Accident-hit reactor pressure vessel should be replaced if even minimal damage is found, Lukashenka says

The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) that was involved in last month`s accident at the construction site for the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant will have to be replaced if tests find even minimal damage, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said on Thursday.

Belarus, Latvia sign agreement on local border traffic

Under the agreement, a special local border traffic permit would allow people who reside in the border area in Belarus and Latvia to travel to the other country without a visa.

Some 30 Catholic bishops to attend coronation ceremony for Braslaw Mother of God Icon

  Around 30 Roman Catholic bishops from 11 countries will gather in Braslaw, a city in northern Belarus, on August 22 to attend the coronation of the Braslaw Mother of God Icon.