GOMEL, 10 January (BelTA) - Voter turnout at the forthcoming elections to the local councils of deputies will largely depend on the work of mass media, Chairperson of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Lidia Yermoshina told reporters in Gomel on 10 January. She took part in the oblast session to discuss preparations and conduct of the local elections, BelTA has learnt. According...
TUROV, 18 October (BelTA) - President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko
approved of the plans of the Turov dairy factory management to expand the
raw material base the enterprise needs. The current operation and
development prospects of the company that makes cheese varieties
previously unavailable in Belarus were discussed during the working trip
of the Belarusian head of state to Zhitkov...
TUROV, 18 October (BelTA) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has
ordered to maximize the efficiency of use of fertile lands in Polesie.
Large-scale production of import-substituting crops, like horticultural
products, is among the options. The head of state made this statement as
he visited OAO Turovshchina in Zhitkovichi District, Gomel Oblast, on 18
October, BelTA has learnt.
TUROV, 18 October (BelTA) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has
warned officials and executives about punishment for non-repayment of
loans. The President made this statement as he visited the Veresnitsa
dairy farm of OAO Turovshchina on 18 October, BelTA has learnt.
-Do not expect any help with that! If you borrowed money, you should pay
it back in time. Do not think that som...
GOMEL, 5 February (BelTA) - New caterpillar fodder harvesters designed by Gomselmash' central design office specializing in grain and fodder harvesters will help Amur Oblast to develop dairy farming, Deputy Premier of Amur Oblast Vladislav Bakumenko told BelTA in Gomel on 5 February. Vladislav Bakumenko leads the Amur Oblast delegation that is on an official visit to Gomel Oblast. At present ...
GOMEL, 3 February (BelTA) - The Belarusian industrial group Belorusneft has started taking seismic measurements in Russia's Western Siberia, the company's press service told BelTA. The work is part of the contract signed with the Russian company Geoseis Technology. The Russian company is part of the holding company Geoseis and performs geological prospecting, geophysical and geochemical resea...
GOMEL, 22 January (BelTA) - The chambers of commerce and industry of
Gomel Oblast and Bryansk Oblast of Russia intend to develop cooperation in
part of organizing exhibitions and fairs, and bolster ties in innovation
activities and business education, President of the Bryansk Oblast Chamber
of Commerce and Industry Tatiana Suvorova told BelTA in Gomel on 22
?We would like to...
GOMEL, 16 January (BelTA) - The Belarusian public prosecution service
will give the legal evaluation of some contracts that Belarusian companies
have signed with foreign suppliers of equipment. The information was
released by Prosecutor General of Belarus Alexander Konyuk in Dobrush on
16 January. The official was in Gomel Oblast on a working trip to get
familiar with the state of affair...
GOMEL, 11 January (BelTA) ? The industrial group Belorusneft plans to
extract 1.65 million tonnes of oil in 2014 or as much as it did in 2013,
the company?s press service told BelTA.
Oil extraction in Belarus peaked in 1976 and has been falling ever since.
Specialists believe that it will be possible to stop the trend brought
about by the reduction of the extractable resources and the r...
GOMEL, 10 January (BelTA) ? The Gomel Office of the Belarusian Chamber of
Commerce and Industry (BelCCI) will hold 24 fairs of consumer goods in
Gomel Oblast in 2014, BelTA learnt from the BelCCI Gomel Office.
The largest fairs will take place in Gomel, Rogachev, Svetlogorsk,
Rechitsa, Mozyr, and Zhlobin. In particular, Gomel will host the
international fair Spring in Gomel for the 15th...
GOMEL, 24 December (BelTA) ? The industrial group Belorusneft intends to
raise the extraction of oil and gas condensate from its assets in Russia
by 50% within three years, the press service of Belorusneft told BelTA.
By 2017 the extraction of these hydrocarbons in Western Siberia is
supposed to be at least 200,000 tonnes per annum while the company
extracted 128,000 tonnes in 2013. The...
