2 December 2021
MINSK, 2 December (BelTA) – The new Belarus Constitution draft will be published before the New Year, while the referendum on it will take place at the end of February 2022 unless some emergency arises, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said in an interview with Dmitry Kiselyov, Director General of the Russian state news agency MIA Rossiya Segodnya, BelTA has learned.
“Now it [the Constitution draft] is on my table. Now I am scrutinizing it, every line of it, like...
26 November 2021
GRODNO DISTRICT, 26 November (BelTA) – Belarus is ready to do everything it can for refugees in need, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he talked to refugees at the logistics center turned into a temporary accommodation facility near the Bruzgi checkpoint on 26 November, BelTA has learned.
“Some of you, believing Western propaganda, are looking for a better life there. Probably, life is better there than in the place you came from. But the worst thing, as I...
19 November 2021
YEREVAN, 19 November (BelTA) - The EAEU has once again proven to be an effective organization, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko told the media after a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Commission in Yerevan on 19 November, BelTA has learned.
"Our negotiations are never a walk in the park. We do not make loud statements about breakthroughs, because our negotiations are complex aiming to reach compromises on issues related to all members of the union. The difficulty...
11 November 2021
The aircraft delivered the Chinese vaccine SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine (Vero Cell), Inactivated by Sinopharm.
3 November 2021
“According to the current data of the Belarusian Statistical Committee, in January-September 2021 the export of Belarusian food products increased by 12.6% and exceeded $4.7 billion.
29 October 2021
The Labor and Social Security Ministry issued Resolution No. 71 on 21 October 2021 to revise the minimum subsistence budget on average per capita and for the main social and demographic groups per month. The new sizes of the minimum subsistence budget will be valid from 1 November 2021 to 31 January 2022.
19 October 2021
The minister emphasized that a detailed analysis of the epidemiological situation in Belarus is being carried out and the necessary measures are being taken at all levels of government.
8 October 2021
MINSK, 8 October (BelTA) – More than 1.7 million Belarusians have received the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine, BelTA learned from the press service of the Healthcare Ministry.
“More than 2,378,000 people in Belarus have got a COVID-19 vaccine, of them over 1,726,000 got their second jab,” the press service informed.
The regional breakdown of people who got the second shot is as follows: Brest Oblast (over 210,700), Vitebsk Oblast (over 180,700), Gomel Oblast...
30 September 2021
MINSK, 30 September (BelTA) - Winter crops in Belarus have been sown on the area of 917,500 hectares, which is 63% of the target area (1,456,100 hectares), BelTA learned from the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry.
The regional breakdown of the sowing progress is as follows: Brest Oblast (71% of the area has been cropped), Vitebsk Oblast (nearly 60%), Grodno Oblast (over 65%), Minsk Oblast (nearly (64%), Mogilev Oblast (66%), and Gomel Oblast (almost 52%).
23 September 2021
Belarus has improved its positions in the Global Innovation Index 2021, BelTA learned from the Hi-Tech Park website.
According to the source, Belarus’ overall rank has improved by two points. The country is now ranked 62nd in the Global Innovation Index 2021. The index is compiled by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) every year. WIPO is part of the UN system. Belarus’ position has improved in several categories over the year. Belarus went from the 46th...
2 December 2021
Yekaterina Zenkevich said that Gomel Oblast develops dynamically. “We make quite a tangible contribution to the country’s output. We contribute over 10% of the country’s GDP, over 20% of the industrial output, about 15% of the agricultural output, and 15% of the fixed-capital investments,” she mentioned.
25 November 2021
“The activity of resident companies in general is characterized by the growth of industrial output (works, services) in actual prices.
19 November 2021
The head of state wished Gomel Oblast agrarians good health, peace, personal happiness and rich harvests.
10 November 2021
The first flight of the resumed regular air service has departed en route Moscow-Gomel-Moscow, BelTA has learned.
The first flight of the Russian Nordwind Airlines from Moscow's Sheremetyevo arrived in Gomel on schedule.
The flight will be operated three times a week - on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The company will operate a Boeing 737-800, Airbus-321, which seat 180-190 passengers. The travel time is an hour and a half.
Passengers can buy tickets at the...
25 October 2021
GOMEL, 25 October (BelTA) - A regular flight Moscow - Gomel - Moscow will be launched in November, the head of the Gomel office of the Belaeronavigatsia enterprise Vladimir Chereukhin told a press conference in Gomel on 25 October, BelTA has learned.
The first flight of the Russian Nordwind Airlines from Moscow's Sheremetyevo to Gomel is scheduled for 10 November. The travel time is an hour and a half.
The flight will be operated three times a week - on Mondays,...
5 October 2021
GOMEL, 5 October (BelTA) – Belorusneft Company has extracted the 140,000,000th tonne of oil, BelTA has learned.
The milestone was reached in the Rechitskoye oil field.
The event coincided with the 55th anniversary since the company’s foundation: the order to set up Belorusneft was signed in February 1966. The first commercial oil flow was secured in the Rechitskoye oil field in 1964. The commercial operation of oil fields in Belarus began in 1965. The oil company reached...
29 September 2021
GOMEL, 29 September (BelTA) – The output of the Belarusian peat industry is expected to increase over the course of five years. Belarusian Energy Minister Viktor Karankevich mentioned it while on a tour of the peat extracting enterprise Zhitkovichi TBZ, BelTA has learned.
The official underlined the peat industry has a lot of promise. Shipments of peat products are expected to increase by 2-3% every year, resulting in a 15-20% increase over the course of five years.
6 September 2021
Aleksandr Lyakhov said: “Serious progress is expected in oil extraction in Belarus. It is a result of large-scale geological exploration work and the application of new oil industry technologies. For the last few years oil extraction in Belarus has been rising by 20,000 tonnes per annum. This year’s oil extraction is expected to reach at least 1.730 million tonnes.”