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18 Apr 2018
Belarus now 41st on world’s strongest armies list
The Belarusian army was ranked 49th in 2017...
18 Apr 2018
Russia's Tver to continue working on preserving Byalynitsky-Birulya’s memory
As is known, in 1912 Vitold Byalynitsky-Birulya bought a plot of land on the shores of Lake Udomlya in Tver Province and had the dacha called Chaika built there to his own design. Isaac Levitan often worked here and did his famous painting “Over eternal peace”...
18 Apr 2018
Belarus to share its best practices in pediatric neurosurgery in Chisinau
The school-seminar will be attended by specialists from related institutions of Moldova, Romania, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia...
17 Apr 2018
Minsk named CIS top spring tourist destination
Minsk, Astana, Baku, Yerevan, Almaty, Tashkent, Chisinau, Bishkek, Dushanbe and Ashgabat are in the top ten of the CIS spring tourist destinations...
16 Apr 2018
Nine gold medals for Belarus at European Trampoline Championships in Baku
On the first day of the continental forum the Belarusian athletes won three gold and one silver medals. Belarus bagged 13 medals at the competitions in Baku...
15 Apr 2018
Mirnyi, Oswald triumph in Houston
The Belarusian-Austrian duo rallied past Andre Begemann of Germany and Croatia’s Antonio Sancic 6-7 (2-7), 6-4, 11/9 to capture their third team title and second of the year...
14 Apr 2018
Belarus president’s team wins amateur ice hockey competitions for 9th time
To date, the Belarus president’s team has won the tournament eight times (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 204, 2015, 2016, and 2017)...
14 Apr 2018
H.O.H. Spring Challenge moto season in top 3 tourist events in Minsk
The first one is Minsk Half Marathon (30,000 participants). The second-largest event is Viva Rovar bike festival (almost 15,000)...
14 Apr 2018
Belarus’ Vera Lapko advances to Ladies Open Lugano semifinal
Vera Lapko guaranteed her spot with a hard-fought 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) victory over Belgium’s Kirsten Flipkens...
14 Apr 2018
Plans to plant over 18m trees in Belarus during Forest Week
The new forests to be planted during the event will occupy over 3,700ha...
14 Apr 2018
Mirnyi, Oswald reach Houston final
In the semifinal the Belarusian-Austrian duo ousted one of the world’s best tandems, Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan, 6-4, 2-6, 10-6...
14 Apr 2018
Forest Week gets underway in Belarus
"This year the campaign is dedicated to the Year of Native land and restoration of forests damaged by the board-scale distribution of bark beetles"...
13 Apr 2018
Vera Lapko of Belarus into Ladies Open Lugano quarterfinal
In today’s Round of 16 singles, Vera Lapko beat Danka Kovinic of Montenegro 6:2, 6:3...
13 Apr 2018
Lukashenko against doping in sport
“At the same time we cannot allow a discriminatory attitude to our athletes. The example is the suspension of the Belarusian men's canoe and kayak national team from the 2016 Rio Games”...
13 Apr 2018
Belarus’ cross-country skiing under fire for poor results
"The coaches who discover and train talents need to be encouraged. They need to be paid for this"...
13 Apr 2018
Uzbekistan hosts Days of Belarusian Culture
The program includes the performances of the Syabry band, the State Academic Dance Ensemble of Belarus, and the lead actor of the Zhinovich National Folk Orchestra Igor Zadorozhny...
13 Apr 2018
Minsk named CIS most popular tourist destination during May holidays
The top five most popular cities include Minsk, Astana, Baku, Yerevan and Brest. The Belarusian capital also tops the five CIS and near abroad cities for Russian travelers during the New Year and 8 March holidays...
13 Apr 2018
Mirnyi, Oswald progress to Houston semifinal
In the quarterfinal the Belarusian-Austrian duo defeated Scott Lipsky and Tennys Sandgren of the United States 6-7, 7-6, 11-9...
12 Apr 2018
Plans to publish Yanka Kupala’s literary works in Korean
The translation of Kupala’s poems into Georgian and Italian is underway. “The more they know about Yanka Kupala, the more they will lean about Belarus”...
12 Apr 2018
Minsk hosts Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony
It is important to remember the World War II victims, said Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Israel to Belarus Aron Shomam. Millions of people died during the genocide of Jews, including in Belarus...
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