CHISINAU, 26 November (BelTA) -Belarus and Moldova have agreed to step up
bilateral trade and economic cooperation and increase mutual deliveries of
products. The agreement was reached during the Belarusian-Moldovan
business forum in Chisinau on 26 November, BelTA learned.
The forum was attended by representatives of the Gomel Office of the
Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry a...
GOMEL, 3 March (BelTA) – The number of citizens, who crossed the Belarusian-Ukrainian border in February 2014, is about 27% lower than the number registered in February 2013, BelTA learned from Igor Moroz, Chief of the Gomel Border Group, at the government session held by the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee on 3 March.
The number of vehicles that crossed the border in February went down, ...
GOMEL OBLAST, 26 February (BelTA) – The Armed Forces of Belarus have a full-fledged and smoothly operating battalion of air defense missile systems Tor-M2, BelTA learned from Belarusian Defense Minister Yuri Zhadobin.
During a tactical exercise involving units of the 120th Air Defense Missile Brigade of the Western Tactical Command of the Belarusian Air Force and Air Defense in Gomel Oblast on ...
MINSK, 14 February (BelTA) - People's Artist of Belarus, winner of the State Prize of Belarus Gavriil Vashchenko died aged 86. The memorial service will be held at the Arts Palace center in Minsk on 15 February, BelTA learned from the Vashchenko Art Gallery. Gavriil Vashchenko was born on 20 June 1928 in the village of Chkalovichi, Bragin District, Gomel Oblast. Gavriil Vashchenko made a huge cont...
GOMEL, 13 February (BelTA) - Cooperation between scientists and specialists of Belarus and Japan in matters concerning radiation safety after emergencies at nuclear power plants will soon reach a higher level, BelTA learned from Nikolai Vasilkov, Head of the Healthcare Office of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee. In Hiroshima the city's university and the Belarusian national science to pra...
GOMEL, 4 February (BelTA) - Since taking part in elections to municipal councils of deputies is the primary task for the Belarusian national public association Belaya Rus it is possible that the association's candidates will be represented in most of the election constituencies. The information was released by Belaya Rus Deputy Chairman Alexander Shatko. He took part in a seminar held for the...
GOMEL, 23 January (BelTA) - The number of Indian medical students studying in Belarus might be increased up to 1,000, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Belarus Manoj Kumar Bharti told BelTA on 23 January. The Indian diplomat is currently on a visit to Gomel. Ways to increase the number of Indian medical students in Belarus had been thoroughly discussed with heads of Bel...
GOMEL, 15 January (BelTA) - A water museum is to be established in Mozyr
District in the Year of Hospitality, BelTA learnt from the department for
ideology, culture and youth affairs of the Mozyr District Executive
The museum will open in the environmental studies center in the village of
Kozenki. The museum will feature several thematic expositions, like water
as the basi...
OMEL, 10 January (BelTA) - The unauthorized polling of voters before or during the voting is nothing but a poor advertising or propaganda trick. The statement was made by Chairwoman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Lidia Yermoshina in Gomel on 10 January, BelTA has learned. According to Lidia Yermoshina, since such measurements lack control, the polling is done amateurishly and ...
MINSK, 9 January (BelTA) ? Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko
issued a decree to present For Spiritual Revival 2013 prizes to
distinguished Belarusians in recognition of their humanitarian efforts,
BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
The prize has been presented to Bishop Sofrony of Mogilev and Mstislavl in
recognition of his significant contribution to...
GOMEL, 19 December (BelTA) - A contract to receive a grant of the
Japanese government was signed in Gomel on 19 December, BelTA learnt from
the press service of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee.
The document was signed by Head of the Gomel Regional Teaching Hospital
for Disabled War Veterans Oleg Ivantsov and Charge d?Affaires of Japan in
Belarus Shigehiro Mimori. The document prov...