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Orsha District Executive Committee

Republic

23 July 2019
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed the Law on Introducing Amendments to the Criminal Code, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The new law seeks to improve the criminal legislation taking into consideration implementation practices. It also aims to ensure adequate punishment for certain crimes. Thus, the law reduces mandatory minimum sentencing for illegal drug trade (Article 328 of the Criminal Code). The sentencing range envisaged by Part 2 of...
22 July 2019
Belarusian agrarians have cropped the first million tonnes of grain, Agriculture and Food Minister Anatoly Khotko said on 21 July at a ceremony to honor Gomel Oblast's first crews that harvested 1,000 tonnes of grain, BelTA has learned. The minister noted that as of 21 July, Belarus had harvested over one million tonnes of grain crops. “All regions have embarked on harvesting already. The southern areas, including Brest Oblast, have cleared over 30% of area under crops. Gomel Oblast is...
19 July 2019
Contracts worth at least $550 million will be signed as a result of the 6th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia, BelTA learned from Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich on 18 July. The senator said: “At least $550 million worth of commercial contracts will be signed. It is truly a serious contribution.” Apart from that, 84 agreements on cooperation, including cooperation in humanitarian affairs, have been signed during...
18 July 2019
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sets great store by Belarus' efforts to strengthen security in the region and the world. He made this statement as he met with Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov in the UN headquarters in New York, BelTA learned from the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus. During the meeting the parties discussed the preparation for the High-Level International Conference “Combating terrorism through innovative...
17 July 2019
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko arrived in the Russian Federation on a working visit. The air force one has landed in the aiport of St. Petersburg, BelTA has learned. In St. Petersburg Aleksandr Lukashenko and Russia President Vladimir Putin will attend the plenary meeting of the 6th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia in St. Petersburg on 18 July. The heads of state are also planning to hold bilateral talks to discuss the development of trade and economic cooperation between...
16 July 2019
Belarus has started harvesting grain crops, BelTA learned from the Agriculture and Food Ministry. As of 16 July, farmers harvested grain and pulse crops from 128,400 hectares, or 5.94% of the total. In terms of the pace of work Brest Oblast is the leader with 51,500 hectares harvested or 15.3% of the target. Gomel Oblast cleared 12.8% of the total (42,500 hectares), Grodno Oblast - 4.11% (13,400 hectares), Minsk Oblast - 2.81% (14,100 hectares), Mogilev Oblast - 1.99% (6,240 hectares)....

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