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Belarus plans to create a low-cost airline

Low-cost airline plans to create in Belarus, reported the Minister of transport and communications Alexei Avramenko.

"We thought about creating, say, the second Belarusian company (after the "Belavia" - ed.) more than budget for the development of competition and passenger traffic. First Grodno direction under consideration, the airport "Grodno" and "Airline Grodno". So in the near future we will take a decision on the development of this type of transportation," said Avramenko in an interview to the STV channel, which is shown on Sunday.

Stas Mikhailov got wet in the rain for a handshake Lukashenko

Singer Stas Mikhailov during a speech at the festival in Alexandria was not afraid of the rain and descended from the stage to the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko without an umbrella. It is reported by Sputnik of Belarus.

Coming to the Belarusian President, the actor said that should "slightly wet" to meet him. The singer also thanked Lukashenko for the fact that he does not forget Russian musicians.

The Belarusian people's knelt, he said

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that his heart was "irrevocably given," to the Belarusian people that never and to anybody did not kneel and gained the right to live in their state, independently determining the future.

"My heart is irrevocably given this land and these people. All Belarusians. The nation that for many centuries its history has experienced many troubles and misfortunes, but never to anybody did not kneel. The people who suffered have the right to live in their country and to choose and determine their own future," - said Lukashenko on Saturday at the festival "Alexandria gathers friends" in Mogilev region, which is confined to the past week to the celebration of Ivan Kupala. His words are quoted by Sputnik of Belarus.

The number of people infected with coronavirus in Belarus closer to 65 thousands

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus COVID-19 in Belarus for a day has increased to 165, up to 64 932, has died, five patients, all deaths 464, said on Sunday the press service of the Ministry of health of the Republic.

Previously, the maximum increase in the country for the day reached plus 973 infected, but recently there has been a trend to reduce this figure to less than 200. On Saturday the number of cases COVID-19 made up 64 767, including 459 was reported dead. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on 2 July announced that the Republic has triumphed over coronavirus infection, although still does not reduce the degree of struggle with it.

The headquarters of Babariko and Tsepkalo continue challenging the rejected signatures

The headquarters of candidate for presidency of Belarus Victor Babariko, who is now in the KGB detention centre, contested the court's response to the CEC on a complaint of almost 200 thousand rejected territorial election commissions of voters ' signatures in support of nomination politics as a candidate for the highest office.

Earlier, the CEC reported that only six of the seven candidates for President gathered is necessary for registration as candidates the number of valid signatures. The greatest number of signatures were rejected, Babariko and former head of the HTP administration Valery Tsepkalo, the latter could not eventually overcome the barrier of the required 100 thousand. Presidential elections scheduled for 9 August, 14 July, the CEC at the meeting will consider the registration of applicants as candidates.

In Belarus registered 163 new cases of infection with coronavirus

The number of officially registered cases COVID-19 in Belarus during the day, increased by 163, to 64 767, died another 5 people, all from the moment of registration in the country of the first case of infection with the novel coronavirus has died in 459 patients, reported on Saturday the press service of the Ministry of health of the Republic.

As of Friday, the number of cases of infection with the new coronavirus in Belarus amounted to 64 604, was reported to be 454 deaths. Previously, the maximum increase in infections in the country for the day reached 973, but lately revealed at least 200-300 new cases per day. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko stated that the Republic has triumphed over coronavirus infection, although still does not reduce the degree of struggle with it.

Minsk has approved the draft amendments to the agreement on the loan for NPP

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko signed a decree approved the draft Protocol on amendments to the agreement with Russia on granting a loan for the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant as a basis for negotiations, says the document published Saturday on the National legal Internet portal.

"To approve the draft Protocol on amendments to agreement between the government of the Republic of Belarus and the government of the Russian Federation about provision to the government of the Republic of Belarus state export credit for the construction of a nuclear power plant on the territory of the Republic of Belarus of 25 November 2011 as the basis for negotiations", - stated in the decree. The draft Protocol will not be published.

Lukashenka evaluated the possibility of publishing a "closed" sociological research

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has promised to consider the publication of sociological research of a private nature, which are held in the Republic.

Lukashenko on 9 July met with representatives of the media and its results journalist Andrei Krivosheev published a scan of the report the Operational and analytical center (OAC) under the President of Belarus, which notes that the centre's experts see growth opportunity in the near future the level of citizens ' trust Lukashenko, up to 80%. The report featured sociological research that say about the falling rating of the President in March, but "by the end of June the trust level of the head of state has reached 76%". On Friday, Telegram-channel "Pool first" posted a video of Lukashenka's meeting with the media, which shows that the President personally gave Krivosheev report.

Ukraine is preparing a number of documents to the meeting Zelensky and Lukashenko

The Ukrainian authorities are preparing a number of bilateral documents is scheduled for the autumn meeting of President Vladimir Zelensky and the head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, this was discussed during telephone conversation of head of the office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak and the head of the presidential administration of Belarus Igor Sergienko, reported the press service of the office of the Ukrainian President.

Earlier the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has sent his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky invitation to visit in October Hrodna for participation in the forum of the regions of the two countries.

Hot line the Ministry of resorts of Crimea has welcomed more than 11 thousand calls in six months

For six months, the hotline of the Ministry of resorts and tourism of the Crimea received more than 11 thousand calls, while last year during the same period there were about 600 complaints, reports the press service of the Ministry.

As reported by Minister of resorts and tourism of Crimea Vadim Volchenko, a large part of calls was in June and may – 9 522.

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