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3 October 2014
MINSK, 3 October (BelTA) – The situation at pig farms of Vitebsk Oblast is fine and raises no suspicions, BelTA learned from the Veterinary and Food Oversight Department of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry with reference to the latest data of Vitebsk Oblast’s veterinary service. Earlier on 3 October the Department received information from the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of Russia (Rosselkhoznadzor) stating that African swine fever...
26 September 2014
Experts of the World Bank have given recommendations regarding corporate management to the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus (DBRB) since the Belarusian bank is now in charge of coordinating lending to government programs and arranging tenders for these purposes, the DBRB press service told BelTA. According to the source, the World Bank specialists presented the most successful experience of the operation of development institutions in various countries, including in...
15 September 2014
MINSK, 15 September (BelTA) – Nikolai Domashevich has been relieved of the post of the Belarus President’s Aide – Chief Inspector for Vitebsk Oblast due to his retirement. Nikolai Sherstnev has been appointed in his stead. The corresponding executive orders were signed by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on 15 September, BelTA learned from the presidential press service.
10 September 2014
VITEBSK, 10 September (BelTA) – Limmud FSU Art Festival will take place in Vitebsk on 12-14 September, BelTA learnt from the department for religion and ethnic affairs of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee. The conference Limmud (the word means “learning” in Jewish) will gather about 650 activists of Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, the UK, Israel, the United States and other countries. Among special guests will be outstanding actor Emmanuil Vitorgan, journalist and TV presenter Lev...
2 September 2014
GORODOK, 2 September (BelTA) – Gorodok should become a satellite town of Vitebsk, Vitebsk Oblast Governor Alexander Kosinets said as he took part in a back-to-school ceremony at School No. 1 in Gorodok on 1 September, BelTA has learned. When Alexander Kosinets was later asked by BelTA to comment on his statement, he noted that the towns located within 30-40 kilometers from the oblast capital offer great conditions for recreation, tourism and sport. These opportunities should be used...
25 August 2014
VITEBSK, 25 August (BelTA) – Polotsk Dairy Plant is set to start producing instant dry milk, BelTA learned from chief engineer of the company Mikhail Chernevich. The company is now studying technologies to make new products that are in great demand on the Russian market. “Instant products are easier to reconstitute,” the chief engineer said. He emphasized that having instant dry milk in its product portfolio the company expects to make additional profit on the Russian market, as...