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31 Jul 2018
Beach soccer stadium inaugurated in Minsk
The forthcoming Euro League competitions will be a test event ahead of the beach soccer tournament at the 2nd European Games in Minsk...
31 Jul 2018
Minsk firefighters host children from China for excursion
The guests from China also visited the Museum of Fire to learn more about the history of the Belarusian firefighting service and see different fire-damaged objects brought from fire scenes...
31 Jul 2018
Belarusian students win four medals at International Physics Olympiad
Belarusian students won two silver and two bronze medals at the 49th International Physics Olympiad (IphO) in Lisbon...
31 Jul 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: August 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Jul 2018
Minsk to celebrate Tankman Day in style
"We will arrange a play zone with more than 200 computers where our guests will be able to play The World of Tanks and also talk to the developers of the game"...
31 Jul 2018
Minsk to be added to World of Tanks MMO as another battlefield
"The map includes such places of interest as the Victory Monument, Gorky Park, Yanka Kupala Park, a bridge over the Svisloch River, and many other things. The map is very detailed"...
31 Jul 2018
13 medals for Belarus at 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint Junior and U23 World Championships
Belarus placed 4th in the overall team standings. Hungary topped the chart with 16 (10 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze) medals...
31 Jul 2018
Belarus 3rd at Balaton Cup 2018 in Hungary
Belarus won silver in 2017 and celebrated victory at the Balaton Cup in 2016...
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"...
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