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2 Apr 2018
Belarus-Russia Union State MPs to discuss transport security 12-13 April
“The seminar will be split into sections dedicated to legal regulation in transport security in the Belarus-Russia Union State, and the protection of transport infrastructure and transport systems in Belarus and Russia from acts of unlawful interference”...
2 Apr 2018
Union State journalists to go on literary tour of Russia
According to Yelena Ovcharenko, the press tour will start with a visit to the Maksim Bogdanovich Museum in Yaroslavl...
2 Apr 2018
Brest Fortress renovation project: First results expected in 2018
“This year, the Belarus-Russia Union State launched a project to renovate the Brest Fortress. Under this project, a lot of work will be done to reconstruct and renovate a number of buildings of the Brest Fortress and set up a museum in one of them”...
2 Apr 2018
Hope for extension of visa-free travel period via Minsk airport up to ten days by year end
So far nearly 97,000 citizens of 68 countries have used the visa-free travel option available to those, who enter Belarus via the Minsk National Airport...
2 Apr 2018
Azarenka back to WTA Top 100
WTA Top 100 also includes Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich, 49th, and Aryna Sabalenka, 60th...
2 Apr 2018
U22 European Boxing Championships 2018: Dmitry Asanov of Belarus wins 60kg gold
The gold medal at the U22 European Boxing Champions has become one of the most important trophies in Dmitry Asanov’s career...
31 Mar 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: April 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Mar 2018
Belarus wins 27 medals at Russia Open Spochan Championship
Belarus clinched 12 gold, nine silver and six bronze medals. The title of the absolute (grand) champion also went to Matvey Yankovsky (Vitebsk), Kirill Gorenyuk (Brest), Beata Esis (Minsk), and Anton Krasovsky (Vitebsk)...
30 Mar 2018
Gomel to host international cosplay festival on 31 March
It will be the fourth festival on record. It will bring together fans of cosplaying and modern youth culture: anime, TV series, comic books, fiction books, dancing, music, and video games...
30 Mar 2018
Minsk Pass cards in five formats as from 2 April
The company will offer a total of 16 types of cards in VIP, premium, de luxe, business, and economy varieties. The Minsk Pass cards will be valid for different periods of time — from 24 hours to 12 months...
30 Mar 2018
French chef praises Belarusian black caviar
The executive attributed the high quality of Belarusian products to the transparent water the fish is kept in, the impeccable observance of all the technologies, including the necessary feed...
30 Mar 2018
Belarus-Russia youth public management forum underway in Minsk
“The conference is aimed at studying the aspects of public governance from different viewpoints: economy, law, and the IT industry. Separate sections are dedicated to the use of foreign languages in public governance”...
30 Mar 2018
Polotsk to host international chamber music festival on 5 April-8 May
“The festival is an unforgettable event for all music fans who are invited to explore the profound repertoire of old music masterpieces and works of great contemporary composers within magnificent St Sophia Cathedral. The Polotsk forum is among the greatest music events held in Belarus”...
30 Mar 2018
Azarenka out of Miami Open 2018
Despite the semifinal loss, Victoria Azarenka is set to return to the WTA Top 100 next week...
29 Mar 2018
Belarus, China to set up joint research center for young scientists
There are also plans to set up an incubator for technology transfer together with Heilongjiang Province at premises of the Belarusian National Technical University’s science and technology park Polytechnic in 2018...
29 Mar 2018
Book of Yanka Kupala's poem in 100 languages released in Minsk
“The edition can be viewed as an international book as it has united authors, translators, and fans of the Belarusian poetry from different continents,” Vladimir Andriyevich believes...
28 Mar 2018
Chinese students to attend BSU Russian language summer school
Among the winners are students of Sanya Aviation and Tourism Institute and Hainan Foreign Language College of Professional Education. Two more students will be chosen among 13 winners of the linguistic competition...
28 Mar 2018
Book of Condolences opened at Russian embassy in Belarus
The Book of Condolences will also be opened in the General Consulate of Russia in Brest...
28 Mar 2018
St Petersburg show named best production at M.@rt.contact theater festival
The editorial staff of the forum did not come to one opinion. They announced the main and special programs and named art the highlight of the forum, which gave an opportunity to watch unforgettable shows...
28 Mar 2018
Azarenka reaches Miami Open semifinal
Three-time Miami Open champion Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, currently ranked 186 in the world, has reached the Miami Open semifinal after beating Czech world number six Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-3 in one hour and 37 minutes...
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