MINSK, 1 August (BelTA) - The three-party contact group (Ukraine-OSCE-Russia) set up to resolve the crisis in Ukraine met with representatives of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic in Minsk on 31 July. The group reached agreement on two main issues under discussion, i.e. to secure safe access to the Boeing crash site for international experts and an immediate release of people held hostage, runs the press release of the Foreign Ministry of Belarus on the results of the Minsk meeting on 31 July, BelTA has learned.
MINSK, 2 July (BelTA) – In the run-up to the 70th anniversary of Belarus' liberation from Nazi invaders the department of archives and records under the Justice Ministry and the National Archives issued a collection of documents and materials "Partisans in Operation Bagration". Its presentation was held in Minsk on 1 July, BelTA has learned.
MINSK, 13 June (BelTA) -Molodechno has once again become the host of the National Festival of Belarusian song and poetry. The two-day festival in Molodechno will open on 13 June, BelTA learned from the department of ideology, culture and youth affairs of Minsk Oblast Executive Committee.
The National Academic Concert Orchestra conducted by People's Artist of Belarus Mikhail Finberg will open the festival with the 70 Years of Victory program.
MINSK, 6 June (BelTA) – Regional ties between Belarus and Russia is a priority in the Belarusian-Russian cooperation and a foundation for the whole range of trade, economic, sci-tech, social and cultural relations, runs the final statement of the first Belarus-Russia regional forum held on 5 June, BelTA has learned.