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11 Apr 2023
Belarus’ Academy of Sciences on satellites, technologies, manned cosmonautics Belarus’ Academy of Sciences on satellites, technologies, manned cosmonautics
Belarus develops space technologies and makes equipment for outer space. The Belarusian satellite for the remote sensing of Earth, the communications satellite Belintersat-1, and Belarusian State University’s educational nano satellite BSU Sat-1 are now in a near-Earth orbit...
7 Apr 2023
Belarus working out new approaches to radioactive protection 37 years after Chernobyl catastrophe Belarus working out new approaches to radioactive protection 37 years after Chernobyl catastrophe
A number of changes have occurred in the sphere of management of the post-Chernobyl situation. The operation of the Department for Alleviating Consequences of the Catastrophe at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant has been discontinued. Tasks and functions of the department have been transferred to the Nuclear and Radiation Safety Department of the Belarusian Emergencies Ministry (Gosatomnadzor) and other government bodies...
7 Apr 2023
Belarus’ ambassador: All countries in Europe have contributed to changing regional security system Belarus’ ambassador: All countries in Europe have contributed to changing regional security system
The interview touched upon issues of regional security, including the situation in Ukraine, the state of the Belarusian economy, normalization of relations with the European Union and work with the Belarusian civil society...
6 Apr 2023
Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia have successfully withstood first economic attacks Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia have successfully withstood first economic attacks
The head of state cited import substitution as an example. He mentioned the production of machinery and equipment for the construction and maintenance of railways in Russia. “After the West left, they learned how to do it on their own,” the president noted...
6 Apr 2023
Zimbabwe’s first lady impressed by Belarusian healthcare standards, equipment Zimbabwe’s first lady impressed by Belarusian healthcare standards, equipment
“It is my first visit and I like it here very much. I can say only the best, warmest, and most sincere words about people in Belarus, about the culture and the cuisine. I like everything very much,” she remarked...
5 Apr 2023
Putin satisfied with results of economic cooperation with Belarus Putin satisfied with results of economic cooperation with Belarus
President of Russia Vladimir Putin made the statement as he met with Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko in Moscow on 5 April...
3 Apr 2023
About 100 liver transplant surgeries performed in Belarus annually About 100 liver transplant surgeries performed in Belarus annually
"80-90 Belarusian nationals are on the waiting list every year. Belarusians do not have to wait long for this surgery"...
3 Apr 2023
Lukashenko: People of Belarus, Russia have become even more united Lukashenko: People of Belarus, Russia have become even more united
"In recent years - and we state this openly - our countries, Russia and Belarus, have become much closer to each other. This is not only thanks to our relations at the highest political level, but, as always, thanks to our contacts with the regions of the Russian Federation"...
31 Mar 2023
Lukashenko promises immediate response to any encroachment upon Belarus’ territory Lukashenko promises immediate response to any encroachment upon Belarus’ territory
The president reminded that all the defense, security, and law enforcement agencies had been instructed to preserve peace in Belarusian land whatever the cost and the task is being fulfilled...
31 Mar 2023
Lukashenko: The more we want to live in a peaceful sovereign state, the stronger we must be Lukashenko: The more we want to live in a peaceful sovereign state, the stronger we must be
"Today, I think no one needs to be explained why the state needs a strong army equipped with the latest technology, why we need to develop our own military industry, and how important it is not to depend on anyone in this matter"...
31 Mar 2023
Lukashenko speaks up about EU politics and politicians Lukashenko speaks up about EU politics and politicians
“An independent foreign policy is a luxury in the modern world, a luxury that not all nations and states can afford. Especially today, when global tensions have probably reached their highest point since the end of World War II,” the president said...
31 Mar 2023
Lukashenko explains West’s attempts to drag Belarus into war Lukashenko explains West’s attempts to drag Belarus into war
“But trust me, I’ve never lied to you: they are getting ready to invade Belarus’ territory in order to destroy our country,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stated...
31 Mar 2023
Lukashenko on Western childfree trend: Such ideology must be outlawed Lukashenko on Western childfree trend: Such ideology must be outlawed
According to Aleksandr Lukashenko, demographic security is not just a matter of economic measures. There are factors that negate all the efforts of the state to create favorable conditions for population growth...
31 Mar 2023
Lukashenko emphasizes importance of social justice Lukashenko emphasizes importance of social justice
The people is the only source of state power and the bearer of sovereignty, Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked...
31 Mar 2023
Lukashenko about nuclear weapons: I want to safeguard the state and ensure peace for the people Lukashenko about nuclear weapons: I want to safeguard the state and ensure peace for the people
"I want to ensure security of the Belarusian state and ensure peace for the Belarusian nation. My nation has earned it with its history, with its entire existence! We don’t want to live in slavery anymore and we will not be slaves!" the Belarusian leader stated...
31 Mar 2023
Lukashenko: My children will not be presidents Lukashenko: My children will not be presidents
“That does not mean I am going to hang on to this post. Never. I think about the future,” the Belarusian leader stressed...
31 Mar 2023
Lukashenko comments on Ukraine’s counter-offensive plans Lukashenko comments on Ukraine’s counter-offensive plans
According to the president, such actions will make peace talks impossible at this stage and it is important to begin them as soon as possible...
31 Mar 2023
Lukashenko calls for objective assessment of historical truth Lukashenko calls for objective assessment of historical truth
“These are small things that play a very important role in preserving our statehood and sovereignty,” the Belarusian leader added...
31 Mar 2023
Lukashenko: Russian means Russia’s and Belarus’ Lukashenko: Russian means Russia’s and Belarus’
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement in his Address to the nation and the parliament on 31 March while saying that the Belarusian state is also a genuine successor of the historical legacy of the Ancient Rus...
31 Mar 2023
Lukashenko calls for truce in Ukraine Lukashenko calls for truce in Ukraine
The president is convinced that negotiations should start right now: “We should stop now, before escalation begins”...
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