Since April 15, the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus has changed its work schedule. Now on Thursdays, the museum will be open until 21 hours (before that, the museum was open until 19). The museum met people who work on weekdays until 18 and just physically do not have time to get to the exhibitions in the museum, as it closes its doors at 19.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Belarusian airline is currently going through a difficult period.The pandemic has severely affected the airline's operations. Igor Cherginets, General Director of Belavia, said that last year was very difficult for the company, although the pandemic continues, but Belavia is already feeling more confident and is restoring more and more air traffic.
The city picnic Vulitsa Ezha will come back in Minsk this summer. It will be held three times on the territory of the botanical garden. The first festival will be held on June 5-6, the second – on July 10-11 and the third-on August 21-22.
Minsk amusement parks are ready to welcome guests! The season of attractions is scheduled to open on April 28. — All surveys have been carried out, permits have been obtained, and the rides are fully ready for the season, - commented Igor Kushnerevich, General Director of UE "Minskzelenstroy".
From April 20 to 28, inclusive, the aqua zone of the "Lebyazhy" aquapark will be closed for preventive work. The spa and gym, which are located on the territory of the aquapark, will continue to operate in the same scedule.
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.