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Culture and Mass Media
Physical education and sports
Open dialogue between youth unions to kick start new Belarus-Russia projects
The Smolensk public organization of the Russian Youth Union and the Vitebsk Oblast Committee of the Belarusian youth union BRSM plan to develop cooperation through joint projects in 2017, First Secretary of the Vitebsk Oblast Committee of the BRSM Youth Union Viktor Glushin told BelTA. It is expected that the corresponding agreement on cooperation will be signed during an open dialogue entitled as Youth Unions: Different or Alike?, which is due to take place in Smolensk Oblast on 13-14...
Scientific progress named as one of driving forces of Belarus' development
Scientific progress is one of the driving forces of the country's development, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko told BelTA. "Our country cannot move forward without the development of science. Innovative projects, new technologies should form the lion's share of the gross value added of the Belarusian economy," the speaker is convinced. "Belarus has created a good scientific base. It includes the Academy of Sciences,...
Compensation to Belarusian FEZ residents for abolishment of customs privileges in 2017
Resident companies of the free economic zones in Belarus will be offered tax preferences to compensate for the losses as the Eurasian Economic Union abolishes the customs privileges as of 1 January 2017, Belarus Economy Minister Vladimir Zinovsky told reporters after the meeting with the head of state to discuss the development of the free economic zones. According to the minister, these compensatory measures are similar to those already adopted by the EEU partners. "Some 60% of the...
Vitebsk, Gomel city development plans revised till 2025
The city development plans of Vitebsk and Gomel have been revised for the period till 2025. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed corresponding decree No. 453 on 14 December, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The decree aims to determine the optimal planning structure and functional zoning of territories, set the priorities for the further development of the engineering and transport infrastructure, create safe, barrier-free and favorable environment...
Vitebsk hydropower plant starts generating electricity
The Vitebsk hydropower plant is now operating in test mode and has produced some electricity, BelTA learned from Yuri Mitskovets, Deputy Director General for Capital Construction at the Vitebsk Oblast electrical company Vitebskenergo, on 13 December. According to the source, virtually all the work to build the hydroengineering complex has been completed. All the equipment has been installed and is being tuned now. As part of the pre-commissioning procedures the first hydraulic aggregate...
Israel to advance cooperation with Vitebsk Oblast in economy, culture, tourism
Culture, tourism, and economy are the most promising avenues of advancing cooperation between Israel and Vitebsk Oblast, BelTA learned from Charge d'affaires of Israel to Belarus Olga Slov. Olga Slov said: "It is important for us to determine contact points and spheres of cooperation with Vitebsk Oblast. Particularly now — in anticipation of the arrival of the permanent ambassador of Israel to Belarus. He has been appointed and will soon get down to work. There are many areas that can...
Belarus, Slovakia to team up in patient-specific anti-tumor vaccine production
Belarus and Slovakia will cooperate in the development of patient-specific vaccines to treat cancer. The corresponding memorandum on bilateral cooperation in research and education between the Vitebsk State Medical University and Comenius University in Bratislava will be signed during the visit of Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico to NatiVita Company in Beshenkovich, Vitebsk Oblast. "Cooperation will promote better training of the personnel and improve qualifications of the academic...
IFMC 2016 to kick off with Kiev Modern Ballet show in Minsk
The 29th International Festival of Modern Choreography (IFMC 2016) will open with a premiere in Minsk on 22 November, BelTA learned from the Vitebsk Cultural Center. The concert program of the dancing forum will kick off with a show from Kiev Modern Ballet. The National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater of Belarus will present Radu Poklitaru's Giselle. The play will make part of the official opening ceremony of the 29th International Festival of Modern Choreography in Vitebsk on...
Belarusian power vertical urged to step up work with enterprises
Civil servants of the entire power vertical should take prompt decisions to focus organizations and enterprises on efficient work and making money without the reliance on budget funds, President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus said at the session to discuss the development of small populated areas in Orsha District and Shklov District on 12 November, BelTA has learned. In particular, addressing the governors of Vitebsk Oblast and Mogilev Oblast, the President stressed that the results of...
Vitebsk to host innovative business forum on 17-18 November
Representatives of six countries will participate in the second international forum on innovative business in Vitebsk Oblast "From Small to Great" which will be held in the regional center on 17-18 November, Irina Makarenko, director of the Vitebsk regional center for marketing research, told a press conference, BelTA has learned. The forum will be attended by representatives of small, medium-sized and big business, the executive and legislative authorities, business support centers,...