6 December 2019
According to the preliminary data, Belarus' gold and foreign currency reserves totaled $9,158.9 million (in equivalent) as of 1 December 2019, BelTA learned from the Information and PR Department of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus.
In November 2019, the country's gold and foreign currency reserves contracted by $34.9 million (or 0.4%) following the growth in October by $362.9 million (4.1%).
In November, the National Bank and the government of the Republic of Belarus...
20 November 2019
The discussion during the meeting dedicated to the Olympic Games was productive, Dmitry Dovgalenok, the NOC vice president-elect, told the media after the event, BelTA learned.
The main theme of the meeting was the preparation of athletes for the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. "The meeting discussed the main set of issues and heard reports from several representatives of such medal-generating sports as athletics and swimming. The conversation was productive in general," Dmitry...
5 November 2019
The 2019 European Muaythai Championships will kick off at the Minsk Palace of Sports on 5 November, BelTA has learned.
Belarus will field 90 athletes (senior and junior). Among them are winners and medalists of international competitions, European and world championships Dmitry Varets (67kg), Andrei Kulebin (71kg), Vitaly Gurkov (75kg), Dmitry Valent (86kg), and Darya Belkova (60kg).
Preliminary bouts will start at 14h00 Minsk time. The opening ceremony is scheduled for 18h00. The...
22 October 2019
Belarus and Germany will consider the possibility of starting a special consultation format for working out a roadmap to guide bilateral cooperation. The relevant agreement was reached as Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei met with German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas on 21 October, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA.
Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei is in Germany on a working visit on 21-22 October....
8 October 2019
The Internal Affairs Ministry, the State Border Committee of Belarus, and the representative office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) intend to sign a protocol of intent to cooperate in the voluntary return of foreign citizens to home countries or to permanent-residence countries, representatives of the Information and Public Relations Office of the Belarusian Internal Affairs Ministry told BelTA.
The event will herald the launch of an information campaign designed to...
25 September 2019
The Germany Weeks will be held in Belarus from 24 September to 31 October, BelTA learned from the German Embassy in Minsk.
Over the past 16 years Belarus has played host to the Germany Weeks under the aegis of the German Embassy in Belarus. The German diplomatic mission invites everyone for the festival to get familiar with the German culture, language and society, visit numerous events in 12 Belarusian cities.
The Germany Weeks program will feature a concert at the Belarusian...
10 September 2019
The Match Europe v USA will continue with 19 events at the Dinamo Stadium in Minsk on 10 September. The competitions will kick off at 19.00 local time, BelTA has learned.
The second, and final, competition day will feature 19 events. Eight Belarusian athletes will defend the colors of Team Europe.
On day one, 9 September, athletes competed in 18 disciplines. Team Europe are currently ahead with 328 points. Team USA hold 312 points.
On 9 September, Maksim Nedasekau of Belarus won the...
28 August 2019
Belarus has harvested grain crops (except for maize) on the area of over 2 million hectares, which makes 97.5% of the cropping area, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry.
As of 28 August, Belarusian farmers have harvested over 6.44 million tonnes of grain, with the average yield of 31.2 centners per hectare (26.4 centners per hectare in the same period last year).
Minsk Oblast has produced 1,690,600 tonnes of grain. Brest Oblast's harvest is almost 1.2...
15 August 2019
The prospects of bilateral military and technical cooperation have been discussed during a working visit of a delegation of the General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces led by Chief of the General Staff Milan Mojsilovic to Belarus, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Defense Ministry.
The Serbian delegation met with Head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Belarus, First Deputy Defense Minister Oleg Belokonev on 14 August to talk over the implementation of the plan of action on...
29 July 2019
The Petrus Brovka Belarusian Encyclopedia Publishing House has released the book "Victory One For All. Belarus-Uzbekistan", director of the publishing house Vladimir Andrievich told BelTA.
"The book is dedicated to the Uzbek soldiers who fought in Belarus during the Great Patriotic War against Nazis, who defended the Brest Fortress, who participated in the partisan and underground movements and liberated Belarus. The edition is illustrated with the historical and modern photographs, the...