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19 Apr 2018
Days of Minsk kick off in Budapest
The Budapest Spring Festival 2018 will feature a stand of Minsk companies on 20-21 April. Minsk will be a guest of honor at the festival...
18 Apr 2018
Belarus president lays wreath at Stephen the Great Monument in Chisinau
One of the symbols of the capital and the country, the bronze monument to Stephen the Great is located in central Chisinau...
18 Apr 2018
Minsk to host international forum “Trade unions and green jobs”
Environmental issues are especially relevant today. So is the concept of a green economy and effective use of available resources. The important areas of its application are the arrangement and development of green jobs in eco-efficient industries...
18 Apr 2018
Dinamo veterans, famous athletes honored at Belarus NOC
Secretary General of the Belarusian NOC George Katulin noted that the Dinamo Society is still one of the leaders in Belarus’ sports industry and maintains the traditions of physical training movement that started in the early 20th century...
18 Apr 2018
Belarusian artists to take part in Russia’s Theater Union summer school
The public plays will take place in the Union’s Theater center Na Strastnom (Moscow) and in Moscow streets. Besides, the courses include a rich cultural program based on Moscow theater life...
18 Apr 2018
Lukashenko sends anniversary greeting to Dinamo sports club
"Throughout its history, this organization has been serving as a basis for the development of physical education, big-time sports, and professional training of Belarusian law enforcement officers"...
18 Apr 2018
Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk to host Vologda lace expo
Plans are in place to organize a workshop in lace making by Vologda lace masters and to arrange a catwalk show of the apparel made from Vologda lace and Orsha linen fabrics...
18 Apr 2018
Belarus now 41st on world’s strongest armies list
The Belarusian army was ranked 49th in 2017...
18 Apr 2018
Russia's Tver to continue working on preserving Byalynitsky-Birulya’s memory
As is known, in 1912 Vitold Byalynitsky-Birulya bought a plot of land on the shores of Lake Udomlya in Tver Province and had the dacha called Chaika built there to his own design. Isaac Levitan often worked here and did his famous painting “Over eternal peace”...
18 Apr 2018
Belarus to share its best practices in pediatric neurosurgery in Chisinau
The school-seminar will be attended by specialists from related institutions of Moldova, Romania, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia...
17 Apr 2018
Minsk named CIS top spring tourist destination
Minsk, Astana, Baku, Yerevan, Almaty, Tashkent, Chisinau, Bishkek, Dushanbe and Ashgabat are in the top ten of the CIS spring tourist destinations...
16 Apr 2018
Nine gold medals for Belarus at European Trampoline Championships in Baku
On the first day of the continental forum the Belarusian athletes won three gold and one silver medals. Belarus bagged 13 medals at the competitions in Baku...
15 Apr 2018
Mirnyi, Oswald triumph in Houston
The Belarusian-Austrian duo rallied past Andre Begemann of Germany and Croatia’s Antonio Sancic 6-7 (2-7), 6-4, 11/9 to capture their third team title and second of the year...
14 Apr 2018
Belarus president’s team wins amateur ice hockey competitions for 9th time
To date, the Belarus president’s team has won the tournament eight times (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 204, 2015, 2016, and 2017)...
14 Apr 2018
H.O.H. Spring Challenge moto season in top 3 tourist events in Minsk
The first one is Minsk Half Marathon (30,000 participants). The second-largest event is Viva Rovar bike festival (almost 15,000)...
14 Apr 2018
Belarus’ Vera Lapko advances to Ladies Open Lugano semifinal
Vera Lapko guaranteed her spot with a hard-fought 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) victory over Belgium’s Kirsten Flipkens...
14 Apr 2018
Plans to plant over 18m trees in Belarus during Forest Week
The new forests to be planted during the event will occupy over 3,700ha...
14 Apr 2018
Mirnyi, Oswald reach Houston final
In the semifinal the Belarusian-Austrian duo ousted one of the world’s best tandems, Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan, 6-4, 2-6, 10-6...
14 Apr 2018
Forest Week gets underway in Belarus
"This year the campaign is dedicated to the Year of Native land and restoration of forests damaged by the board-scale distribution of bark beetles"...
13 Apr 2018
Vera Lapko of Belarus into Ladies Open Lugano quarterfinal
In today’s Round of 16 singles, Vera Lapko beat Danka Kovinic of Montenegro 6:2, 6:3...
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