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News Belarus Gomel: Gomel, China's Handan to enter into twinning relationship

Published on: Tuesday 22 October 2019
Gomel, China's Handan to enter into twinning relationship
News source: https://eng.belta.by/society/view/gomel-chinas-handan-to-enter-into-twinning-relationship-125250-2019/

A memorandum of intent to establish twinning links between Belarus' Gomel and China's Handan (Hebei Province) was signed at the meeting of Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovei with a Chinese delegation on 22 October.

News Belarus Gomel: Scouts learn Russian and teach English on trip to Belarus

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Scouts learn Russian and teach English on trip to Belarus
News source: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeen/1868828/scouts-learn-russian-and-teach-english-on-trip-to-belarus/

A group of north-east Scouts have spent a week in Belarus teaching English and learning Russian. The youngsters from the 21st Aberdeen Cults Scout Group returned from Gomel in the south-eastern part ...

News Belarus Gomel: About 90% of rapeseed areas harvested in Belarus

Published on: Sunday 01 September 2019
About 90% of rapeseed areas harvested in Belarus
News source: https://eng.belta.by/economics/view/about-90-of-rapeseed-areas-harvested-in-belarus-123776-2019/

As of 2 September, Belarus harvested 638,800 tonnes of rapeseed. The average yield came at 21 centners per hectare, while in 2018 it was 16.1 centners per hectare. The Belarusian government has procured 116,600 tonnes of rapeseed so far.

News Belarus Gomel: Belorusneft seeks American expertise to reach unconventional oil reservoirs

Published on: Monday 02 September 2019
Belorusneft seeks American expertise to reach unconventional oil reservoirs
News source: https://eng.belta.by/economics/view/belorusneft-seeks-american-expertise-to-reach-unconventional-oil-reservoirs-123798-2019/

Possible cooperation may focus on hard-to-recover reserves such as reservoirs with extremely low permeability. American expertise can come in handy for developing several sections of the Rechitsa oil deposit in Belarus.

News Belarus Gomel: Belarus harvested over 6.5 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture

Published on: Monday 02 September 2019
Belarus harvested over 6.5 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture
News source: https://www.apk-inform.com/en/news/1503586

The production volumes reached 6.51 mln tonnes of grains, with the average yield at 3.11 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus ... oblast — 775.3 thsd tonnes, ...

News Belarus Gomel: Gomel Oblast keen to bolster ties with Ukraine's Zhitomir Oblast

Published on: Tuesday 06 August 2019
Gomel Oblast keen to bolster ties with Ukraine's Zhitomir Oblast
News source: https://eng.belta.by/economics/view/gomel-oblast-keen-to-bolster-ties-with-ukraines-zhitomir-oblast-123147-2019/

Belarus' Gomel Oblast intends to boost cooperation in various areas with Ukraine's Zhitomir Oblast. The parties plan to sign a cooperation agreement at the 2nd Forum of Regions of Belarus and Ukraine due in Zhitomir in October.

News Belarus Gomel: Kevin Barry in Chernobyl: ‘Misha is an example of what happens when a country is on its knees’

Published on: Sunday 04 August 2019
Kevin Barry in Chernobyl: ‘Misha is an example of what happens when a country is on its knees’
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/views/analysis/kevin-barry-in-chernobyl-misha-is-an-example-of-what-happens-when-a-country-is-on-its-knees-941735.html

On the night train from Gomel city to Minsk, they slug back cheap vodka and paint a picture of the everyday treachery of life in Belarus. There is talk of the country’s history, of the 35 Year War and ...

News Belarus Gomel: Belneftekhim developes scheme for ousting dirty oil from Belarusian section of Druzhba pipeline and reservoirs

Published on: Wednesday 24 April 2019
News source: https://www.tvr.by/eng/news/ekonomika/belneftekhim_razrabotal_skhemu_vytesneniya_gryaznoy_nefti_iz_belorusskogo_uchastka_nefteprovoda_druzh/

Yesterday, Belarusian refiners held difficult negotiations with Russian Transneft on minimizing losses and compensating for the damage that poor-quality oil has already caused the Belarusian refinery, ...

News Belarus Gomel: Second Forum of Regions of Ukraine and Belarus to be held in Zhytomyr in autumn

Published on: Saturday 27 April 2019
News source: https://en.interfax.com.ua/news/general/584517.html

As reported, the first Forum of Regions of Ukraine and Belarus was held in Gomel on October 26, 2018. It was attended by the presidents of the countries, Petro Poroshenko and Alexander Lukashenko. ...

News Belarus Gomel: Dirty Russian oil fuels anger in Minsk

Published on: Friday 26 April 2019
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/dirty-russian-oil-fuels-anger-in-minsk/a-48490396

About 700,000 barrels of flow per day are currently suspended through Belarus and Poland, thus unable to reach customers in Germany. The logo of the Druzhba oil pipeline outside the city of Gomel ...

News Belarus Gomel: Lida named Belarus' Capital of Culture 2020

Published on: Friday 26 April 2019
News source: https://eng.belta.by/society/view/lida-named-belarus-capital-of-culture-2020-120676-2019/

Polotsk became the first Capital of Culture of Belarus in 2010. Gomel took over as the Capital of Culture in 2011, Nesvizh in 2012, Mogilev in 2013, Grodno in 2014, Brest in 2015, Molodechno in ...