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18 May 2021
Lukashenko reveals details of ordinance passed on 9 May Lukashenko reveals details of ordinance passed on 9 May
Aleksandr Lukashenko explained that the ordinance is necessary because the members of the Security Council and millions of people supporting the current political course should not be concerned about their fate...
18 May 2021
Belarus-made Sputnik V vaccine quality checked by Russia's Gamaleya institute Belarus-made Sputnik V vaccine quality checked by Russia's Gamaleya institute
The director general emphasized that the quality control of this vaccine is done by the Russian Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology that developed the vaccine. “As soon as they confirm that this vaccine complies with the regulatory document developed by them, the vaccine reaches the consumer,” Sergei Belyayev said...
14 May 2021
Lukashenko comments on restoration of fire-damaged church in Budslav Lukashenko comments on restoration of fire-damaged church in Budslav
"One should not rush with it, even experts say that. We need to help with disassembling and other works ... However, let specialists do their work, examine what needs to be done. They will not do anything without the state anyway"...
13 May 2021
Minister: COVID-19 cases are unlikely to hit autumn’s peak in Belarus Minister: COVID-19 cases are unlikely to hit autumn’s peak in Belarus
“In any case, it will only get better. The virus is seasonal and subsides in summer. We spend more time outside, go on holidays, eat more fresh vegetables and fruit, which is very beneficial for the immune system. In addition to that, vaccination will go on, therefore the case numbers will not be as big as in the autumn,” Dmitry Pinevich said...
9 May 2021
Lukashenko: Belarusians must not give away this land to anyone Lukashenko: Belarusians must not give away this land to anyone
It is the first time in millennia that Belarusians can live independently in their own land...
9 May 2021
Lukashenko urges Belarusians to show more unity to protect independence Lukashenko urges Belarusians to show more unity to protect independence
"We have to do everything to strengthen the nation’s unity so that our children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren could always live and work in the beautiful, peaceful, and definitely happy country while honoring the heroic legacy of their forefathers"...
9 May 2021
Lukashenko: The world has to know and remember the tragedy of the Belarusian nation Lukashenko: The world has to know and remember the tragedy of the Belarusian nation
"Today we should openly say that during the Great Patriotic War it was the first time Belarusians had faced a massive and systematic extermination of the civilian population"...
7 May 2021
FM: Belarus may retaliate against European business if new sanctions are imposed FM: Belarus may retaliate against European business if new sanctions are imposed
"We analyze all possible scenarios and will not allow our retaliatory measures to hinder the country’s economic development or affect the living standards of Belarusians"...
7 May 2021
Lukashenko calls for unity in Belarus Lukashenko calls for unity in Belarus
Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked that Belarus has been recently facing many challenges and threats brought about by global factors among other things such as, for instance, the coronavirus pandemic...
5 May 2021
Friendly relations between Belarus, Moldova pointed out Friendly relations between Belarus, Moldova pointed out
"The two countries have a good history of relations as two friendly nations. We have no serious problems"...
4 May 2021
Belarus prime minister about new response to sanctions: We will play it by ear Belarus prime minister about new response to sanctions: We will play it by ear
Roman Golovchenko stressed that in line with international law sanctions can be authorized in response to extremely serious and proven crimes, which are committed in a specific country. Such a situation cannot apply to Belarus...
3 May 2021
Open dialogue seen as only way to achieve true democracy Open dialogue seen as only way to achieve true democracy
"There is an absolutely inclusive, open dialogue which is aimed at improving the constitutional process and amending the constitution. Everyone can take part in this process"...
3 May 2021
Makei: Situation in Belarus has stabilized, normalized Makei: Situation in Belarus has stabilized, normalized
"Today, the situation in Belarus is absolutely normal. It has stabilized and normalized and there are no protests that you mention"...
2 May 2021
Lukashenko urges citizens to build and create Lukashenko urges citizens to build and create
"Let's build and create. Let’s build our homes, cities, our beautiful Belarus so that centuries on our descendants remember us with pride and respect. It is in our power, with prayer for Belarus, with love in our hearts"...
30 Apr 2021
Lukashenko urges police to act swiftly protecting people’s rights Lukashenko urges police to act swiftly protecting people’s rights
"The positions you have been appointed are very important. You will be in charge of three quarters of the country during this difficult situation both inside the country (everything seems calm for the time being, but we cannot let our guard down) and outside. You see what is going on"...
29 Apr 2021
Andreichenko: The nation without a collective memory is doomed to loss of identity Andreichenko: The nation without a collective memory is doomed to loss of identity
According to him, key moments in history are of particular importance here. For Belarus and the Belarusians, one of such events is certainly the reunification of the Western Belarusian lands within the BSSR...
28 Apr 2021
Opinion: Parliamentary diplomacy should become a true force in building peace and trust Opinion: Parliamentary diplomacy should become a true force in building peace and trust
According to the speaker, it is obvious that further escalation of confrontation and international tensions is a dead-end path...
26 Apr 2021
Lukashenko urges to step up efforts to reinvigorate Chernobyl-affected regions Lukashenko urges to step up efforts to reinvigorate Chernobyl-affected regions
The head of state stressed that in the next five years, withstanding all attacks and pressure that Belarus is facing, it is essential to work out a program for the development of Chernobyl-affected areas, it is essential to restore these lands...
26 Apr 2021
Lukashenko pays tribute to Chernobyl cleanup workers Lukashenko pays tribute to Chernobyl cleanup workers
The head of state recalled that the Chernobyl accident was recognized as the largest man-made disaster in the history of mankind. It has affected more than two dozen countries, but the major fallout landed on Belarus...
26 Apr 2021
FM: Belarus is interested in good relations with Western partners FM: Belarus is interested in good relations with Western partners
"We reduce the embassies where it is no longer profitable for us to keep them due to low turnover, low exports to a particular country. Therefore, we will close our embassies in several countries. This, however, does not apply to European countries, Ukraine and so on"...
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