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  • Belarus harvests 2m tonnes of grain
    Belarus harvests 2m tonnes of grain
    27 July (BelTA) - The first two million tonnes of grain have been harvested in Belarus, BelTA learned from the press service of the Agriculture and Food Ministry.

    As of 27 July, 621,300 hectares of grain and leguminous crops (excluding corn, buckwheat, millet) were harvested,...
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  • Belarusian farmers busy with second hay cutting
    Belarusian farmers busy with second hay cutting
    13 July (BelTA) – Belarusian agricultural enterprises have cut down grass for the second time on 57.7% of the area under crop or 468,500 hectares, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry.

    As of 13 July as much as 3,210,000 tonnes of grass forage was harvested....
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  • Lukashenko: Belarus will defend its sovereignty by all means possible
    Lukashenko: Belarus will defend its sovereignty by all means possible
    MINSK, 6 July (BelTA) – Belarus will not become an expendable bargaining chip and will defend its sovereignty by all means possible, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting to discuss response to sanctions on 6 July, BelTA has learned.

    “Those who have chosen...
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  • New school under construction in Gomel
    New school under construction in Gomel
    The construction of a new school is underway in the Khutor neighborhood of Grodno. The foundation was laid in the spring of 2021 and the school is set to be commissioned by 1 September. More than 400 builders work at the construction site over the clock. A student construction...
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  • Day of People’s Unity established in Belarus
    Day of People’s Unity established in Belarus
     Belarus has established a new national holiday – the Day of People’s Unity. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No.206 on 7 June, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian head of state.

    Decree No.206 amends Decree No.157 of 26 March 1998 ...
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  • Belarus' Gomel Oblast, Russia's Omsk Oblast seek closer cooperation in agriculture
    Belarus' Gomel Oblast, Russia's Omsk Oblast seek closer cooperation in agriculture
    Gomel Oblast of Belarus and Omsk Oblast of Russia are interested in strengthening cooperation in the agro-industrial sector. The partners discussed joint plans at Gomelagrokomplekt Company during a visit by a delegation from Omsk Oblast of the Russian Federation on 2 June, BelTA ...
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  • Belarus shares experience in agro-town construction with Azerbaijan
    Belarus shares experience in agro-town construction with Azerbaijan
    Azerbaijan is studying Belarus’ experience in the construction of agro-towns, Belarusian Agriculture and Food Minister Ivan Krupko told journalists on 2 June, BelTA has learned. “Azerbaijan is Belarus’ strategic partner. In 2020, Belarus-Azerbaijan trade in agricultural and food...
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  • Opinion: Belarusian youth ready to contribute to rural development
    Opinion: Belarusian youth ready to contribute to rural development
    MINSK, 21 May (BelTA) – The Belarusian youth is ready to contribute to rural development, Second Secretary of the Central Committee of the BRSM Youth Union Aleksandr Prokhorov told BelTA following the international business game Beginner Farmer. Aleksandr Prokhorov led the Belarusian...
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  • Summer camps to welcome 342,000 kids in Belarus in 2021
    Summer camps to welcome 342,000 kids in Belarus in 2021
    The children’s camp holiday programs will cover 342,000 kids in Belarus in the summer of 2021, Aleksandr Tsai, the deputy director -  head of the department at the National Center for Recuperation and Health Resort Treatment, told a press conference in BelTA’s press center. ...
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