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13 May 2022
Belarus and Russia are planning to build a unified information infrastructure, State Secretary of the Belarusian Security Council Aleksandr Volfovich said in an interview with the Russian magazine Natsionalnaya Oborona [National Defense], BelTA has learned.  Not so long ago, Minsk played host to the Belarusian-Russian interdepartmental consultations on information security. According to Aleksandr Volfovich, special consideration was given to the draft Concept of Information Security of...
12 May 2022
The memory of the Great Victory shows the unity and cohesion of the Eurasian Economic Union member states, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Mikhail Myasnikovich told reporters on 11 May after the delegation of the Eurasian Economic Commission laid flowers at the Eternal Flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow, BelTA has learned. According to Mikhail Myasnikovich, it has already become a good tradition in the EEC to lay wreaths at the graves of...
11 May 2022
Belarus has no plans to increase spending on its defense, Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin told the media following the meeting with the Belarusian president to discuss this year's state defense contracts on 10 May, BelTA has learned.  “The defense budget will stay as it was planned. There will be no additional spending,” the minister said.  In his words, the state defense needs for 2022 were approved by the head of state. “The president pays very close attention to it,...
10 May 2022
The most important duty of the younger generations is to preserve the historical memory, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Belarus Xie Xiaoyong said on the air of the Belarus 1 TV channel on 9 May, BelTA has learned. "Celebrating Victory Day on 9 May is a very good tradition. Since this day is the memory of the victory of mankind over fascism. It is very important to keep this memory," the ambassador said. "It gives us a lesson that people should cherish peace and...
6 May 2022
Over 6.298 million people in Belarus have got the first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, of them over 5.930 million have completed the vaccination regimen, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry.  Over 121,500 teenagers aged 12-17 received one shot of the vaccine, of them more than 93,500 children were fully vaccinated.  Thus, 67.4% of the country's population received one dose of the vaccine, 63.4% were fully vaccinated.  Belarusians are also...
5 May 2022
Head of the Belarus President Administration Igor Sergeyenko bestowed state awards upon Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalya Kochanova and some other senators upon instructions of the head of state at a session of the seventh-convocation Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on 4 May. The awards were presented in recognition of active and fruitful work in preparing the nationwide referendum on amending...
4 May 2022
Belarus and Russia have agreed on stepping up cooperation in the production of medications, the press service of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry told BelTA. As a result of a meeting at premises of the Healthcare Ministry the sides agreed that Belarusian specialists will share a list of all the medications made in Belarus with Russian colleagues for the sake of considering additional deliveries of medications to Russia. Belarusian Deputy Healthcare Minister Boris Androsyuk,...
29 April 2022
A large-scale tourism forum "Heritage of Belarus" will give an impetus to mass and active tourism in Belarus, Chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions Mikhail Orda said during a ceremony to launch the forum at the Palace of Culture of Trade Unions, BelTA has learned.  "We expect that the Heritage of Belarus tourism forum will give an impetus to more mass and active tourism, travels, and excursions. This year we expect about 1 million people to travel around interesting historical...
28 April 2022
Belarus and Russia have come to terms on starting the testing of a platform designed to search for technical information, BelTA learned from Head of Russia's Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) Yuri Zubov. Yuri Zubov said: “In the age of digitization and growing volumes of data we see huge prospects in enabling new information exchange. Rospatent has created 15 brand new information systems. We are convinced they will work for the benefit of our bilateral cooperation...
27 April 2022
Members of the lower chamber of the Belarusian parliament will pass 12 bills designed to support the economy in conditions of sanctions-fueled pressure, BelTA learned from Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko.  Vladimir Andreichenko said: “We have 12 bills, which need to be passed right away within the framework of realization of the comprehensive plan on developing the economy in conditions of sanctions-fueled pressure....
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