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6 August 2020
Belarus will channel €180 million borrowed from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) into building heating plants and into the heat insulation modernization of residential houses. International agreements on implementing the investment project on expanding sustainable energy use have been approved by Belarus president decree No.296 of 3 August 2020, the press service of the Energy Effectiveness Department of the State...
4 August 2020
Belarus has combined some 883,200 hectares with grain and leguminous crops (except for maize, buckwheat and millet), which makes up 40.2% of the plan, BelTA learned from the Agriculture and Food Ministry. Brest Oblast is in the lead fulfilling 59.9% of the harvesting plan (202,000 hectares). Gomel Oblast harvested 58.7% of the area (199,600 hectares), Grodno Oblast cropped 46.7% (148,800 hectares), Minsk Oblast harvested 38.4% (186,300 hectares), Mogilev Oblast gathered 24.5% (82,400...
29 July 2020
Support for the real sector of the economy is one of the key areas of work of the state. Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko made the relevant statement while talking to OAO Mogilevkhimvolokno workers, BelTA has learned. The prime minister noted: “Support for the real sector of the economy is one of the key areas of work of the state. In the most complicated periods that Belarusian enterprises encounter in the course of their work our government is always ready to lend a hand....
22 July 2020
Harvesting is underway in Belarus, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry. As of 21 July, 120,700 hectares of early cereal and leguminous crops were cut to make up 5.5% of the total area. Gomel Oblast is in the lead with 59,900 hectares cropped (17.6%). Brest Oblast harvested 29,700 hectares (8.79%), Grodno Oblast – 16,800 hectares (5.27%), Minsk Oblast – 12,600 hectares (2.6%), Mogilev Oblast – 1,780 hectares (0.53%). Vitebsk Oblast has not started its...
14 July 2020
The program on developing Mogilev Oblast’s southeast should be implemented during the next five-year plan. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement while talking to participants of the ceremony held to inaugurate a new bridge over the Sozh River in Slavgorod District, Mogilev Oblast on 13 July, BelTA has learned. Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “The program has to be implemented during the next five-year plan. If we implement the program to develop this region, Mogilev...
8 July 2020
The sociological survey "Regional specifics of the electoral behavior in Belarus" revealed that 91.9% of the respondents view the presidential election as an important event in the life of the country. The survey was conducted by the Youth Laboratory of Sociological Studies of the Belarusian Committee of Youth Associations, Chairman of the Belarusian Union of Public Associations BKMO Pavel Alekso told BelTA. “Our youth laboratory has completed the survey. According to its results, the...
1 July 2020
A neighborhood of wooden houses from Belarus’ Shklov has been built in the city of Uruma in the Japanese prefecture of Okinawa, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Embassy in Japan. “Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Japan Ruslan Yesin took part in the official ceremony to open the Belarusian neighborhood in Okinawa, in the city of Uruma,” the embassy noted. “The ceremony featured Japanese MPs Hiromichi Watanabe and Shinpei Matsushita, Uruma Mayor Toshio...
10 June 2020
Charter flights to Turkey from Belarus will resume on 1 July, BelTA learned from travel companies. The first flight from Minsk to Antalya is scheduled for 1 July. Flights will also be operated from the regional airports of Gomel, Grodno, Mogilev, Brest and Vitebsk. The AeroBelService tour operator reminds its customers that masks are mandatory in airports in Antalya, Izmir, Bodrum. On arrival, all passengers will have their  temperature taken. Passengers with high...
5 June 2020
Distinguished Belarusians have been honored with state awards. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed corresponding decrees, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. In accordance with Decree No. 191, orders, medals and honorary titles have been conferred on a big group of people in recognition of many-year productive work, exemplary fulfillment of service duties, exceptional bravery and courage displayed in crime prevention and fire rescue, a big personal...
