It appears as though Baranovichi will become the first town, where Lukashenko street will appear. Such initiative was voiced by the team from the “Baranovichimezhraigas” company. It is not that they adore the achievements of the Belarusian leader. In fact, they simply lost any hope to bring into normal look the street of “50 years of VLKSM”, where their company is located and thus determined to give it another name.
In commemoration of the 44th anniversary of the Cuban revolution there took place an opening ceremony of the new embassy of Cuba in Belarus. FM’s press-service reports that the reception was attended by the heads of the Belarusian Ministries. As said by the deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus Alexander Sychev and plenipotentiary Cuban ambassador Leon Karbalio, the high level of the Belarusian-Cuban relations is based on the good friendly relations, which lasted for many decades.
The days of healthcare will be held in Iraq on December 20-24. Leading medical specialists of Belarus in cardiology, oncology and facial surgery will operate patients in Iraq and deliver lectures for the Iraqi medics.
Strike of individual entrepreneurs on December 19 will be warning, BelaPAN was told by the head of the country’s striking committee of entrepreneurs Valery Levonevsky. The main events, he said, will unfold after the first of January.
Former employee of the closed Grodno newspaper “Pagonya” pensioner Irina Salei was fined 10thsd Belarusian rubles for hanging on her balcony a white-red-white flag. The administrative commission of the Leninsky district of Grodno found Salei guilty of violating article 143/3 of the Administrative code, which envisages penalties for “hanging on balconies linen and other things, which spoil the exterior look of the buildings”.
Executive director of the International Helsinki Federation for human rights Aaron Rouds has recently become a frequent visitor to our country. Skillful orator with acute analytical perception of problems, which arise before human rights advocates, he turned into one of the most influential representatives of the transnational civil society, which is getting born these days.
With the passage of the presidential decree of December 17 there occurred no radical changes in the order of registration of economic entities, said the chair of the public association “Alternative-XXI” Sergei Balykin, commenting on the document’s approval upon BelaPAN’s request.
Belarus is the leader among all CIS states as to the growth of prices on the main foodstuffs in the year 2002. This is proven by the data of the Interstate CIS committee for statistics for January-October.
Inflation in Belarus in November constituted 3,2% against 1,7% in October, reports the Ministry of statistics and analysis. Prices on foodstuffs rose by 1,7%, other goods – 1,1%. Prices on paid services soared 10,9% up. Index of prices on industrial goods reached 107,2%, including on means of production – 102,8%, intermediary goods – 111,1% and consumer goods – 101,6%.
Alexander Lukashenko issued decree “On state regulation of production, turnover, advertisement and consumption of tobacco”, “Interfax-West” was told in the presidential press-service. The decree, in particular, states that tobacco goods are to be produced by legal bodies alone – commercial organizations and non-commercial ones, which are part of the Belarusian Union of consumers.
Hello, dear “Narodnaya Volya”! I write to you from the Pogrebische village of the Logoisk district. I want you to tell everyone through the newspaper about how our local officials mock over people here.
Ahead of the New Year eve the department for the president’s affairs ruled to appropriate for its own needs the 4th children’s policlinics, located in central Minsk. Medics and physicians get sacked, while children are assigned to other healthcare institutions.