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13 Feb 2018
FIFA World Cup trophy to arrive in Minsk on 13 February
The trophy will come to Minsk from Vienna as part of the 51-country tour that includes 91 cities...
12 Feb 2018
France’s Martin Fourcade wins Men’s 12.5K Pursuit
Anton Smolsky of Belarus finished 33rd, 3:52.4 behind the winner, with three penalties. Vladimir Chepelin was 36th, 4:12.9 back, with six penalties. Sergei Bocharnikov crossed the finish line 37th, 4:23.9 back, with six penalties...
12 Feb 2018
BUDEXPO 2018 to showcase innovative solutions in construction sector on 21-24 March
"BUDEXPO, which opens the construction season, is the legal successor of Stroyexpo held since 1997. The expo has been rebranded into BUDEXPO to grow into one of Belarus’ largest exhibitions and congresses dedicated to the construction industry and architecture"...
12 Feb 2018
German’s Laura Dahlmeier wins Women’s 10K Pursuit in PyeongChang
Nadezhda Skardino showed the best time among the Belarusian competitors, finishing 14th after starting 36th, 2:07.4 behind the winner. Irina Krivko came in 17th, 2:18.7 back, with two penalties...
12 Feb 2018
More information kiosks for tourists in Minsk in H1
One information kiosk will be deployed in the Minsk National Airport (it is to open in the first quarter), the other at 11 Bogdanovicha Street where guests will be able to purchase Minsk Guest Cards...
12 Feb 2018
Minsk to expand Guest Card program
There are also plans to expand the list of museums providing free admission or discounts. It is expected that the list will comprise the suburban farms providing agro-tourism services, more services industry partners...
10 Feb 2018
Darya Domracheva 9th in Olympic Sprint, Laura Dahlmeier takes gold
The leader of the Belarusian national team had a penalty in prone and standing stages each to finish 9th, 46.2 seconds behind the winner...
10 Feb 2018
Teams of Vitebsk Oblast, Emergencies Ministry victorious at Minsk Ski Race 2018
At the final fourth stage, the team was represented by Vitebsk Oblast Governor Nikolai Sherstnev spoke for this team. The winners covered the distance in 27 minutes 46 seconds...
10 Feb 2018
Maksim Sergeyev misses out on 1,500m short track semifinal
The Belarusian clocked 2:15.242 to rank 5th in the qualifying...
10 Feb 2018
Belarusian biathletes to open 2018 Olympics in Women’s Sprint
The first of them to start will be Irina Krivko with the starting number 5. three-time Olympic champion Darya Domracheva will start 15th, Nadezhda Skardino 38th and Nadezhda Pisareva 67th...
10 Feb 2018
Minsk Ski Race 2018
The first sports festival Minsk Ski Race was held on 16 February 1968, which was a 15km competition along the Borovaya-Raubichi route...
9 Feb 2018
Days of Minsk to take place in Tbilisi, Budapest, St Petersburg in 2018
Last year, the Days of Minsk were held in Belgrade, Moscow, and Omsk within the framework of international agreements...
9 Feb 2018
Alla Tsuper carries flag for Team Belarus at 2018 Olympics opening ceremony
Apart from Alla Tsuper, the Belarusian national team includes two more Olympic champions Anton Kushnir (aerials) and Darya Domracheva (biathlon)...
9 Feb 2018
Aryna Sabalenka to open Belarus' 2018 Fed Cup tie against Tatjana Maria
This season the Belarusians defeated the Netherlands 4-1 and Switzerland 3-2 to reach the final where were edged by the United States 2-3...
9 Feb 2018
Grodno to host international festival of illusionists
“Levitation, mind reading, secret disappearance and mysterious appearance: performing on stage will be not only representatives of different countries, but also of different generations”...
8 Feb 2018
Belarus to showcase its tourism opportunities in Tallinn
Belarus’ national stand will feature promotional and information materials demonstrating the national tourism potential from 9 to 11 February...
8 Feb 2018
Belarusian universities ready to enroll Nigerian students
Nigerian representatives learned more about the potential of Belarus’ education system, training of specialists in medicine, IT, engineering, and agriculture...
8 Feb 2018
Belarus ready to help Kaliningrad prepare for 2018 FIFA World Cup
“Belarus has considerable experience in organizing large-scale sport tournaments, including the 2014 IIHF World Championship, and is ready to provide any necessary assistance in the organization of the upcoming event at a high level”...
8 Feb 2018
Exhibition of graphic works by Dagestani artist Marat Gadzhiyev kicks off in Minsk
According to Marat Gadzhiyev, each of the works contains symbols referring to a certain life period and represents his understanding of development paths...
8 Feb 2018
Alla Tsuper named flag-bearer for Team Belarus in PyeongChang
According to chief of the mission of Team Belarus Alexander Baraulya, the candidature of Alla Tsuper was most suitable...
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