21 May 2020
A medieval sword was discovered on the bank of the Berezina river in the city of Bobruisk, senior researcher of the Bobruisk Local History Museum Inna Ovseichik told BelTA. “Such swords were in use during the High Middle Ages – from the second half of the 11th century to the end of the 13th century. Such swords were previously unearthed in Grodno and Novogrudok. All in all, there are seven swords of this period in the country. This is the first one to be found in Mogilev Oblast,”...

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4 August 2020
Early voting for the Belarus presidential election will be held on 4-8 August. Early voting is meant for voters who will not be able to cast their ballot on election day, BelTA reports. Polling places will be open from 10:00 till 14:00 and from 16:00 till 19:00. Voters will not have to explain why they will not be able to come to the polls on election day. In order to receive a ballot paper, voters should present their passport or a military ID (for army conscripts), an official ID (for...
29 July 2020
Over 1,000 vacant state property facilities are available for purchase across the country, BelTA learned from Zhanna Podobedova, Head of the State Property Management Office of the Central Office for Property Management of the State Property Committee, at a press conference on 28 July. The official said that over 1,000 vacant state property facilities are available for sale at present, including over 300 state properties that can be bought for as little as one base amount (Br27 at...
23 July 2020
The number of observers at polling stations during the current election campaign will be reduced due to the epidemiological situation. Such a decision was adopted at a meeting of the Belarusian Central Electoral Commission (CEC) on 22 July, BelTA has learned. CEC head Lidia Yermoshina proposed to reduce the number of observers to five on the main voting day, and to three during the early voting time. “The matter is about presence. The accreditation of observers does not stop,” she...
15 July 2020
The key task for Vitebsk Oblast and the country is tp promote the development of regions, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with top officials and executives of Vitebsk Oblast, BelTA has learned. “The key task for Vitebsk Oblast and the country is the development of regions. This will be the main direction. We need to focus more on the regions!” the Belarusian leader noted. He noted that the country has programs and plans for large and small cities, rural...
8 July 2020
Amendments and addenda to the government program on innovative development of Belarus in 2016-2020 have been authorized. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed the relevant decree on 7 July, BelTA has learned. The document adjusts the list of projects for setting up enterprises, which are crucial to Belarus’ innovative development. The list now includes eight projects aimed at setting up enterprises to create a new generation of automobile components, ceramic products, modern...
1 July 2020
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed an executive order on additional measures designed to address topical issues in the population’s life, the press service of the Belarusian leader told BelTA. The document contains measures designed to address the most topical issues raised in the course of collecting voter signatures in support of nominating Aleksandr Lukashenko as a presidential candidate. The measures target various spheres, including civil engineering, housing and...
10 June 2020
Belarus is indeed interested in joining the World Trade Organization as soon as possible on mutually acceptable terms. Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chief Negotiator on Belarus' accession to the WTO Vladimir Serpikov made the relevant statement during a meeting of the informal group of the countries joining the WTO, BelTA learned from the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Belarus to the United Nations Office and Other International Organizations in Geneva....
5 June 2020
The composition of the government is absolutely fit for combat but the work style and methods need a bit of tweaking. The statement was made by Roman Golovchenko, who was appointed Belarus’ prime minister on 4 June. The statement was made as the prime minister was introduced to heads of government agencies and personnel of the Office of the Council of Ministers, BelTA has learned. Roman Golovchenko thanked the head of state for the trust. He noted that this trust was a payment in...
27 May 2020
Supercomputers will help Belarusian scientists design medications to fight the coronavirus, BelTA learned from Andrei Ivanets, Chief Scientific Secretary of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, on 26 May. The official said: “We’ve largely redirected our research efforts towards fighting the coronavirus infection. The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus has worked out a plan of scientific research, which includes R&D projects of virtually all our departments. We intend to...
20 May 2020
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed a decree “On social support for certain population groups,” BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.  In line with the decree, starting from 1 January 2021, if a woman gives birth to four kids, her maternity leave will be included in her employment history provided that the maternity leave does not exceed 12 years in total (9 years now). These women will be granted retirement pensions if their employment...

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