BNTU has risen in the world ranking of Webometrics universities
The Belarusian National Technical University has risen by 249 positions and took the 2628th line in the list of thirty thousand universities in the world. Getting into this rating, the university gets the opportunity to compare the results of its scientific work with the activities of any other university in the world.
Belarusians will be able to relax in the resorts of Venezuela
The first direct flights from Moscow to Margarita Island are scheduled for August 16 and 26. They will be carried out by the airline Pegas Fly. To enter Venezuela, Belarusians will need the result of a PCR test, which was made no more than 72 hours before arrival, or a certificate of vaccination in English.
Belarusbank has launched the delivery of cards by mail
Since July 21, the largest bank has launched a new service-delivery of payment cards by mail. The new service can be used on condition that the card is issued through one of the bank branches, as well as self-receipt of the card PIN-code through Internet banking, M-banking or through an infokiosk.
Belarusian specialist Sergey Gurenko was appointed the head coach of the players of Shakhter Soligorsk. The former captain of the Belarusian national football team and now the head coach of Shakhter Soligorsk, is 48 years old.
About 1 million doses of Chinese vaccine will be delivered to Belarus
The Ministry of Health of Belarus has agreed to supply 1 million doses of Chinese coronavirus vaccine. By the end of August, about 1 million doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine will be delivered to Belarus.
Russia increases the number of flights to Belarus from August 1
Russia will double the number of flights between Moscow and Minsk from August 1. On July 23, this decision was made by the operational headquarters for the prevention of the import and spread of COVID-19 in Russia.
A dynamic pricing system has been introduced in high-speed trains Moscow-Minsk
Since July 23, in trains No. 717/718 and No. 721/722 Moscow – Minsk, a dynamic pricing system has been introduced. Such an agreement was reached between the Belarusian Railways and Russian Railways in order to stimulate demand and attract passengers to railway transport.
New airlines from Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Russia are starting to fly to Minsk. Starting from August 3, the Kyrgyz company “Avia Traffic Company” will begin operating flights on the Bishkek – Minsk – Bishkek route.
Belarusian shops and banks will accept payment cards "Mir"
Starting from January 1, 2022, as part of the integration of the Russian system and the internal Belarusian BELCARD, the country's banks are required to provide service for cards “Mir” in all payment terminals in trade (service) organizations, payment terminals at cash withdrawal points, ATMs and newly installed self-service payment terminals.
A republican fund for the storage of radioactive waste will be created in Belarus
The construction of a republican radioactive waste storage facility in Belarus will be required by 2030. According to the Minister of Energy Viktor Karankevich, the facility will allow for the storage of radioactive waste from nuclear power plants and other manufacturers.