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21 May 2018
China’s ambassador talks about Belarusian cuisine
“I really like Belarusian draniki, local fruits and vegetables. I can tell you frankly: during my time in Belarus I have come to love the Belarusian cuisine as much as the Chinese one,” the diplomat said...
21 May 2018
BSU wins contest to join UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund project
The Belarusian State University joined the project Compass (Comprehensive Capacity-Building in Eastern Neighborhood and Central Asia: research integration, impact governance and sustainable communities)...
21 May 2018
Belarus 14th in IIHF men’s rankings
Belarus is surpassed in the IIHF rankings by Latvia (3235; 11th), Denmark (3130; 12th) and France (3115; 13th)...
20 May 2018
Belarus among top ten crypto-friendly states in Europe
The rating provides cryptocurrency regulations in 48 European countries. Belarus is ranked 10th including due to zero tax on cryptocurrencies valid through 2023. Belarus is considered one of the best places for ICO...
18 May 2018
Belarusian State Economic University marks 85th anniversary
The head of state remarked that the university preserves the best traditions of Belarusian education, develops international cooperation, offers high-quality education and has a good system of personnel training...
18 May 2018
New show on at Belarusian State Circus
A new show entitled as Circus! Circus! Circus! which will be on at the Belarusian State Circus in Minsk from 19 May to 22 July will tell a story about love to circus...
18 May 2018
Belarus’ Galkina wins two medals at Grand Prix Holon in Israel
The Belarusian scored 19,200 points with the Ball to clinch gold. Arina Averina of Russia placed second with 18,850 points. The Russian gymnast took gold with the Hoop, while Yekaterina Galkina got 18,150 points to place third...
18 May 2018
Belarus History Museum to offer fascinating Museum Night program 19 May
On the evening of 19 May Salvador Dali’s incredible illustrations to Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri will come to live in front of the astonished audience...
18 May 2018
New Belarusian books on display at Warsaw Book Fair
Visitors have the opportunity to get acquainted with the best book samples of all thematic areas. In addition, the exposition features the the books by Polish authors published in Belarus...
18 May 2018
Lukashenko sends birthday greetings to People’s Artist of Belarus Mikhail Kozinets
The head of state remarked the efforts of Mikhail Kozinets to teach several generations of talented artists who are the pride of the Fatherland deserve appreciation and sincere gratitude...
17 May 2018
BelTA’s four projects win 2018 TIBO Internet Award
Two BelTA’s projects made it to the top three in the category of Internet resources of central government agencies. Those are the website of the Investigative Committee (second place) and the website of the Taxes and Duties Ministry (third place)...
17 May 2018
Belarus’ National Library receives copy of Radziwill map from Netherlands
Created by the order of Prince Nicholas Christopher Radziwill nicknamed the Orphan (1549–1616), the map was first published in Amsterdam in 1613 by the famous publisher Willem Jansz Blaeu (1571–1638)...
17 May 2018
Azerbaijan president visits Belarusian exposition at Worldfood Azerbaijan
Ilham Aliyev got familiar with the exposition and called for further expansion of cooperation between Belarusian and Azerbaijani companies in food industry...
17 May 2018
Belarus 79th in FIFA rankings
Over the past month the place of the Belarusian national football team has not changed. It still ranks 79th with 410 points...
17 May 2018
35 nationalities to be represented at multi-national festival in Grodno
"For the first time the festival will welcome Tamils and Chinese, as well as Cubans who will represent Latin America. Grodno will also celebrate those nationalities who have not taken part in the festival for a long time – Latvians, Bulgarians and Mordvins"...
17 May 2018
Vitebsk to host international economic forum on 17-18 May
The program of the forum will include the signing of agreements on cooperation and other events aimed at intensifying international cooperation of Vitebsk Oblast companies, attracting potential investors in the region...
16 May 2018
Belarus prime minister visits TIBO 2018 expo
Andrei Kobyakov was made familiar with TIBO 2018’s central exposition IT Country Belarus...
16 May 2018
Visitor numbers to Grodno District almost double since early 2018
As many as 20,000 visa-free tourists from more than 40 countries paid a visit to Grodno and Grodno District since the start of the year...
16 May 2018
Belarus to plant two fruit gardens named after Emomali Rahmon
According to Belarus’ Ambassador to Tajikistan Oleg Ivanov, a cherry garden of Belarus-Tajikistan friendship will be planted in Tajikistan. The site has already been chosen, young plants ordered...
16 May 2018
Bishkek to host Days of Belarusian Cinema on 21-23 May
A solemn opening ceremony is scheduled for 21 May...
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