24.09.2016 0.3% decline in Belarus' GDP attributed to limited oil deliveries from RussiaIn July-August 2016 the Belarusian economy encountered an unexpected factor — Russia limited oil deliveries. “We failed to get 1.6 million tonnes in Q3 2016. In chain order it resulted in lower industrial output and in lower wholesale trade, first of all. It reduced our GDP by 0.3%,” explained Andrei Kobyakov.
24.09.2016 Belarusian Paralympians' performance in Rio praisedThe Chairman of the Belarusian Paralympic Committee praised the performance of six-time Olympic champion Igor Boki. “We expected good performance from the swimmer in Rio. He was well-prepared. But, six gold medals is truly a great result. Well done,” Oleg Shepel said.