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12 May 2016
Matusevich: Belarusian media are developing in the context of global trends Matusevich: Belarusian media are developing in the context of global trends
“The world rankings attest to this. For example, the International Telecommunication Union has ranked Belarus 36th in terms of Internet penetration, ahead of all the other CIS member states"...
11 May 2016
Belarus achieves SDGs in constructive cooperation with United Nations Belarus achieves SDGs in constructive cooperation with United Nations
"The national sustainable development program up to 2030 adopted in Belarus in 2015 conceptually coincides with the United Nations sustainable development agenda. Therefore, Belarus has a good basis for achieving the sustainable development goals at the national level"...
11 May 2016
Ananich: Mass media of Belarus have made great headway over past 20 years Ananich: Mass media of Belarus have made great headway over past 20 years
“When we held the first exhibition, there were a bit more than 800 periodicals in the country. There were not so many TV channels. Today we have over 1,500 publications,” said the minister at the opening ceremony of the 20th international expo Mass Media in Belarus...
11 May 2016
Belarus, Turkmenistan have similar positions on international arena Belarus, Turkmenistan have similar positions on international arena
The President of Turkmenistan thanked Alexander Lukashenko for the invitation to pay an official visit to Belarus and expressed confidence that this visit will help enhance long-term mutually beneficial cooperation of the two countries...
11 May 2016
Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to discuss cooperation with Turkmenistan Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to discuss cooperation with Turkmenistan
The President of Belarus stressed that he is glad to welcome the honored guest from Turkmenistan in Belarus. He also noted with satisfaction that he likes visiting Turkmenistan...
9 May 2016
Bulegenov: Victory Day is a holiday that unites countries Bulegenov: Victory Day is a holiday that unites countries
The diplomat regretted that today not all the countries are unanimous in assessing the results of the Second World War, with some of the states even revising them. However, according to the Ambassador, many former countries of the Soviet Union stand united today...
9 May 2016
Chinese ambassador: Victory Day serves as a symbol of peace Chinese ambassador: Victory Day serves as a symbol of peace
The diplomat noted that Victory Day is also a day of peace. “In addition, the Belarusian nation has made a very important contribution to the victory over the Nazi,” said Cui Qiming...
9 May 2016
Prime minister: Victory Day will always be a dear holiday for Belarusians Prime minister: Victory Day will always be a dear holiday for Belarusians
Andrei Kobyakov stressed that the victory in the Great Patriotic War primarily means memory and the lessons that the current generations should learn. “Those, who forget about it, let bad things happen. We cannot allow it”...
9 May 2016
Belarus president: We will not allow anyone to distort the truth about the victory Belarus president: We will not allow anyone to distort the truth about the victory
“We’ve been fighting for the truth about the war. For the truth about your deeds. We feel no shame before you, who gaze at us from heavens, before the Great Patriotic War veterans, who watch with concern the madmen pushing the planet towards a new world war,” noted the Belarusian leader. “Just like 71 years ago we are confident that life and justice will beat barbarism and death!”...
9 May 2016
Lukashenko: Belarus paid a heavy price for the Great Patriotic War victory Lukashenko: Belarus paid a heavy price for the Great Patriotic War victory
The President urged everyone to bow before the innumerable victims of the Great Patriotic War, who gave their lives in the name of the victory, and honor them with a minute of silence...
9 May 2016
Opinion: Victory over the Nazi is one of the most outstanding events in the world history Opinion: Victory over the Nazi is one of the most outstanding events in the world history
“Respect for history, for what the nation holds sacred is the basis of the country’s prosperity. Modern Belarus heavily draws on the experience of our common Great Victory. Patriotism, a responsible and reverent attitude to the deeds of our forefathers is the basis of solid statehood and public accord"...
6 May 2016
Lukashenko stresses importance of Victory Day for Belarusian people Lukashenko stresses importance of Victory Day for Belarusian people
“This is the great day of Victory. On this day I will have the same feelings as you. It cannot be otherwise. It is very important to remember those who defended our freedom and independence"...
5 May 2016
Andreichenko: Belarus ready to be a gateway for Slovakia to Eurasian Economic Union Andreichenko: Belarus ready to be a gateway for Slovakia to Eurasian Economic Union
The Chairman of the House of Representatives considers it necessary to develop interregional cooperation, establish investment cooperation and set up joint ventures...
5 May 2016
U.S. politologist: NATO countries should understand Belarus’ role in their security U.S. politologist: NATO countries should understand Belarus’ role in their security
"In developing cooperation with Belarus western countries should take into account its independence and sovereignty, as well as the balance the country keeps between the two centers of power,” said Glen Howard...
5 May 2016
Rybakov: Political elites of Europe, U.S. discover a new Belarus amid international conflicts Rybakov: Political elites of Europe, U.S. discover a new Belarus amid international conflicts
The deputy minister is confident that challenging stereotypes is useful and the country welcomes a more open view of the western countries on the processes that are taking place in the Belarusian state and around it...
4 May 2016
Ioffe: Belarus’ authorities do their best to strengthen the country’s independence Ioffe: Belarus’ authorities do their best to strengthen the country’s independence
“It appears to me that Belarus and its authorities do their utmost to preserve and strengthen the country’s independence. If this trend is extrapolated to the future, I think everything will be alright,” the Professor noted...
4 May 2016
Chinese ambassador to Belarus: The entire mankind feels the pain of the Chernobyl catastrophe Chinese ambassador to Belarus: The entire mankind feels the pain of the Chernobyl catastrophe
"Belarus had done a great deal to overcome consequences of the greatest tragedy of the 20th century — the disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The Belarusian nation has demonstrated genuine heroism and has stood up to this tragedy"...
4 May 2016
Belarus’ role in European transport system development highlighted Belarus’ role in European transport system development highlighted
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of the Board and CEO of the UAE logistics corporation DP World said...
4 May 2016
Belarus invites Iran to advance economic cooperation Belarus invites Iran to advance economic cooperation
"Our countries have achieved considerable cooperation results in innovations, science, technology, education, and culture. Today the priority is placed on the implementation of the roadmap for strengthening Belarusian-Iranian cooperation in 2016-2017"...
3 May 2016
Sidorenko: Slavonic Bazaar continues to gain international renown Sidorenko: Slavonic Bazaar continues to gain international renown
"The 25th edition of the arts festival is expected to gather a record number of participants. Last year, the forum brought together performers from 42 countries," director of the forum and head of the World Association of Festivals Alexander Sidorenko said...
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