Among other promising sites for atomic power plant construction Belarus considers the territory in the Hrodna region on the border with Lithuania, deputy chairman of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Uladzimir Tsimashpolsky reported at the press-conference in Minsk on Thursday.
At the entrance to the BNF headquarters three vehicles with the plainclothes man are on duty. Several other people are walking up and down the street nearby. The made a search of several people who had come to the party’s office.
State share of the Minsk Watch Works”Luch” may be sold to the foreign investor. As deputy minister of economics of Belarus Aleg Melnikau has reported today to the journalists, the performance of the works for the previous years is being analyzed at present. The officially arranged group determines the guidelines of its further development as a modern enterprise.
After the summer break, the oil companies of Russia sealed protocols for give-and-take processing at Belarus’ Mozyrsk and Novopolotsk refineries in September. But the refining volume may drop already next month, after the duties on crude oil exports surge to $73.25 a ton from October 1 vs. today’s $65.6 a ton.
Minsk city executive committee gave its permission to entrepreneurs working at manufactured goods and foodstuffs markets for holding the meeting in Bangalore Square10 September. The action which is due at 12 p.m. has been initiated by the public association “Perspektiva”.
Belarus considers the possibility of arranging electric power exporting for reimbursement of natural gas expenses. The electric power is to be produced at the Belarusian atomic power plant .That was reported by deputy chairman of the national Academy of Sciences of Belarus Uladzimir Tsimashpolsky at the press-conference in Minsk.
On the way to the annual summit meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders in Australia, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has scheduled a brief stop in Jakarta on Thursday. High on his agenda: the signing of a $1 billion arms deal that includes supplying Indonesia with two Kilo-class submarines, the first of a small fleet of the vessels.
Belarus signed the agreement with the Iranian authorities on oil mining in the southern part of the country. It is presumed that in two years 40 thousand barrels of oil are to be mined daily under the two-phased project of USD 450 million value. This agreement is commented on by head of the analytical center “Strategiya” Leanid Zayika to the Charter’97 press center.
Hollywood film director Edward Zwick makes the movie about the partisan activities of the group of Tuvia Belsky in Nalibokskaya Puscha during the Second World War. The part of Belsky is to be performed by Daniel Craig famous for his part of super spy James Bond .But the attitude of Belarusians to Edward Zwick’s idea is ambiguous. There is information that Belsky’s regiment activities were intercepted with armed fights with the local population who confronted robberies occasionally committed by partisans of Valyantsin Taras former partisan , the war veteran and writer, agreed to express his point of view on the subject to the Charter’97 press-service.
“It is hard to imagine the European Union starting negotiating with the government which impinges upon its citizens’ rights, forcedly disperses the Svabodny Teatr’s (Free Theatre) first night or Pavel Sevyarinets book presentation, keeps in prison former presidential candidate Alyaksandr Kazulin. Nobody is going to ignore those facts”, temporary charge d’affaires of Slovakia to Belarus Lubomir Rehak declared yesterday in his interview with the BelaPAN. Thus the diplomat commented on the appearance of deputy foreign minister Valery Varanetsky at the international conference “Working Together for Consolidation of the European Policy of Good Neighborhood” in Brussels 3 September. Since 1 July Slovakia has been performing the function of the local EU chairmanship in Belarus on behalf of Portugal.