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10 Oct 2018
Belarusian university to cooperate with China’s Nanchang Institute of Technology Belarusian university to cooperate with China’s Nanchang Institute of Technology
The agreement provides for cooperation in various areas. In particular, the partners intend to advance cooperation in information systems and technologies, the automation of manufacturing processes...
9 Oct 2018
Minsk Dinamo Stadium assigned UEFA Category 4 Minsk Dinamo Stadium assigned UEFA Category 4
The Belarusian Football Federation has received notification on the assignment of the maximum category in accordance with the UEFA Stadium Infrastructure Regulations...
9 Oct 2018
Belarus, Vietnam announce contest of joint science projects
The contest will focus on the following areas: information technology, biotechnology, agricultural technology, new materials, electro-optics technology and complexes...
9 Oct 2018
Aryna Sabalenka, Aliaksandra Sasnovich nominated for WTA Awards 2018 Aryna Sabalenka, Aliaksandra Sasnovich nominated for WTA Awards 2018
Newcomer of the Year Award features players who made huge breakthroughs in 2018. These are Amanda Anisimova, Danielle Collins, and Sofia Kenin (three – the United States), Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania, and Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus...
8 Oct 2018
Seating tickets for Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Minsk sold out Seating tickets for Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Minsk sold out
"Seating tickets for the main show of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 have been sold out. Standing tickets are still available for the dance floor and dress rehearsal which will take place on 24 November in the format of the gala concert similar to the main show"...
8 Oct 2018
Chinese girl travels all over Belarus on bicycle Chinese girl travels all over Belarus on bicycle
Belarus is the second country after Russia the 24-year-old girl has visited. She has already been to the Belarusian cities of Vitebsk, Polotsk, Minsk, Mogilev, and Gomel...
8 Oct 2018
Over 155,000 tourist arrivals in Minsk on visa waiver Over 155,000 tourist arrivals in Minsk on visa waiver
Tourists from 71 countries have taken advantage of visa-free travel opportunity. Most of the guests came from Germany, Poland, Italy and the UK...
8 Oct 2018
Minsk to host international conference on countering terrorism in digital age Minsk to host international conference on countering terrorism in digital age
The conference will feature three sessions. The first session “Implementing the OSCE conceptual framework for countering terrorism in the digital age” will focus on the progress and challenges related to the implementation of OSCE commitments to combat terrorism and relevant mandates...
8 Oct 2018
Sabalenka 11th in WTA rankings Sabalenka 11th in WTA rankings
Ahead of the China Open the Belarusian was ranked 16th and moved up five spots after reached the quarterfinal of the tournament in Beijing. This week Aryna Sabalenka will take part in the 2018 Tianjin Open...
7 Oct 2018
Lukashenko sends greetings to Belarus’ sports delegation at 3rd Youth Olympic Games Lukashenko sends greetings to Belarus’ sports delegation at 3rd Youth Olympic Games
"The Youth Olympic Games are opening the door to the world of big sports for young, strong and ambitious athletes. You will contribute to the sports reputation of your Motherland. This is a great honor and huge responsibility"...
6 Oct 2018
Maia Chiburdanidze named Goodwill Ambassador for 2022 World Chess Olympiad in Minsk Maia Chiburdanidze named Goodwill Ambassador for 2022 World Chess Olympiad in Minsk
“World Chess Champion, nine-time winner of chess Olympiads Maia Chiburdanidze has agreed to be Goodwill Ambassador for the World Chess Olympiad that will take place in Minsk in 2022”...
4 Oct 2018
Book about Trostenets now available in Belarusian, Russian, English Book about Trostenets now available in Belarusian, Russian, English
“Trostenets: Tragedy of Europe's Peoples” is continuation of our work on books that show the horrors of the Great Patriotic War and the memory that live in the hearts of the Belarusian people...
4 Oct 2018
Belarus’ Anastasia Sorokina elected FIDE vice president Belarus’ Anastasia Sorokina elected FIDE vice president
Chairperson of the Belarusian Chess Federation Anastasia Sorokina has been elected Vice President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) at the General Assembly in Batumi...
4 Oct 2018
Exhibition celebrating Belarus sports achievements opens in New York Exhibition celebrating Belarus sports achievements opens in New York
The exhibition was arranged in the run-up to the 2nd European Games that will take place in Minsk in 2019...
4 Oct 2018
Youth of Belarus, Cuba seek closer contacts Youth of Belarus, Cuba seek closer contacts
The BRSM Youth Union told the Cuban diplomats about youth projects implemented in Belarus and international contacts of the youth union. The Cuban ambassador emphasized the importance and great prospects of cooperation between youth organizations of the two countries...
3 Oct 2018
Belarus’ Sabalenka among September 2018 WTA Player of the Month finalists Belarus’ Sabalenka among September 2018 WTA Player of the Month finalists
20-year-old Aryna Sabalenka raised the 2018 Wuhan Open trophy and rose to a career-high ranking of World No. 16 as a result of the win...
3 Oct 2018
Business incubators from Russia, Estonia to share best practices in Minsk Business incubators from Russia, Estonia to share best practices in Minsk
Heads of leading business incubators from Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Tallinn will share their expertise and knowledge in running up a business that helps other businesses grow...
3 Oct 2018
Bard song festival to gather performers from nine countries in Vitebsk Bard song festival to gather performers from nine countries in Vitebsk
The festival will begin with the presentation of an exhibition by Alexander Malei and a performance by the youth theater Koleso on 18 October...
3 Oct 2018
Project to publish fairy tales of Belarusian Siberians in the pipeline Project to publish fairy tales of Belarusian Siberians in the pipeline
Members of the club collect fairy tales during their ethnographic expeditions to Belarusian settlements in Irkutsk Oblast. They already could bring out a whole edition of fairy tales...
3 Oct 2018
Team Belarus off to 3rd Youth Olympic Games Team Belarus off to 3rd Youth Olympic Games
The Belarusian team comprises 37 athletes and 18 coaches. Belarusian athletes will compete for medals in 16 sports...
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