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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...
30 Apr 2018
Belarus Events Calendar: May 2018
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
28 Apr 2018
Chinese reporters to come to Belarus on media trip on 29 April – 4 May
The media trip is supposed to facilitate the promotion of Belarusian products onto the Chinese market, provide assistance with exporting tourism services, and bolster relations between Belarus and China...
28 Apr 2018
Belarus to host Days of Tatarstan in June 2018
The Days of Tatarstan will be held in Belarus in June 2018, the press service of the Belarusian state petrochemical concern Belneftekhim...
27 Apr 2018
Over 130 participants from 22 countries competing at Mendeleev Chemistry Olympiad in Minsk
This time the Olympiad has brought together the biggest number of participants. It is the only Olympiad that has not ceased to exist after the collapse of the Soviet Union...
27 Apr 2018
Pinsk named Belarus’ Capital of Culture 2019
In terms of the ancient layout, monuments of architecture, urban planning, history, Pinsk is one of the unique cities of the country: 186 such objects are included in the State List of Historical and Cultural Heritage of Belarus...
27 Apr 2018
Belarus off to good start in Women’s U19 Volleyball European Championship qualifying
The Belarusian women’s volleyball team beat Romania 3:2 (17:25, 25:20, 19:25, 25:15, 15:10) in a qualifier for the 2018 CEV U19 Volleyball European Championship...
26 Apr 2018
Belarus to host Vietnam Culture Days in June
Vietnam and Belarus have been intensively developing bilateral relations in the recent years, Le Anh said. He emphasized the importance of Vietnam President Tran Dại Quang’s visit to Minsk in June 2017...
26 Apr 2018
European Judo Championships 2018: Belarus’ Dmitry Shershan wins bronze
Dmitry Shershan of Belarus won bronze with victory over Orkhan Safarov of Azerbaijan in the -66kg category at the 2018 European Judo Championships in Tel Aviv...
26 Apr 2018
Viktoriya Chaika wins 2018 ISSF World Cup gold in Changwon
In the women's 10m Air Pistol event the Belarusian score 241.7 points. In the 25m Pistol event Viktoriya Chaika finished 14th...
26 Apr 2018
Belarus to join International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Belarus was invited to join FIGO thanks to its maternal and infant healthcare achievements. At the meeting Valery Malashko reaffirmed the country’s intention to join the federation...
26 Apr 2018
Memory Train marathon to start in Vitebsk on 27 April
The Memory Train marathon dedicated to the 73rd anniversary of the Great Victory and the 100th anniversary of Soviet Union Komsomol youth movement will start in Vitebsk on 27 April...
25 Apr 2018
Belarusian books on display at Eurasian Book Fair 2018 in Kazakhstan
It is the third time the international book fair has been organized. The number of exhibitors is on the rise. This year’s event has attracted over 155 publishing houses and book companies from 18 countries...
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