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28 Jun 2018
Team Belarus win 16 licenses 100 days before Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires
As of 28 June the Belarusian swimmers won four licenses, acrobatics and wrestling teams two each. The final number of licenses will be determined in August this year...
28 Jun 2018
Wreath laid at Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow ahead of Belarus’ Independence Day
A wreath from the Belarusian Embassy in Russia was laid at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow on 28 June. The solemn ceremony marked the 74th anniversary of Belarus' liberation from the Nazi invaders and Belarus' Independence Day...
28 Jun 2018
Belarus president to participate in requiem rally at site of former death camp Trostenets on 29 June
Trostenets is one of the largest death camps set up by the Nazi to eliminate civilians in 1941-1945. It is the fourth largest death camp after Auschwitz, Majdanek, and Treblinka in terms of the number of victims...
28 Jun 2018
Iryna Zhuk sets Belarus’ national record in pole vault
The Belarusian Iryna Zhuk cleared 4m 66cm at Meeting Pro Athle de Nancy in the French Nancy beating Belarus’ previous record of 4m 65cm set by Anastasiya Shvedova in 2010...
28 Jun 2018
Brest to host friendship festival in 2019
Brest will assume the title of the CIS Capital of Culture in 2019...
27 Jun 2018
Journalists from 11 countries to cover Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
Among them are 97 people representing 64 foreign mass media outlets from 10 countries, including Russia, Ukraine, China, Israel, Armenia, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Serbia and the United States...
27 Jun 2018
BelTA takes part in international book competition in Dushanbe
BelTA’s photo album “Moments of the Century” dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the news agency has been submitted for the nomination “My Country” designed for the publications covering various aspects of life of the states – participants of the contest...
27 Jun 2018
Kupala Night Festival grows bigger
The area of the creative project has been increased thanks to the work on the arrangement of meadows near the Dnieper River. This gave the opportunity to provide additional space for vendors and craftsmen and to set up new grounds for sports and equestrian shows...
27 Jun 2018
Over 30 diplomats to attend Kupala Night Festival in Alexandria
Some 34 guests have already confirmed their participation: among them are the ambassadors of Russia, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, Germany, Kazakhstan, China, UAE, Georgia...
27 Jun 2018
Belarusian publishers to take part in international book competition
The Belarusian publishers such as Mastatskaya Litaratura, Pyatrus Brovka Belarusian Encyclopedia, Belarus, Vysheishaya Shkola and others have submitted their best editions for the event in Dushanbe...
27 Jun 2018
Kupala Night Festival in Alexandria to feature over 1,500 artists
The festival will be themed around the Year of Native Land and will be the centerpiece of the musical Native Land on the main venue. It will feature popular Russian and foreign performers...
27 Jun 2018
Pinsk to host Belarus-Ukraine organic farming seminar
The overall objective of the project is to help SMEs develop organic farming in the cross-border areas of Belarus and Ukraine...
26 Jun 2018
National Honor Roll 2017 features 64 names
The appearance on the National Honor Roll is public recognition of individuals and companies that made a substantial contribution to social and economic development of the country...
26 Jun 2018
Belarus receives associate member status at Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
The status of the SCAR associate member will give an opportunity to the NASB scientists to take part in the development of the priorities for international Antarctic research, have direct access to the best results on Antarctic research...
26 Jun 2018
Minsk’s Dinamo Stadium awarded IAAF Category 1 certificate
“The certificate allows for hosting international tournaments of the highest level, including world championships”...
26 Jun 2018
Russian fighter jets to participate in Belarusian army parade on 3 July
The official said that the Russian Aerospace Forces will send a number of aircraft and helicopters to participate in the parade of the Minsk garrison troops...
26 Jun 2018
National flag balloons to take off in Minsk on 3 July
Inna Adamovich noted that the military parade, one of the main draws of the Independence Day celebrations, will include a theatrical part headlined as Moi Rodny Kut (My Native Land)...
26 Jun 2018
Trade unions activists from 16 countries gather in Minsk for TEMP forum
The participants of the forum will be offered an extensive and exciting educational program that will include training sessions, master classes, roundtable sessions and meetings with well-known political and cultural figures of Belarus...
26 Jun 2018
Chinese troops to join Belarusian army parade in Minsk
“For the first time warriors of the People’s Liberation Army of China will join parade ranks on Belarus’ Independence Day. The parade unit will be represented by a silent drill company. It will include the best representatives of the armed forces of China”...
26 Jun 2018
About 200 war veterans to take part in Independence Day cerebrations in Minsk
A total of 2,358 veterans of the Great Patriotic War and a little more than 2,500 people affected by the consequences of wars live in Minsk today. The campaign “Our care to the veterans” has been underway in Minsk for three months...
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