Updated at 18:07,08-09-2017
Lukashenka wants to double Belarus population: will that work? Kомментарии
11 сентябрь 2017, 09:33 | English / Featured Stories

Belarusian president Lukashenka announced that Belarus could easily sustain a population of 20 million people, noting that human capital was the key to the economic security of the country. „итать

The Belarusian hi-tech revolution: the government drafts an ambitious decree Kомментарии
08 сентябрь 2017, 17:16 | English / Featured Stories

Last month, Belarusian IT businessman Victor Prokopenya published a post on Facebook informing the public about a new decree on High Tech Park. This led to fervent discussion in the Belarusian media, with a number of articles devoted to the topic. „итать

Redrawing the geopolitical map: Belarus and its neighbours connect the Black and Baltic seas Kомментарии
07 сентябрь 2017, 17:07 | English / Featured Stories

Belarus and Poland are advancing a project to connect the Black and Baltic Seas via the E40 waterway. The 2,000 km-long waterway will run through rivers and canals in Belarus, Ukraine, and Poland and provide better access to seaports for landlocked Belarus. „итать

Russo-Belarusian relations: Ukrainian factor and US sanctions Kомментарии
15 август 2017, 13:50 | English / Featured Stories

Last week, the Russo-Belarusian dynamics was not so much due to the Belarusian and Russian authorities, but rather due to Belarusian-Ukrainian relations and the US plans to impose sanctions against Russia. Isolation and self-isolation of Russia is growing, which determines the foreign policy of all „итать

Photo fact: combiner and three superiors in Alexandryiskaye Kомментарии
14 август 2017, 20:00 | English / Featured Stories

Front-rank combine operator, leader of the harvest campaign-2017 from Alexandryiskaye Victar Malto has been photographed together with three superiors. „итать

The Belarusian authorities learn to appreciate their country’s statehood Kомментарии
14 август 2017, 19:58 | English / Featured Stories

On 1 July, on the eve of Belarus’s official Independence day, Alexander Lukashenka highlighted the connection between Belarusians and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. This was the first official statement to allude to the historical roots of a sovereign and independent Belarusian state. „итать

Belarusians of the world: “In solidarity we trust” Kомментарии
14 август 2017, 19:53 | English / Featured Stories

On 15 – 16 July 2017, Minsk hosted the VII Congress of the Belarusians of the World, gathering over 300 participants. This year’s event was remarkably diverse, featuring Belarusian foreign minister Uladzimir Makei and even the former detainees in the White Legion case. „итать

Belarus and Ukraine cooperate in the face of Russian pressure Kомментарии
28 июль 2017, 17:52 | Main story / Featured Stories

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenka travelled to Kyiv on an official visit on 20-21 July. Both Belarus and Ukraine, for different reasons, are seeking to reinvigorate direct dialogue between their leaders, which they resumed three months ago in the Chernobyl zone. „итать

Belarus finally reaps tangible benefits from its neutrality policy Kомментарии
27 июль 2017, 14:41 | English / Featured Stories

On 18-19 July, Belarus officially welcomed a delegation from the European parliament along with the Latvian foreign minister, who spoke up for Belarus's policy of neutrality. These developments are signs that Belarus's rapprochement with the EU and other Western structures continues. „итать

The many faces of forced labour in Belarus Kомментарии
26 июль 2017, 19:22 | English / Featured Stories

On 12 July 2017, a Maladzečna District court tried two teachers for the death of 13-year old high school student Viktoryja Papčenia. „итать

Photo: Depeche Mode frontman with Minsk doctors Kомментарии
18 июль 2017, 16:58 | English / Featured Stories

A photo of Dave Gaan with Minsk doctors ahs appeared on Instagram. It was made at Minsk clinical hospital #9. The frontman of Depeche Mode was taken there on the evening of July 17. „итать

Military parades in Belarus: displaying military might and annoying locals Kомментарии
18 июль 2017, 16:53 | English / Featured Stories

In Belarus, military parades usually take place twice a year: on 9 May, or Victory Day, when post-Soviet countries celebrate victory in the Great Patriotic War with Nazi Germany, and on 3 July, the official Independence Day. „итать


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