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22 Jan 2018
Plans revealed for Eurasian digital forum in Minsk in May
The diplomat underscored Belarus’ readiness to make its own contribution to the digital theme on the OSCE agenda and to share experience, including taking into account the Digital Economy Development Ordinance...
22 Jan 2018
Belarusian Kolyady celebrated in Paris
The event was attended by over 50 representatives of the Belarusian diaspora, the French authorities and public. The event included a tasting of Belarusian Christmas dishes...
20 Jan 2018
Gomel to host world circus art festival in September
The festival will take place in the Gomel State Circus. The festival is expected to attract artists from all over the world. The best circus acts will be demonstrated in Belarus...
20 Jan 2018
Proftour 2018 expo to showcase Belarus’ tourism potential in Minsk
The expo will demonstrate Belarus’ tourism potential and will see foreign tour operators, too...
20 Jan 2018
Mogilev to host nationwide youth event on 8-9 February
The Youth Capital of Belarus contest is held for the third consecutive year. The first to win this honorary title was Baranovichi. In 2017 it was Polotsk...
19 Jan 2018
Chinese-made electric buses enter passenger service in Mogilev
A ceremony to welcome the Chinese buses was attended by Mogilev Oblast Deputy Governor Viktor Nekrashevich, Mogilev Mayor Vladimir Tsumarev, and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Belarus Cui Qiming...
19 Jan 2018
Belarus’ Domracheva fourth in Antholz Sprint
The leader of the Belarusian team had a confident run in the race and had a chance at the podium but made one miss during shooting standing and thus finished fourth, 23 seconds back...
19 Jan 2018
Dakar 2018: Three Belarus’ MAZ-SPORTavto crews in top 10 at Stage 12
Sergei Vyazovich who picked up his first stage win yesterday finished sixth at the 523-kilometer special. Ton Van Genugten (Iveco) was first across the finish line in 7:02:36, 26 minutes 20 seconds ahead of Sergei Vyazovich. Aleksei Vishnevsky of Belarus came in eighth, 35 minutes behind the leader. Alexander Vasilevsky was tenth (39 minutes back)...
18 Jan 2018
Preparations for Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 discussed in Minsk
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will take place in Belarus in November...
18 Jan 2018
Herasimenia shares her knowhow with young Syrian athletes
The Belarusian athlete talked to the guests who were primarily interested in how Aliaksandra Herasimenia gets ready for competitions, which races and swimming styles she likes the most...
18 Jan 2018
Belarus to close its consulates in Odessa, Gdansk, Milan
Belarus is mulling over the opening of new embassies in one of the African countries and Europe...
18 Jan 2018
Belarus, Hong Kong to abolish visas on 13 February
According to the document, the Belarusians and also the Chinese citizens living in Hong Kong will be allowed to enter, leave, remain within, or transit through Hong Kong and Belarus, respectively, without visas for the period of up to 14 days...
17 Jan 2018
Belarus hopes to return wooden angel sculpture dating back to 18th century from Uzbekistan
This is the sculpture of an angel, made of soft wood - linden. It is 124cm high. It was made in the style close to the Baroque...
17 Jan 2018
Dakar 2018: Belarus’ Vyazovich 3rd at Stage 10
After the previous race was cancelled due to poor weather conditions, the Belarusian racer produced a convincing performance at Stage 10 (Salta-Belen), with just 11 minutes behind from the pace-setter Ton Van Genugten (Iveco) who clocked 5:31:49...
17 Jan 2018
Minsk to host IWSA World Cup
The competitions will be held through 21 January at the Svisloch River near the Minsk Sports Center. About 400 people from 18 countries have registered to take part in the championship...
17 Jan 2018
Belarus to take part in FITUR 2018 in Madrid
The official opening of the Belarusian stand will take place on 17 January...
17 Jan 2018
Belarus to field 29 athletes at 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang
According to the NOC, 29 athletes will compete in six sports: biathlon, Alpine skiing, speed skating, cross-country skiing, aerials, and short track speed skating...
17 Jan 2018
Mirnyi progresses at Australian Open
The Belarusian-Austrian duo beat the Italian-Israeli tandem of Thomas Fabbiano and Dudi Sela 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 7-6 (7-4) in the opener...
16 Jan 2018
British diplomats recreate The Beatles’ famous Abbey Road photo in Minsk
Staff members of the British Embassy in Belarus have recreated The Beatles’ iconic photo in Minsk...
16 Jan 2018
Raubichi to host 2019 IBU Open European Championships
Raubichi is also expected to host the IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships in 2019...
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