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2 Mar 2020
VAL wins Belarus national selection for Eurovision 2020 VAL wins Belarus national selection for Eurovision 2020
The winner was decided by a 50/50 combination of an expert jury and a public televoting. VAL scored 20 points out of 24 with their act Da Vidna...
2 Mar 2020
One more person tests positive for coronavirus in Belarus One more person tests positive for coronavirus in Belarus
“According to the National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, one of the test samples taken from this woman revealed an RNA fragment that might be attributed to the novel coronavirus”...
28 Feb 2020
Belarus Events Calendar: MARCH 2020 Belarus Events Calendar: MARCH 2020
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
28 Feb 2020
Minsk airport steps up screening for coronavirus Minsk airport steps up screening for coronavirus
"We have established four quarantine facilities at the airport to collect biomaterials of arriving passengers. Medical workers are deployed there"...
28 Feb 2020
Belarus confirms first case of coronavirus Belarus confirms first case of coronavirus
"The National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology informed that one of the tests for coronavirus came back positive on 27 February. The infected person is a student from Iran who arrived in Belarus on a flight from Baku on 22 February"...
27 Feb 2020
Scientists of three countries discuss safety of Belarusian nuclear power plant in Sweden Scientists of three countries discuss safety of Belarusian nuclear power plant in Sweden
Participants of the seminar discussed the first results of the measurements taken in the area surrounding the Belarusian nuclear power plant in autumn 2019...
26 Feb 2020
Two Belarusian referees to officiate 2020 IIHF World Championship matches Two Belarusian referees to officiate 2020 IIHF World Championship matches
Maksim Sidorenko will work at the world championship in Switzerland as the chief referee and his colleague Dmitry Golyak as a linesman...
26 Feb 2020
Four Belarusians into Women Super Sprint Final at Raubichi Four Belarusians into Women Super Sprint Final at Raubichi
The Women Super Sprint Final, which is due to start at 18.00 on 26 February, will feature 30 biathletes...
26 Feb 2020
Three Belarusians into Men Super Sprint Final at Raubichi Three Belarusians into Men Super Sprint Final at Raubichi
The Men Super Sprint Final will feature 30 best athletes on 26 February...
26 Feb 2020
Belarus’ Maya Sivets victorious at Tanzolymp dance festival in Germany Belarus’ Maya Sivets victorious at Tanzolymp dance festival in Germany
Maya Sivets took a gold medal in the Classical Dance category in the 8-12 age group, which helped Belarus place eighth in the overall standings...
26 Feb 2020
Anti-doping education to be in focus of international seminar in Belarus Anti-doping education to be in focus of international seminar in Belarus
The event is organized by the Sports and Tourism Ministry, the National Olympic Committee and the National Anti-Doping Agency...
26 Feb 2020
IBU Open European Championships to kick off in Belarus on 26 February IBU Open European Championships to kick off in Belarus on 26 February
All in all, taking part in the event will be 40 teams, 157 men and 140 women...
25 Feb 2020
BelTA’s photo exhibition opens in Gomel BelTA’s photo exhibition opens in Gomel
The exhibition celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War and features 75 moments captured during the war...
25 Feb 2020
Belarus top Portugal in 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifier Belarus top Portugal in 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifier
Rostislav Vergun’s men defeated Portugal 72-56 at the Minsk Palace of Sports...
24 Feb 2020
Belarus to be featured at Latvian Book Fair 2020 Belarus to be featured at Latvian Book Fair 2020
The Belarusian stand has been organized by the Belarusian Information Ministry and the Belarusian Union of Publishers and Distributors of Printed Media. It will demonstrate more than 500 latest Belarusian books on various topics...
24 Feb 2020
Sabalenka 13th in WTA rankings, Gerasimov 65th in ATP Sabalenka 13th in WTA rankings, Gerasimov 65th in ATP
Last week Aryna Sabalenka reached the Dubai 2020 quarterfinal. The Belarusian has now a total of 2,815 points...
24 Feb 2020
Synchronized bronze for Belarus at FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Aerials in Raubichi Synchronized bronze for Belarus at FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Aerials in Raubichi
The event was won by Switzerland's Noe Roth and Pirmin Werner (86.50 points). Second were their compatriots Nicolas Gygax and Andrin Schaedler (76.56 points)...
21 Feb 2020
Belarus win 14 medals on International Sambo Tournament day one Belarus win 14 medals on International Sambo Tournament day one
"The first day was a good one for Belarusian athletes. Minsk has welcomed strong athletes from different countries to compete at the tournament"...
20 Feb 2020
Belarusian military to take part in Victory Parade in Moscow Belarusian military to take part in Victory Parade in Moscow
“It was noted that the events honoring the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory in the Great Patriotic War are viewed as the most important for Belarus’ Armed Forces in 2020. The Belarusian military personnel will participate in the parades both in Minsk and Moscow”...
20 Feb 2020
Belarus 87th in FIFA rankings Belarus 87th in FIFA rankings
Over the past two months Mikhail Markhel’s men did not play and remained unchanged in the new rankings...
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