В пятницу 21 октября в павильоне НВЦ "Белэкспо" стартовали показы ставшей уже ежегодной белорусской недели моды "Belarus Fashion Week Spring – Summer 2012". Неделя продлится до вечера 23 октября и завершится показом известного белорусского дизайнера Ивана Айплатова. Фото Алексея Столярова.
According to the Republican Hydrometeocentre, the weather in Belarus will be formed mainly by sedentary atmospheric front on Thursday, May 5. The weather is expected to be cloudy with clear spells. It will be cloudy with clearings in Minsk, too. Scattered showers and wet snow are possible in the morning and night time. Wind is northern; 3-8 m /sec. Air temperature at night is +3-5 °C and +10-12 °C during the day.
Reactor system for nuclear plant is modern equipment with "good potential for safety and reliability." This has been stated by Director of the Department of Nuclear Energy Department of Energy Nikolai Hrusha. According to him, this is enough to eliminate accidents at a power plant, such as at the Japanese "Fukushima-1" NPP.
Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski said at an international donors' conference "Solidarity with Belarus" on February 2 that Belarus would receive €87 million from all the participating countries, while €1.7 million would be allocated to help the affected oppositionists and their families, as well as the media.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus received the decision of the Council of the European Union to impose sanctions on the Belarusian leadership with regret. An official Foreign Ministry statement of January 31 notes that Belarus has to "take proportionate and appropriate measures to aim at strengthening the sovereignty of Belarus."
The Belarusian side is talking about the possibility for Venezuela to purchase shares of JSC "MAZ". This was reported by the company's CEO Alexander Borovski in Minsk on December 10. The administration is currently estimating the cost of plant assets, MAZ general director said.
According to the study of the international company Evans, Belarus ranks 4th among the countries with the least available residential real estate. The average cost of an apartment in Belarus is €90 thousand, while the average annual household income is only €3.203 thousand. That is, the average Belarusian resident should put by money for 28.1 years to buy an apartment.
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has asked not to exaggerate the current Russian media campaign against Belarus. This was stated by the Belarusian leader after a meeting with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on October 20. "Do not magnify by the current squabble or even Russian mass media mobbing tactics towards Belarus," Alexander Lukashenko said.