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In Minsk, told about the plans for the launch of the NPP

The launch of the Belarusian nuclear power plant is expected in two to three weeks, work of entering nuclear power plants completed in the short term for such projects, said Deputy state Secretary of the Union state Alexei Kubrin during the online conference "Nuclear energy in Belarus: benefits and prospects".

He recalled that almost exactly 8 years ago, on 9 August, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko laid a capsule at the construction site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant a message for future generations.

The energy Ministry of Belarus told about cooperation with the IAEA

The safety of the Belarusian nuclear power plant is a priority, close cooperation with the IAEA goes with the beginning of the nuclear project, said the Director of the Department of nuclear energy Ministry of Belarus Vasily polyukhovich.

"The safety of nuclear plants is a priority for us. A system of supervision of the construction of a nuclear power station, which includes both departmental and public oversight," polyukhovich said during the online conference "Nuclear energy in Belarus: benefits and prospects".

Belarusian police detained 32 people for the crime of "gathering"

Belarusian police broke up a "meeting" criminal authorities in Lida (Grodno region), which was aimed at a section of their spheres of influence in the country, arrested 32 people, said on Friday the press service of the interior Ministry.

"The special operation was held in the afternoon of July 9 in Lida. Near local lake field investigators on struggle against the organized crime of the interior Ministry and soldiers of SOBR (the special rapid reaction unit - ed.) detained 32 people. Some of them, the police found knives and axes", - stated in the message.

Lukashenko has instructed the emergencies Ministry to pay attention to the safe operation of the NPP

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko instructed the Ministry of emergency situations of the Republic to pay special attention to the safe operation of the Belarusian NPP, the first unit which is ready to run.

As reported by the presidential press service, Lukashenko on Monday at his residence, the independence Palace - handed General's shoulder straps to senior officers. There were honored and graduates who graduated from military educational institutions of Belarus with excellent academic performance. Addressing the ceremony participants, the head of state, in particular, have highlighted the challenges facing military and police officers.

In "Rosatom" has evaluated the situation with coronavirus at the site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant

The situation with coronavirus infection at the construction site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant due to the measures taken has changed for the better, said General Director of Rosatom state Corporation Alexey Likhachev.

At the end of may Likhachev reported that about a hundred people working at the site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant was infected with coronavirus. Today in a video message to the employees of the Russian nuclear industry, he called the NPP "a good example" of the effectiveness of measures to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Lukashenko urged not to give Belarus the "slobs"

Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko said that by the end of the current presidential elections the main thing is not to give the country "slackers" and not "lose" it.

Lukashenko on Tuesday called for a working trip to Grodno region, where he visited the enterprise "Grodno Azot" and talked with its staff.

A famous monastery in Belarus was opened for pilgrims after quarantine

Holy Dormition Zhirovichi stavropegic monastery in Belarus was opened for pilgrims after quarantine, according to the website of the Belarusian Orthodox Church.

In late April, Zhirovichi monastery, one of the main centers of the Belarusian Orthodoxy, stopped receiving visitors in connection with the epidemiological situation, caused by a novel coronavirus.