Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made new appointments on 5 March, BelTA informs.
The head of state appointed:
Sergei Kovalchuk Sport and Tourism Minister;
Leonid Marinich Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Uzbekistan;
Yuri Kobets Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus.
The president approved the appointment of:
Vadim Olshevsky as Deputy Chairman of the Brest Oblast Executive Committee;
Viktor Atlivanov as Chairman...
Belarus will host a variety of events to celebrate the Francophone Days on 5-30 March, BelTA learned from the French Embassy in Minsk.
The International Francophonie Day marked on 20 March is aimed at celebrating the French language and Francophone cultures around the world. This year Minskers will have an opportunity to attend the events dedicated to gastronomy, theater, music, photography, architecture and cinema, the diplomatic mission said.
The Francophone Days will be organized...
As of 1 January 2018, there were 9,300 veterans of the Great Patriotic War living in Belarus, including 5,700 disabled war veterans and war participants, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Labor and Social Security Ministry.
Minsk is currently home to two Heroes of the Soviet Union: Ivan Kustov, a participant of the Great Patriotic War, and Vasily Michurin, a participant of the Winter War.
As of early 2018 in Belarus there were 2,500 people honored with the USSR orders or medals for...