17 September 2019
Harvesting remains in focus of Belarus President Aleksandr
Lukashenko. The head of state receives daily field reports from agriculture
officials and heads of the oblast executive committees.
16 September 2019
Karelia Veneers has been registered as a new resident company in the Free Economic Zone
Vitebsk to launch veneer production, BelTA learned from the FEZ
13 September 2019
Small and medium entrepreneurship
promotion plans for Orsha District and Braslav District are to be drafted by
November 2019 as part of the project “Support to Economic Development at the
Local Level in the Republic of Belarus”, Natalia Adamchik, UNDP Local
Initiative Contest Coordinator told BelTA in Vitebsk during a seminar for
participants of the local initiative contest that was called to select the best
ideas aimed at supporting infrastructure of SMEs and entrepreneurship.
23 July 2019
Tainted Russian oil has been fully removed from the Unecha-Polotsk oil pipeline, BelTA learned from Deputy Director - Chief Engineer at OAO Polotsktransneft Druzhba Mikhail Borovoy.
“OAO Polotsktransneft Druzhba has completed another phase of the roadmap to replace the oil contaminated with organic chlorides in the pipelines on the Belarusian territory for standard-quality oil. The oil not compliant with the quality standards has been pumped from the Unecha-Polotsk 2 pipeline to Russia...
22 July 2019
The Vitebsk branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI) has signed cooperation agreements with the Saint Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Kursk Chamber of Commerce and Industry, BelTA learned from BelCCI Director General Natalia Vorobyova.
The signing ceremony took place following the session of the national business councils arranged by the Belarusian and Russian chambers of commerce and industry on the sidelines of the 6th Forum of Regions of...
15 July 2019
Kazakhstan's Adilkhan Makin won the Grand Prix of the 28th edition of the 2019 Vitebsk Song Contest at the Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk. He received the award at the closing gala concert, BelTA has learned.
The signer from Kazakhstan scored 178 points to win the Lira award and the cash prize in the amount of $20,000.
George Putkaradze from Georgia and Elay from Israel scored an equal amount of points - 171. However, sharing the First Prize is prohibited, according to the regulations....
12 July 2019
The 28th international festival of arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk receives numerous greetings from foreign heads of state and other high-ranking officials, Honored Artist of Belarus Yelena Spiridovich said at the opening ceremony of the forum, BelTA has learned.
The message of greetings from Moldova President Igor Dodon reads that this large-scale forum is very important for the enhancement of humanitarian cooperation as it promotes mutual spiritual enrichment and rapprochement of...
11 July 2019
Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee and Kursk Oblast Administration of Kursk are set to sign an agreement on cooperation in trade, economy, science, social and cultural affairs during the 6th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia in St. Petersburg, BelTA learned from the economy committee of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee.
The Vitebsk Oblast delegation to be led by Governor Nikolai Sherstnev will include heads of the representative and executive authorities, educational and...
10 July 2019
Folk icons created in the 19th – early 20th centuries in the Dnieper River area, Western and Eastern Polesie in southern parts of Belarus have been presented at the Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk, BelTA has learned.
The exhibition Icon Painting of Belarusian Polesie was solemnly opened in the Old Vitebsk City Hall on 9 July. Representatives of municipal government agencies, the Vitebsk Eparchy of the Belarusian Orthodox Church, residents and guests of Vitebsk took part in the solemn...
8 July 2019
Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia will attend the 28th international art festival Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk and will present special prizes to participants of the festival, BelTA has learned.
According to the press service of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia, Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk makes a noticeable contribution to the process of unification of the nations of Belarus and Russia. The Parliamentary...