Belarus may become the first foreign country to which Russians will be able to send money transfers through the Fast Payment System (FPS). The Bank of Russia plans to launch transfers through FPS to Belarus in mid-2022, and by the end of 2022 – transfers from card to card.
From April 30, a high-speed train "Lastochka" will run between Minsk and Moscow. The journey time will take less than 7 hours. Since April 15, the sale of tickets for high – speed trains Minsk-Moscow and back has started.
SegmentStream startup raises more than $1 million in investment
The British startup SegmentStream, founded by Belarusians, has raised more than $1 million in investments. The co-founders of the startup (Pavel Petrinich and Konstantin Yurevich) are developing a platform for analytics and marketing optimization using machine learning.
The storage facility for radioactive waste will be built in Belarus
The first stage of the storage of radioactive waste of the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant (BelAES) will be built in Belarus by 2031. According to the head of the Radiation Safety Regulation Department of Gosatomnadzor Victoria Antonova, waste generation is an integral part of the technological process at any production facility.
Belarus and Azerbaijan discussed new transport routes
Minister of Transport and Communications of Belarus Alexey Avramenko held a working meeting with Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan Rashad Nabiyev. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss issues related to the expansion of cooperation between the two countries in the field of transport.
The student of the BSU FPMI - winner of the Huawei Cup 2020
Daniil Dengalev, a second-year student of the BSU FPMI, became a prize-winner of the Eurasian competition in the field of ICT Huawei Cup 2020. On March 26, the Huawei Cup 2020 Eurasian ICT Competition ended in Moscow.
A gradual but noticeable increase in the incidence of coronavirus is registered in Belarus, according to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus. Also, doctors record an increase in the number of severe pneumonia, burdened with coronavirus.
TheatreHD is back to Minsk! In April, the project will present the best productions of Shakespeare's Globe ,the Royal National Theatre (Great Britain), the Metropolitan Opera, as well as famous Russian theaters.
The metropolitan clinics are already actively vaccinating people against Covid-19 with Gam-COVID-Vak (Russia) and Vero cell (China). With the arrival of a new batch of vaccines, the number of people will increase significantly.