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28 Dec 2015
Lukashenko: Accomplishments of hardworking Belarusians help look into the future with hope Lukashenko: Accomplishments of hardworking Belarusians help look into the future with hope
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement during the state award ceremony held in the Palace of Independence...
28 Dec 2015
Kochanova: Belarus to earmark over $14.5bn for health and demographic security program in 2016-2020 Kochanova: Belarus to earmark over $14.5bn for health and demographic security program in 2016-2020
"Despite the difficult economic situation, no social program has been curtailed. Belarus’ social development goals will remain the same. The care for people has always been and will remain the key principle of the state policy"...
26 Dec 2015
Lukashenko: There are future champions among participants of children’s athletics festival Lukashenko: There are future champions among participants of children’s athletics festival
In his words, track and field athletics is not by accident called “the queen of sport”. It attracts a lot of people, includes many competitions and is rich in records. The President stressed that the majority of medals at the Olympic Games are won in track and field events...
24 Dec 2015
Belarus, Turkey urged to step up scientific, technical cooperation Belarus, Turkey urged to step up scientific, technical cooperation
Vladimir Gusakov, Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, during the meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkey to Belarus Kezban Nilvana Darama in the Academy...
24 Dec 2015
Lukashenko wishes young Belarusians to become educated people, enrich national legacy Lukashenko wishes young Belarusians to become educated people, enrich national legacy
“I am very happy that your efforts help create the beauty of our Belarus. Without you we would have fewer well-groomed places, beautiful parks and very good areas for recreation,” Alexander Lukashenko said...
23 Dec 2015
Shchetkina: Our Children is a campaign of kindness, love and social cohesion Shchetkina: Our Children is a campaign of kindness, love and social cohesion
"Traditionally we hold Our Children camping during these days to wish happy holidays to kids. Government officials, military men, artists, bankers - all try to do the maximum to ensure that our kids be happy"...
22 Dec 2015
Lukashenko: Social security remains in the center of attention Lukashenko: Social security remains in the center of attention
"Preserving the number of jobs and offering social and legal protection to working Belarusians remain the general tasks of the government agencies and the trade unions"...
22 Dec 2015
MAZ-SPORTavto gearing up for Dakar 2016 MAZ-SPORTavto gearing up for Dakar 2016
"MAZ-SPORTavto has three crews capable of showing good results in the rally despite all the difficulties they faced in the preparations for their fifth Dakar"...
21 Dec 2015
Nazarbayev thanks Belarus for hard work as EEU president Nazarbayev thanks Belarus for hard work as EEU president
"In 2016 Kazakhstan will take over the presidency in the Eurasian Economic Union. We will attach special attention to the activity of the Eurasian Economic Union that has a huge potential for the development of our countries"...
21 Dec 2015
CSTO leaders call for broad coalition to fight international terror CSTO leaders call for broad coalition to fight international terror
"The meeting of the CSTO leaders took place against the backdrop of a rather difficult situation caused by the rapidly growing international terrorist threat that jeopardizes the security of the global community, countries and entire regions"...
21 Dec 2015
Surikov: Belarus, Russia have no unresolved issues Surikov: Belarus, Russia have no unresolved issues
"The two countries enjoy strong economic relations. Belarus is ranked fifth in the Russian trade turnover. The countries have perfect relations in the foreign policy and military technical cooperation"...
18 Dec 2015
UNDP: Energy efficient houses bring Belarus closer to green economy UNDP: Energy efficient houses bring Belarus closer to green economy
UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Belarus Yekaterina Paniklova said at the ceremony to launch the construction of the second energy efficient house in Grodno...
18 Dec 2015
Iraq appreciates Belarus’ antiterrorist position Iraq appreciates Belarus’ antiterrorist position
Hassan Chuird Al-Hamdani, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Council of Representatives (Parliament) of the Republic of Iraq, said as he met with Vice Speaker of the House of Representatives Viktor Guminsky...
17 Dec 2015
Makei: Belarus has a positive image in international arena Makei: Belarus has a positive image in international arena
Over the twenty years of sovereignty, Belarus has become recognized around the world. Today it is associated with something positive, Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said during his meeting with young Belarusian diplomats at the ministry...
17 Dec 2015
Shamko: Belarus hosts more top international sports competitions every year Shamko: Belarus hosts more top international sports competitions every year
"The hosting of championships and international sports events is not just the country's image position and sports development efforts. It is also a social factor, which is sports popularization in the country. The major goal here is to attract as many young people in sport as possible"...
17 Dec 2015
4G launch hailed as milestone in telecom development in Belarus 4G launch hailed as milestone in telecom development in Belarus
“It is very important for Belarus to advance fast in telecommunications and the IT sphere. Because the speed of technological changes in the modern world is just fantastic”...
16 Dec 2015
Kobyakov: The Government’s major task is to restore economic growth Kobyakov: The Government’s major task is to restore economic growth
"Balanced economic development is among the key points in the President’s decree on the government’s performance indicators. We will work on restoring progressive economic growth"...
16 Dec 2015
President’s Sports Club keeps its watchful eye on global sport development President’s Sports Club keeps its watchful eye on global sport development
"Succession and traditions are important elements in achieving success in sports. The club scholarships for 2016 have been granted to 28 coaches. “It is always a pleasure to see that the former scholarship holders of the President’s Sports Club are present here as young promising coaches"...
15 Dec 2015
No language exams for Belarusians in Russia No language exams for Belarusians in Russia
"Taking into account the special nature of Belarusian-Russian relations we have decided not to apply these norms to Belarus citizens"...
15 Dec 2015
Belarus’ work as EEU presiding country highly appreciated by Russia Belarus’ work as EEU presiding country highly appreciated by Russia
President of Russia Vladimir Putin said that the negotiations had touched upon prospects of development of the Eurasian Economic Union among other things...
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