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29 Mar 2021
Lukashenko: Various forces, primarily external ones, eager to undermine the situation in Belarus Lukashenko: Various forces, primarily external ones, eager to undermine the situation in Belarus
"I have said more than once that we will not have a quiet life here. The situation in the country may be calmer or more acute, but there will never be absolute peace in the country"...
29 Mar 2021
Festive atmosphere hailed as main trademark of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk festival Festive atmosphere hailed as main trademark of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk festival
The festival will officially open in the evening of 15 July with a ceremony to present the president’s special award “Through Art to Peace and Understanding” and a gala concert...
26 Mar 2021
Mezentsev: Belarus, Russia should cooperate more closely today, amid external pressure Mezentsev: Belarus, Russia should cooperate more closely today, amid external pressure
Dmitry Mezentsev stressed that much has been done in the Union State...
26 Mar 2021
Belarus expects new COVID-19 wave to be no worse than previous wave Belarus expects new COVID-19 wave to be no worse than previous wave
According to Dmitry Pinevich, new COVID-19 cases had been on the decline till mid March. This week, Belarus saw a tick up in the number of cases...
25 Mar 2021
China's support of Belarus in UN emphasized China's support of Belarus in UN emphasized
"We cooperate in all areas with Belarusian friends. We treat each other as equals and support each other's fundamental interests. China supports Belarus in the international arena, your country supports China"...
25 Mar 2021
Belarus-Kazakhstan relations increasingly vibrant Belarus-Kazakhstan relations increasingly vibrant
"Of course, we would like to advance this cooperation even further and to expand trade volumes. We are ready to ramp up production, set up assembly facilities and operate those we have at full capacity. To cut it short, the government has to do a lot"...
24 Mar 2021
Opinion: Belarus’ constitutional reform should draw on best domestic, foreign practices Opinion: Belarus’ constitutional reform should draw on best domestic, foreign practices
"Some of the issues can be resolved outside the Constitution, but it is important that every official, the entire society have no doubts that the Constitution is a document that must be impeccably followed. Illegal actions and decisions should not be allowed"...
23 Mar 2021
Lukashenko against selling Belarus’ independence Lukashenko against selling Belarus’ independence
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko is the strongest supporter of the country’s sovereignty and independence...
23 Mar 2021
Minister: Belarus expects third wave of coronavirus in spring Minister: Belarus expects third wave of coronavirus in spring
According to the minister, Belarus is ready for the next wave, an important question is how intense it will be...
22 Mar 2021
Golovchenko on lessons of Khatyn tragedy: Evil has no nationality Golovchenko on lessons of Khatyn tragedy: Evil has no nationality
"It is not about nationalities. Some people are speculating on this topic and argue who made a bigger ‘contribution’ to the destruction of Khatyn. But evil has no nationality. People involved in those atrocities just made their choice"...
19 Mar 2021
Lukashenko concerned about ‘vaccine fight’ Lukashenko concerned about ‘vaccine fight’
Aleksandr Lukashenko is also concerned that the topic of the pandemic is deliberately exaggerated, for example, news about new variants of the coronavirus comes our regularly...
19 Mar 2021
Call for raising young Belarusians' awareness about nation's tragic past Call for raising young Belarusians' awareness about nation's tragic past
"We are putting together the materials, and we will show them to the world, to those who teach us democracy today. It was the genocide of the Belarusian people. Our people went through a lot"...
18 Mar 2021
Opinion: Peace of Riga is a tragic event in Belarus’ history Opinion: Peace of Riga is a tragic event in Belarus’ history
“A hundred years have passed since the Peace of Riga was signed. We, historians, politicians, public figures, have gathered to assess this event today,” Vadim Lakiza said. “Belarus has experienced all kinds of various events throughout its history, but this event is tragic as it led to many years of division of people and occupation of the territory, therefore we must talk about it”...
17 Mar 2021
Italy described as informal friend of Belarus inside European Union Italy described as informal friend of Belarus inside European Union
Sergei Rachkov said: “Italy has always been in the informal group of Belarus’ friends inside the European Union. We urge the Italian side, including members of the parliament, to evaluate events in Belarus in as an unbiased and unprejudiced manner as possible without succumbing to stereotypes being intensively circulated by a number of mass media”...
15 Mar 2021
Lukashenko: Work of constitutional commission should be transparent Lukashenko: Work of constitutional commission should be transparent
“The activities of the constitutional commission should be transparent and open. The commission should take on board people’s initiatives, because the public should have confidence in the results of this work,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed...
15 Mar 2021
Lukashenko: Peaceful life, sovereignty above political and personal differences Lukashenko: Peaceful life, sovereignty above political and personal differences
"I have no doubt that each of you is aware of your role in this process. You will go down in history as co-authors of the amended Constitution. But most importantly, you take responsibility for the future of our country," the head of state said...
15 Mar 2021
Lukashenko comments on NOC situation, Belarus’ participation in Olympics Lukashenko comments on NOC situation, Belarus’ participation in Olympics
The head of state advised “not to worry” and emphasized the politicization of the issues...
12 Mar 2021
Lukashenko thanks Belarusian medics for work during pandemic Lukashenko thanks Belarusian medics for work during pandemic
Aleksandr Lukashenko warned against letting the guard down as “this virus has not gone away yet” and urged to continue following the hygiene guidelines...
12 Mar 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus might roll out its own coronavirus vaccine in H2 2021 Lukashenko: Belarus might roll out its own coronavirus vaccine in H2 2021
According to the president, the production of the Russian vaccine is to be launched in Belarus by the end of March...
12 Mar 2021
Lukashenko against full transition to insurance healthcare in Belarus Lukashenko against full transition to insurance healthcare in Belarus
Meanwhile, the Belarusian state healthcare system demonstrated its effectiveness during the pandemic period, too. The state spends heavily on it...
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