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21 June 2016 13:00
Delegates of All-Belarus People's Assembly arrive in Minsk
Delegates of All-Belarus People's Assembly begin arriving in Minsk. At the fifth anniversary Assembly every Oblast of Belarus is represented by 350 people of various professions and ages, a complete snapshot of the Belarusian society. Tomorrow they will sum up the results of the recent five years, and will determine the future course of the country. Employees of Ministry of Emergency Situations, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Transport and doctors will work in enhanced mode. A special telephone hotline will be operational throughout the 5th All-Belarus People's Assembly.
France and Germany interested in cooperating with Belarus in space technologies
France and Germany are interested in cooperating with Belarus in space technology. Such proposals were voiced at the session of the Board of Federation of All European Academies.
It is a major scientific organization, which includes 60 Academies of Sciences from different countries. It was the first time that Minsk hosted such a forum. Foreign partners have discussed a number of possible joint projects, from biotech to optical physics. It is expected that at the end of the year the parties will sign a number of agreements.
Days of Belarusian Culture open in Moscow
Vytaut national ballet opens Days of Culture of Belarus in Russia today. In Moscow, the Bolshoi Theater's stage will witness events of the 14th-15th centuries, the emergence of the Belarusian state, the clashes between warring principalities and political intrigue. The play is based on historical facts with artistic license as well.