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10 Feb 2018
Maksim Sergeyev misses out on 1,500m short track semifinal
The Belarusian clocked 2:15.242 to rank 5th in the qualifying...
10 Feb 2018
Belarusian biathletes to open 2018 Olympics in Women’s Sprint
The first of them to start will be Irina Krivko with the starting number 5. three-time Olympic champion Darya Domracheva will start 15th, Nadezhda Skardino 38th and Nadezhda Pisareva 67th...
10 Feb 2018
Minsk Ski Race 2018
The first sports festival Minsk Ski Race was held on 16 February 1968, which was a 15km competition along the Borovaya-Raubichi route...
9 Feb 2018
Days of Minsk to take place in Tbilisi, Budapest, St Petersburg in 2018
Last year, the Days of Minsk were held in Belgrade, Moscow, and Omsk within the framework of international agreements...
9 Feb 2018
Alla Tsuper carries flag for Team Belarus at 2018 Olympics opening ceremony
Apart from Alla Tsuper, the Belarusian national team includes two more Olympic champions Anton Kushnir (aerials) and Darya Domracheva (biathlon)...
9 Feb 2018
Aryna Sabalenka to open Belarus' 2018 Fed Cup tie against Tatjana Maria
This season the Belarusians defeated the Netherlands 4-1 and Switzerland 3-2 to reach the final where were edged by the United States 2-3...
9 Feb 2018
Grodno to host international festival of illusionists
“Levitation, mind reading, secret disappearance and mysterious appearance: performing on stage will be not only representatives of different countries, but also of different generations”...
8 Feb 2018
Belarus to showcase its tourism opportunities in Tallinn
Belarus’ national stand will feature promotional and information materials demonstrating the national tourism potential from 9 to 11 February...
8 Feb 2018
Belarusian universities ready to enroll Nigerian students
Nigerian representatives learned more about the potential of Belarus’ education system, training of specialists in medicine, IT, engineering, and agriculture...
8 Feb 2018
Belarus ready to help Kaliningrad prepare for 2018 FIFA World Cup
“Belarus has considerable experience in organizing large-scale sport tournaments, including the 2014 IIHF World Championship, and is ready to provide any necessary assistance in the organization of the upcoming event at a high level”...
8 Feb 2018
Exhibition of graphic works by Dagestani artist Marat Gadzhiyev kicks off in Minsk
According to Marat Gadzhiyev, each of the works contains symbols referring to a certain life period and represents his understanding of development paths...
8 Feb 2018
Alla Tsuper named flag-bearer for Team Belarus in PyeongChang
According to chief of the mission of Team Belarus Alexander Baraulya, the candidature of Alla Tsuper was most suitable...
8 Feb 2018
Petals of Lotus and Golden Daisy includes 100 Chinese poems
“I am confident that this book will help our Belarusian friends to understand the mentality of the Chinese people, will make its contribution to the strengthening of the friendship between us”...
8 Feb 2018
Work underway on DNA-appearance-Bel database in Belarus
Work has begun on the unique database “DNA-Appearance-Bel” that will integrate the data on phenotypic and genetic characteristics of the Belarusian population. We have already collected about 300 samples...
8 Feb 2018
Collector from Monaco to donate paintings by Belarusian artists to National Art Museum
The exhibition Gifts to the Museum will run from 14 to 18 February. The exhibits will then become part of the museum's collection. The museum’s specialists will carefully examine, label, and restore the works, if need be...
7 Feb 2018
Belarus, Latvia urged to organize best ever IIHF World Championship in 2021
Andrei Kobyakov expressed confidence that the 2019 Second European Games in Minsk and the 2021 IIHF World Championship would contribute to the increase in mutual tourist flows...
7 Feb 2018
Belarus to launch UNDP/GEF project to implement Nagoya Protocol
“Belarus views this project as an opportunity to give impetus to the development of the country's market of genetic resources and to intensify the exchange of experience in this field”...
7 Feb 2018
Belarus’ Academy of Sciences to unveil Belarus-France archaeological discoveries in Montereau
The exhibition will showcase the results of Belarusian-French archaeological expeditions. In 2012-2017, the NASB Institute of History organized six international Belarusian-French archeological expeditions at the place of Napoleon’s Berezina River crossing in 1812...
6 Feb 2018
FIFA World Cup trophy to arrive in Minsk on 13 February
The trophy will come to Minsk from Vienna as part of the 51-country tour that includes 91 cities...
6 Feb 2018
Call to search for new ways to present the Belarusian culture
In 2017 Belarus signed 11 treaties in culture. Each organization of the culture sector must get involved and help implement these treaties, harness the opportunities for direct contacts with foreign colleagues, the minister stressed...
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