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19 Jun 2018
Minsk to host Union State Supreme State Council meeting Minsk to host Union State Supreme State Council meeting
The agenda will include about ten issues, including a program of coordinated actions in the foreign policy for 2018-2019 and further development of the union in 2018-2022...
14 Jun 2018
Belarus president arrives in Moscow for 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony Belarus president arrives in Moscow for 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony
In the airport, the Belarusian head of state was welcomed by officials and also by Zabivaka the Wolf, the official mascot of the current championship. As it was reported, the Russian capital will host a number of foreign leaders for the FIFA World Cup opening ceremony...
13 Jun 2018
Belarus suggests restoring $40bn trade to Russia Belarus suggests restoring $40bn trade to Russia
“I am convinced that in addition to preserving the current level of intergovernmental relations we will be able to advance it to new heights, which meet modern requirements and challenges,” said Andrei Kobyakov...

Opinions & Interviews rss

18 Jun 2018
European Commission: Belarus has potential to develop digital sector European Commission: Belarus has potential to develop digital sector
“We see huge potential for the digital sector in Belarus. I think you have very experienced young people who work in this sector. It is Belarus that has suggested making this sector a priority for the Eastern Partnership”...
14 Jun 2018
Forthcoming decision to convert Belarus into free financial haven hailed as momentous event Forthcoming decision to convert Belarus into free financial haven hailed as momentous event
"We should consider the digital economy ordinance in connection with the next, much more important step, which was clearly outlined in the latest address [to the nation and the parliament] by the head of state – converting Belarus into one of the world’s most attracting places for rich, talented, and successful people"...
14 Jun 2018
Bel Huawei Technologies chief praises Belarus digital transformation Bel Huawei Technologies chief praises Belarus digital transformation
He emphasized the importance of the government’s commitment to promoting digital development. He noted that the efforts are bearing fruit. The country is welcoming more and more international companies that bring digital innovations...

Latest press releases rss

19 Jun 2018
Belarus’ Independence Day parade to feature about 4,000 servicemen
The forthcoming parade will feature female officers of the Belarusian army and also cadets for the first time...
18 Jun 2018
Over 5,000 fans transit Belarus en-route to Russia for FIFA World Cup
Most fans cross the border via Minsk National Airport. More than 3,400 have already traveled to Belarus this way. Rail transport goes next and is followed by traveling by road...
18 Jun 2018
Belarus’ Tum Pabi Dum receives special award of SCO Film Festival jury
Tum Pabi Dum is a family film released in 2017. The film stars Valeriya Arlanova, Pavel Kharlanchuk, Sergei Chekeres, Olga Klebanovich, Aleksei Shedko...
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UNESCO heritage sites in Belarus, Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace

The famous Belarusian landmarks associated with the influential dynasties, remarkable events and mysterious legends celebrate important milestones of their modern history this year. Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace and Park Ensemble were added to UNESCO's World Heritage List 15 and 10 years ago respectively. Today these gems of Belarusian architecture attract more and more tourists from different countries… Photos of Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace taken in autumn 2015 are available in our gallery. The video by Pavel Kuzmin gives a bird's eye view of the landmarks.