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13 Jan 2021
Lukashenko sends congratulations to Aryna Sabalenka on victory in Abu Dhabi Lukashenko sends congratulations to Aryna Sabalenka on victory in Abu Dhabi
"We proudly follow an impressive series of your victories and believe that commitment, diligence and iron will will definitely lead you to the top – No.1 in the world"...
12 Jan 2021
Lukashenko: It is important to stand firm on our land today Lukashenko: It is important to stand firm on our land today
"Knowing what trials our ancestors went through, how heroically they defended our land in wars, how, having no statehood, they saved the cultural traditions and spiritual values, we see the main thing"...
12 Jan 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus is the best place to materialize Olympic ideas Lukashenko: Belarus is the best place to materialize Olympic ideas
"But I want to say, since this matter is broadly discussed, that we are ready to host any international sporting events, including in the cultural dimension. As for the Ice Hockey World Championship, (we won the right to host it in a fair competition), I said that that we are ready to organize it even tomorrow"...
12 Jan 2021
Metropolitan Veniamin: We can accomplish a lot when united Metropolitan Veniamin: We can accomplish a lot when united
"Therefore, it is important that we have a unifying idea based on the spiritual traditions of our people, willingness to settle disputes in peace, love, mutual understanding, respect for another point of view. Undoubtedly, the experience of our fathers and great-grandfathers will help us in this"...
5 Jan 2021
Lukashenko urges ‘harmony with nature’ Lukashenko urges ‘harmony with nature’
Ecology is of paramount importance for human life and health. This is why the country has launched a campaign to increase the use of electricity in various sectors, including transport and heating...
5 Jan 2021
Lukashenko: I am not an enemy to my people Lukashenko: I am not an enemy to my people
"If you do not like the current president, then the presidential election is the only way to address the issue. Only the presidential election"...
4 Jan 2021
Crime rate in Belarus under control Crime rate in Belarus under control
The prosecutor general said that the situation has been and is under control for most of crime types. “But one negative trend has emerged: a considerable increase in crimes involving cyber fraud,” Andrei Shved said...
4 Jan 2021
Belarusian PM sums up last year’s results, talks about plans for 2021 Belarusian PM sums up last year’s results, talks about plans for 2021
"Of course, a lot will depend on how the situation in the world will evolve during the second wave of the pandemic. The crisis of demand has not yet been overcome. The government is soon expected to approve the annual target plan for the country's development. It will comprise more detailed tools and describe how these figures will be achieved"...
31 Dec 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus will cope with economic challenges Lukashenko: Belarus will cope with economic challenges
"The main issue for me is the economy. If the economy functions well, then no challenge is unsurmountable for us. But it's going to be very hard. All countries have closed off because of COVID. We will survive if we keep our heads cool"...
31 Dec 2020
Lukashenko: The Belarusian People’s Congress will not change any constitutional norms Lukashenko: The Belarusian People’s Congress will not change any constitutional norms
"I’ll have you know that nobody is going to make constitutional decisions during the Belarusian People’s Congress. Nobody! The congress will have to sketch out guidelines for the next five-year term"...
31 Dec 2020
Yan Gang on new centers of attraction for Chinese business in Belarus Yan Gang on new centers of attraction for Chinese business in Belarus
I am confident that the efforts to streamline the legal framework will help improve the business climate, and the China-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone will consistently move towards new heights...
30 Dec 2020
Lukashenko: Attempts to destroy Belarus continue Lukashenko: Attempts to destroy Belarus continue
The president noted that instead of searching for a constructive alternative and an honest and open competition for hearts and minds, they call for street protests. Instead of a meaningful dialogue to overcome existing problems, they try to question the legitimacy of state institutions...
30 Dec 2020
Lavrov: It’s up to Belarusians to decide country’s future Lavrov: It’s up to Belarusians to decide country’s future
According to Lavrov, Moscow saw time and again that "in the pursuit of geopolitical gains Western colleagues easily sacrifice the stability of entire states, cause an ethnic discord and drive a wedge between sisterly nations...
29 Dec 2020
Lukashenko: Sooner or later young Belarusians will thank those who saved the country Lukashenko: Sooner or later young Belarusians will thank those who saved the country
"Meanwhile, we will harness our willpower and will continue serving our country in order to preserve it for you. It is the historic mission of the generation of creators of independent Belarus"...
28 Dec 2020
Chief sanitary inspector: COVID-19 cases have plateaued in Belarus Chief sanitary inspector: COVID-19 cases have plateaued in Belarus
The Healthcare Ministry’s anti-coronavirus recommendations remain the same – social distancing, limiting face-to-face contact, avoiding crowds, wearing masks...
25 Dec 2020
Lukashenko explains visits to hospitals with coronavirus patients Lukashenko explains visits to hospitals with coronavirus patients
Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “It has been the style of my work for a quarter of the century. If harvesting or sowing is in progress, I go to visit peasants. If there are problems in the manufacturing sector, I go there. If something needs to be sold, I travel abroad. And so on. This disease in Belarus and the rest of the world is the greatest problem of our society at present (let’s call it a problem). Thank god, and I will not tire of repeating it, it has taken pity on us and still does”...
25 Dec 2020
Lukashenko draws attention to functionality during hospital construction, reconstruction Lukashenko draws attention to functionality during hospital construction, reconstruction
The president wondered about the functionality of the hospital and its conformance with modern approaches, including the architectural design. Aleksandr Lukashenko explained why he had touched upon the matter. “We are considering building a new hospital in the Novinki area in Minsk. But we have to decidedly make up our minds. I mean the functionality,” he noted...
24 Dec 2020
Lukashenko sends Christmas greetings to Pope Francis Lukashenko sends Christmas greetings to Pope Francis
“The relations between Belarus and the Vatican have always been of special importance for us. We do a lot together to protect the most important universal values. We have achieved tangible results in fighting human trafficking and supporting the traditional family,” the message reads...
24 Dec 2020
Kochanova: Children get a lot of attention in Belarus Kochanova: Children get a lot of attention in Belarus
The speaker of the upper house of parliament noted that she gladly joined the Our Children charity campaign. “I always enjoy seeing children, especially in the run-up to such magnificent holidays as Christmas and New Year. in our country, children get a lot of attention. It is important that they have people who care for them"...
24 Dec 2020
U.S. Congress’ act on Belarus viewed as threat to international security U.S. Congress’ act on Belarus viewed as threat to international security
The statement reads that the international community has unconditionally recognized the sovereign, stable, and economically developed country of Belarus as a serious donor of regional security...
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