8 April 2019
A helmet dating back to the late 9th-early 11th centuries was discovered by construction workers in the Bobruisk river port, BelTA learned from Chairman of the Standing Committee on Education, Culture and Science of the House of Representatives, Doctor of Science [History] Igor Marzalyuk.
According to him, this finding is unique for Belarus. “Such a thing has been found in Belarus for the first time. Similar things were discovered in Ukraine, in burial mounds for warriors – in the...
2 April 2019
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has signed decrees to appoint Leonid Zayats Chairman of the Mogilev Oblast Executive Committee and Mikhail Rusy Aide to the President, Inspector for Mogilev Oblast, BelTA has learned.
Head of the Belarus President Administration Natalya Kochanova has been instructed to submit Leonid Zayats’ candidacy for approval of the Mogilev Oblast Council of Deputies.
Gennady Lavrenkov will no longer work as the president’s aide, inspector for Mogilev...
20 March 2019
A remembrance and mourning event at the Ozarichi Memorial in Kalinkovichi District to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the death camp prisoners gathered more than 300 people on 19 March, BelTA has learned.
The commemorative meeting remembered the innocent victims of the tragic events of 1944. The event brought together the former prisoners, war and labor veterans from Belarus and Russia, representatives of the authorities, civil society, youth, and others. ...
29 April 2019
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko lit a candle at the Chruch of the Nativity of Christ in the agro-town of Ostroshitsy, Logoisk District to mark Easter on 28 April, BelTA has learned.
The head of state was welcomed at the church by archpriest Aleksandr Zimnitsky. The president lit a candle and extended Easter greetings to churchgoers.
Aleksandr Lukashenko usually visits small churches outside the Belarusian capital on Easter. “On this day I visit small villages. I have already...
22 April 2019
Plans are in place to set up over 20 large innovative manufacturing facilities in Belarus in 2019, Chairman of the Belarusian State Science and Technology Committee of Belarus Aleksandr Shumilin told journalists.
“We are planning to open more than 20 new manufactures. This number includes only large enterprises. It would be much higher if we added small and medium-size ones,” Aleksandr Shumilin said. He added that Belarus has witnessed robust development of small innovative...
15 April 2019
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Turkey Andrei Savinykh talked about the promising areas of cooperation between Belarus and Turkey in an interview to the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA has learned.
Over the past 4-5 years, the trade between the two countries has significantly increased. Now it reaches almost $1 billion. The prospects for bilateral relations still remain hugely untapped. “Belarus and Turkey pay special attention to industrial development, as...