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9 Dec 2017
Domracheva third in Hochfilzen pursuit
The three-time Olympic champion maintained her lead until the first standing stage when the Belarusian had a penalty to give way to Anastasiya Kuzmina of Slovakia who won the race in 28:51.4, with one penalty...
8 Dec 2017
Brest to invite sister cities to take part in its 1000th anniversary celebrations
“In 2015, we met with the administration of Ingushetia and the town of Malgobek which then signed a twinning agreement with Brest. We agreed to maintain all-round cooperation. Today’s event continues the interaction we mapped out two years ago. We plan to arrange over a thousand events in the year marking Brest’s 1000th anniversary"...
8 Dec 2017
About 50,000 tourists visit Grodno, Augustow Canal since launch of visa-free program
According to the official, 48,020 tourists from 66 countries have visited Grodno District since the adoption of Decree No.318 on the introduction of visa-free entry for foreign tourists. Most of them were Lithuanian and Latvian citizens...
8 Dec 2017
Belarus president to have suits made of Kamvol fabric
“These are good fabrics. And I thought that I don’t want my suits to be made of imported fabrics, we will buy them from you. Our internal consumption will be focused on you,” the head of state said...
8 Dec 2017
Belarus wins 20 medals at World Para Swimming Championships
The Belarusian team placed fifth in the medal table with 11 gold, seven silver and two bronze medals...
7 Dec 2017
Young mathematicians from Belarus, Russia gather for tournament in Minsk
More than 20 teams have applied. Sixteen of them, including a team from St. Petersburg (Russia), have qualified to participate in the intramural part the contest. This year the event is hosted by the Akhremchik gymnasium-college of art...
7 Dec 2017
New clinical center in Minsk District designed for 10,000 patients
The facility is to be commissioned in late 2017 or early 2018 to become operational in January. The new center is expected to provide medical services to officials and people who have made a remarkable contribution to Belarus’ development...
7 Dec 2017
Three more gold medals for Belarus in Mexico
The Belarusian team is currently fifth in the medal table with 17 (ten gold, six silver and one bronze) medals. China tops with 46 medals...
7 Dec 2017
Art experts from Russia, Latvia to attend Sollertinsky festival scientific readings in Vitebsk
"The new information about the people, events and cities connected with the life and art of Ivan Sollertinsky will be interesting and will be eye-opening of many because it will help us learn more about the personality of this unique man"...
6 Dec 2017
Igor Boki of Belarus wins five gold medals in Mexico
The Belarusian team is currently sixth in the medal table with 13 (seven gold, five silver and one bronze) medals...
6 Dec 2017
Belarus, Tajikistan trade unions agree on joint cultural, educational events
During the visit to the International University MITSO the parties agreed to organize short-term qualification courses for representatives of the Tajikistan trade unions at the university. Qodir Qosim also views as important to develop cultural cooperation between the two countries...
6 Dec 2017
Lukashenko sends birthday greetings to People’s Artist of USSR Vladimir Naumov
“You enjoy overall recognition as a great director and script writer. Your films with wonderful actors and profound philosophical meaning have been included in the golden collection of the Soviet and Russian cinematography,” the felicitation message reads...
5 Dec 2017
Minsk Christmas Opera Forum gala concert to feature soloists from 15 countries
The main idea of the forum is to show the premiere productions of the season. The forum will open with Mozart’s Die Zauberflote which premiered in March...
5 Dec 2017
Igor Boki claims three gold medals at World Para Swimming Championships
At the previous World Para Swimming Championships in Glasgow, the Belarusian team won nine medals, including six gold medals by Igor Boki...
5 Dec 2017
Some 2,600 delegates to turn up for second congress of Belarusian scientists
"We have breakthrough projects. We have something to show to foreign colleagues. We have even prepared a special edition to highlight brands of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus"...
5 Dec 2017
Belarusian towns to receive assistance in green urban development
The pilot sites of the project were Polotsk and Novopolotsk, Novogrudok. The idea was to find a solution to the issues of energy efficient street lighting system and ecologically sustainable transportation infrastructure in small and medium-sized cities...
4 Dec 2017
Belarus supports IIHF statement on Russia’s participation in Winter Games
Although the Belarusian team can replace the Russian team in the 2018 Winter Games theoretically, we are convinced that the Russian national team fully deserves the right to be in South Korea...
4 Dec 2017
International experts to visit Belovezhskaya Pushcha in 2018
Experts of the World Heritage Center and the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources will examine the transboundary site...
1 Dec 2017
International exhibition project gets underway in Belarus
The exhibition is dedicated to the Day of the first Kazakhstan President Nursultan Narzarbayev and the 25th anniversary of Belarus-Kazakhstan relations. It is timed to the visit of the Kazakhstan president to Belarus...
1 Dec 2017
Mogilev to host trampoline competition 3-7 December
The competition will bring together more than 200 best athletes aged from 8 to 18 from Belarus, Russia, Moldova, and Lithuania. The victory will promote some of them to the national team and will allow them to participate in high-profile international events...
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