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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...
25 Apr 2018
Council of Europe to participate in local self-government conference in Minsk
The forum’s organization was discussed as Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich met with Director of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe Jean-Philippe Bozouls on 25 April...
25 Apr 2018
Belarus invited to take part in World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan
The games will be held in Kyrgyzstan in September 2018...
25 Apr 2018
Belarus 3rd in Fed Cup Nations Ranking
The victory in the Fed Cup World Group playoff tie over Slovakia took Belarus up to the third spot in the Fed Cup Nations Ranking...
25 Apr 2018
Over 100 Belarusians honored for professional excellence
The awards were given to 112 people working in agriculture, forestry, science, tax service and mass media...
25 Apr 2018
Belarus’ Eurovision 2018 delegation to leave for Lisbon on 28 April
Like all the participants, ALEKSEEV who will perform the song "Forever" will have several individual rehearsals in Lisbon, the first one scheduled for 29 April...
25 Apr 2018
Mass Media in Belarus expo to feature 50 exhibitors
Mass Media in Belarus will showcase a rich program of events, including joint projects of mass media. The most interesting ones include a roundtable meeting dedicated to the Year of Native Land in Belarus...
25 Apr 2018
World Selects Invitational kicks off in Minsk
"The participation in the project is of great importance for the junior ice hockey in Belarus. Coaches get the chance to learn about the latest training methods, while young athletes gain important experience in participating in international competitions"...
25 Apr 2018
Primers in 587 languages to go on display in Minsk
The expo will be dedicated to a remarkable date, the 400th anniversary of the first Primer published in Belarus, the source stated...
24 Apr 2018
About 25.7m trees planted in Belarus during Forest Week
Seedlings, mostly pines and birches, were planted on the total area of more than 6,700 hectares...
24 Apr 2018
Belarus president calls for annual increase in social spending
"Only through this will we be able to boost the birth rate, support families with many children, elderly people, all those who really need the government’s attention"...
24 Apr 2018
Joint meeting of two houses of Belarusian Parliament opens
A joint meeting of the House of Representatives and the Council of the Republic for the annual State of the Nation Address of the Belarusian president to the Belarusian people and the National Assembly opened in the Oval Hall of the Government House...
24 Apr 2018
Vitebsk to host international Paralympics festival
During the festival the Vitebsk Oblast authorities are set to meet with the champions, prize-winners and participants of the XII Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. Athletes will share their impressions of the recent competitions...
23 Apr 2018
Peculiarities of Belarus president’s forthcoming address to nation, parliament revealed
According to the source, the address will distill and update the tasks and topics discussed in the course of major events involving the head of state through the year...
23 Apr 2018
Young Belarusian Vera Shpakouskaya third at ballet contest in USA
Established in 1999, YAGP is one of the major and most prestigious contests among dance students...
23 Apr 2018
Belarus’ Anastasiya Ivanova wins Orlen Warsaw Marathon
The Belarusian clocked 2:28.03 to cover the distance of 42.1km. Azmera Abreha of Ethiopia finished second, four seconds behind the winner. Bronze went to Poland’s Izabela Trzaskalska...
23 Apr 2018
Konstantin Sivtsov wins Tour of Croatia
During the competitions that consisted of six stages, the Belarusian finished first in the third stage and held his leading position in the overall standings...
22 Apr 2018
Belarus back into Fed Cup World Group
Belarus marked their 100th Fed Cup by BNP Paribas tie with a victory to earn a ticket back into the World Group after Vera Lapko and Lidziya Marozava combined to oust Viktoria Kuzmova and Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-3 6-4 in the decisive doubles on 22 April...
22 Apr 2018
Chinese Language and Culture Center opens at BSTU
The activities of the BNTU Confucius Institute on Science and Technology have been appreciated by the international community. The institute has been acknowledged as one of the best institutes of this kind...
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