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15 Apr 2018
Mirnyi, Oswald triumph in Houston
The Belarusian-Austrian duo rallied past Andre Begemann of Germany and Croatia’s Antonio Sancic 6-7 (2-7), 6-4, 11/9 to capture their third team title and second of the year...
14 Apr 2018
Belarus president’s team wins amateur ice hockey competitions for 9th time
To date, the Belarus president’s team has won the tournament eight times (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 204, 2015, 2016, and 2017)...
14 Apr 2018
H.O.H. Spring Challenge moto season in top 3 tourist events in Minsk
The first one is Minsk Half Marathon (30,000 participants). The second-largest event is Viva Rovar bike festival (almost 15,000)...
14 Apr 2018
Belarus’ Vera Lapko advances to Ladies Open Lugano semifinal
Vera Lapko guaranteed her spot with a hard-fought 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) victory over Belgium’s Kirsten Flipkens...
14 Apr 2018
Plans to plant over 18m trees in Belarus during Forest Week
The new forests to be planted during the event will occupy over 3,700ha...
14 Apr 2018
Mirnyi, Oswald reach Houston final
In the semifinal the Belarusian-Austrian duo ousted one of the world’s best tandems, Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan, 6-4, 2-6, 10-6...
14 Apr 2018
Forest Week gets underway in Belarus
"This year the campaign is dedicated to the Year of Native land and restoration of forests damaged by the board-scale distribution of bark beetles"...
13 Apr 2018
Vera Lapko of Belarus into Ladies Open Lugano quarterfinal
In today’s Round of 16 singles, Vera Lapko beat Danka Kovinic of Montenegro 6:2, 6:3...
13 Apr 2018
Lukashenko against doping in sport
“At the same time we cannot allow a discriminatory attitude to our athletes. The example is the suspension of the Belarusian men's canoe and kayak national team from the 2016 Rio Games”...
13 Apr 2018
Belarus’ cross-country skiing under fire for poor results
"The coaches who discover and train talents need to be encouraged. They need to be paid for this"...
13 Apr 2018
Uzbekistan hosts Days of Belarusian Culture
The program includes the performances of the Syabry band, the State Academic Dance Ensemble of Belarus, and the lead actor of the Zhinovich National Folk Orchestra Igor Zadorozhny...
13 Apr 2018
Minsk named CIS most popular tourist destination during May holidays
The top five most popular cities include Minsk, Astana, Baku, Yerevan and Brest. The Belarusian capital also tops the five CIS and near abroad cities for Russian travelers during the New Year and 8 March holidays...
13 Apr 2018
Mirnyi, Oswald progress to Houston semifinal
In the quarterfinal the Belarusian-Austrian duo defeated Scott Lipsky and Tennys Sandgren of the United States 6-7, 7-6, 11-9...
12 Apr 2018
Plans to publish Yanka Kupala’s literary works in Korean
The translation of Kupala’s poems into Georgian and Italian is underway. “The more they know about Yanka Kupala, the more they will lean about Belarus”...
12 Apr 2018
Minsk hosts Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony
It is important to remember the World War II victims, said Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Israel to Belarus Aron Shomam. Millions of people died during the genocide of Jews, including in Belarus...
12 Apr 2018
Mogilev to host international traditional culture forum on 24-28 April
The folk art celebration to be held on the first day of the forum will showcase the local artistic groups who will demonstrate Mogilev’s folklore heritage: traditional dances and songs, folk-tunes, round dances and much more...
12 Apr 2018
Lapko advances at Samsung Open
Belarus’ world number 130 Vera Lapko saw off Estonia’s world number 28 Anett Kontaveit 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the 2018 Samsung Open round one in Lugano...
12 Apr 2018
Eurasian Oriental Dance Championship in Minsk to see about 130 contestants
This is an open competition for dancers from across the globe sharing the best oriental cultural traditions...
12 Apr 2018
Vitebsk to host Innovations. Investments. Prospects forum on 17-18 May
This year the forum will be held under the motto Vitebsk Oblast 2018 as a meeting place for innovative demand and supply to promote business initiative...
12 Apr 2018
Vitebsk school students triumph in online English language competition in Russia
Minsk and Mozyr also were among the top 10 cities with the highest average score...
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