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2 Nov 2017
Dolidovich moves up 2014 Olympic rankings after Russian skier disqualified
Sergei Dolidovich of Belarus, who finished fifth in the men’s 50km event in Sochi, now moves up to the 4th position, and, judging by the events to date, may get into the top three of the 2014 Olympics...
1 Nov 2017
Domracheva to join Belarus team's pre-season training in Norway
At present the three-time Olympic champion is completing her training in Italy...
1 Nov 2017
Stadler metro trainsets to enter passenger service in Minsk in 2018
The Minsk metro informed that the new trains are designed for the new metro line which is currently under construction. The trains will be tested on the operating metro lines...
1 Nov 2017
U.S. embassy in Belarus to arrange Facebook chat on 9 November to talk about visa issuance
BelTA reported earlier that as of 1 November 2017 the U.S. embassy in Minsk accepts applications for guest visas, tourist visas, and business visas (B1/B2 category) from residents and citizens of Belarus aged 50 and over...
1 Nov 2017
Belarus wins 15 medals at European Spochan Championship in Italy
Sports chanbara (spochan) is a modern type of Japanese martial arts, a safe method of sword fencing. In Japan spochan is the official sport, as in some countries. In Belarus, it is growing in popularity...
1 Nov 2017
Dinamo Minsk edge Spartak in shootout
"We are well aware of what to expect from Spartak. It is great we have managed to fight back after 0-2 on the scoreboard. A comeback victory is important for the Minsk team"...
31 Oct 2017
Belarus Events Calendar: November 2017
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
31 Oct 2017
Brest to host classical music festival on 8-12 January
The President’s Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Belarus under the baton of Viktor Babarikin will perform on stage of the Brest Academic Drama Theater on the first day the festival...
31 Oct 2017
Mission chief: Belarusian athletes will have no problems with adaptation in Pyeongchang
"The Belarusian delegation knows very well what climatic and weather conditions they will have in Pyeongchang"...
31 Oct 2017
Belarus’ national weather service launches news bot on Telegram
Three major sections are envisaged: Recommendations for Population, About Belgidromet, and Feedback...
31 Oct 2017
Children of the World participants showcase Belarus’ culture in Netherlands
The ensemble's repertoire comprised the folklore of the native Polesye: Kupala, harvesting, and Christmas songs, folk dances...
30 Oct 2017
Three Belarusian crews at 2018 Dakar Rally in January
Belarus will be represented by three crews on MAZ race trucks, which have participated in past editions of the Dakar Rally and in another prestigious race – the Silk Way Rally...
30 Oct 2017
Drozdovskaya 2nd at Enoshima Olympic Week 2017
The competitions lasted for three days. The Belarusian scored 29 points...
30 Oct 2017
Silver for Belarus at 2017 European Sambo Cup
In the -100kg final the Belarusian was defeated by Russia’s Denis Bakanov. Bronze went to France’s Antony Segard and Spain’s Cristian Rodriguez...
30 Oct 2017
Ballet National de Marseille to wrap up IFMC 2017 in Vitebsk
"The production of Emio Greco and Pieter Scholten is in demand on every stage in the world. It will become an event for modern choreography connoisseurs in the audience"...
30 Oct 2017
Young Academy of Europe keen to team up with Belarusian Academy of Sciences
He pointed out that his research interests include nanotechnology and new materials. “I think we will manage to develop cooperation in this field and carry out research together,” the vice chairman said...
30 Oct 2017
Belarusian short film to feature at Cottbus Film Festival
"We are happy that we can introduce our short fiction film to the audience. The participation in the festival will help us show the picture to a wider international audience as the festival traditionally welcomes guests from different European countries"...
27 Oct 2017
Stadler Minsk double-deckers enter service in Moscow
"Aeroexpress is updating its rolling stock in the run-up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup due in several Russian cities. We believe that Moscow residents and guests will appreciate all the technological innovations implemented in the concept of the train"...
27 Oct 2017
Minsk to host Art Without Borders festival 1-3 November
Taking part in the competition, which is designed to support the development of children’s and youth teams, will be participants aged six to 25 years from Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Poland, and China...
26 Oct 2017
Minsk to host Youth in Science conference
Taking part in the conference will be over 300 scientists from 12 countries, including Russia, Germany, Austria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Poland, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Egypt. This conference will be one of the biggest youth scientific events of the Year of Science in Belarus...
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