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20 Aug 2018
Aryna Sabalenka up to 25th in WTA rankings
A week ago the Belarusian was 34th in the WTA rankings. She moved up to 25th after reaching the Cincinnati semifinal...
20 Aug 2018
Belarus wins 7 medals at FIG World Challenge Cup 2018 in Minsk
Yekaterina Galkina claimed gold with the Hoop scoring 19,750 points. Aleksandra Soldatova of Russia placed second with 19,150 points...
17 Aug 2018
Over 80 events planned for Belarusian Written Language Day celebrations
The celebrations will take place in the town of Ivanovo, Brest Oblast, on 1-2 September. The festivities will be based around two dozen venues...
16 Aug 2018
Belarusian Industrial Forum 2019 scheduled for 17-20 September
The Belarusian Industrial Forum has been regularly held since 1997. Over the time it has gained international recognition as a demonstration platform of advanced industrial technologies and innovations...
16 Aug 2018
Over 500 wrestlers to take part in European Judo Open in Minsk
The international tournament will be held for the 20th time. According to the head of the Belarusian Judo Federation, Chizhovka Arena will host such a tournament for the first time...
16 Aug 2018
China to launch Belarusian State University satellite
Students are encouraged to carry out research projects in all Belarusian educational institutions. Seven universities are busy introducing the University 3.0 model, which provides for commercializing scientific research...
16 Aug 2018
Minsk Guest Card in Chinese soon
The website of the project will soon provide information about the main sights of the city in Chinese. In November the Minsk Guest Card will be displayed at an exhibition in Shanghai...
16 Aug 2018
Plans for more Chinese language teachers at Belarusian schools
The training will be available in the intra-mural and extra-mural forms. This is an experimental project with the Confucius Institute at Belarusian State University...
16 Aug 2018
Over 30 people invited to audition to choose Junior Eurovision 2018 hosts in Minsk
The youngest candidate is 10 years old; the oldest is 36. A text in English was recited in front of the jury by famous media personas and young talents who took part in the audition for the first time...
16 Aug 2018
Books of Chinese poetry in Belarusian to be donated to Belarus’ Culture Center in Beijing
The books that include Chinese poems translated into Belarusian for the first time make part of the Bright Signs: Poets of China series and the anthology of the Chinese poetry of the 20th century Petals of Lotus and Golden Daisy...
16 Aug 2018
Belarus 78th in FIFA rankings
Since the release of the previous rankings Igor Kriushenko’s men had one match (0-2 against Finland in Tampere). The Belarusian team currently holds 1,306 points...
16 Aug 2018
Ivie to host Belarus’ tomato festival on 18 August
The tomato festival will be held in Ivie for the second time. Ivie is by right considered the tomato capital of Grodno Oblast...
16 Aug 2018
Minsk forum to discuss digital agenda for media sector
This year’s forum will focus on the digitization of the Eurasian Economic Union, the development of the digital economy and information society in Belarus, quality changes in the activity of modern mass media...
15 Aug 2018
Belarus’ Ihar Boki claims third gold medal in Dublin
Earlier, 11-time Paralympic champion Ihar Boki won gold medals in the Men’s 100m Breaststroke and Men’s 100m Butterfly events...
15 Aug 2018
Belarusian army pilots victorious at Aviadarts 2018
According to the source, the Belarusian teams secured prizes in three nominations. Belarusian pilots flew recently acquired Yak-130 aircraft and came in second in the Assault Aircraft nomination...
15 Aug 2018
Two gold medals for Paralympian Ihar Boki in Dublin
The Belarusian clocked 53.95 seconds to clinch the champion title in the Men's 100m Butterfly S13 event, just 0.1 second off his world record time. In the Men's 100m Breaststroke S13 Ihar Boki swam to gold in 1:05.97...
15 Aug 2018
Minsk to host Days of Ukrainian, Korean Culture on 18-19 August
On 18 August the Day of Ukrainian Culture in Upper Town will feature numerous performers from Ukraine and Belarus, a number of exhibitions showcasing paintings, arts and crafts, ceramics, Ukrainian literature, photographic works and confectionary products...
15 Aug 2018
Belarus wins 22 medals at 2018 FISU World University Championships
Gold medals were clinched by Natalya Trukhanovich and Irina Vikhruk who won C2 500m and C2 200m events...
15 Aug 2018
Brest Fortress to unveil new museum exposition in 2018
The Brest Fortress is implementing a Union State project that envisages overhaul, restoration and preservation of structures located at the memorial complex...
14 Aug 2018
Teams from 13 countries to compete in road cycling race in Minsk on 18-19 August
In his words, the race is important from the point of view of preparations for the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019. Minsk Cup and Minsk Grand Prix are part of the 2018 UCI Europe Tour series and are on the calendar of the International Cycling Union...
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