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10 July 2015
MINSK, 10 July (BelTA) – Moscow Oblast is interested in bolstering agricultural cooperation with Minsk Oblast, Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Oblast Government Denis Butsayev said at the meeting of the Moscow Oblast delegation with Chairman of the Minsk Oblast Executive Committee Semyon Shapiro on 10 July, BelTA has learned. “Minsk Oblast has big experience in vegetable and crop farming, milk and meat animal husbandry. We would like to use the best practices and technologies of...
29 June 2015
MINSK, 29 June (BelTA) – The Evenings of the Bolshoi Theater in the Radziwill Castle concluded with a grandiose gala concert with participation of opera and ballet stars on 28 June, BelTA learned from the theater. The concert was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory. The program featured the pieces from the ballets Anyuta, Shopenianna, Spartacus, Creation of the World, and Taras Bulba. The first part of the concert concluded with Maurice Ravel's Bolero featuring Honored...
18 June 2015
MINSK, 18 June (BelTA) – Minsk will be hosting the Second Youth Theater Forum of the CIS countries, the Baltic states and Georgia from 19 till 26 November, consultant at the culture department at the Belarusian Culture Ministry Viktoria Kuksyenkova said at a press conference in Minsk on 18 June, BelTA has learned. Partaking in the forum will be theater companies from 14 countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Latvia, Lithuania, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,...
10 June 2015
MINSK, 10 June (BelTA) - Pope Francis has assigned new auxiliary bishop to the Archdiocese of Minsk-Mogilev, BelTA learned from the Roman Catholic Church in Belarus. Priest Alexander Yashevsky was appointed auxiliary bishop. The Apostolic Nunciature in Minsk said that he serves as auxiliary bishop at the parish of Saint John in Minsk. Alexander Yashevsky currently heads the Salesian community in Belarus, the Belarusian division of the Society of Saint Francis de Sales. BELARUSIAN NEWS
3 June 2015
MINSK, 3 June (BelTA) – A factory designed to recycle waste that contains hydrocarbons opened in the town of Krupsky, Minsk Oblast on 3 June, BelTA has learned. Belarusian First Deputy Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Minister Iya Malkina was present during the opening ceremony. The official underlined that it was a unique project for the Ministry. Iya Malkina went on saying: “It is the result of the implementation of the investment contract that the Ministry has signed....
26 May 2015
MINSK, 26 May (BelTA) – Specialists from nine countries will gather in Minsk to discuss human migration statistics, BelTA learnt from the National Statistics Committee. The seminar on population movement statistics will be held in the Belarusian capital on 28-29 May as part of the Conference of European Statisticians. Partaking in the seminar will be representatives of the UNECE Statistical Division, the CIS Interstate Statistical Committee, the International Organization for Migration,...
14 May 2015
MINSK, 14 May (BelTA) – The 13th National Ecology Forum will be dedicated to the ecologization of the Belarusian economy, Belarusian First Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Iya Malkina said at a press conference dedicated to the forum on 14 May, BelTA has learned. “We decided to hold the forum during the National Sustainable Development Week. The forum will be dedicated to the ecologization of the Belarusian economy,” Iya Malkina noted. Minsk will host...
10 May 2015
MINSK, 10 May (BelTA) - The administration of the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park Great Stone, China Merchants Group and Sinomach signed an agreement on strategic cooperation in the area of investment in the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park, BelTA has learned. Belarus Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov met with top executives of these Chinese companies earlier today. "The Belarusian-Chinese Industrial Park is seen by our Chinese partners as a key platform for the Silk Road Economic...
29 April 2015
MOSCOW, 29 April (BelTA) – Russia may lift sanctions from another four Belarusian animal husbandry enterprises, BelTA learned from the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of Russia (Rosselkhoznadzor) after negotiations between Rosselkhoznadzor head Sergei Dankvert and Belarusian Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister Vasily Pivovar in Moscow on 29 April. The negotiations were focused on summing up results of the cross-checks of Belarusian and Russian enterprises by...
25 April 2015
MINSK, 24 April (BelTA) - The 3rd Minsk Forum of Street Theaters will feature more experimental works, the arts director of the forum Vladimir Galak told a press conference in Minsk, BelTA has learned. The list of participants includes a circus from France. The Belarusian circus also decided to join the festival. Its performance will conclude the festival on 3 May. Thus, the forum is turning into a big European festival of street arts, said Vladimir Galak. Most events are theatrical...