Vetka Regional Executive Committee
New buildings at Batrakova Street in the town of Vetka
The Church of the Transfiguration in the town of Vetka
The Stavok recreation center
The Shklyarov Museum of Old Belief and Belarusian Traditions in Vetka
Map of Vetka Region
Ambassador: Belarus, Russia will need to update integration road maps
The integration road maps developed by Belarus and Russia last year will need to be brought up to date due to the missed deadlines, Belarus’ Ambassador to Russia Vladimir Semashko said in an interview to Russia’s Rossiyskaya Gazeta, BelTA has learned. “Last year Belarus and Russia did an impressive amount of work. An updated plan of actions to implement the Union State Treaty was prepared and initialed by the heads of government. Sectoral ministries and agencies developed 30 road...
Elderly people in Belarus urged to stay home
The Belarusian Healthcare Ministry urges the elderly to stay indoors over the coronavirus infection, Belarus’ Deputy Healthcare Minister Yelena Bogdan told the media on 23 March, BelTA has learned. Healthcare workers from around the world launched a campaign to encourage people to stay indoors - “I stay at work for you, you stay at home for us”. “We have joined this campaign with a purpose to support our healthcare workers and to curb the spread of the virus,” Yelena Bogdan...
Belarus to do coronavirus express tests
Belarus will use an express test to identify the novel coronavirus COVID-19, Belarus’ Deputy Healthcare Minister Elena Bogdan said in an interview to the STV Channel, BelTA has learned. “The People’s Republic of China will provide us with 1,008 express test kits. In the near future we will have express tests,” Elena Bogdan said. According to the deputy minister, more than 19,000 people had been tested for coronavirus in Belarus at the time of recording the interview. The test...
Belarus bans mass events till 6 April
Belarus has banned international mass gatherings through 6 April due to the coronavirus outbreak, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry. The Healthcare Ministry believes that the main task for today is to reduce the risk of the spread of the virus into the country. “Today at a special meeting in the Council of Ministers it was decided to limit all cultural, sport and scientific events with international participation until 6 April,” the ministry...
Belarus to launch reconstruction of 12 bridges in 2020
Belarus is set to start reconstructing 12 bridges in 2020, Belarus’ Transport and Communications Minister Aleksei Avramenko said in an interview with the ONT TV channel on 1 March, BelTA has learned. “We pay a lot of attention to the reconstruction of bridges on the national roads. This year we are planning to start work on 12 large bridges. We signed a loan agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Now we are completing all the procedures and we will...
Belarusian Belavia to launch flights to Vienna, Tashkent, Spanish Reus in 2020
The Belarusian airline Belavia will launch regular flights to Vienna, Tashkent and Spanish Reus in 2020, the director of the Aviation Department at the Belarusian Transport and Communication Ministry Artem Sikorsky said in an interview with the STV channel on 9 February, BelTA has learned. “Belavia expanded its route network in 2019. Three more routes will be added this year. It will be regular flights to Vienna, Tashkent and Spanish Reus. The fleet will also be expanded. Factory...
Best Exporter of 2019 contest launched in Belarus
The Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has started taking applications for participation in the nationwide contest Best Exporter of the Year 2019, BelTA has learned. The main purpose of the contest is to stimulate the development of export-oriented manufacturing and bolster the prestige of Belarusian manufacturers on the international market. The contest will name winners in 22 nominations (mechanical engineering and metalworking, electronics and instrument engineering,...
Belarus-China relations described as example for other countries
Relations between China and Belarus are an example for other countries to follow, BelTA learned from Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Belarus Cui Qiming in Minsk on 29 January. The ambassador underlined the mutually respectful, mutually beneficial, and equal cooperation of the two countries. “Our relations are an example for other countries to follow. China greatly appreciates such a kind attitude and results of cooperation with Belarus,” he said. On the...
Lukashenko wishes Merry Christmas to Eastern Orthodox Christians
Greetings to Eastern Orthodox Christians Dear compatriots, I wish you a Merry Christmas. The greatness of this holiday fills our hearts with special spiritual joy, helps us find our way to the church, and highlights the Christian commandments as a moral guideline for the society. Eastern Orthodox traditions unite people, help countries and peoples to live in peace and accord. This magnificent time reminds everybody about the true value of the family, respect for the elderly,...