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14 Dec 2018
Lukashenko promises to respond to Brigitte Bardot’s letter Lukashenko promises to respond to Brigitte Bardot’s letter
“Indeed, I have received a letter from Brigitte Bardot. We are preparing an answer. Brigitte Bardot is an outstanding person and has raised a very important issue”...
14 Dec 2018
BATE beat PAOK, move to UEFA Europa League round of 32 BATE beat PAOK, move to UEFA Europa League round of 32
The Group L final standings: Chelsea – 16 points, BATE – 9 points, Vidi – 7, and PAOK – 3...
12 Dec 2018
Belarus’ Bolshoi theater to bring its ballet Anastasia to Oman in 2020 Belarus’ Bolshoi theater to bring its ballet Anastasia to Oman in 2020
“Not so long ago we hosted the director of the Royal Opera House of Oman. Just the other day, he sent us an invitation to tour Oman with the ballet Anastasia in early Ocotber 2020,” said Vladimir Gridyushko...
12 Dec 2018
Ilya Shimanovich wins silver in Hangzhou Ilya Shimanovich wins silver in Hangzhou
The Belarsuian clocked 56.10 seconds in the Men’s 100m breaststroke. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa claimed gold in 56.01. Bronze went to Japan’s Yasuhiro Koseki (56.13)...
12 Dec 2018
Order of Mother conferred on Belarusian women with many children Order of Mother conferred on Belarusian women with many children
The awards have been conferred on representatives of various professions, including women working in the light and manufacturing industry, agribusiness and wood processing, institutions of culture and education, healthcare and trade organizations, housekeepers...
12 Dec 2018
Belavia, Wargaming present new World of Tanks-themed aircraft Belavia, Wargaming present new World of Tanks-themed aircraft
The new aircraft is the second joint project of the two companies. The aircraft is painted black. Its body bears the silhouette of a tank made up of camouflage in World of Tanks bright colors. A bison stands in the center of the composition as one of Belarus’ key symbols...
12 Dec 2018
Partisan Chronicles: Fyodor Yurchenko Partisan Unit Partisan Chronicles: Fyodor Yurchenko Partisan Unit
“Partisan Chronicles: Fyodor Yurchenko Partisan Unit” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History. It is dedicated to the Yurchenko partisan unit of Minsk Brigade No. 1 that also included foreigners...
11 Dec 2018
Grodno attracts crowds of Lithuanian tourists Grodno attracts crowds of Lithuanian tourists
In particular, the development of cycling routes in areas near the border looks interesting as well as joint efforts to advertise tours across Belarus and Lithuania on major international markets...
11 Dec 2018
Almost 179,000 tourist arrivals in Belarus on visa waiver Almost 179,000 tourist arrivals in Belarus on visa waiver
Most of the guests came from Germany (28,500), Poland (16,300), and Italy (15,600). The top ten also included the UK, the United States, France, the Netherlands, Latvia, Sweden and Lithuania...
11 Dec 2018
Belarus to field eight athletes at 2018 FINA World Swimming Championships Belarus to field eight athletes at 2018 FINA World Swimming Championships
Belarus will be represented by eight athletes: Anastasia Koryakovskaya, Anastasia Shkurdai, Artyom Machekin, Viktor Staselovich, Grigory Pekarsky, Evgeny Tsurkin, Ilya Shimanovich, and Nikita Tsmyg...
10 Dec 2018
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Belarusian presented in Minsk Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Belarusian presented in Minsk
“The adoption of the declaration in 1948 was a conscious and bold step of the United Nations friends, one of which was Belarus, to support humanistic principles of the further development of mankind”...
10 Dec 2018
Iryna Kryuko in IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score Top Ten Iryna Kryuko in IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score Top Ten
The Belarusian keeps 87 points. In the opening leg in Slovenia, Iryna Kryuko finished 14th in the individual race to get 27 points...
7 Dec 2018
Yang Ming-Yi’s works on display at National Art Museum Yang Ming-Yi’s works on display at National Art Museum
As was noted at the presentation, the artist’s works picture the beauty of the Chinese nature. Yang Ming-Yi’s artworks are a mixture of the Chinese traditional painting and new images and ways of communicating it...
6 Dec 2018
CIS leaders attend The Nutcracker show at Mariinsky Theater CIS leaders attend The Nutcracker show at Mariinsky Theater
At the show, Alexander Lukashenko took his seat next to the presidents of Russia and Kyrgyzstan, Vladimir Putin and Sooronbay Jeenbekov...
6 Dec 2018
Tournament for Marina Lobach Prizes to gather gymnasts from 10 countries Tournament for Marina Lobach Prizes to gather gymnasts from 10 countries
The competitions have been held regularly since 2002 and have taken an important place in the international sport calendar of Belarus...
5 Dec 2018
Free Wi-Fi at ten Minsk metro stations in 2019 Free Wi-Fi at ten Minsk metro stations in 2019
Free Wi-Fi will be enabled first at six metro stations located near major Minsk sport facilities in spring 2019. The number includes Avtozavodskaya (near Chizhovka Arena), Ploshchad Lenina and Pervomaiskaya (near the Dinamo Stadium), Nemiga (near the Sport Palace)...
5 Dec 2018
Foreign delegations praise work of Belarusian volunteers during Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 Foreign delegations praise work of Belarusian volunteers during Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018
"Everything was ideal. I can say that those were the best volunteers in the entire history of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The delegations our volunteers worked with were exceedingly satisfied"...
5 Dec 2018
Belarus photo exhibition in Pakistan to mark 25 years of diplomatic relations Belarus photo exhibition in Pakistan to mark 25 years of diplomatic relations
An agreement has been reached to arrange a photo exhibition displaying the achievements of modern-day Belarus in Pakistan in H1 2019 as the two countries will mark 25 years of their diplomatic relations...
5 Dec 2018
Partisan Chronicles: Combat engagement at Lavy. The feat of eighteen partisans Partisan Chronicles: Combat engagement at Lavy. The feat of eighteen partisans
“Partisan Chronicles: Combat engagement at Lavy. The feat of eighteen partisans ” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
4 Dec 2018
Prize pools of ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Minsk announced Prize pools of ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Minsk announced
The prize money for silver will make up $16,000 and that for bronze - $11,000. The prize money in pairs and ice dancing events will make up $30,000, $20,000 and $12,000...
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