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Orsha District Executive Committee
Republic Region

17 September 2019

Azerbaijan's Baku is hosting the 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships. The first day of the competitions featured qualifications for athletes performing with the ball and the loop.

16 September 2019

On Belarus' initiative Belarus' Prime Minister Sergei Rumas and Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev had a phone conversation on 14 September, BelTA learned from the press service of the Council of Ministers.

13 September 2019

Operating principles of the social entrepreneurship support fund will be developed in Belarus by the end of 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 on 5 September 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.

12 September 2019
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made new appointments on 12 September, BelTA has learned.
9 September 2019
“It is an honor for any country to host such events, for us as well,” the Belarusian leader continued.
22 August 2019
Hybrid rye is the crop of good quality, resistant to weather. Other regions may study the experience of Vitebsk Oblast in cultivating this crop, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he hosted a nationwide teleconference on harvest 2019, BelTA has learned.
3 August 2019
The project “Support to Economic Development at the Local Level in the Republic of Belarus” is run by the United Nations Development Program in collaboration with the Belarusian Economy Ministry.
26 July 2019
Belarus is determined to strengthen economic ties with Latvia, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia Edgars Rinkevics on 26 July, BelTA has learned. Top on the agenda were economy and trade. The bilateral trade of nearly $600 million is too small taking into consideration the capacities of the two countries, Aleksandr Lukashenko is convinced. “I would not want politics to dominate the economic agenda; however, if some...
25 July 2019
Belarus ranked 72nd in the Global Innovation Index 2019, showing a strong improvement in comparison with the previous year (86th), BelTA learned from the Twitter account of Belarus' permanent mission to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva. The new edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) “Creating Healthy Lives — The Future of Medical Innovation” was presented in New Delhi, India on 24 July. GII, ranking the innovation performance of 129 countries and...
24 July 2019
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed the decree “On raising pensions”, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. Pensions will be recalculated and increased by an average of 6.6% on 1 August 2019. The increase will be financed by the state non-budgetary fund of social protection of the population. On average the pensions will increase from Br405.05 in July to Br431.8 in August. The old-age pension will average Br446.1. Additional expenditures of...

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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 administration.

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...

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