Security toughened at Belarusian-Ukrainian border
Security measures are strengthened at the Belarusian-Ukrainian border. This is because of an incident at the checkpoint Alexandrovka through which a Jeep car tried to break into Ukraine the day before. Two people were detained.
However, according to available information, another person could be in the car that day. Search for him continues.
The operative and search measures are being carried out in the area of responsibility of the Mozyr border detachment.
Armed people try to violate Belarus-Ukraine border near Aleksandrovka
The incident occurred last night. The Jeep car was heading to Belarus from Ukraine. The driver knocked down the gate, drove through the forced stop facility and, having received mechanical damage, tried to escape.
As a result, the border guards had to use a service weapon.
The car was detained by the State Border Committee special operations group in the area of the village Gabrileevka, Gomel region.
Belarus' Department of Aviation Commission investigates into incident of Belavia Boeing
The Department of Aviation Commission has begun the investigation into the incident of a Belavia Boeing. The Minsk- St. Petersburg plane returned to Minsk National Airport straight after taking off the day before. At the height of 150m the aircraft collided with a flock of birds.
Despite the engine variable being in a normal condition, the decision of the crew team to return was right. After the plane was examined, it turned out that the engine was damaged. All in all there were 114 passengers on board. There were no injuries in the incident.
Belavia plane collides with flock of birds
A Belavia plane Minsk-St. Petersburg has returned to the airport just after takeoff. The aircraft departed from National Airport Minsk and collided with a flock of birds at a height of 150m.
The captain decided to return. The aircraft dumped fuel and landed safely.
114 passengers were on board. There were no injuries in the incident.
Investigating the incident is the Department of Aviation Commission. More to follow in the next news releases.
Stolen Belarusian trucks found in Ukraine
There is a new fact in an almost detective story involving Belarusian trucks. 50 vehicles were found in Ukraine. This trucks had been stolen from the Minsk Automobile Plant.
Earlier, more than a hundred vehicles from the same stolen batch were found in October 2016 in Ukraine.
This story has started in 2013. Chiefs of a Ukrainian business corporation signed a contract with representatives of the Minsk Automobile Plant for the supply of 150 trucks. The amount of transaction was more than $15 million.
Snowfall on January, 11: aftermath of frosty night
Heavy snowfalls and gusty winds came to Belarus after a strong frost.
The snowstorm paralyzed traffic in the center of Mogilev in the morning.
There are snowdrifts in Grodno too.
Dozens of accidents occurred on the roads. Many people have become the victims of the cold weather.
The services are working in emergency mode.
A driver lost control and run over a passenger car in the oncoming lane on the snow-covered road Baranovichi-Volkovysk. As a result, the passenger was injured, the driver died.
President Lukashenko: Belarus can't stay aloof from tragic events in Russia
Belarus mourns for victims of a plane crash near Sochi. The life of 92 persons broke in the crash of Tu-154 aircraft over the Black Sea. On board were the Song and Dance Ensemble named after Alexandrov, journalists, military and famous doctor Elizaveta Glinka. They all flew to Syria to congratulate the Russian military on the New Year.
Opening a December 26 meeting, Alexander Lukashenko began with words about the tragedy.
Drunk driving, old tires, or crossing a road in a wrong place and its consequences
Big cities and small towns in Belarus can boast their wonderful roads. However, accidents happen. It is not quite a pleasant topic. Winter is coming, and the accident curve is on the rise. What happens if somebody does not get snow tires, the road is slippery, and they are driving too fast and lack experience? The CTV’s special reporter Olga Petrashevskaya answers this question.
Here you can see the last seconds of a whole family. A mother and two kids.
Why did Ukraine threaten to use figher jets against Belavia plane?
New details have emerged about the incident with the airliner "Belavia". On November 1, a transcript of the pilot's negotiations with the Zhulyany traffic controller has been published.
It fully confirms the information that Belarusian pilots were threatened by combat aircraft.
