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Lukashenko and Poroshenko to visit Chornobyl nuclear power plant

Lukashenko and Poroshenko to visit Chornobyl nuclear power plant

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will meet with President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko in the exclusion zone of the Chornobyl nuclear power plant on April 26, the presidential press …

US and Italia to conduct observation flight over Russia and Belarus

US and Italia to conduct observation flight over Russia and Belarus

The joint US-Italian mission will conduct an observation flight over the territories of Belarus and Russia under the Open Skies Treaty on April 24-28, the head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Nuclear Risk Reduction Center Sergey …

Lukashenko congratulates Erdogan on successful constitutional referendum

Lukashenko congratulates Erdogan on successful constitutional referendum

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko congratulated his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on successful constitutional referendum expanding the presidential powers, the press service of the Belarusian …

Eurasian Economic Union’s summit opens in Bishkek

Eurasian Economic Union’s summit opens in Bishkek

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Kazakh capital Bishkek to take part in summits of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO). The meeting of the EEU, …

Russia, Belarus sign documents to settle oil, gas disagreements

Russia, Belarus sign documents to settle oil, gas disagreements

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko have signed documents to settle disagreements in the oil and gas sphere, Russian Deputy Prime Minister …

Belarus pays off gas debt to Gazprom

Belarus pays off gas debt to Gazprom

Belarus has paid off in full a debt of $726.2 million for gas deliveries in 2016 and 2017, Russian gas giant Gazprom said in a statement. "The Belarusian side repaid in full, in the amount of $ 726.2 million, its debt to Gazprom …

Lukashenko expresses condolences over St. Petersburg explosion

Lukashenko expresses condolences over St. Petersburg explosion

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has expressed condolences to the Russian President Vladimir Putin over the victims of an explosion in the St. Petersburg metro.  "I want to offer you my condolences, as …

Belavia to resume regular flights to Yerevan

Belavia to resume regular flights to Yerevan

Belarusian airlines Belavia will restore direct flights between Minsk and Yerevan, the press service of the Armenian General Administration of Civil Aviation said. The Chief Civil Aviation Department said it has given permission to the …

Berdimukhamedov and Lukashenko to meet in Ashgabat

Berdimukhamedov and Lukashenko to meet in Ashgabat

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will hold talks today with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko, who arrived in Ashgabat on an official visit. The Presidents will discuss the …

Lukashenko about his excellent relations with Putin

Lukashenko about his excellent relations with Putin

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko says Russian President Vladimir Putin and he will be able to solve problems facing bilateral relations without anyone's help, his press service said. …

Lukashenko under sanctions invited to US

Lukashenko under sanctions invited to US

The US Embassy in Belarus sent an invitation to the President of the country Alexander Lukashenko to attend the ceremony commemorating the centennial of the United States' entry into the Great War, the US diplomatic …

Lukashenko and Poroshenko discuss Donbass

Lukashenko and Poroshenko discuss Donbass

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko held telephone conversations yesterday, the press service of the President of Belarus said. During the …

Armenia appoints new ambassador in Belarus

Armenia appoints new ambassador in Belarus

Armenia's former Ambassador to Russia Oleg Yesayan has been appointed  the Ambassador of Armenia to Belarus, the press service of the Armenian president said. Yesayan has also been appointed tot …

Garlyk plant in Turkmenistan to be opened in late March

Garlyk plant in Turkmenistan to be opened in late March

The opening of the Garlyk Mining and Processing Plant is scheduled for March 31. The issue was discussed during the visit of the Chairman of the Belarusian National Assembly’s Council Mikhail Myasnikovich to …

 Lukashenko invites NATO to observe Russia-Belarus military drills

Lukashenko invites NATO to observe Russia-Belarus military drills

NATO and other international organizations should be able to monitor the joint drills of Russia and Belarus Zapad-2017 that are scheduled for the fall of this year, the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said. …

Kazakh president says he#039s optimistic about Eurasian Economic Union’s future

Kazakh president says he's optimistic about Eurasian Economic Union’s future

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Friday he is optimistic about the future of the Eurasian Economic Union, which will be able to cope with the current difficulties and continue its development, TASS …

