Updated at 20:15,16-07-2019

Society

Extra train service to run between Minsk and Vilnius in summer

There is now an extra train running from Minsk to Vilnius. According to the press service of the Belarusian Railways, the international train 809/810 Minsk - Vilnius will run every Saturday until August 31. Read more...

Economy

Belarus Sets Ambitious Target To Grow Tourism Share In GDP

Belarusian foreign minister Vladimir Makei said that the government wants to increase the share of tourism in the country’s GDP to 10-12%, Emerging Europe writes. Read more...

Politics

Why Belarus Doesn’t Compromise With EU To Abolish Death Penalty

The death penalty in Belarus is one of the main irritants in relations of Belarus and the EU. How did this happen and what hinders Minsk from meeting the requirements? Read more...

Foreign media

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History

With his vulnerable country under mounting pressure to integrate with Russia, its much bigger and stronger neighbor, a Belarusian poet and television presenter has identified what he thinks is potent weapon of defense: an inch-tall piece of carved Read more...