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17 Sep 2022
Day of People’s Unity described as response to new attempts by West to divide Belarus Day of People’s Unity described as response to new attempts by West to divide Belarus
The head of state stressed that the Day of People’s Unity celebrated on 17 September in the historical memory of Belarusians stands next to the state holidays of the Great Victory and Independence Day...
14 Sep 2022
Opinion: We can lose the future if we don’t take good care of the legacy of the past Opinion: We can lose the future if we don’t take good care of the legacy of the past
"Right now the world is experiencing serious economic problems, sanctions, and an aggravation of the international situation. Combat operations are taking place in a number of regions not far away from us. Today we discuss how we should preserve historical and cultural legacy"...
13 Sep 2022
Lukashenko: Day of People’s Unity celebrates the era that placed Belarus on world map Lukashenko: Day of People’s Unity celebrates the era that placed Belarus on world map
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a ceremony to present state awards in the run-up to Day of People’s Unity celebrated in Belarus on 17 September...
12 Sep 2022
Lukashenko outlines strategic task for Belarus’ civil aviation Lukashenko outlines strategic task for Belarus’ civil aviation
It is also important to maintain a high level of flight safety, to continue the development of the aviation industry and keep upgrading the aircraft fleet, said Aleksandr Lukashenko...
9 Sep 2022
Lukashenko on radioactive waste: Belarus will not be contaminated by radiation Lukashenko on radioactive waste: Belarus will not be contaminated by radiation
The issue was discussed last year, too. Back then it was decided that the so-called national operator would take care of this. This agency would be in charge of the construction of radioactive waste management facilities and will fully manage the process...
6 Sep 2022
Lukashenko says who can be granted amnesty in near future Lukashenko says who can be granted amnesty in near future
According to the president, there are absolutely different people among those convicted, including those who committed crimes of negligence, as well as minor crimes, including acts of protest...
30 Aug 2022
PM: Belarus is exploring idea to build additional units at BelNPP PM: Belarus is exploring idea to build additional units at BelNPP
Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said as he met with Director General of the Russian state nuclear industry corporation Rosatom Alexey Likhachev in Minsk on 30 August...
24 Aug 2022
Petrishenko: Listapad film festival should take on new heights this year Petrishenko: Listapad film festival should take on new heights this year
"This year has been declared as the Year of Historical Memory in Belarus, and this will be the common theme. The festival will screen a collection of Belarusfilm and it will be very interesting. We will also continue the practice of involving our regions to the premiere screenings of competitive films. It has justified itself"...
19 Aug 2022
Agribusiness revival in Belarus described as nationwide effort Agribusiness revival in Belarus described as nationwide effort
"Yes, it was difficult but our Belarusians persevered. Well done! Only thanks to patience of Belarusians and our persistence"...
16 Aug 2022
Volfovich: Belarus stands for peace in Europe Volfovich: Belarus stands for peace in Europe
“Belarus aims to continue working actively with allies and partners to improve international relations. We are open for dialogue and cooperation with all those who show reciprocal readiness,” Aleksandr Volfovich said...
15 Aug 2022
Lukashenko demands higher localization at Minsk MotoVeloZavod Lukashenko demands higher localization at Minsk MotoVeloZavod
The president noted that many component parts are now purchased from abroad, and urged domestic manufacturers to launch production of their own components...
8 Aug 2022
Lukashenko opines on ways to counter economic sanctions Lukashenko opines on ways to counter economic sanctions
Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed that the demand for domestic products is now huge, and this applies to the entire line-up of agricultural machinery and components...
5 Aug 2022
Lukashenko: Discipline is at the heart of strong economy Lukashenko: Discipline is at the heart of strong economy
"The economy is at the heart of everything. A strong economy requires hard work. We have everything in place to work efficiently"...
4 Aug 2022
Belarus puts forward initiatives to achieve world free of nuclear weapons Belarus puts forward initiatives to achieve world free of nuclear weapons
As a first step, Belarus proposed to take specific measures to reduce nuclear risks and make nuclear disarmament a multilateral and irreversible process...
2 Aug 2022
Lukashenko opines on idea to ease citizenship rules for residents of some EU states Lukashenko opines on idea to ease citizenship rules for residents of some EU states
The head of state noted that Belarus grants citizenship to migrants from Ukraine and this process is rather fast. “It cannot be any faster. In fact, in our country citizenship can be granted by the president. When I get applications, I do not shelve them. The same attitude will be to Lithuanians, Latvians and Poles,” the head of state assured...
28 Jul 2022
Lukashenko: We will do everything possible and impossible for Russians Lukashenko: We will do everything possible and impossible for Russians
In conclusion, he assured that Belarus would certainly fulfill all the agreements reached no matter how difficult it might be...
27 Jul 2022
Belarus’ deputy FM addresses Beijing Forum on Human Rights Belarus’ deputy FM addresses Beijing Forum on Human Rights
Belarus’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yuri Ambrazevich has delivered a speech at the high-level plenary meeting of the Beijing Forum on Human Rights 2022...
26 Jul 2022
Lukashenko names factors determining Belarus’ food security Lukashenko names factors determining Belarus’ food security
The head of state outlined a number of issues that should get utmost attention from officials in charge, local authorities and company directors. These issues are personnel, order and discipline, and provision of timely assistance to agricultural workers...
21 Jul 2022
Lukashenko names key condition for ending war in Ukraine Lukashenko names key condition for ending war in Ukraine
“Ball is in Ukraine’s court now. The thing is that this war can be stopped on more acceptable terms for Ukraine. But no one will let Ukraine end the war,” the president believes...
19 Jul 2022
Belarus considers extending visa-waiver program for citizens of neighboring countries Belarus considers extending visa-waiver program for citizens of neighboring countries
"It's a peculiar issue. We have launched a visa-waiver program for citizens of Lithuania, Latvia and Poland. First of all, this is your area of responsibility as you lead the frontier region. What are your impressions, your point of view on this?" the head of state asked...
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