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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...
12 Mar 2021
Healthcare minister warns against panic over UK variant of COVID-19 in Belarus Healthcare minister warns against panic over UK variant of COVID-19 in Belarus
According to him, there is conflicting information on this variant of coronavirus. The patients in Belarus diagnosed with this variant are not seriously sick and are not undergoing hospital treatment...
11 Mar 2021
Constitutional Court unveils its message to Belarus president and parliament Constitutional Court unveils its message to Belarus president and parliament
"Evolutionary constitutional development based on fundamental constitutional ideals and values can help overcome new threats, ensure the rule of law and constitutional order"...
11 Mar 2021
Lukashenko talks about new military reality Lukashenko talks about new military reality
"The world has changed and the military organization has changed with it. I don’t want to say it is bad. Wars become different these days"...
10 Mar 2021
Belarusian PM urges to elaborate satellite town phased development strategies Belarusian PM urges to elaborate satellite town phased development strategies
The head of government recalled that the volume of housing construction will be gradually scaled down in Minsk and increased in its satellite towns...
9 Mar 2021
Official position of Belarus’ NOC on the decision of IOC EB of 8 March 2021 Official position of Belarus’ NOC on the decision of IOC EB of 8 March 2021
Once again, Belarus’ NOC would like to invite the IOC representatives to Minsk for a comprehensive analysis of the situation and a direct dialogue with the Belarusian sports community...
5 Mar 2021
Lukashenko wants Belarus to become bicycle-friendly Lukashenko wants Belarus to become bicycle-friendly
I strongly support the promotion of cycling in the country, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he talked with the staff of OAO Motovelo Plant...
5 Mar 2021
Lukashenko wants OAO Motovelo to turn into exemplary enterprise Lukashenko wants OAO Motovelo to turn into exemplary enterprise
"We expect that during this five-year period Motovelo will turn into an exemplary enterprise and will remain an easily recognizable brand for Belarusians as it once was. We must do everything to turn it around,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said...
4 Mar 2021
Minister: Belarusian police prepared for any challenges, threats Minister: Belarusian police prepared for any challenges, threats
“The Belarusian police have already demonstrated their readiness for any challenges and threats,” Ivan Kubrakov said. “I would like to point out that most of the work of the police and internal affairs bodies is not evident. Crimes are not solved easily – this is the result of hard day-to-day work"...
3 Mar 2021
Opinion: Belarus’ progress on SDGs is due to smart government policy Opinion: Belarus’ progress on SDGs is due to smart government policy
“The policy Belarus is implementing today and the strategy towards building a strong state in the interests of people chosen by Belarusians a quarter of a century ago, helped Belarus advance to the 18th place in the SDG Index,” Anatoly Isachenko said...
3 Mar 2021
Speaker: Effective welfare system is national brand of Belarus Speaker: Effective welfare system is national brand of Belarus
“Effective welfare system has become the national brand of Belarus. MPs are in the epicenter of public life in their constituencies. They meet with people, visit enterprises, hold call-in sessions and use other forms of work with citizens on a regular basis,” said Vladimir Andreichenko...
2 Mar 2021
Mass vaccination against coronavirus to kick off in Belarus in April Mass vaccination against coronavirus to kick off in Belarus in April
"Right now we are registering and counting those who are applying for a vaccine, there are many of them. We will move on to mass vaccination after launching mass production of our own vaccine. Meanwhile, we will continue vaccinating those who need it most due to their profession, the way the entire world is doing"...
2 Mar 2021
Minister: Belarus is ready for third wave of COVID-19 Minister: Belarus is ready for third wave of COVID-19
“We are closely monitoring strains. Neither British nor South African variants have been reported in Belarus. We are monitoring how the situation is evolving in the West and in the East,” the minister added...
1 Mar 2021
Lukashenko urges against inflating prices on medicines Lukashenko urges against inflating prices on medicines
"We must not allow dishonest businessmen to prey on people's troubles. No one of them contributed a kopeck to the COVID response. No one. It was just the state. The country has spent already a billion dollars from all sources on this. Have pharmacies donated some money? No, they have not"...
1 Mar 2021
Lukashenko calls for eliminating unnecessary intermediation inside Belarus Lukashenko calls for eliminating unnecessary intermediation inside Belarus
"We don't need such intermediation. We should eliminate any intermediation inside Belarus. Does it make any sense: I buy goods from across the street, and I still need some kind of intermediary? No intermediaries are needed. An appropriate proposal must be submitted,” the Belarusian leader said...
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