News on 23.10.2013
16:08, — Politics
Attempts of the West to engage the Lukashenka regime in the European integration process have no effect.
15:32, — Economics
Belarus honored its obligation to repay a standby loan taken from IMF by transferring 54.7 million SDR as the latest in a series of installments to repay the principal sum, or the equivalent of $84.4 million.
14:12, — Economics
3,000 unsold trucks stand in the territory of MAZ's subsidiary.
13:06, — Sport
Belarus’ Victoria Azarenka got off to a good start at the 2013 TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships which features eight best tennis players in line with WTA rankings.
12:58, — Politics
The agricultural sector will come under detailed scrutiny by analogy with the construction industry.
12:52, — society
The House of Representatives plans to discuss passing the bill on ratifying the Belarusian-Turkish intergovernmental agreement on lifting visa requirements at the next session on 24 October.
12:50, — Politics
Three copies of the political prisoner’s book “Going to Magadan” were sent to Butyrskaya prison.
11:42, — Politics
Representatives of the foreign ministries of Poland and Sweden are expected to arrive in Minsk on October 24 with a two-day visit.
11:12, — Politics
The police organised a raid against activists of the National Bolshevik Party.
10:56, — Auto
The amendments on the confiscation of vehicles for drunken driving come into effect on October 24.
9:19, — Economics
In the case of closing its markets for Ukrainian goods Belarus will suffer huge losses.
8:53, — society
Half of the employees are on a sick leave, many are going to quit by winter.
8:14, — society
Three respected BNTU professors at once have become involved in a criminal case.
7:55, — Politics
A boycott of the 2015 “election” by the opposition is possible if the authorities propose artificial opponents.
7:47, — Politics
Lawyer Pavel Sapelka, Ales Bialiatski’s wife Natallia Pinchuk and Amnesty International’s expert on Belarus Heather McGill met with human rights activists and the media in Italy.