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7 Aug 2018
Race walking bronze for Belarus at 2018 European Athletics Championships
The Belarusian race walker clocked 3:47.59. Gold went to Maryan Zakalnitsky of Ukraine (3:46.32). Silver was collected by Slovakia’s Matej Toth (3:47.27)...
7 Aug 2018
TEART festival invites volunteers
Volunteers will have an opportunity to meet with talented people, find like-minded persons, try something new, learn more about the festival, and get unique experience, the organizers noted...
7 Aug 2018
Australia’s Traveller posts exciting three-minute guide to Minsk
The article titled “Tips and things to do in Minsk, Belarus: The three-minute guide” believes that with the introduction of the visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries (including Australia), it is perfect time to visit Belarus...
6 Aug 2018
Eight medals for Belarus at 2018 European Junior Wrestling Championship
Belarusian Alexander Leonchik won the gold medal in the Greco-Roman wrestling event (67kg)...
6 Aug 2018
Belarus wins three silver, one bronze awards at International Army Games 2018 so far
The Belarusian team won a silver award during the Engineering Formula event in the Russian city of Volzhsky where Russia won gold and China won bronze...
6 Aug 2018
Belarus victorious at World Logging Championship in Norway
In 2016 Belarus became the world champion for the first time ever. The team defended the title in Lillehammer in 2018...
6 Aug 2018
Azarenka, Lapko improve WTA standings
Victoria Azarenka jumped up 13 spots to place 95th. Last week the Belarusian reached the 2018 San Jose quarterfinal...
5 Aug 2018
Belarus clinches gold at 2018 European Rowing Championships
The Belarusian clocked 7:46.600 to secure the champion title. Second was Laura Tarantola of France (7:45.940). Italy’s Clara Guerra finished third (7:47.410)...
3 Aug 2018
Belarus to send 26-strong team for European Aquatics Championships in Glasgow
In the summer of 2018 Glasgow and Berlin will host the inaugural European Championships, an exciting new multi-sport event bringing together some of the continent’s leading sports...
3 Aug 2018
Kiev-Minsk-Vilnius-Riga train to debut on 28 September
The train will be operated by Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) by agreement with railway administrations of Belarus, Lithuania and Latvia...
3 Aug 2018
Thousand pilgrims to flock to Vitebsk Oblast to commemorate Rositsa martyrs
During the Great Patriotic War two Catholic priests were martyred together with their parish. They were beatified by the Catholic Church for their martyrdom. Events to commemorate the priests are held annually in February and August drawing pilgrims from Belarus and abroad...
2 Aug 2018
Korea University ready to arrange internships for Belarusian students at Samsung, LG
"Top on the agenda of the meeting were academic mobility programs in IT, medicine, biology, chemistry and public administration. In particular, representatives of the Korean University invited BSU staff to come to Korea to undertake English-language lecture courses in these areas"...
2 Aug 2018
Tentative plans for Belarusian-Chinese think tank to analyze international agenda
"We need quality analytics on the most important items on the international agenda and on matters concerning our bilateral cooperation. A new center could provide it by resorting to services of a large number of specialists and experts"...
2 Aug 2018
Korean culture festival in Minsk’s Upper City on 19 August
Traditional Korean dancing and percussion instrument playing will take place. Belarusian K-pop music bands are expected to perform cover dances inspired by Korean hit songs...
2 Aug 2018
20 countries to partake in Junior Eurovision 2018 in Belarus
As was reported earlier, Kiev had withdrawn from the Junior Eurovision citing financial reasons. However, when the list of the participating countries was officially unveiled on 25 July, the European Broadcasting Union received Ukraine’s application...
2 Aug 2018
Minsk Half Marathon 2018 expected to draw record numbers
This year the Minsk Half Marathon will welcome representatives of at least 40 countries...
2 Aug 2018
Belarus to field 38-strong team for European Athletics Championships in Berlin
World champion hammer thrower, prizewinner of two Olympics Ivan Tikhon, who recently turned 42, will be the most experienced athlete on the Belarusian team will be the...
2 Aug 2018
Belarus considering scrapping road access fee for foreign vehicles
The decision has been prompted by the small revenues generated by the road access fee – about Br9 million so far this year...
1 Aug 2018
Minsk International Film Festival Listapad 2018 scheduled for 2-9 November
Belarus’ biggest cinema event will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year...
1 Aug 2018
Railway artifacts added to WW2 museum Stalin Line near Minsk
The exposition is built around a recreated World War Two armored train, which comprises an engine, two armored cars, and a flatbed platform with an antiaircraft cannon...
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