9 April 2021
Lukashenko wants serious, well-developed law on political parties
Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “I simply want to warn you, the developers and other ones: if we tolerate even the slightest mistakes in the course of formation of political parties while citing some foreign experience, we will destroy the country, we will let it fall apart.”...
2 April 2021
Lukashenko: Consolidation in the Union State allows fast response to challenges, threats
The head of state noted that 25 years ago an agreement was signed to establish the Commonwealth of Belarus and Russia, which allowed the two fraternal peoples to overcome destructive divisive trends in the economy and social sphere and to move on to building a common home on a solid foundation of historical, spiritual and cultural unity....
26 March 2021
Belarus might develop its first prototype vaccine in late August
According to Dmitry Pinevich, the production of a vaccine consists of several stages: first, one needs to get a vaccine in vitro in a test tube setting, then scale it up to a pilot production batch, and only after all the trials are over, the mass production of the vaccine can begin....
19 March 2021
Lukashenko approves State Investment Program for 2021
Taking into account the investment capacity of the central budget, the program provides for channeling financial resources into the facilities that will be commissioned in 2021, and facilities which construction is nearing completion....
11 March 2021
Over 13,500 deposit accounts opened under Belarus’ new family capital program
As many as 82,335 deposit accounts with the total sum of $823.4 million were opened in line with the family capital program that was running in 2015-2019. The 2015-2019 program provided $10,000 to large families upon the birth or adoption of the third and subsequent children in the period from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2019. They could apply for family capital until 30 June 2020, no later than six months after the birth or adoption of the third and subsequent children....
30 March 2021
Gomselmash to increase export to Kazakhstan in 2021
The partners are showing interest in grain harvesting equipment that has proven itself in Kazakhstan, as well as ESSIL KZS-790 combines, CS100 self-propelled mowers and FS80 forage harvesters....
26 March 2021
FEZ Gomel-Raton companies eager to increase output by 18.5% in 2021
The official said: “We’ve analyzed prospects of work in 2021. In line with business plans of the enterprises output is expected to rise by 18.5%, export will rise by nearly 6%, salaries will grow by 10%, and fixed-capital investments will go up, too.”...
12 March 2021
Genetic data of Belarusian SARS-CoV-2 isolate added to GenBank
Genetic analysis of SARS-CoV-2 viruses is important for understanding the evolution of the new coronavirus, for evaluating the propagation of new strains, and for evaluating propagation dynamics. The data can help develop vaccines and antiviral medications for treating the coronavirus infection....
29 January 2021
Opinion: Only dialogue, people’s unity can help address any issue
Maksim Ryzhenkov stressed that the Belarusian society and the state are striving for further development. “Indeed, we need some, maybe, broader social dialogue. It is necessary to conduct it, create [something new] on the basis that has been developed so far. We are moving forward, and we have to pass on to our children a better country, even more developed, but independent, stable and prosperous,” said the deputy head of the Belarus President Administration....