Vetka Regional Executive Committee
New buildings at Batrakova Street in the town of Vetka
The Church of the Transfiguration in the town of Vetka
The Stavok recreation center
The Shklyarov Museum of Old Belief and Belarusian Traditions in Vetka
Map of Vetka Region
Lukashenko, senior officials of Vitebsk Oblast discuss epidemiological situation
The epidemiological situation connected with COVID-19 was the first topic on the agenda of the meeting of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko with senior officials of Vitebsk Oblast. The meeting took place on 15 December, BelTA has learned. Vladimir Penin, deputy chairman of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee in charge of the social sector, informed the participants of the meeting that the number of COVID-19 cases is falling making up 25% from the latest wave peak. 43% of the...
Belarus' MPs discuss budgeting, tax policy for 2022
The Standing Committee for Economy, Budget and Finances of the Council of the Republic, the upper house of the Belarusian parliament, held a videoconference to discuss key approaches to budgeting and taxation for 2022 amidst new economic challenges, BelTA has learned. “The consolidated budget revenues are projected at Br47.2 billion, the central budget revenues at Br27.8 billion. Consolidated budget expenditures for the coming year are projected at Br50.4 billion, while the central...
Lukashenko comments on key issues on EAEU agenda
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko commented on the key issues on the EAEU agenda at the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council on 10 December, BelTA informs. In spite of the persistent difficult situation on the global market, in 2021 the countries managed to produce rather good results in foreign and mutual trade, the head of state remarked. “Virtually all countries of our union have a double-digit increase in export to foreign markets, and this is a good sign. This is...
Lukashenko gives interview to Turkey's TRT
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko is giving an interview to the Turkish broadcaster TRT. The interviewer is Nisa Efendioglu, a journalist and presenter of TRT Haber TV channel, BelTA has learned. The Turkish Radio and Television Corporation TRT was founded in 1964 to broadcast on behalf of the Government of Turkey and was the only broadcaster in Turkey until the 1990s. Today, it has an extensive network of television and radio channels on various topics that broadcast to Europe,...
Belarus hopes to restore pre-crisis level of trade with Russia's Bashkortostan
There is an opportunity to restore the pre-crisis level of trade with Bashkortostan, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Head of the Republic of Bashkortostan of the Russian Federation Radiy Khabirov on 7 December, BelTA has learned. The president remarked that he is very happy to welcome such a representative delegation from the Russian region in Belarus. “I am very happy because trips and contacts have been limited due to the pandemic in the world. However,...
Lukashenko explains his personnel selection principles
When selecting personnel for government bodies, we should rely on patriotic, strong and proactive people, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said when making new appointments in local administration bodies on 6 December, BelTA informs. According to the president there was a new feature in the latest appointments – people in uniform occupied different executive positions. “Military people can make a career in the power vertical, and I insist on that. I mean people in uniform:...
Lukashenko: Belarusian economy keeps growing despite unprecedented pressure
Belarus has recently got under unprecedented external pressure but managed to maintain its economic growth, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a government meeting to discuss the country's social and economic development on 3 December, BelTA has learned. “Traditionally, such meetings are held at the end of the year, with the most important issues concerning the country's social and economic development on the agenda. Naturally, it is most of all of a tactical nature, since...
Lukashenko: Belarus-Russia relations have finally become open and fair
At last the relations between Belarus and Russia are open and fair, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Volodin on 2 December, BelTA has learned. “We have known each other for a very long time and we are like-minded people. Yet, this is our first official meeting. This is kind of odd. But I think a good beginning is half the battle. We will catch up if we have missed...
Lukashenko gives interview to MIA Rossiya Segodnya
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko is giving an interview to Dmitry Kiselyov, Director General of the Russian state news agency MIA Rossiya Segodnya, BelTA has learned. MIA Rossiya Segodnya provides radio and online services, runs international multimedia press centers, produces and distributes photo content and infographics, distributes news through social media platforms and produces content for mobile applications. The media group produces about 5,000 news items, radio...
Preparations for amending Belarus' Constitution on home stretch
Preparations for amending the Constitution are on the home stretch, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he spoke at a joint meeting of the Constitutional Commission and the working group on finalizing the new Constitution draft on 25 November, BelTA informs. “I think today we can say that the preparations for amending the Constitution are on the home stretch,” the head of state remarked.