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24 May 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 update: 953 new cases, 652 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 update: 953 new cases, 652 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 386,978 cases...
24 May 2021
Ilya Ivashka 89th in ATP rankings Ilya Ivashka 89th in ATP rankings
Last week Ilya Ivashka was 91st, and moved to spots up after reaching the Geneva Open round of Last 16, with a total of 855 points...
24 May 2021
Belarus off to good start at 2021 European Shooting Championships Belarus off to good start at 2021 European Shooting Championships
Belarus have made a good start at the 2021 European Shooting Championships in Osijek, Croatia by securing two gold, three silver and one bronze medals. Ivan Kazak, Uladzislau Dzemesh and Mikita Kavalionak claimed the Air Pistol Team Junior gold...
24 May 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,252 new cases, 1,599 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,252 new cases, 1,599 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 386,025 cases. A total of 376,453 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus...
24 May 2021
2021 IIHF Worlds: Belarus defeat Sweden 2021 IIHF Worlds: Belarus defeat Sweden
Belarusian defence that clearly learned from its failings in the 2-5 loss to Slovakia worked really well in the match against Sweden...
21 May 2021
Orsha named Belarus' Capital of Culture 2021 Orsha named Belarus' Capital of Culture 2021
The nationwide campaign “Belarus' Capital of Culture” has been held since 2010. Every host city implements innovative projects to display its cultural identity, develop and popularize the traditions and achievements of the national culture, revitalize creative enterprise, and increase tourism attractiveness...
21 May 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,756 new cases, 1,725 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,756 new cases, 1,725 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 383,302 cases...
20 May 2021
Belarus reports 1,457 new COVID-19 cases, 1,531 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,457 new COVID-19 cases, 1,531 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 381,546 cases...
20 May 2021
Sasnovich reaches Belgrade quarterfinal Sasnovich reaches Belgrade quarterfinal
In the round of Last 16 the Belarusian needed two and a half hours to see off Spain’s world number 172 Cristina Bucsa 6-4, 5-7, 6-0. Aliaksandra Sasnovich will next face either Russia’s world number 136 Kamilla Rakhimova or world number 115 Maria Serrano of Colombia...
19 May 2021
Yakub Kolas' poems to be translated into Persian Yakub Kolas' poems to be translated into Persian
The Iranian ambassador suggested that the project to translate Yakub Kolas' poems into Persian and Omar Khayyam's works into the Belarusian Language eventually result in a book. He does not rule out that this idea will be implemented in time for the next Minsk International Book Fair...
19 May 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,378 new cases, 1,303 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,378 new cases, 1,303 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 380,089 cases...
19 May 2021
Yakub Kolas and Omar Khayyam exposition opens in Minsk Yakub Kolas and Omar Khayyam exposition opens in Minsk
It was stressed at the opening of the exhibition that Yakub Kolas and Omar Khayyam are strong dominants of Belarusian and Iranian cultures. Their works are a peculiar collection of philosophical thoughts and approaches to reality. The poetry of Yakub Kolas and Omar Khayyam is the culmination of their long and difficult journey to the truth...
19 May 2021
Sasnovich moves to Serbia Open last 16 Sasnovich moves to Serbia Open last 16
Belarus’ world number 103 Aliaksandra Sasnovich went off to a good start at the Serbia Open in Belgrade seeing off world number 145 Xiyu Wang of China 6-7 (6-8), 6-0, 6-2 in two hours and 33 minutes. The Belarusian will next play Spain’s world number 172 Cristina Bucsa...
19 May 2021
Ilya Shimanovich 4th in 100m breaststroke at European Aquatics Championships Ilya Shimanovich 4th in 100m breaststroke at European Aquatics Championships
The Belarusian reached the final with the sixth best result and clocked 58.75 seconds to finish fourth...
18 May 2021
Belarus reports 1,179 new COVID-19 cases, 992 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,179 new COVID-19 cases, 992 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 378,711 cases...
18 May 2021
Ilya Ivashka advances to Geneva Open last 16 Ilya Ivashka advances to Geneva Open last 16
Belarus’ world number 91 Ilya Ivashka beat world number 105 Fernando Verdasco of Spain 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 to reach the Geneva Open round of Last 16...
17 May 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,191 new cases, 743 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,191 new cases, 743 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 377,532 cases...
17 May 2021
Belarus claim bronze at European Race Walking Team Championships Belarus claim bronze at European Race Walking Team Championships
The Belarusian team of Nadzeya Darazhuk, Anastasiya Rodzina, and Anastasiya Yatsevich took bronze in the 35km Women Teams. The team competition relied on the individual results of the three athletes...
17 May 2021
Over 11.6m cellular communication subscribers in Belarus Over 11.6m cellular communication subscribers in Belarus
Belarus was the first CIS country to switch to digital aerial television back in 2015. At present digital aerial television is available to 99.5% of the country’s population...
17 May 2021
Belarus win five medals at the 2021 UCI Track Cycling Nations Cup Belarus win five medals at the 2021 UCI Track Cycling Nations Cup
Gold medals were secured by Tatsiana Sharakova and Yauheni Karaliok in the Scratch Race, and Hanna Tserakh in the Individual Pursuit...
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