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25 Jan 2018
Belarusian State University in top 500 in Webometrics Ranking
The WRWU ranks around 27,000 out of more than 30,000 schools from all over the world...
24 Jan 2018
Belarus to open UEFA Nations League against San Marino
The calendar of the games of the Belarusian national football team was announced following the UEFA Nations League draw ceremony which took place in Lausanne...
24 Jan 2018
Ghetto prisoners, Righteous among Nations commemorated in Belarus
A monument to the Righteous among the Nations in the village of Porechie was one of the first in Europe. The residents of this village saved 40 Jewish children who escaped from the Minsk ghetto during the Great Patriotic War...
24 Jan 2018
Original Primer of 1618 to go on display in Belarus
Minsk expects guests from many countries for the international book readings dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the first Primer scheduled for 26-27 April...
24 Jan 2018
Cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky wishes Team Belarus every success at Pyeongchang Olympics
“Olympic champions are a sport asset of every country. With all my heart I wish the Belarusian athletes to fly high and conquer the Olympic heights. Remember, we are Together with the Team”...
24 Jan 2018
Belarus’ National Library preparing to recreate Primer of 1618
The authorship of Europe’s first edition of the book defined as Primer is believed to belong to the Belarusians. This makes its possible to position Belarus as a country with rich traditions, significant achievements in education...
23 Jan 2018
Minsk International Book Fair rescheduled for 28 February-4 March
The 25th installment will be headlined “Belarus: the cultural platform of Europe”...
23 Jan 2018
Belarusian wooden church in London joins Building of the Year contest
The Church of St Cyril of Turau and All the Patron Saints of the Belarusian People was built in 2016 as a memorial to the victims of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. It is located in front of the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum founded by Greek-Catholic priests from Belarus...
23 Jan 2018
Minsk to host China International Import Expo presentation on 1 February
Belarus’ exposition will be organized by the National Center for Marketing and Price Study...
23 Jan 2018
Belarus’ freestyle aerials team earns six Olympic berths
Belarus will field 2014 Olympic champion Anton Kushnir, winner of two World Cup legs Maksim Gustik and Stanislav Gladchenko...
22 Jan 2018
Plans revealed for Eurasian digital forum in Minsk in May
The diplomat underscored Belarus’ readiness to make its own contribution to the digital theme on the OSCE agenda and to share experience, including taking into account the Digital Economy Development Ordinance...
22 Jan 2018
Belarusian Kolyady celebrated in Paris
The event was attended by over 50 representatives of the Belarusian diaspora, the French authorities and public. The event included a tasting of Belarusian Christmas dishes...
20 Jan 2018
Gomel to host world circus art festival in September
The festival will take place in the Gomel State Circus. The festival is expected to attract artists from all over the world. The best circus acts will be demonstrated in Belarus...
20 Jan 2018
Proftour 2018 expo to showcase Belarus’ tourism potential in Minsk
The expo will demonstrate Belarus’ tourism potential and will see foreign tour operators, too...
20 Jan 2018
Mogilev to host nationwide youth event on 8-9 February
The Youth Capital of Belarus contest is held for the third consecutive year. The first to win this honorary title was Baranovichi. In 2017 it was Polotsk...
19 Jan 2018
Chinese-made electric buses enter passenger service in Mogilev
A ceremony to welcome the Chinese buses was attended by Mogilev Oblast Deputy Governor Viktor Nekrashevich, Mogilev Mayor Vladimir Tsumarev, and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Belarus Cui Qiming...
19 Jan 2018
Belarus’ Domracheva fourth in Antholz Sprint
The leader of the Belarusian team had a confident run in the race and had a chance at the podium but made one miss during shooting standing and thus finished fourth, 23 seconds back...
19 Jan 2018
Dakar 2018: Three Belarus’ MAZ-SPORTavto crews in top 10 at Stage 12
Sergei Vyazovich who picked up his first stage win yesterday finished sixth at the 523-kilometer special. Ton Van Genugten (Iveco) was first across the finish line in 7:02:36, 26 minutes 20 seconds ahead of Sergei Vyazovich. Aleksei Vishnevsky of Belarus came in eighth, 35 minutes behind the leader. Alexander Vasilevsky was tenth (39 minutes back)...
18 Jan 2018
Preparations for Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 discussed in Minsk
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will take place in Belarus in November...
18 Jan 2018
Herasimenia shares her knowhow with young Syrian athletes
The Belarusian athlete talked to the guests who were primarily interested in how Aliaksandra Herasimenia gets ready for competitions, which races and swimming styles she likes the most...
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