Updated at 16:20,16-01-2017

Belarus and Hong Kong agree to abolish visas Kомментарии

16 январь 2017, 16:20 | English / Main story

Following a meeting between a Belarusian delegation headed by First Vice Prime Minister Vasily Matyushevsky and with the Head of Administration of Hong Kong Special on Monday, 16 January, sides have reached an agreement on mutual visa abolition. Read more

German media: EU plans refugee camps in Belarus Kомментарии

13 январь 2017, 23:42 | Main story / Society

The EU is financing the construction of refugee camps in Belarus, according to an internal paper of the EU Commission seen by the German Tageszeitung (TAZ) newspaper. The Commission will transfer to Minsk some 7 million euros to finance the building. Read more

Minsk and around: 11 ideas and tips for your 5-day Visa-free stay in Belarus Kомментарии

12 январь 2017, 14:02 | Main story / Featured Stories

Up till recently the visa barrier made even experienced travelers overlook Belarus in favor of other destinations like Lithuania or Ukraine. Read more

Key Q&A about 5-day visa-free stay in Belarus Kомментарии

11 январь 2017, 23:58 | Main story / Featured Stories

Although it is not a total openness for an isolated country like Belarus, many observers in and outside agree this is a step forward. Here are the answers to some of the key questions about the edict. Read more

BREAKING: Belarus cancels Visas for citizens of 80 states (UPDATED) Kомментарии

09 январь 2017, 17:46 | Main story / Society

Citizens of 80 countries can enter Belarus visa-free for up to 5 days through Minsk National Airport, the press service of the President of Belarus reports. Read more

Belarus prepares to expand its Visa-free zone Kомментарии

06 январь 2017, 22:02 | Main story / Society

In October-December 2016, almost 2,000 tourists took advantage of new visa-free regulations to visit Hrodna Region. In response to the increasing amount of foreign tourists, Hrodna Region has started working on two important initiatives: visa-free Read more

Belarus raises transit tariffs for Russian crude oil Kомментарии

05 январь 2017, 21:46 | Main story / Economy

The government in Belarus has raised the tariffs for the transit of Russian crude oil via pipelines on the territory of Belarus, according to Resolution No 48 by the Minister for Anti-monopoly Regulation and Trade dated December 30, 2016. Read more

New oil field discovered in Belarus Kомментарии

04 январь 2017, 09:33 | Main story / Economy

A new oil field was discovered within the intermediate block of regional Rechitsa-Vishansky fault of the Pripyat Basin. Read more

Minsk and Moscow agree on “moderate” growth of oil transit tariffs via Belarus in 2017 Kомментарии

29 декабрь 2016, 17:37 | Main story / Economy

The tariff for oil transit from Russia by the Belarusian pipeline operator “Gomeltransneft Druzhba” will be increased by 7.7% in 2017 instead of 20.5% previously requested by Belarus, TASS news agency reported with a reference to the Russian energy Read more

New reactor vessel for Belarusian NPP in transportation accident Kомментарии

27 декабрь 2016, 20:39 | Main story / Society

Representatives of nuclear power plant claim that the reactor damage has not been detected. Read more


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