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30 Jul 2018
Belarus shares first place with China in K9 event at International Army Games 2018
The Dog Biathlon event took place in the Russian city of Dmitrov. The Belarusian team and the Chinese one scored the same number of points...
30 Jul 2018
Two monuments to Holocaust victims unveiled in Svisloch District
One of the monuments was erected in the Vishevnik Forest outside Svisloch where over 1,500 Jews were murdered during the Great Patriotic War...
30 Jul 2018
Belarus victorious at 2018 Helicopter World Cup 4th Stage
In the General Class, Belarus’ Aleksei Mochansky and Anton Danchenko clinched gold in fender rigging...
30 Jul 2018
Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich 35th in WTA rankings
Last week, the Belarusian was 42nd and jumped up seven spots after reaching the Moscow River Cup semifinal. Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus is 36th now...
28 Jul 2018
Belarusian defense minister helps open International Army Games 2018
According to the source, Andrei Ravkov took part in the opening ceremony upon the invitation of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. The games were opened in the Russian army’s military and patriotic entertainment park Patriot in Moscow Oblast on 28 July...
27 Jul 2018
Belarus-Russia regional forum expected to draw about 2,000 participants
The main event of the forum will be a plenary session to discuss the priority areas of the development of regional cooperation as a key factor in integration and the Union State development...
27 Jul 2018
Bjoerndalen gets behind the wheel of 450-tonne BelAZ truck
"It was great to see for myself the things that I saw on TV before," said Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, climbing down the 450-tonne vehicle. "The trucks are impressive. So is the production process. Belarus can take pride in them"...
27 Jul 2018
Sporovsky Hayfields 2018 festival to focus on healthy lifestyle
The centerpiece of the festival will be a manual haymaking competition that will take place in the biological reserve for the 12th time already...
26 Jul 2018
Belarus take bronze in slalom at 2018 FAI World Helicopter Championship
Slalom is one of the most spectacular helicopter events. A bucket full of water is held on a rope by the crewman out of site of the pilot, the object is to fly the bucket through a course containing several gates...
26 Jul 2018
Belarus National Cancer Center receives award of U.S. National Cancer Institute
The award was bestowed in recognition of the achievements of the Alexandrov National Cancer Center in developing the cancer service and its study of malignant tumors...
26 Jul 2018
Brest welcomes 50,000th foreign visitor
Tadeusz Konaszuk, a resident of Biala Podlaska, Poland, came to Brest on a business trip. The Polish businessman plans to sign an agreement on cooperation with one of Brest firms...
26 Jul 2018
Brest hosts forum of twin cities
"People understand that Brest is a rapidly developing city which is worth investing. Such forums and meetings create an investment field which results in new jobs and the economic development of the city"...
25 Jul 2018
Pyotr Klimuk to attend ASE Planetary Congress in Minsk
Today Pyotr Klimuk was awarded the diploma of Honorary Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. “In Russia I have received many different diplomas. But I am a Belarusian. I was born here, and I am very honored to receive such a title from the NASB”...
25 Jul 2018
Foreigners coming to Belarus on five-day visa waiver can stay up to 30 days
Foreigners who took advantage of the five-day visa-free program to come to Belarus and who will be in the country when the decree on extending the visa-free regime comes into force will be allowed to stay here up to 30 days without having to leave the country...
25 Jul 2018
Belarus to welcome record number of countries at 2018 Junior Eurovision
According to the rules, 18 countries can take part in the contest. This year, however, EBU and the Belarusian Television and Radio Company included Israel, the winner of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in the list of this year’s children’s song forum...
25 Jul 2018
Cycling event to connect Grodno, Bialystok on 25-29 July
"The race has become a significant event in the sporting life of the region. It gathers the best cyclists not only from Poland and Belarus, but also from other countries"...
25 Jul 2018
Delegation of Polish cyclists to visit Brest
The oblast center will welcome a group of 110 people who represent the bicycle infrastructure development organization in Lubelskie Province. Guests from Poland will take part in the Brest City Day celebrations...
24 Jul 2018
Minsk to host international PPP conference on 12 September
The event is aimed at sharing international experience and best management practices in the implementation of infrastructure projects and development of a PPP mechanism to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and improve people's lives...
24 Jul 2018
Major events to celebrate 400th anniversary of Primer scheduled in Belarus for August-September
"The world's first Primer turns 400 today. On this very day the Slavic Language Primer saw the light in 1618. It is important that our ancestors helped the book to come out"...
24 Jul 2018
Belarus climbs to 38th position in UN e-government ranking
For the first time Belarus has made it to the top 40 countries placed in the Very-High-EGDI level group...
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