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2 Jul 2020
Lukashenko: Time to defend the honor of the Banner of Victory Lukashenko: Time to defend the honor of the Banner of Victory
"The fact that in 1945 the Belarusian nation defended its independence with a weapon in hand is a strong argument against any interference in the country’s affairs"...
2 Jul 2020
Lukashenko: Belarusians have been going towards independence for over 1,000 years Lukashenko: Belarusians have been going towards independence for over 1,000 years
The head of state stressed that Independence Day is the key state holiday. It has become a symbol of the freedom of the Belarusian nation, which defeated death in the most dreadful war in the history of mankind...
2 Jul 2020
Agribusiness described as fundamental branch of Belarusian economy Agribusiness described as fundamental branch of Belarusian economy
Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed that both the agricultural and manufacturing industries held out in terms of the coronavirus crisis...
2 Jul 2020
Opinion: Alley of Friendship in Minsk commemorates contribution of CIS countries to Victory Opinion: Alley of Friendship in Minsk commemorates contribution of CIS countries to Victory
The Alley of Friendship was an initiative of the CIS Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives implemented with the support of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Minsk city administration...
2 Jul 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus' healthcare system keeps up fight against coronavirus Lukashenko: Belarus' healthcare system keeps up fight against coronavirus
Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed that Belarus has demonstrated political sanity and popular wisdom...
1 Jul 2020
Call for Belarus-EU visa waiver agreement in distant future Call for Belarus-EU visa waiver agreement in distant future
Vladimir Makei reminded about Belarus’ proposals for the European Union to assist with exporting Eastern Partnership Initiative products to the European market, for increasing the European Union’s investments and creating jobs in partner states...
1 Jul 2020
Opinion: Independence Day on 3 July consolidates Belarusians Opinion: Independence Day on 3 July consolidates Belarusians
Aleksandr Karlyukevich noted that Independence Day is associated not only with the liberation of the capital city from the Nazi invaders, but also with the rise of a future independent and sovereign state...
30 Jun 2020
Call on Belarus, Italy to develop cooperation in SMBs Call on Belarus, Italy to develop cooperation in SMBs
According to him, special attention should be paid to cooperation in the services sector, especially in the IT...
30 Jun 2020
Schuebel: Visa facilitation, readmission agreements will foster closer ties between Belarus and EU Schuebel: Visa facilitation, readmission agreements will foster closer ties between Belarus and EU
Dirk Schuebel noted that the visa facilitation agreement makes it easier for Belarusian citizens to acquire short-term visas to come to the European Union, with the visa fee generally reduced to €35 and waived for certain categories of travelers...
30 Jun 2020
Putin: Rzhev Campaign made huge contribution to victory over Nazism Putin: Rzhev Campaign made huge contribution to victory over Nazism
"We will always remember the high price the Soviet people paid for the Victory, the blow faced and repelled by the Red Army where representatives of all the republics and nationalities of the Soviet Union fought shoulder to shoulder"...
30 Jun 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia are united in defending truth about Great Victory Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia are united in defending truth about Great Victory
"We will not let anyone downplay the significance of the Great Victory, distort the truth about the events of those times, and whitewash Nazism. Or else such a tragedy might happen again"...
30 Jun 2020
Andreichenko: Independence and prosperity are achieved by national unity Andreichenko: Independence and prosperity are achieved by national unity
"The main task today is to preserve what has been created in the country during the past quarter of a century, having ensured peace, justice and an evolutionary path of development. This solid foundation will allow the country to move forward"...
29 Jun 2020
Lukashenko wants new university admission rules next year Lukashenko wants new university admission rules next year
"I should say that with the system for testing potential students of the country’s best universities we cut off hardworking and capable youngsters, whose parents, frankly speaking, are not part of the country’s elite"...
27 Jun 2020
Lukashenko shares his dream with university graduates Lukashenko shares his dream with university graduates
According to the president, he is happy that the graduates are already living a real life, not the illusionary one some try to impose on you. Some of them have already become young scientists, teachers, doctors, industrial workers. Others show their talents in culture and art...
26 Jun 2020
Lukashenko against foreign control, in favor of self-determination Lukashenko against foreign control, in favor of self-determination
The head of state also stated that the authorities will do everything to prevent maidan-style riots in the country. He is convinced that there can be no revolutions in Belarus...
26 Jun 2020
Lukashenko: Proposed constitutional amendments are not resolute enough Lukashenko: Proposed constitutional amendments are not resolute enough
"The Constitution is the Main Law. We will draw it within two years. Several versions have already been submitted, but were rejected. People are just afraid of introducing more resolute amendments to the Constitution. I think we should do it"...
26 Jun 2020
Lukashenko: I want every Belarusian to have land plot Lukashenko: I want every Belarusian to have land plot
"We restore the so-called unpromising villages. What you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts – the pandemic has shown that those who have a land plot do not get infected"...
23 Jun 2020
Brest residents promised referendum on the future of battery plant Brest residents promised referendum on the future of battery plant
"The biggest environmental supporter that you have is the president of Belarus. These things are very important for me. As president, I care for every tree"...
22 Jun 2020
Lukashenko praises effectiveness of national security system in Belarus Lukashenko praises effectiveness of national security system in Belarus
Maintaining the combat ability of the Armed Forces is particularly important in view of the rising global contradictions when military escalation is on the rise, when the role of international institutions have been devalued, including the UN and the OSCE...
22 Jun 2020
Lukashenko defends COVID-19 response measures in Belarus Lukashenko defends COVID-19 response measures in Belarus
Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that Belarus chose the pinpoint tactics of fighting coronavirus and decided against imposing mass isolation requirements and stopping the production. Another reason was a well-developed healthcare system, and a wide network of infectious disease hospitals...
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