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12 Sep 2018
Belarus’ Academy of Sciences awards space exploration heroes
Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Sergei Kilin presented the awards to the cosmonauts for their considerable personal contributions to international cooperation in the area of space exploration...
12 Sep 2018
Belarus president lays flowers at monument to first Uzbekistan president
Shortly after arriving in Tashkent on 12 September Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko laid flowers at the monument to independence and humanism and the monument to Uzbekistan’s first president Islam Karimov...
12 Sep 2018
Belarus-Russia regional forum to bring together over 450 craftsmen, artists
The participants and guests of the forum will enjoy the Commonwealth of Cultures – the Commonwealth of Nations concert program with the participation of Belarusian and Russian amateur artists and companies...
12 Sep 2018
Belarus to host Days of Uzbekistan Culture in November
According to Yuri Bondar, during the official visit of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko to Uzbekistan, the culture ministries of the two countries plan to sign an agreement on cooperation...
12 Sep 2018
Cosmonauts, astronauts from 17 states to meet with Belarusian students
Community Day is scheduled for 12 September as part of the 31st Planetary Congress of the Association of Space Explorers program...
11 Sep 2018
Minsk bookshop launches China Shelf project
Initiated by China, China Book International Program is running in more than ten countries. Belarus joined the program on 11 September. Interest in Chinese literature is growing in Belarus, Belarus’ Information Minister Alexander Karlyukevich noted at the opening ceremony...
11 Sep 2018
Radio Belarus, China’s Xinhua sign agreement on cooperation
The agreement provides for the exchange of operational information, photo and video materials about events and facts in Russian, English and Chinese...
11 Sep 2018
Darya Domracheva receives IBU medal of honor
The four-time Olympic champion Darya Domracheva received the medal of honor during Gala Evening in Porec, Croatia dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the International Biathlon Union (IBU)...
11 Sep 2018
Belarus Segodnya, Xinhua sign agreement on cooperation
The agreement that has been signed today is the continuation of the joint work between the Belarusian and Chinese media organizations. Dmitry Zhuk expressed confidence that future joint work will gain broader format since the publishing house operates both print media outlets and a radio service...
11 Sep 2018
Minsk Days kick off in St Petersburg
Minsk Mayor Andrei Shorets is expected to meet with St Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko. The parties are set to sign a roadmap of trade, economic, sci-tech and cultural cooperation through 2020...
10 Sep 2018
Belarusian scientists to set up enterprise to make optics for outer space
"Now we are setting up an optical center, a line to make space telescope mirrors out of silicone carbide. It is a new material, which allows drastically improving the quality and weight of optical equipment, which is inserted into orbit"...
10 Sep 2018
Belarus intends to take part in Moon exploration projects
"We will cooperate with the Institute of Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The idea of our participation in the project has already been suggested. I think Belarus will find its place there. We have experience, highly-qualified specialists"...
10 Sep 2018
Plans for two books about Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky
Plans have been made to prepare two books: 114 photos by the cosmonaut number 114 and 114 questions answered by the cosmonaut number 114. 114 is Oleg Novitsky’s ordinal number among USSR and Russian space explorers...
10 Sep 2018
Painting of cosmonaut Alexey Leonov presented to Belarus president
"The painting of Alexey Leonov, the first spacewalker, combines outer space in the form of the rising sun and the Earth highlighting nature and beauty of native places. This is very symbolic and in sync with the decision to announce the Year of Native Land in 2018"...
10 Sep 2018
ISS crew hails participants, guests of ASE planetary congress in Minsk
“We are convinced that the congress will be useful and will allow participants of space flights to share knowledge and experience with the general public. We are convinced the congress will be a stimulus for the development of the Belarusian space industry”...
10 Sep 2018
Victoria Azarenka up to 61st in WTA rankings
Following the 2018 US Open where the Belarusian beat Slovakia’s Viktoria Kuzmova and Daria Davrilova of Australia to reached the third round, Victoria Azarenka now holds 951 points and 61st place in the WTA rankings...
8 Sep 2018
Winners named in roller ski relay among university, amateur teams in Minsk
Competing in the amateur team event were spokesperson for the Belarusian President Natalya Eismont and the president’s youngest son Nikolai Lukashenko, Belarus NOC Vice President Andrei Astashevich, head coach of the Yunost ice hockey club Mikhail Zakharov...
8 Sep 2018
Lukashenko to take part in sports festival to mark Minsk City Day
The big sports festival will span four competition areas in several sports...
7 Sep 2018
Domracheva, Bjoerndalen to take part in Christmas race in Germany
The biathlon Christmas race will be held at the Veltins Arena of the Schalke 04 Bendesliga football club on 29 December...
7 Sep 2018
Belarus nominated for best agrotourism destination in National Geographic Traveler Awards 2018
Belarus was the winner in the Agrotourism nomination in 2016...
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