Memory of Ozarichi death camp prisoners honored in Belarus
A remembrance and mourning event at the Ozarichi Memorial in Kalinkovichi District to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the death camp prisoners gathered more than 300 people on 19 March, BelTA has learned. The commemorative meeting remembered the innocent victims of the tragic events of 1944. The event brought together the former prisoners, war and labor veterans from Belarus and Russia, representatives of the authorities, civil society, youth, and others. ...
Belarusian wooden house company Domostroenie eager to penetrate German market
The Domostroenie branch of the Shklov-based newsprint mill has made a pilot wooden-frame house and shipped it to the German company Greenwood Industry, the Belarusian company’s representatives told BelTA. The source said: “It is a new design of a modular home, which takes into account wishes of our German partners. We are now waiting for their feedback. If they like the new product, then we intend to ship about 30 more houses like that via the Belarusian engineering company OAO...
International Native Tongue Day celebrated in Belarusian Embassy in Russia
The International Native Tongue Day was celebrated during an event held in the business and cultural center of the Belarusian Embassy in Russia, BelTA learned from the press service of the diplomatic mission. “For almost 20 years, the Mother Language Day has been celebrated in different countries of the world, and Belarus is no exception: many events dedicated to the native language are held in different places of Belarus which hold a large number of historical and cultural values...
Partisan Chronicles: Hero of the Soviet Union Sergei Zhunin
Sergei Zhunin was a third-class intendant of a tank regiment of the Western Front when the war broke out. In July 1941, he took the lead of a group of soldiers who stayed in the enemy rear in Mogilev Oblast. Within a year, the group turned into "Sergei’s" unit. Later, he was also put in charge of the Krugloye military-operational unit that incorporated partisan units from the whole district. “Partisan Chronicles: Hero of the Soviet Union Sergei Zhunin” is a new page of the joint...
Mogilev Science Festival to highlight digital technologies
The 5th Mogilev Science Festival will gather young scientists in the Belarusian-Russian University on 20-22 February, the university informed BelTA. The festival has become an important social event in Mogilev’s life and traditionally gathers guests from different countries: students of high schools, lyceums, colleges, and universities, post graduate students, school and university teachers who participate in science and technology youth initiatives. During the event, young...
Bobruiskagromash intends to expand its presence in Finland
Bobruiskagromash (Bobruisk, Mogilev Oblast) hosted a delegation from Agri Kymi OY (Kouvola, Finland) headed by manager Hanna Pulkkanen. The guests took a guided tour around the company, and held talks with Bobruiskagromash managers on the ways of boosting ties. In particular, the parties agreed to increase the shipments of machines for liquid organic fertilizer application and rotary mowers to Finland by 30-50% in H1 2019. The Finnish company expressed interest in the machines for...
Mogilev railway plant to supply rolling stock to Lithuania
In 2019, Mogilev Railway Car Building Works (MVZ) plans to ship to Lithuanian Railways the first batch of 150 open wagons (model 12-6993) for industrial chips, MVZ director Vitaly Martynov informed BelTA. These wagons were custom-made; the manufacturer met all requirements and terms of the Lithuanian party. The product has been tested and is being certified at the Russian Register of Certification on the Federal Railway Transport. The bearing capacity of the wagon is 66 tons and it is...
Kazakhstan’s honorary consulate opens in Mogilev
MOGILEV, 15 November (BelTA) – An honorary consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan opened in Mogilev on 14 November. Taking part in the solemn opening ceremony were Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Belarus Yermukhamet Yertysbayev and Mogilev Oblast Governor Vladimir Domanevsky, BelTA has learned. “The consulate opened in Mogilev for a reason, because Mogilev Oblast is an important partner of Kazakhstan, while our trade is estimated at dozens of million...
Call to put more effort into developing Belarusian chemical industry
MOGILEV, 6 November (BelTA) – The development of the chemical industry in Belarus should become a national project, BelTA learned from Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich on 6 November. The head of the upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament was made familiar with the implementation of the investment project designed to start making technical carbon in IOOO Omsk Carbon Mogilev. Prospects of modernization of OAO...
Belarus PM gives orders to step up control over prices
MINSK, 31 October (BelTA) – It is necessary to step up control over the price situation. Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas made the statement during the Council of Ministers session held on 30 October to discuss results of the national economy’s performance in January-September 2018, BelTA has learned. Sergei Rumas said: “Inflation is within the targeted range – 3.7% as against December 2017, with the January-September 2018 forecast at 4.3% at most. We saw a spike of 0.8% in...
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