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Yekaterina Kovaleva. Photo from www.sb.by
Three medals for Belarus at Nations Women's Cup in Serbia
21 January, 17:24
Belarusian Yekaterina Kovaleva defeated Russian Kristina Tkacheva in the final 3-2 to win the gold in +81kg. Bronze medals were collected by Belarusian Yulia Apanasovich (51kg) and Viktoryya Kebikava (75kg).
Viktor Khrenin and Aleksandr Volfovich
Belarus' new defense minister, chief of General Staff introduced to Defense Ministry team
21 January, 17:17
A reminder, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko appointed the new defense minister and the chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Belarus on 20 January.
More hi-tech parks to be set up in Belarus
21 January, 16:50
Plans are in place to set up hi-tech parks in Baranovichi, Borisov, Bobruisk, Orsha and Molodechno, Chairman of Belarus' State Committee on Science and Technology Aleksandr Shumilin told a press conference in Minsk on 21 January.
Aleksandr Shumilin. An archive photo
Belarus' hi-tech export close to $15bn in 2019
21 January, 16:37
In 2019 science-intensive and hi-tech products accounted for 35.6% of Belarus' export, up 2.5 percentage points over 2018. “In monetary terms the export of hi-tech products is estimated at nearly $15 billion.
An archive photo
Belarus-Russia oil talks in progress
21 January, 15:46
Consultations between companies are underway. So are certain consultations at the level of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation and the Belneftekhim concern. Naturally, we expect these talks to proceed at the higher level, the chief of the Belarusian state petrochemical concern Belneftekhim said.
Belarus resumes export of petroleum products
21 January, 15:31
“It was a short pause. The suspension has been lifted. Although we have not yet reached the export volumes envisaged in the business plan. But the export itself is not under the ban,” Andrei Rybakov said.
Andrei Rybakov
Belneftekhim announces upcoming oil supplies from alternative sources
21 January, 15:21
“This applies not only to oil itself but also to logistics channels. This will not be ports or railway. It will be other means,” Chairman of the Belarusian state petrochemical concern Belneftekhim Andrei Rybakov said.
Uzbekistan's Ambassador to Belarus Nasirjan Yusupov
Ambassador: Uzbekistan would like to see Belarusian producers on its food market
21 January, 14:38
According to Uzbekistan's Ambassador to Belarus Nasirjan Yusupov, plans are in place to organize a big agrarian forum in Tashkent. A number of Belarusian companies will attend it to display their products and proposals.
Dmitry Rogozin
Russia invites Belarus to set up joint ventures in sphere of space technologies
21 January, 14:37
“Belarus is a very close partner of the Russian space industry from the business point of view. Belarusian OAO Peleng makes unique core equipment for a number of Russian space satellites, for instance, for Canopus to detect fire fronts despite heavy smoke,” the Roscosmos head said.
Aleksandr Lukashenko
Belarus to try to get 30-40% of necessary amount of oil from Russia
21 January, 14:14
The head of state said: “Indeed, there is no complete alternative to Russian oil now. But we have to diversify [imports] as we've agreed. We have to aim to get 30-40% of oil from the Russian Federation. We should import about 30% from the Baltic states and about 30% via Ukraine – it's been tried and tested."
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