Belarus and Azerbaijan
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Belarus proposes to Azerbaijan that they launch flights to the U.S. via Minsk

The Minister of Transport and Communications of Belarus, Alexei Avramenko, met with the Minister of Transport, Communications, and Technology of Azerbaijan, Rashad Nabiyev, in Baku. They discussed the expansion of transport cooperation between the two countries. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Transport.

Belarus Victory Day 2020 Parade
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How Belarus Exposes the Lockdown Lie

Rachel Allen from Off-Guardian.org investigates why authoritarian Belarus is coping with COVID-19 without lockdown and other measures which cause unrest and resistance in democractic Europe and USA. Numbers and citataions from actors may clarify the whole picture.

Obtaining Belarusian passport
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MPs reduced the period for obtaining Belarusian citizenship

Belarusian parliament amended the Law “On Citizenship of the Republic of Belarus”. The document has already been published on the National Legal Portal. It will enter into force on June 18, 2021. According to it, the terms for acquiring Belarusian citizenship are reduced, but cases of its loss for extremism are prescribed.

Swiss Embassy opens in Minsk
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The Swiss embassy was opened in Minsk

In Minsk, at Svabody Square, 11 Swiss Embassy was opened. Before that, only a representative office of this country worked in Belarus. The head of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign AffairsIgnazio Cassis flew to the Belarusian capital for the opening ceremony. Together with him the embassy was opened by the head of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry Vladimir Makei.