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26 May 2022
Lukashenko: Ukraine conflict prompted Belarus to revisit army modernization plan Lukashenko: Ukraine conflict prompted Belarus to revisit army modernization plan
According to the president, the decision taken about ten years ago to increase the mobility of Belarus’ Armed Forces turned to be right...
26 May 2022
Petrishenko: Integration helps Belarus, Russia to withstand Western sanctions Petrishenko: Integration helps Belarus, Russia to withstand Western sanctions
"Belarus and Russia have built a very close, diverse interaction across a wide range of issues. Citizens of our countries enjoy equal rights in social affairs. We cooperate in security matters"...
25 May 2022
Snopkov: Belarus’ economic sovereignty relies on import substitution today Snopkov: Belarus’ economic sovereignty relies on import substitution today
"The actions of unfriendly countries have prompted us to realize how important it is to increase our own production. Today, import substitution is a matter of economic sovereignty for our country. We are working on two major fronts. The first one is finding alternative suppliers"...
20 May 2022
Lukashenko approves of memory lesson, agrees to stand in as teacher Lukashenko approves of memory lesson, agrees to stand in as teacher
"You are doing a very good deed. A huge number of people, thousands upon thousands of people committed as great deeds back then but nobody knows about them. Heroes live as long as people talk about them and remember their names. This is why I am deeply grateful to you for such an initiative. It is a good deed for any school"...
20 May 2022
Lukashenko reminisces about his childhood as he meets with pioneers Lukashenko reminisces about his childhood as he meets with pioneers
“You are still very young, but, one might say, you are at ground zero of the revival of a real pioneer organization. I have a feeling that this year will be packed with events for us, for our youth in the BRSM Youth Union and for you, pioneers. There is a lot of work for us to do in the coming years"...
19 May 2022
Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia will produce their own Mercedes-class cars one day Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia will produce their own Mercedes-class cars one day
According to him, the manufacturing sectors of the two countries are capable of producing almost any product, but some industries need to improve product quality to match world-class standards. This will certainly take some time. “We will not drive Mercedes cars for a while. We will drive the cars that we have,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said...
16 May 2022
Lukashenko: Unipolar world order is permanently becoming a thing of the past Lukashenko: Unipolar world order is permanently becoming a thing of the past
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement at a meeting of leaders of the CSTO countries in Moscow on 16 May...
13 May 2022
Lukashenko: Our entire policy should be based on fairness Lukashenko: Our entire policy should be based on fairness
Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “People are the most important thing. I kindly ask you to work with people. Yes, discipline [is important and necessary]. But fairness should underpin everything, our entire policy”...
12 May 2022
Import substitution on agenda of next Belarus-Russia summit Import substitution on agenda of next Belarus-Russia summit
"Cooperation and import substitution are the ways to move forward today," Aleksandr Lukashenko summed up...
11 May 2022
Andreichenko: Belarusian people stand in solidarity with those who oppose fascism Andreichenko: Belarusian people stand in solidarity with those who oppose fascism
The speaker emphasized that the war on monuments, the revival of fascist ideology, the destruction of cultural heritage, total restrictions, prohibitions and sanctions are the tools that the Western world uses today to maintain its own dominance...
10 May 2022
Lukashenko: No one should be able to take us by surprise Lukashenko: No one should be able to take us by surprise
“We should clearly see what is happening in the territory of Belarus and around the country. If we make plans based on the wrong assessment of the situation, we will look weak in any clash, in any conflict,” the head of state noted...
9 May 2022
Lukashenko: Sanctions make us stronger Lukashenko: Sanctions make us stronger
As a positive factor, Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that the country has preserved the production of key goods, including staples and food...
9 May 2022
Lukashenko warns West against speaking with Belarus from position of force Lukashenko warns West against speaking with Belarus from position of force
The head of state said that nothing has changed since the war: Belarus still stands as an indestructible Brest Fortress on the way of any enemy...
8 May 2022
Lukashenko: Belarusians are proud of their symbols and history Lukashenko: Belarusians are proud of their symbols and history
Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed that the Belarusian society keeps in memory the fact that the state symbols were created by people inspired by lofty ideals, tried and tested in the struggle for freedom, well aware of the value of independence and a clear, peaceful sky...
8 May 2022
Belarusian emblem and flag called secular icons that should be worshipped by nation Belarusian emblem and flag called secular icons that should be worshipped by nation
"Let's live peacefully, let us build our country. Let's gather for peaceful, good events in honor of the great. Let us not trample with our feet what many generations before us have won. Let us be proud of our victories and successes!"...
6 May 2022
Golovchenko: Everything is done in Belarus to prevent attempts to falsify history Golovchenko: Everything is done in Belarus to prevent attempts to falsify history
"The law on preventing the rehabilitation of Nazism fully covers this sphere and represents a reliable barrier on the way of barefaced falsifiers"...
6 May 2022
FM: Belarus will give an adequate response to new Western sanctions FM: Belarus will give an adequate response to new Western sanctions
Vladimir Makei is convinced that Belarus will cope with the next package of sanctions, which is now actively discussed in the European Union...
5 May 2022
Lukashenko concerned about rising tensions around Belarus Lukashenko concerned about rising tensions around Belarus
Aleksandr Lukashenko also noted that taking into account events in Ukraine the Belarusian army is carrying out special measures in the country’s south...
5 May 2022
Lukashenko: Use of nuclear weapons is absolutely unacceptable Lukashenko: Use of nuclear weapons is absolutely unacceptable
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said in an interview with AP...
4 May 2022
Lukashenko: Belarusians oppose the West’s hypocrisy with calm wisdom Lukashenko: Belarusians oppose the West’s hypocrisy with calm wisdom
At the same time, the president noted that it is not for nothing that they say that the darkest time is before dawn. In such a difficult period, you can clearly see who is your enemy and who is your friend...
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