Lukashenko: EU needs to be preserved

Lukashenko: EU needs to be preserved

Belarus seeks to prevent the breakup of the European Union, the country’s President Alexander Lukashenko said at a meeting with Belgian Foreign Minister, Didier Reynders. "Lately, I have been calling for the …

Belarus to help building ice arena in Bakuriani

Belarus to help building ice arena in Bakuriani

Belarus is ready to help Georgia to erect an ice arena and a biathlon stadium at the mountain ski resort Bakuriani, the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said during the meeting with the Georgian President Giorgi …

Margvelashvili and Lukashenko hold talks in Minsk

Margvelashvili and Lukashenko hold talks in Minsk

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko discussed in Minsk the prospects of bilateral cooperation in politics, trade, economy and culture. …

Margvelashvili to visit Minsk on March 1-2

Margvelashvili to visit Minsk on March 1-2

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili will visit Belarus on March 1-2. Preparations for the visit have been agreed between the Foreign Ministries of the two countries. Margvelashvili will reportedly …

Margvelashvili: Belarusian-Georgian relations get new impetus

Margvelashvili: Belarusian-Georgian relations get new impetus

The relations between Belarus and Georgia have acquired a new impetus, the Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said According to him, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's visit to Georgia in …

Svetlana Makshtarova: My dad told me: Don#039t even think about it, just go to Baku

Svetlana Makshtarova: My dad told me: "Don't even think about it, just go to Baku"

World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling in Baku was the first international tournament where Azerbaijani gymnast Svetlana Makshtarova paired with Veronica Zemlanaya, and that's why she's even …

Russians, Belarusians reigned supreme at World Cup in Troline Gymnastics and Tumbling women#039s qualifications

Russians, Belarusians reigned supreme at World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling women's qualifications

Qualifications of women's individual program of the World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling  in Baku have just ended. Athletes from Russia and Belarus showed the best results, taking first six places. Russia's …

Vladislav Goncharov: we hope for best result at Baku Cup

Vladislav Goncharov: we hope for best result at Baku Cup

Olympic champion of 2016, two-time European champion, silver medalist of the First European Games in Baku, Belarusian gymnast Vladislav Goncharov, speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza, said that the Belarusian trampoline team is …

Ilham Aliyev thanks Alexander Lukashenko for Lapshin#039s extradition

Ilham Aliyev thanks Alexander Lukashenko for Lapshin's extradition

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev thanked his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko in connection with the extradition of Alexander Lapshin to Azerbaijan in a telephone …

Belarus extradites Blogger Lapshin to Azerbaijan (Photo)

Belarus extradites Blogger Lapshin to Azerbaijan (Photo)

Blogger Alexander Lapshin has been brought to Baku from Belarus where he was earlier detained. Lapshin's extradition to Azerbaijan on February 7 occurred hours after the Belarusian Supreme Court upheld a ruling …

Dvorkovich on results of gas and oil talks with Minsk

Dvorkovich on results of gas and oil talks with Minsk

Moscow still expects Minsk to repay its gas debt, though there is no progress in the talks on issues related to gas and oil between the two countries, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said. …

Lukashenko: Belarus sees no reason not to hand over Lapshin to Azerbaijan

Lukashenko: Belarus sees no reason not to hand over Lapshin to Azerbaijan

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that Belarus sees no reason that would prevent Minsk from handing over Russian-Israeli blogger Andrei Lapshin to Azerbaijan, News.az reported citing APA. …

Kremlin: no border regime introduced between Russia and Belarus

Kremlin: no border regime introduced between Russia and Belarus

No border regime has been introduced between Russia and Belarus, the Kremlin press service said. "No border regime has been introduced but border zones have been set up in the areas adjacent to the border as it is necessary to …

Lukashenko wants to reduce Russian gas price

Lukashenko wants to reduce Russian gas price

Belarus has the right for a reduction of the Russian gas price due to lower global oil prices, the country's President Alexander Lukashenko said. “Gas is tied to oil. When oil stood at $120, everything was …