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14 Dec 2021
Lukashenko: Tough times are ahead, we have to get united and move forward Lukashenko: Tough times are ahead, we have to get united and move forward
“Tough times are ahead of us. We have to move forward. It is necessary to always start with the fundamental law if we want changes. But we have to change things for the better as much as we can today. If we leap forward and the people fail to understand us, we will break away from the people"...
13 Dec 2021
Lukashenko explains EU’s reluctance to hold talks on migrant crisis with Belarus Lukashenko explains EU’s reluctance to hold talks on migrant crisis with Belarus
In the interview, the head of state once again dismissed the EU’s accusations alleging that Belarus and its government were orchestrating this crisis...
10 Dec 2021
Lukashenko: West seeks to change state system in Belarus Lukashenko: West seeks to change state system in Belarus
The president thanked Russia and other EAEU states for support to Belarus...
10 Dec 2021
Kochanova: Together Belarus, Russia will be able to solve all problems facing their peoples Kochanova: Together Belarus, Russia will be able to solve all problems facing their peoples
"Today's meeting is a great opportunity to discuss current issues that we need to address in the near future. I sincerely welcome the good and constructive relations between the Council of the Republic and the Federation Council, between our senators"...
9 Dec 2021
Belarus, Armenia described as good friendship with shared history Belarus, Armenia described as good friendship with shared history
"Our countries are great friends, with shared history and many interpersonal ties. It is important that in this difficult time we preserve them and build on them. We see how the collective West, the United States of America, actively interferes in the internal affairs of other states, imposes its policy, sanctions and dictate on others. It is important that we respond to these actions," Vladimir Andreichenko said...
7 Dec 2021
Lukashenko on Serbia: We have always been reliable friends Lukashenko on Serbia: We have always been reliable friends
Aleksandr Lukashenko assured that Belarus has always been determined to support Serbia and the Serbian people as much as possible...
7 Dec 2021
Russia’s Bashkortostan to advance cooperation with Belarus Russia’s Bashkortostan to advance cooperation with Belarus
"We want to work with you, with an aim of improving the well-being of residents of both Belarus and Bashkortostan and brining benefits to both peoples," Radiy Khabirov emphasized...
6 Dec 2021
Lukashenko: Time to decentralize power in Belarus Lukashenko: Time to decentralize power in Belarus
The head of state emphasized that in the current conditions no one should be able to have all the power in their hands...
6 Dec 2021
Lukashenko: ‘Belarusian society has changed a lot’ Lukashenko: ‘Belarusian society has changed a lot’
"In the near future we will publish the results of the recent large-scale opinion survey. We polled various labor collectives, and people answered many closed questions"...
3 Dec 2021
Lukashenko: The world has followed Belarus’ anti-lockdown strategy Lukashenko: The world has followed Belarus’ anti-lockdown strategy
“This is good, but we should not think that we have solved all the problems. Both the government and people worked really hard. The recent turn of events also worked in our favor: we were lucky in some respects. I have already said that today we have benefited from our decision not to shut down the economy during the pandemic last year"...
3 Dec 2021
Lukashenko: People are the priority of economic policy Lukashenko: People are the priority of economic policy
“This is the main objective. Regardless of any sanctions and pressure, regardless of everything they are trying to do with us, we must take such measures to prevent these sanctions from affecting people’s lives. At least, these external sanctions should not determine people’s lives. Please remember that this is a priority,” the president stressed...
3 Dec 2021
Belarus FM: Problems cannot be solved under pressure or coercion Belarus FM: Problems cannot be solved under pressure or coercion
“We stand ready to welcome any honest steps that will add to defusing tension and restoring mutual trust in Europe. To sum up, I would like to say that every one of us is right. Every one of us carries our own truth. The question is whether we will have enough wisdom to reconcile our individual truths,” the minister said...
3 Dec 2021
Ambassador: Belarus is ready to address migrant crisis with partners, despite political differences Ambassador: Belarus is ready to address migrant crisis with partners, despite political differences
“Belarus values peace and stability inside the country and in the region above everything else. Throughout the history of the independent Belarusian state, we have been a donor of security in the region and spared no effort to ensure global peace and prosperity,” said Andrei Ravkov...
2 Dec 2021
Belarus-Russia relations hailed as mutually beneficial, friendly Belarus-Russia relations hailed as mutually beneficial, friendly
"I would like to thank you for your help to Belarus. I want to recall that the recent meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly saw an attempt to push through an anti-Belarusian resolution, but thanks to your delegation and our active work, this resolution fell through. This confirms once again that we are strong together"...
2 Dec 2021
Volodin: Belarus is a sovereign state, will decide on its future itself Volodin: Belarus is a sovereign state, will decide on its future itself
According to the chairman of the State Duma, interference in the affairs of sovereign states is unacceptable...
2 Dec 2021
Lukashenko talks about close ties with Russia, Russia’s regions Lukashenko talks about close ties with Russia, Russia’s regions
Aleksandr Lukashenko drew attention to the fact that cooperation with the regions relies on a solid foundation of Belarusian-Russian friendly relations and proceeds regardless of actions of the West...
2 Dec 2021
Volodin: Russia, Belarus are on same wavelength, moving along same track Volodin: Russia, Belarus are on same wavelength, moving along same track
According to Vyacheslav Volodin, the MPs of the two countries generally work to ensure the implementation of the agreements reached between the presidents. “The decisions we are going to consider now concern the development of relations across a wide range of areas,” the State Duma speaker said...
2 Dec 2021
Lukashenko about Putin: We constantly stay in touch, inform each other about the situation Lukashenko about Putin: We constantly stay in touch, inform each other about the situation
Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We constantly stay in touch, inform each other about the situation, and plan our future actions. I think we will once again compare notes at the end of the month. We’ll talk about what is going on now and will determine our future for the next year”...
2 Dec 2021
Lukashenko: Early presidential election might be called after adopting new Constitution Lukashenko: Early presidential election might be called after adopting new Constitution
“Parliamentary elections, a presidential election, and election of delegates to the Belarusian People’s Congress. Three to four years are left before the presidential election. It can take place as scheduled. However, early election is also possible,” the president said...
2 Dec 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus Constitution draft will be published by New Year Lukashenko: Belarus Constitution draft will be published by New Year
"Lawyers wrote down the text that I dictated, because being the president I knew what powers I needed to keep the country together. And now I am studying it, because I have to submit it to a referendum. We will publish it soon, within a month or so,” he said...
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