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4 Jul 2018
Order of Mother conferred on 64 Belarusian women
The Order of Mother has been conferred on 64 women from Brest Oblast, Grodno Oblast and Mogilev Oblast for giving birth to and bringing up five and more children...
4 Jul 2018
Ukrainian Cultural Days in Belarus on 5-10 July
The Cultural Days will be officially inaugurated at the Palace of the Republic in Minsk on 5 July...
4 Jul 2018
Maradona to attend Dinamo Brest vs Soligorsk Shakhter match on 16 July
As it was reported, Argentinian Diego Maradona signed a three-year contract to join the Belarusian club Dinamo Brest as their new chairman...
4 Jul 2018
Sasnovich stuns Kvitova in Wimbledon opener
Aliaksandra Sasnovich kept her cool throughout the match (2 hours 14 minutes). She went for her shots, served with pace and variety and played a practically flawless decider making two unforced errors to close out a 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 match...
1 Jul 2018
Alexandria Gathers Friends 2018
For its 8th time, the festival will welcome thousands of guests on the picturesque bank of the Dnieper River in the agro-town of Alexandria, Shklov District...
30 Jun 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: July 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
29 Jun 2018
Austrian president plants tree in Trostenets Memorial Complex
According to him, the planted tree is a symbolic “first stone” for the memorial that will be dedicated to the memory of the victims - Austrian citizens who lost their lives in the former death camp. Commemorative trips to the extermination camp have been organized since 2010...
29 Jun 2018
Belarusian studies center to open at Xian International Studies University
On 28 June Belarusian Ambassador to China Kirill Rudy visited the Xian International Studies University, the largest in China in the number of students studying the Russian language...
29 Jun 2018
Belarus sports ministry suggests extending visa-free program to 15-20 days
The decision to extend the visa-free stay has already been made. The question is about the duration of the new visa-free program. There are proposals to include more countries into this program...
28 Jun 2018
Belarus, Ecuador mark 25 years of diplomatic relations with Duo Almeida concert in Minsk 
Famous guitarists Julio Almeida and Nicolas Linden de Almeida (Duo Almeida) took the audience to a music trip across Latin America...
28 Jun 2018
Team Belarus win 16 licenses 100 days before Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires
As of 28 June the Belarusian swimmers won four licenses, acrobatics and wrestling teams two each. The final number of licenses will be determined in August this year...
28 Jun 2018
Wreath laid at Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow ahead of Belarus’ Independence Day
A wreath from the Belarusian Embassy in Russia was laid at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow on 28 June. The solemn ceremony marked the 74th anniversary of Belarus' liberation from the Nazi invaders and Belarus' Independence Day...
28 Jun 2018
Belarus president to participate in requiem rally at site of former death camp Trostenets on 29 June
Trostenets is one of the largest death camps set up by the Nazi to eliminate civilians in 1941-1945. It is the fourth largest death camp after Auschwitz, Majdanek, and Treblinka in terms of the number of victims...
28 Jun 2018
Iryna Zhuk sets Belarus’ national record in pole vault
The Belarusian Iryna Zhuk cleared 4m 66cm at Meeting Pro Athle de Nancy in the French Nancy beating Belarus’ previous record of 4m 65cm set by Anastasiya Shvedova in 2010...
28 Jun 2018
Brest to host friendship festival in 2019
Brest will assume the title of the CIS Capital of Culture in 2019...
27 Jun 2018
Journalists from 11 countries to cover Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
Among them are 97 people representing 64 foreign mass media outlets from 10 countries, including Russia, Ukraine, China, Israel, Armenia, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Serbia and the United States...
27 Jun 2018
BelTA takes part in international book competition in Dushanbe
BelTA’s photo album “Moments of the Century” dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the news agency has been submitted for the nomination “My Country” designed for the publications covering various aspects of life of the states – participants of the contest...
27 Jun 2018
Kupala Night Festival grows bigger
The area of the creative project has been increased thanks to the work on the arrangement of meadows near the Dnieper River. This gave the opportunity to provide additional space for vendors and craftsmen and to set up new grounds for sports and equestrian shows...
27 Jun 2018
Over 30 diplomats to attend Kupala Night Festival in Alexandria
Some 34 guests have already confirmed their participation: among them are the ambassadors of Russia, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, Germany, Kazakhstan, China, UAE, Georgia...
27 Jun 2018
Belarusian publishers to take part in international book competition
The Belarusian publishers such as Mastatskaya Litaratura, Pyatrus Brovka Belarusian Encyclopedia, Belarus, Vysheishaya Shkola and others have submitted their best editions for the event in Dushanbe...
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