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7 May 2018
Russia’s Turetsky Choir to sing ‘Victory Songs’ in Minsk
Turetsky Choir will perform the war songs commemorating the heroes of the war. The head of the art group People's Artist of Russia Mikhail Turetsky will give a press conference in the Hall of Victory of the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War on 8 May...
7 May 2018
Belarus’ Vera Lapko in WTA Top 100
Vera Lapko won the tournament in Russian Khimki at the end of the previous week. This is the fifth victory of 19-year-old Vera Lapko...
7 May 2018
Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich into Madrid Open 2018 round two
In the opener the Belarusian defeated Danielle Collins 7-5, 6-2. Aliaksandra Sasnovich will next face Anett Kontaveit of Estonia who saw off Venus Williams of the United States 3-6, 6-3, 6-2...
4 May 2018
International Association of Academies of Sciences to celebrate 25th anniversary in Minsk
Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov noted that the organization of the anniversary celebrations represents the recognition of accomplishments of Belarusian science...
4 May 2018
Year of China Tourism in Belarus aims to increase visitor numbers
Belarus is developing navigation in Chinese for Belarusian cities. Tourist agencies have developed an instruction booklet for Chinese tourists. The booklet contains useful information about transport, restaurant chains, telephone phones for enquiries...
4 May 2018
Belarus, China working on 30-day visa-waiver agreement
Several events will take place in the Year of Tourism to promote Belarus in China as a tourist destination. They will include Belarusian art exhibitions and special events dedicated to cooperation with Chinese airlines...
4 May 2018
Belarus’ delegation visits Youth Olympic Games sport facilities in Buenos Aires
Representative of the Belarusian National Olympic Committee Vasily Yurchik showed the biggest interest in a cluster located in the southern part of the city: the Youth Olympic Park that will host competitions in athletics, wrestling, modern pentathlon, judo, gymnastics, swimming, and hockey...
3 May 2018
Great Patriotic War veterans honored at Belarusian embassy in Moscow
“As we celebrate this holiday, we honor and pay tribute, in every family, enterprise and at the state level, to the generation of victors - fallen, dead and living heroes of the Great Patriotic War: soldiers, partisans, undergrounders home front workers”...
3 May 2018
Belarus’ Irina Kurochkina wins gold at 2018 European Wrestling Championships
Irina Kurochkina is one of the most decorated athletes in the Belarusian national women’s wrestling team...
3 May 2018
BelTA’s centennial anniversary celebrated at Mass Media in Belarus expo
The exhibition and the photo album feature the best photos made in the 100 years since the agency’s founding. These photos span a century of Belarus’ history, Information Minister Alexander Karlyukevich said as he spoke during the presentation...
3 May 2018
Mass Media in Belarus expo opens in Minsk
The expo, which will be running from 3-5 May, is featuring more than 50 exhibitors that display about 400 printed mass media outlets from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, China, Turkey, and other countries...
3 May 2018
Mass media of Belarus, Russia’s Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area to cooperate
"Those are draft intentions, draft friendship. I think it will be fleshed out with concrete steps on media partnership in the near future"...
3 May 2018
Minsk hosts TAEIX workshop on control of new psychoactive substances
"Along with studying the Belarusian experience recognized by the international community as one of the most advanced, the representatives of Sweden, Romania, Croatia, Belgium, and the United Kingdom will present their latest achievements in the field of counter-proliferation new psychoactive substances"...
3 May 2018
Minsk CIS most popular destination for Russian travelers during May holidays
The top three most popular travel destinations also included Baku (Azerbaijan),Astana (Kazakhstan), Yerevan (Armenia), and Tashkent (Uzbekistan)...
3 May 2018
Applications open for 25th edition of Listapad film festival
Feature films must be completed within a year and a half from the festival dates. Short films can take part only in the national competition and in the contest of national cinema schools...
2 May 2018
Belarus’ Viktor Sosunovsky wins 2018 European Wrestling Championships silver
Viktor Sosunovsky is a silver medalist of the 2015 World Wrestling Championships and a bronze medalist of the First European Games in Baku...
2 May 2018
Mirnyi, Oswald reach quarterfinal of BMW Open by FWU
The Belarusian-Austrian duo defeated the German tandem of Daniel Masur and Rudolf Molleker 3-6, 7-5, 10-6 to reach the quarterfinal...
1 May 2018
Minsk to host Eurasian Digital Forum on 15 May
The major goal of the Eurasian Digital Forum is to discuss current matters of digital transformation and the harmonization of digital markets at the national and cross-country levels...
1 May 2018
More than 500,000 tourists expected in Belovezhskaya Pushcha in 2018
The number of Belarusian tourists has been steadily rising. More foreigners are taking the advantage of visiting Belovezhskaya Pushcha visa-free...
30 Apr 2018
Academies of sciences of Belarus, China to develop cooperation in philosophy
The agreement was signed during the Belarusian-Chinese workshop “Belt and Road Initiative and Philosophy of Management in the New Era” at the NASB Institute of Philosophy...
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