Safety on streets and at home: Are Belarusians prepared for emergencies?
The world has become more dangerous, or it seems like it due to mass media. We listen to the information presented by mass media on radio in our cars, we keep up with latest news with the help of computers and smartphones. All this banners, screens, sometimes a neighbor or a friend share a piece of news or two. Usually this news is really disturbing. Even without a maniac with a saw, we hear a lot of scary news about terrorist attacks, missing planes, about floods, earthquakes, and fires that destroy cities and towns. The list is endless.
Belarusian shot in USA because of road conflict
A Belarusian was shot in the USA. According to available information, the cause of the accident was a road conflict. The victim’s brother was the last person who saw him alive. He told the police the details of the conflict.
According to him, an Asian man cut off his brother’s car. They started arguing. When the driver pulled out the gun, they had to get out of there.
Belarus President expresses condolences to relatives of Nice attack victims
Belarus has received the news about the Nice Bastille Day attack with deep sorrow. This was stated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, expressed condolences to the President of France Francois Hollande, the French people, as well as relatives and friends of the victims.
Belavia not to cancel flights to Nice
The Belarusian airline Belavia has no plans to cancel flights to Nice, where the terrorist attack took place on the night from 14 to 15 July.
"Today we are preparing a flight to Paris and tomorrow to Nice. Airports are open, we are monitoring the situation. If there are any changes, we will inform you," said the press service of the airline.
Now Belavia carries out flights to Nice three times a week: Wednesdays and Saturdays (departure from Minsk at 8.30), as well as Sundays (departure at 12.10).
Belarus resumes Priorix vaccines despite one vaccinee's death
Belarus has resumed the use of Priorix vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella. It has been used since 2014 and its purchases are pre-planned. The Belgian vaccine passed quality control in June 2016 and meets all requirements according to test results.
In May, immediately after vaccination, a six-year girl died on her mother's hands in a Grodno clinic. Doctors fought for the life of the child about 40 minutes but in vain.
Polimir fire in Novopolotsk put out after two days
The Investigative Committee of Belarus has begun investigating the causes of emergency at the plant Polimir in Novopolotsk. Company documentation has been seized and a number of examinations appointed.
On Saturday afternoon June 18, the local emergencies department received a report of an explosion of a gas-air mixture. It took the rescuers almost two days to locate the fire. Up to 7 am June 20, work was underway to cool the hydrogen unit. Polyethylene production has been suspended.
15 people drown in Belarus since beginning of bathing season
15 people have died in water since the start of the bathing season in Belarus.
Rescuers report that 14 of them were in a state of alcoholic intoxication. According to statistics, this is the reason that most often leads to tragic consequences.
The water safety service of Belarus, OSVOD, urges to swim only in designated areas. There are several hundred equipped beaches for summer vacation across Belarus.
Environmental background in Grodno region absolutely normal after GrodnoAzot fire
Ecological background in the Grodno region is absolutely normal. The head of the Investigative Committee told media on June 7 about the consequences of an accident at the GrodnoAzot plant.
On June 6, a spark got on a chemical leading to toxic fumes covering one of workshops. At least two workers died of poisoning. Several are still in hospital. The Investigative Committee opened a criminal case under the article "negligence".
Two die of poisoning in GrodnoAzot fire
An accident has occurred at the Belarusian plant GrodnoAzot in Grodno. Rescue worker and medical personnel are now at the site. Messages about smoke at the chemical plant started to arrive about 1pm on June 6.
According to preliminary information, a spark got on a chemical causing fire and smoke. Two workers died of poisoning. Two more are hospitalized. The ministry of emergencies are on site cooling the damaged unit. Causes of the incident are being investigated.
Girl from Belarus' Grodno dies after Belgian vaccine
Shocking news came from Grodno June 1. Investigators are trying to find out the reasons for the death of the 6-year-old girl. She died in a clinic on her mother's arms after vaccination. The child's condition deteriorated soon after she was given a vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella. Medical assistance was provided but the girl could not be saved.
