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13 Oct 2020
Anastasiia Salos wins bronze at Russian Cup 2020 Anastasiia Salos wins bronze at Russian Cup 2020
After the Hoop and Ball routine Anastasiia Salos was fourth, behind her teammate Alina Harnasko. Anastasiia Salos showed better results in the Clubs and Ribbon routine to finish third...
12 Oct 2020
New production of Faust to premiere at Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater in November New production of Faust to premiere at Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater in November
The director's concept touches upon serious philosophical questions and calls to reflect on the essential moral and ethical problems...
12 Oct 2020
Belarus’ coronavirus update: 77,423 patients recover Belarus’ coronavirus update: 77,423 patients recover
Belarus has registered 83,998 cases of COVID-19 so far...
12 Oct 2020
Sabalenka, Azarenka keep their spots in WTA, Sasnovich jumps three places Sabalenka, Azarenka keep their spots in WTA, Sasnovich jumps three places
Following the French Open Aryna Sabalenka has 3,675 points. Victoria Azarenka still goes 14th with 3,122 points. Aliaksandra Sasnovich went up from 96th to 93rd, with 798 points...
12 Oct 2020
Belarus reports 77,220 COVID-19 recoveries Belarus reports 77,220 COVID-19 recoveries
Belarus has registered 83,534 cases of COVID-19 so far. A total of 2,073,930 tests have been performed in the country...
9 Oct 2020
Belarus victorious at UPU International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People Belarus victorious at UPU International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People
The results of the competition were announced by UPU Director General Bishar Hussein. He congratulated the victor online and demonstrated the medal that will be sent to Olga Volchkevich. North Macedonia placed second, Vietnam rounded out the top three...
9 Oct 2020
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 76,543 patients recover Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 76,543 patients recover
Belarus has registered 82,471 cases of COVID-19 so far. A total of 2,023,307 tests have been performed in the country...
9 Oct 2020
Belarus announces its Junior Eurovision 2020 participant Belarus announces its Junior Eurovision 2020 participant
Arina Pehtereva from Mogilev will represent Belarus at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020...
8 Oct 2020
Over 76,000 coronavirus patients recover in Belarus Over 76,000 coronavirus patients recover in Belarus
Belarus has registered 81,982 cases of COVID-19 so far. A total of 1,999,089 tests have been performed in the country...
8 Oct 2020
Wargaming awards scholarships to 24 BSU students Wargaming awards scholarships to 24 BSU students
This year’s winners include second-, third-, and fourth-year students of the faculties of mathematics and computer science, radiophysics and computer technologies, chemistry, mechanics and mathematics, biology, and physics. Winners were decided on the basis of their academic grades and involvement in scientific research...
8 Oct 2020
People entering Belarus should self-isolate for 10 days People entering Belarus should self-isolate for 10 days
“The self-isolation period will be reduced to ten days for people arriving in Belarus [from countries affected by the epidemic] and for people who were exposed to confirmed coronavirus cases,” Dmitry Pinevich said...
7 Oct 2020
Belarus’ Zhirovichi Monastery to have new bell tower Belarus’ Zhirovichi Monastery to have new bell tower
“The highest building in the monastery will be constructed here. The voice of the bell tower will carry far and, most importantly, invite people to pray, to honor the Creator and thank him,” Metropolitan Veniamin noted. He stressed that there is a lot of work ahead, as plans are in place to restore the Holy Dormition Church in the monastery...
7 Oct 2020
Belarus reports 75,683 COVID-19 recoveries Belarus reports 75,683 COVID-19 recoveries
A total of 81,505 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country so far. Belarus has performed 1,976,828...
7 Oct 2020
Belarusian films to debut at Northern Lights festival Belarusian films to debut at Northern Lights festival
The festival will showcase 28 films, including 15 international full-length films, eight documentaries from Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and five short features from Sweden. The first Belarusian program at the festival will feature eight films, more than half of which to be directorial debuts...
6 Oct 2020
Belarus taking part in ISF World Schools Championship Online Chess 2020 Belarus taking part in ISF World Schools Championship Online Chess 2020
The championship has brought together representatives of 35 countries and 5 continents. Belarus is represented by eight students...
6 Oct 2020
Belarus' coronavirus update: 75,376 patients recover Belarus' coronavirus update: 75,376 patients recover
A total of 81,090 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country so far. Belarus has performed 1,957,874...
6 Oct 2020
Belarusian Boxing Championships kick off in Molodechno Belarusian Boxing Championships kick off in Molodechno
The tournament will feature 28 female and 59 male athletes from all Belarusian regions. The event will be held in accordance with the requirements taken amid the ongoing pandemic. All epidemiological and sanitary measures are observed to meet the recommendations of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry and the recommendations of the International Boxing Federation...
5 Oct 2020
Samsonov wins Zagreb Open Samsonov wins Zagreb Open
The tournament in Zagreb became one of the first table tennis competitions resumed after the coronavirus break...
5 Oct 2020
Belarus’ COVID-19 recoveries at 75,303 Belarus’ COVID-19 recoveries at 75,303
A total of 80,696 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country so far. A total of 1,949,656 tests have been performed...
5 Oct 2020
Belarus’ healthcare system ready for second wave of COVID-19 Belarus’ healthcare system ready for second wave of COVID-19
"We have tried and tested the entire system, worked outs all algorithms for providing medical assistance. The system has proven to be effective. We have clear separations of patient flows by the severity of the disease. The bed space is enough. The situation with oxygen points has improved considerably over the past few months. The healthcare system as a whole is ready for work,” Aleksandr Patseev noted...
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