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28 Feb 2024
Vasilevskaya: ‘I will call my mother first after landing on Earth’ Vasilevskaya: ‘I will call my mother first after landing on Earth’
Marina Vasilevskaya also praised the well-coordinated work of the crew: "I fully support the words of the commander [Oleg Novitsky]. We work seamlessly, the crew is very experienced. We feel the strength and support of the commander and have a full confidence in him"...
27 Feb 2024
PM: Parade to mark 80th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation will be held in Minsk on 3 July PM: Parade to mark 80th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation will be held in Minsk on 3 July
Another item on the agenda was the proposal to honor of towns and communities with the title “For courage and perseverance during the Great Patriotic War”. The corresponding decree No. 44 was signed by the head of state on 2 February...
26 Feb 2024
Lukashenko: Over 87% of people support incumbent government Lukashenko: Over 87% of people support incumbent government
“Although this will not be an easy process. As an expert in this matter, you understand that they will go out of their way to rock the boat here. But we are ready for this. We have prepared very well and are ready for the election that will take place in a year,” added Aleksandr Lukashenko...
26 Feb 2024
Putin on elections in Belarus: Confident victory of Belarusian patriotic forces Putin on elections in Belarus: Confident victory of Belarusian patriotic forces
"We hope that the new people's representatives in the House of Representatives of the National Assembly and the local councils of various levels will fruitfully interact with their Russian colleagues within the framework of inter-parliamentary dialogue and multifaceted interregional cooperation " the Russian president said...
26 Feb 2024
Head of SCO Observation Mission: You see quality in everything in Belarus Head of SCO Observation Mission: You see quality in everything in Belarus
Can the election assessment standards be made universal? Is there anything that surprises in Belarus? Just a couple of hours before the polls closed, BelTA spoke with Deputy Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Head of the SCO Observation Mission Nurlan Yermekbayev about this and more...
25 Feb 2024
Swiss observer praises Belarus’ Center for Public Observation of Elections Swiss observer praises Belarus’ Center for Public Observation of Elections
“The voting process is carried out in accordance with international standards. People go to the polls consciously. If they have any questions, they get immediate answers. The electoral system in your country meets the highest criteria,” Wilhelm Wyss added...
25 Feb 2024
Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia can create an association that will make them even stronger Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia can create an association that will make them even stronger
The head of state emphasized that the unification of the two states will be upheld neither in Russia nor in Belarus. Such a step will only make things worse...
25 Feb 2024
Lukashenko: OSCE observers did not apply to come to Belarus for elections Lukashenko: OSCE observers did not apply to come to Belarus for elections
"As far as I know, we have not rejected any single request to monitor our elections. Had the OSCE [observers from this organization] wanted to come to us and made such a request, we would have considered it. Most likely, our response would have been positive"...
25 Feb 2024
Lukashenko lauds elections in Belarus as most open and honest in the world Lukashenko lauds elections in Belarus as most open and honest in the world
“No one will give this power away to anyone. Everything must be based on the trust of the people in the authorities. I believe that today the majority of people in our country trust the authorities. Although there is certain criticism. This is a usual thing,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said...
25 Feb 2024
Lukashenko comments on his plans for another term Lukashenko comments on his plans for another term
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko was asked whether he is planning to run in the next election as he talked to the media after voting in the elections of deputies of the House of Representatives and local councils of deputies...
23 Feb 2024
Belarusian PM shares his expectations of new members of Parliament Belarusian PM shares his expectations of new members of Parliament
According to him, MPs represent different regions of the country. “This helps to take into account many things in the preparation of certain laws, regulations, so that they are balanced and meet the interests of all segments of society and regions. This is very important,” the prime minister said...
23 Feb 2024
Gryzlov: Russia, Belarus are ready to repel any threat Gryzlov: Russia, Belarus are ready to repel any threat
Boris Gryzlov emphasized that 23 February is a common, unifying holiday for Russia and Belarus...
22 Feb 2024
Defense minister: NATO may deploy strike groups near Belarus under the guise of exercises Defense minister: NATO may deploy strike groups near Belarus under the guise of exercises
“We carefully evaluate and observe the ranges they come to, their composition. If it really starts to turn into the deployment of more powerful groups or something else, there will be a response from our side,” Viktor Khrenin assured...
22 Feb 2024
Lukashenko sends greetings to Raubichi Winter Olympic Sport Center Lukashenko sends greetings to Raubichi Winter Olympic Sport Center
"Over half a century, the center has launched the careers of a galaxy of eminent athletes - winners and medalists of the Olympic Games, world and European championships. Now the best Belarusian coaches are training new athletes, worthy successors to our famous champions in winter sports, bringing up true patriots of the country," the head of state said...
21 Feb 2024
Defense Ministry: Belarus remains open for dialogue with West Defense Ministry: Belarus remains open for dialogue with West
"It is important we talk to relieve tension," he added...
21 Feb 2024
Lukashenko described as true friend of Russia Lukashenko described as true friend of Russia
"Welcome to the fraternal Tatarstan. You are a great friend of our republic," Rustam Minnikhanov said. “You are doing a lot for our Russian state. When the sanctions came, we saw who is a friend and who is a fellow traveler. You are the true, closest person for our country, for us"...
20 Feb 2024
Volfovich: Belarus has preserved peace and stability amid hysteria around it Volfovich: Belarus has preserved peace and stability amid hysteria around it
According to Aleksandr Volfovich, the year 2023 was a tipping point for the national security system...
20 Feb 2024
Lukashenko: Belarus is capable of defending itself, inflicting unacceptable damage on enemy Lukashenko: Belarus is capable of defending itself, inflicting unacceptable damage on enemy
In order to strengthen the national defense capabilities, the country has adjusted the training of defense, security and law enforcement personnel taking into account the specifics of modern warfare...
20 Feb 2024
Lukashenko: Belarusian self-exiled opposition, foreign special services work on three scenarios Lukashenko: Belarusian self-exiled opposition, foreign special services work on three scenarios
The Belarusian self-exiled opposition and their handlers from the foreign special services are working on three main scenarios, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a large meeting with the senior staff of the national security agencies in Minsk...
19 Feb 2024
Dodik: Friendship between Republika Srpska, Belarus continues against all odds Dodik: Friendship between Republika Srpska, Belarus continues against all odds
Milorad Dodik warmly greeted the Belarusian head of state and thanked him for the opportunity to meet in person: “I am very happy to have this meeting. I personally view you as a friend of our people, or I would rather say, a brother”...
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