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2 Apr 2021
Senator: Belarusians, Russians are inseparable thanks to centuries-old brotherhood, friendship Senator: Belarusians, Russians are inseparable thanks to centuries-old brotherhood, friendship
"Lessons of the past show us that only through joint efforts, continuing to strengthen our unity, we are able to meet any challenges and maintain peace and tranquility. Belarus and Russia have come a long way to achieve the main goal - to create the necessary conditions for sustainable development, to improve the well-being and living standards of the peoples"...
2 Apr 2021
Krutoi: Belarus is interested in new integration projects with Russia Krutoi: Belarus is interested in new integration projects with Russia
"A quarter of a century is a good time span to take stock of what has been done and to make plans for the future. If you look back at this period, you will see that the fundamental objectives set by the presidents when signing the first treaty and all subsequent documents are being successfully implemented"...
2 Apr 2021
Speaker: Belarusians are the only ones to decide on their path of development Speaker: Belarusians are the only ones to decide on their path of development
“Only the Belarusian people have the right to determine their own path of development, including constitutional issues. Western colleagues, if they want to maintain the existing international order and stability, need to approach all the processes objectively and impartially. Belarusian MPs are open to dialogue and ready to cooperate in any format”...
2 Apr 2021
Myasnikovich hails high level of trust, mutual understanding between Belarus, Russia Myasnikovich hails high level of trust, mutual understanding between Belarus, Russia
“Shared history, moral values, traditions and culture of the peoples of our countries have contributed to the establishment of one of the most successful and advanced integration associations – the Union State of Belarus and Russia. Its example helped set up the Eurasian Economic Union"...
2 Apr 2021
Putin: Union State mechanisms ensure high level of Belarus-Russia cooperation Putin: Union State mechanisms ensure high level of Belarus-Russia cooperation
“A quarter of a century ago, the Treaty on the Establishment of the Community of Russia and Belarus was signed, which became the first significant step on the path towards closer cooperation between our countries. Since then, much has been done to strengthen Russia-Belarus ties,” the Russian head of state said...
2 Apr 2021
Lukashenko sends Belarus-Russia Unity Day congratulations to Putin Lukashenko sends Belarus-Russia Unity Day congratulations to Putin
The president believes that cooperation in the Union State based on the principles of sovereign equality will continue to serve the interests of citizens of Belarus and Russia...
1 Apr 2021
Resilience of Belarusian state model in face of 2020 events underlined Resilience of Belarusian state model in face of 2020 events underlined
The governor said: “We’ve lived a very complicated year. It may have been the hardest year in the entire history of independent Belarus. We’ve survived the trial of the pandemic, the trial of the world economic crisis. We’ve survived external pressure. The Belarusian development model has once again proved its viability and reliability in these complicated conditions”...
1 Apr 2021
Lukashenko warns against out-of-control price rises Lukashenko warns against out-of-control price rises
Aleksandr Lukashenko emphasized that pricing and inflation are among the most burning questions...
1 Apr 2021
MFA: Belarus is interested in mutually respectful cooperation with USA MFA: Belarus is interested in mutually respectful cooperation with USA
"We are interested in developing relations with the United States, but on the basis of mutual respect, sovereignty, independence and other fundamental values in international relations,” said Anatoly Glaz...
31 Mar 2021
Belarus’ PM announces targeted response to sanctions Belarus’ PM announces targeted response to sanctions
"Our response will be pinpointed and more appropriate. The decree will be applied only to those companies that act in an unfriendly way towards our republic. This is our sovereign protection measure, we are entitled to it"...
31 Mar 2021
Opinion: Scientific cooperation will help Belarus, Russia develop new world-level technologies Opinion: Scientific cooperation will help Belarus, Russia develop new world-level technologies
Special attention was paid to strengthening the coordination of activities of the RAS and NASB in the field of new medical technologies to solve problems related to prevention and elimination of consequences of large-scale epidemics...
30 Mar 2021
Lukashenko in favor of preserving strong presidential authority Lukashenko in favor of preserving strong presidential authority
“The president will keep his basic authority to influence any decision at any level. No matter where Lukashenko is and no matter who will be the next president, he will be a head of state with strong authority, because if if we strip the president of his strong powers (this is not about me), the country will be lost. It will cease to exist”...
30 Mar 2021
Lukashenko wants land relations to remain under strict state control Lukashenko wants land relations to remain under strict state control
Speaking about land management, Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that it is unadvisable to devolve presidential powers in this area...
29 Mar 2021
Lukashenko: Various forces, primarily external ones, eager to undermine the situation in Belarus Lukashenko: Various forces, primarily external ones, eager to undermine the situation in Belarus
"I have said more than once that we will not have a quiet life here. The situation in the country may be calmer or more acute, but there will never be absolute peace in the country"...
29 Mar 2021
Festive atmosphere hailed as main trademark of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk festival Festive atmosphere hailed as main trademark of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk festival
The festival will officially open in the evening of 15 July with a ceremony to present the president’s special award “Through Art to Peace and Understanding” and a gala concert...
26 Mar 2021
Mezentsev: Belarus, Russia should cooperate more closely today, amid external pressure Mezentsev: Belarus, Russia should cooperate more closely today, amid external pressure
Dmitry Mezentsev stressed that much has been done in the Union State...
26 Mar 2021
Belarus expects new COVID-19 wave to be no worse than previous wave Belarus expects new COVID-19 wave to be no worse than previous wave
According to Dmitry Pinevich, new COVID-19 cases had been on the decline till mid March. This week, Belarus saw a tick up in the number of cases...
25 Mar 2021
China's support of Belarus in UN emphasized China's support of Belarus in UN emphasized
"We cooperate in all areas with Belarusian friends. We treat each other as equals and support each other's fundamental interests. China supports Belarus in the international arena, your country supports China"...
25 Mar 2021
Belarus-Kazakhstan relations increasingly vibrant Belarus-Kazakhstan relations increasingly vibrant
"Of course, we would like to advance this cooperation even further and to expand trade volumes. We are ready to ramp up production, set up assembly facilities and operate those we have at full capacity. To cut it short, the government has to do a lot"...
24 Mar 2021
Opinion: Belarus’ constitutional reform should draw on best domestic, foreign practices Opinion: Belarus’ constitutional reform should draw on best domestic, foreign practices
"Some of the issues can be resolved outside the Constitution, but it is important that every official, the entire society have no doubts that the Constitution is a document that must be impeccably followed. Illegal actions and decisions should not be allowed"...
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