All vaccines and syringes were confiscated from the medical center. The Minister of Health set up a departmental committee, which is working on site and is finding out the circumstances of the incident.
Number of alcohol-related road traffic accidents reduces in Belarus
The number of alcohol-related road traffic accidents has reduced by 50% since the beginning of 2016. The traffic police say that everything is simple: the higher the liability, the less desire to cross the forbidden line.
They don’t feel speed. They don’t remember the rules and don’t follow them on purpose. They drive on the contraflow lane and don’t notice passers-by. And it seems that they don’t want to: life is a price for intoxicated entertainment.
33-year-old Belarusian dies on Elbrus
A Belarusian died during the descent from Elbrus. 33-year-old businessman from Minsk Dmitry Rubin earlier this year went to conquer the top of Kabardino-Balkaria, along with two companions from the Crimea.
During the descent on January 12 he fell behind his comrades because of injury and was lost. It took rescuers five days to find him. And today, on Jan. 16, the body of the dead climber was found.
Belarusian kids get into bus accident in Czech Republic
A bus with Belarusian children overturned in the Czech Republic.. In total, there were 49 passengers inside, 15 of them were taken to hospital.
Another bus has already taken 38 children from the Czech Republic. Mainly, these are the kids that did not suffer in the accident.
Currently, doctors are taking a decision on the possibility to release home three minors and three attendants.
The accident happened on a snowy road, when the children with their parents were heading to Wroclaw from Prague.
Four Belarusians die in car accident in Russia
Four Belarusians have died in a car accident in Russia. The tragedy happened in the Oryol region in the territory of the Pokrovsky district.
A passenger car with Belarusians drove into the oncoming lane and crashed into a truck.
The driver and three passengers of the car died on the spot. The truck driver was hospitalized.
Belarusians suffer in bus accident in Turkey
Three Belarusians have got into a road accident in Turkey. Their life is not in danger. Two women have been discharged from hospital, and the third will leave it in the near future.
A tourist bus traveling from Pamukkale to Antalya overturned on a wet road after crashing into a fence. According to preliminary information, citizens of Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan and Lithuania were on bus. Six people were killed and dozens wounded.
Two Belarusian climbers die in Geogria, Russia inside three days
The tragedy in the mountains. A Belarusian climber died in Georgia when climbing to the top of Ushba.
The man fell from a height of 4,300 meters. His partner, also Belarusian, tried to catch the climber, but did not succeed. A helicopter with rescuers has been sent to the site.
This is the second such case in recent days. On Saturday in Kabardino-Balkaria, a 64-year-old Belarusian climber died. The tragedy occurred when the man was climbing Dzhangi-Tau.
Co-pilot to blame for A320 crash?
New details about the recent tragedy in the Alps have been revealed. During deciphering of the flight recorder, it was found out that a co-pilot could provoke the Airbus crash in the French Alps.
Europe mourning Airbus crash over French Alps
Three days of mourning in memory of those killed in the Airbus plane crash over the French Alps has been declared in the entire Europe.
People bring flowers and candles to impromptu memorials organized in various European cities. Memorial services are being held in churches.
On board were 144 passengers and six crew members. They all died. Lists of those who flew from Barcelona to Dusseldorf are being drawn. According to preliminary data, there were no Belarusians on the plane.
FC Dinamo Minsk fans banned from matches in Italy for 5 years
47 fans of Dinamo Minsk have been banned from visiting matches in Italy for a period of 5 years. As practice shows, it means a ban on entry to the Schengen area.
"According to our information, 47 people were detained for identification and 14 people were arrested. All fans are young people aged 22 - 27," Belarus Foreign Ministry spokesman Dmitry Mironchik said.
The ministry also said that 47 people, who were detained, have received a 5-year ban on visiting football matches in Italy.