation of the ministers in charge of culture, education and sport...
15 Feb 2019
Lukashenko: Internationalist soldiers are the pillar of Belarusian statehood Lukashenko: Internationalist soldiers are the pillar of Belarusian statehood
“Thirty years ago the operation of the limited contingent of Soviet troops in Afghanistan was over. Our soldiers who were thousands of kilometers far from the Homeland displayed heroic tenacity, courage and perseverance, were the first people to take on international terrorism stopping its proliferation all over the world for many years”...
14 Feb 2019
Belarus president taking part in informal meeting with presidents of Russia, Iran, Turkey Belarus president taking part in informal meeting with presidents of Russia, Iran, Turkey
The Belarusian head of state’s working visit to Russia coincided with the summit. It offered a good opportunity to discuss pressing issues on the international agenda in a broader format...
14 Feb 2019
Belarus, Poland reaffirm commitment to closer partnership Belarus, Poland reaffirm commitment to closer partnership
The Polish president welcomed the increasing level of Belarus-Poland contacts and their efficiency...
13 Feb 2019
Lukashenko: Belarus-Russia relations are unshakable Lukashenko: Belarus-Russia relations are unshakable
"I often say that Belarus’ economy is the finishing assembly shop of the Russian economy. Some 60-70% of raw materials and component parts for our mechanical engineering industry and oil processing come from Russia. Therefore, this is our common economy"...
12 Feb 2019
Lukashenko: Time to demonstrate our ability to solve problems in two pre-election years Lukashenko: Time to demonstrate our ability to solve problems in two pre-election years
"We have two years before the elections to show people our ability to solve problems. We will have to take an exam this year and the next one. I also always talk about it in the run-up to such events. Don’t be afraid that we will indeed have to take the exam. We are going to seriously prepare for it"...
11 Feb 2019
Belarus president’s team win Minsk Ski Race 2019 Belarus president’s team win Minsk Ski Race 2019
Apart from the Belarusian president, the team comprised Svetlana Konoshenko, four-time Olympic champion Darya Domracheva and Nikolai Lukashenko...
7 Feb 2019
NBRB’s efforts to ensure financial stability in Belarus praised NBRB’s efforts to ensure financial stability in Belarus praised
Alexander Lukashenko reminded that the head of the National Bank is personally responsible for ensuring financial stability. “Heads of commercial banks know these approaches. Try to find common ground with them and build efficient work with them in the financial sector. We have not spoken much about money and finance in recent time. They say that money like silence. We follow these principles”...
7 Feb 2019
Aliaksandra Ramanouskaya clinches gold at the FIS World Championships 2019 Aliaksandra Ramanouskaya clinches gold at the FIS World Championships 2019
This is the first gold medal for Aliaksandra Ramanouskaya at the senior level. Earlier, the Belarusian was victorious at the junior worlds twice. Aliaksandra Ramanouskaya also won gold at the Lake Placid World Cup in January 2015...
6 Feb 2019
About 400 events scheduled for Minsk International Book Fair About 400 events scheduled for Minsk International Book Fair
Belarus’ national stand will host meetings with writers, presentations, themed quests, film screenings, theatrical performances, master classes and interactive readings. Every day will be special...
5 Feb 2019
Lukashenko holds government session with Belarus' economic bloc Lukashenko holds government session with Belarus' economic bloc
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko held a government session with the economic bloc of the country to discuss international cooperation, ways to raise the efficiency of Belarusian enterprises and other issues on 5 February...
4 Feb 2019
Lukashenko: Good neighborliness at the heart of Belarus’ border policy Lukashenko: Good neighborliness at the heart of Belarus’ border policy
“We should proceed from it. We are not locking our border to create problems for our citizens and those who want to come to us. We want to create a favorable environment but at the same time we should stop those who want to enter the country with ill intentions. It is particularly important in the wake of the 2nd European Games”...
3 Feb 2019
Lesik the Fox wins mascot contest in Lithuania Lesik the Fox wins mascot contest in Lithuania
The mascots competed in several disciplines: downhill skiing, staking, winter football, dancing and winter volleyball...
1 Feb 2019
Lukashenko holds session to discuss development of education in Belarus Lukashenko holds session to discuss development of education in Belarus
“We regularly address education issues. First of all, I would like to make sure that our decisions in education are implemented. If necessary, I want to give a nudge to reforms in education. However, there have never been and will never be drastic reforms in education"...
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