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16 Oct 2017
Youth unions of Belarus, Russia sign agreement on cooperation
These are recommendations to involve young people in the self-government development system, to develop the united electronic database that will include the best practices of developing self-government systems among the youth from different countries...
16 Oct 2017
Baranovichi theater wins Grand Prix of Russian festival
"During our performance the hall was packed to the rafters. According to the jury composed of theater critics, filmmakers and actors, the decision to award the Grand Prix was unanimous"...
16 Oct 2017
Belarusian State University to host conference on philosophy
The conference will make part of Belarus’ first philosophy congress headlined National Philosophy in the Global World...
16 Oct 2017
Belarus to host Days of UAE Culture 21-28 October
The event is timed to the 25th anniversary of Belarus-UAE diplomatic relations. The solemn opening ceremony will be held at the Mikhail Savitsky Art Gallery on 23 October...
13 Oct 2017
Belarus suggests joint grass hockey championship with Russia
"The organization of the tournament will be sponsored with the funds from the Union State budget. The joint championships will help enhance the level of the clubs and the national teams"...
13 Oct 2017
Belarus 3rd at CIS customs K9 competitions
The Belarusians scored 791 points in the detection of narcotics, psychotropic substances and their precursors in trucks, cars, buildings and luggage...
13 Oct 2017
Andrei Vasilevsky, Hans Podlipnik Castillo win doubles event in Tashkent
In the final the Belarusian-Chilean tandem beat the Indian duo of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan 6-4, 6-2...
13 Oct 2017
Sobolenko into Tianjin Open semifinal
In today’s quarterfinal Arina Sobolenko beat China’s world number 113 Zhu Lin 6-3, 6-4...
12 Oct 2017
Belarus urges no interference with Kosciuszko monument project in Switzerland
The dedication ceremony for the monument to Tadeusz Kosciuszko in Solothurn, Switzerland was scheduled on 21 October. However, a conflict situation arose thanks to the Polish Embassy over the inscription on a plate stating the country of origin of the national hero...
12 Oct 2017
Belarusian-Chinese philosophy and culture center to open on 19 October
The center was established by agreement between the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and Lingnan University...
12 Oct 2017
Ideas of young designers incorporated in Belarus team outfit for WFYS in Sochi
The proposals of the Baranovichi designers have been incorporated in the design of the Belarusian opening ceremony outfits for the festival. The authors of the ideas were included into the list of participants in the forum from Brest Oblast...
12 Oct 2017
Polish delegation to attend events marking 74th anniversary of Battle of Lenino
On 12 October 1943 the Polish 1st Tadeusz Kosciuszko Infantry Division under the command of General Zygmunt Berling, together with the soldiers of the Red Army, took part in their first battle against the Nazis near the Belarusian village of Lenino...
11 Oct 2017
South Korean biathletes hold pre-Olympic training camp at Raubichi
The track at the Belarusian winter sport center is similar to that in Pyeongchang that will be hosting the 23rd Winter Olympic Games on 9-26 February 2018...
11 Oct 2017
Vitebsk Oblast student brigades foster cooperation with Russia's Beloyarsky District
"In 2016 our student brigade went to Beloyarsky District of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra for the first time. This was the result of the agreement on establishing twin-city relations between Vitebsk and Beloyarsky District signed in 2016"...
10 Oct 2017
Belarusian capital presents its culture during Minsk Days in Moscow
Thus, the concert of friendship Belarus-Russia that took place at the Helikon Opera Theater on 10 October was an official opening ceremony of the Days. The concert featured the Belarus Presidential Orchestra under the baton of Viktor Babarikin...
10 Oct 2017
Over $40,000 raised by UNICEF charity dinner in Minsk
The money will be spent on UNICEF programs for children with disabilities...
10 Oct 2017
Belarusian youth to take part in WFYS race in Sochi
The Belarusian youth will take part in discussions, cultural, entertainment, sport and other events. Every day of the festival will be dedicated to one of the macro-regions of the planet, its features and key areas...
10 Oct 2017
Belarusian fair opens in Moscow
"Muscovites love Belarusian foodstuffs because they are organic, without artificial additives, and very tasty. Today Moscow residents can enjoy not only shopping but also Belarusian music"...
10 Oct 2017
World youth festival guests in Sochi promised 3D tour of Belarusian castle
The young trade union activists from Belarus will arrange a trivia quiz, during which young people from other countries will be able to check their knowledge about Belarus. Winners will get certificates for free tours of Mir Castle and Nesvizh Castle...
10 Oct 2017
Minsk mayor lays wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow
The participants also laid flowers to the commemorative plaques to Minsk City Hero and Brest Hero Fortress in the Alexander Garden...
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