Updated at 20:14,02-06-2020

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How Russian propaganda saves Belarus from Poland

The “Polish threat for Minsk” narrative has returned to the Kremlin-backed propaganda outlets ahead of the presidential elections in Belarus. The latest messaging includes such topics as ‘Poland’s colonial policy,’ funding ‘info-saboteurs,’ and supporting the ‘candidates of protest.’ The “Polish aggression” is explained either by Poland’s imperial ambitions or by claiming that NATO uses our western neighbor to promote its interests in Belarus.Read more

Society

COVID-19 In Belarus: 43,403 Infected, Daily Increase 847 Cases

As of 1 June, 43,403 COVID-19 cases have been registered in Belarus (+847 in the past 24 hours), the Healthcare Ministry reports. This is the smallest increase since 5 May: then there were 861 new cases per day, on 4 May – 784. Read more...

Economy

World Bank approves 100 mln euros loan to modernize Belarus' higher education

The World Bank has committed a loan worth 100 million euros to fund a project, which aims to modernize the higher education system in Belarus. The decision was approved by the World Bank's Board of Directors on 21 May, reports the press office of Read more...

Politics

Babaryka: we have gathered almost 100 000 signatures

As of 1 June, Viktar Babaryka's nomination group has gathered almost 100 000 signatures since 21 May, the presidential contender wrote on social media Read more...

Foreign media

Thousands turn out for VE Day parade in Belarus despite Covid-19 concerns

Country’s leader Alexander Lukashenko boasts of holding only parade in former Soviet Union Read more...