28 Mar 2018 11:41

Belarus puts flags at half-mast, cancels entertainment programs over Kemerovo tragedy

MINSK. March 28 (Interfax) - Flags will be put at half-mast in Belarus in solidarity with Russia over the tragedy in Kemerovo.

"State flags over state establishments will be put at half-mast in Belarus on the orders of President Alexander Lukashenko on March 28. Entertainment programs are cancelled in the republic's and regional media," the state agency BelTA said, citing the presidential administration.

A recommendation has been issued to refrain from holding such events, including those organized in public places.