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7 Dec 2021
Belarus hopes to restore pre-crisis level of trade with Bashkortostan Belarus hopes to restore pre-crisis level of trade with Bashkortostan
“Our main objective is obvious and attainable. We want to restore the pre-crisis level of trade as soon as possible,” the president noted. In his words, in January-September 2021 the bilateral trade fell by 16% from the same period of the previous year to $280 million...
6 Dec 2021
Lukashenko explains his personnel selection principles Lukashenko explains his personnel selection principles
He is convinced that good executives, even if they got an appointment in a brand-new field of activity, can work with professional people with good knowledge of the agricultural and manufacturing industries, the services sector, business, entrepreneurship, etc...
3 Dec 2021
Lukashenko: Belarusian economy keeps growing despite unprecedented pressure Lukashenko: Belarusian economy keeps growing despite unprecedented pressure
According to the head of state, issues to be discussed at the meeting are many, including the results achieved so far, the country's economic performance in 2021 and measures of the financial and economic policy which the Council of Ministers and the National Bank suggest for the coming year...
2 Dec 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus-Russia relations have finally become open and fair Lukashenko: Belarus-Russia relations have finally become open and fair
"But I think a good beginning is half the battle. We will catch up if we have missed something. However, as we see today, we can hardly blame ourselves for anything. The relations between Belarus and Russia are finally developing in an open and honest way,” the head of state said...
2 Dec 2021
Lukashenko: Constitutional referendum will be held in February unless a war starts Lukashenko: Constitutional referendum will be held in February unless a war starts
"Well, unless you will force us to declare some state of emergency. Yet, I think it is very unlikely to happen. Therefore, I believe that we will be able to hold it in February in line with the schedule, as we have planned,” the Belarusian leader added...
30 Nov 2021
Deployment of Russian nuclear weapons in Belarus possible, Lukashenko says Deployment of Russian nuclear weapons in Belarus possible, Lukashenko says
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the relevant statement in an interview with Dmitry Kiselyov, Director General of the Russian state news agency MIA Rossiya Segodnya...
30 Nov 2021
Lukashenko gives interview to MIA Rossiya Segodnya Lukashenko gives interview to MIA Rossiya Segodnya
MIA Rossiya Segodnya's main line of business is to provide coverage of Russian state policy and public life to foreign audiences, prompt coverage of events in the world...
29 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus is not brandishing weapons, but is ready to fight back Lukashenko: Belarus is not brandishing weapons, but is ready to fight back
“If someone wants to talk to us as with peaceful people, please, go ahead and do it from today. We are ready to talk. But if someone comes to us with a sword or a gun, we have something to fight back with,” the Belarusian leader emphasized...
26 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to do everything for refugees in need Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to do everything for refugees in need
Speaking about the things Belarus can do for refugees now, Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that Belarus is not able to help them get to Germany. "You understand that we cannot start a war to clear a corridor through Poland to Germany for you. You see how they responded when you approached them"...
25 Nov 2021
Preparations for amending Belarus’ Constitution on home stretch Preparations for amending Belarus’ Constitution on home stretch
According to Aleksandr Lukashenko, the operation of the working group does not bring the work on the Constitution to a close. “Today’s meeting is just another step in the development of amendments. I want you to focus on the current draft,” he said...
24 Nov 2021
Pilots Andrei Nichiporchik, Nikita Kukonenko awarded Hero of Belarus title posthumously Pilots Andrei Nichiporchik, Nikita Kukonenko awarded Hero of Belarus title posthumously
The flight commander and the pilot of the training and combat squadron of the 116th Assault Airbase of the Air Force and Air Defense Force of Belarus were honored with such a high award for their courage and heroism in the line of duty...
23 Nov 2021
Lukashenko urges to ramp up agricultural export to $7bn Lukashenko urges to ramp up agricultural export to $7bn
“I am more concerned about the future, the strategy. The present is clear, we see all the good things. As for the future… We have discussed tactical and strategic issues several times. There is only one strategy – we need to ramp up our agricultural export to $7 billion as soon as possible,” the head of state said...
22 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: The EU shies away from contacts on migrant crisis Lukashenko: The EU shies away from contacts on migrant crisis
“Therefore, we should not wait for anyone. Once they refused, they will not be allowed to come here. There is nothing for them to do here. Because it will end up the same way as with these international visitors. They will come to show off. We will handle these migrants on our own if Germany does not take them. What else is left for us to do? We have no choice. But we must demand that the Germans take them,” the Belarusian leader emphasized...
22 Nov 2021
Lukashenko sends greetings to participants Listapad film festival Lukashenko sends greetings to participants Listapad film festival
The head of state remarked that the motto of this year’s festival “Film is a symphony of unity” highlights the commitment to harmony, creativity and preservation of traditions of friendly festival meetings...
19 Nov 2021
Lukashenko debunks popular fake news in interview with BBC Lukashenko debunks popular fake news in interview with BBC
Aleksandr Lukashenko was ready, as always, to answer all the questions that were of interest to the interviewer. The conversation was primarily about the situation on the Belarusian-Polish border, the details of the conversations with Germany’s acting Chancellor Angela Merkel...
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