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27 Oct 2017
Stadler Minsk double-deckers enter service in Moscow
"Aeroexpress is updating its rolling stock in the run-up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup due in several Russian cities. We believe that Moscow residents and guests will appreciate all the technological innovations implemented in the concept of the train"...
27 Oct 2017
Minsk to host Art Without Borders festival 1-3 November
Taking part in the competition, which is designed to support the development of children’s and youth teams, will be participants aged six to 25 years from Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Poland, and China...
26 Oct 2017
Minsk to host Youth in Science conference
Taking part in the conference will be over 300 scientists from 12 countries, including Russia, Germany, Austria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Poland, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Egypt. This conference will be one of the biggest youth scientific events of the Year of Science in Belarus...
26 Oct 2017
Masterpieces of Belarus’ Art Museum on display in Beijing
The exposition of the masterpieces of the National Art Museum includes 57 works from the collection of the Belarusian art of the 19th -21st centuries and the Russian art of the late 19th-early 20th centuries. The exhibition project is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Belarus and China...
26 Oct 2017
Plans to Belarus-China joint educational institution
During the conference, specialists will conduct a comparative analysis of the education systems of Belarus and China in order to exchange best practices...
26 Oct 2017
Tsmoki Minsk take first win in FIBA Europe Cup group stage
The Group F standings: Charleroi – 4 points, Tsmoki Minsk – 3, Bnei Herzliya – 3, Alba – 2...
24 Oct 2017
Minsk to host Belarus-Russia Union State contest of best youth energy projects
Big-name scientists from the CIS and non-CIS countries are to give lectures on energy, energy and environmental security, and climate protection. The participants will discuss prospects of education in nuclear energy...
24 Oct 2017
Plans to introduce Minsk Guest Card for tourists in 2018
"Minsk Guest Card envisages discounted admission to Minsk museums, landmarks, and, probably, sports events. There are plans to develop this card by the year-end and bring it into use in 2018"...
24 Oct 2017
Belarusian philologist wins CIS award
His books are widely used to teach university students in the CIS states. He has written 114 scientific papers on philology, history and philosophy, including eight monographies...
24 Oct 2017
Ilya Lukovets of Novopolotsk wins bodybuilding championships in Russia
The resident of Novopolotsk was recognized the best in the plus 100kg category (the most prestigious nomination among male bodybuilders) and in the absolute weight division...
24 Oct 2017
Over 220 applications for 4th Minsk Christmas Singing Competition
The contest’s prize fund expressed in US dollars totals $28,000. The Grand Prix winner will receive $10,000 in prize money; the winner of the first prize will get $8,000...
23 Oct 2017
Gomel craftsmen bring home awards from international textile toy competition
The handiwork competition and an exhibition fair gathered dozens of craftsmen from Russia, Estonia, and Belarus. The exposition featured interior and household items, toys, attire, designer clothes and accessories...
23 Oct 2017
UAE Culture Days in Belarus begin
An exhibition of pictorial art, Arab calligraphy, folk crafts and arts will stay open in the gallery till 26 October...
23 Oct 2017
Belarus hosts 3rd international scientific and technical translation contest
For two days young translators of Chinese showed their skills in written translation, consecutive interpretation, simultaneous interpretation in two categories — students and professionals...
23 Oct 2017
Belarus wins 14 medals at 2017 European Championships in Acrobatic Gymnastics
Artur Belyakov and Olga Melnik scored 29,440 points to clinch silver in the Mixed Pair Balance event. Marina Chernova and Georgy Pataraya of Russia took gold...
23 Oct 2017
Belarus 16th at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017
"Attending the competition were international experts-representatives of the European Commission and WorldSkills Europe. They praised the high level of skills of Belarusian specialists"...
23 Oct 2017
Tourists from 68 countries visit Minsk visa-free
"The biggest numbers of tourists came from Germany, Poland, Italy, the United States and the UK. The passenger traffic at Minsk National Airport went up by 30% in comparison with the same period last year"...
23 Oct 2017
Belarus Art Week to take place in Sardinia 26 October-6 November
The Belarusian participants of the exhibition are set to introduce to visitors diverse art objects in different genres and styles (classic, avant-garde, abstract, and religious) on canvas, birch bark, silk, and wood...
23 Oct 2017
Plans to translate information boards about Minsk landmarks into Chinese
Belarus is preparing the information and advertising materials about Minsk’s tourism potential for Chinese visitors. The Belarusian capital is set to sign memorandums of cooperation in tourism with its sister cities from China...
23 Oct 2017
Mirnyi claims 50th ATP doubles champion title
Max Mirnyi made his debut in the Kremlin Cup in 1996. It is the fifth time he has won its doubles event...
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