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16 Mar 2018
Rafting route to connect Belarus, Ukraine, Poland
The project envisages the development of a cross-border rafting tourist route of about 800km in length. The route will start in Gmina Drohiczyn in the Western Bug waters and separate in Brest District...
16 Mar 2018
Lidiya Grafeyeva wins PyeongChang Paralympics bronze
Belarus is currently eights in the 2018 Paralympics medal count with ten, including three gold, medals. The United States tops the table with 23 medals...
15 Mar 2018
Cheaper Schengen visas for Belarusians after signing relevant agreements with EU
The delegation recalled that in 2011 the European Commission received the mandate to negotiate an agreement on visa facilitation with Belarus which sets the general visa fee level at €35...
15 Mar 2018
Come and See war drama screening in Minsk to mark 75th anniversary of Khatyn tragedy
Restored by Mosfilm, the movie won the Best Restored Film Award at the Venice Classics in 2017...
15 Mar 2018
Domracheva second in Holmenkollen sprint
Anastasiya Kuzmina of Slovakia won the race in 21:31.8 with one penalty. Clean-shooting Darya Domracheva was 8.9 seconds back...
15 Mar 2018
Victoria Azarenka gets Miami Open wild card
Victoria Azarenka will take part in the second WTA event after the recent hiatus. In March, she lost her Indian Wells second-round encounter...
14 Mar 2018
China’s Hunan province tourism potential on show in Minsk
Tourism has become an important component of Belarus-China relations, noted Deputy Chairman of the Tourism Development Commission of Hunan province Zhou Anwei. He stressed that Hainan is a popular resort that attracts many tourists...
14 Mar 2018
Tbilisi to host Belarusian-Georgian Business Forum in March
The Belarusian capital will showcase its economic, industrial and investment capabilities and tourism potential. It will also tell about the Smart City system, Minsk Guest Card, design and construction of metro, innovations in passenger transport, new technologies in the food industry...
14 Mar 2018
Grodno university to launch Belarusian language summer program
During the two-week-long courses, the students will attend Belarusian language classes, go on tours of Grodno Oblast landmarks, learn more about Belarusian traditions, and visit master classes...
14 Mar 2018
Slavic Primer digital copy and facsimile reprint donated to National Library of Belarus
Roman Motulsky, the Director of the National Library of Belarus, expressed gratitude for the valuable gift, noting that it was very symbolic in 2018, the year when we celebrate the 400th anniversary of the first Belarusian ABC-book...
14 Mar 2018
Belarus’ skier Dmitry Loban wins Paralympics silver in PyeongChang
Earlier, Dmitry Loban won silver in the Men’s 7.5km, Sitting...
13 Mar 2018
Minsk Gymnasium-College of Arts to hold international art festival
The festival guests and participants will see an eventful cultural program: a production of Yanka Kupala’s “Paulinka” by the studio theater of the Minsk Gymnasium-College of Arts, a visit to the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater, and an ethnographic excursion...
13 Mar 2018
ASE Executive Committee to meet in Minsk on 21-26 March
"The meeting will also be attended by cosmonauts born in Belarus: President of the Russian Federation of Cosmonautics, two-time Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Kovalenok, two-time Hero of the Soviet Union Piotr Klimuk and also Pilot-Cosmonaut, Hero of Russia Oleg Novitsky"...
13 Mar 2018
Belarus' Academy of Public Administration to launch internship program in Cuba soon
Such cooperation also envisages joint research aimed at improving public management in all kinds of fields, in particular in industry...
13 Mar 2018
Minsk, Moscow to mark Day of Unity of Peoples of Belarus, Russia on 2 April
They will feature the official parts and concerts. In Minsk the audience will be treated to a joint program of the Belarusian Presidential Orchestra and the Russian Kuban Choir...
13 Mar 2018
Belarus approves agreement with Russia to set up Zapovednoye Poozerye nature reserve
The nature reserve Zapovednoye Poozerye comprises the national park Sebezhsky (in Russia's Pskov Oblast) and the Belarusian landscape reserves Krasny Bor and Osveisky...
13 Mar 2018
Days of Belarusian Cinema in Krasnodar on 13-18 March
“This year the program of the days is special. It will feature different movies. Almost all of them were shot and released in 2017-2018”...
13 Mar 2018
Belarus in PyeongChang Paralympics medal count top ten
Belarus has so far won seven (two gold, three silver and two bronze) medals. Champion titles were taken by Svetlana Sakhonenko (Women’s 15km cross-country skiing, Visually Impaired) and Yuri Golub (Men’s 12.5km biathlon, Visually Impaired)...
13 Mar 2018
Belarusian Union of Afghanistan War Veterans marks 25th anniversary
The president remarked that for a quarter of a century the Belarusian Union of Afghanistan War Veterans makes us remember the pain of severe losses, and reminds us about the fragility and value of peace...
12 Mar 2018
Lukashenko offers condolences over passing of Oleg Tabakov
The head of state remarked that Oleg Tabakov lived a rich creative life and left a bright mark in the history of the Soviet and Russian theater and cinema...
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