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20 Mar 2018
Belarus president talks about his ways to relax
“Even if I get a week or, at most, ten days off as a so-called vacation, my schedule is still busy then. Twenty events and you start wondering whether it is a vacation or not. But I have to take care of them and can do so only in this period”...
20 Mar 2018
Belarus to resume production of musical instruments
The president stated that a new piano costs a lot while old ones are going out of order already. "This is why instructions have been given to repair all the old ones and resume production of musical instruments but using higher standards"...
20 Mar 2018
Japanese classic movies on big screen in Minsk 3-8 April
The screenings will take place in the Pioner cinema house to feature six films by the leading Japanese directors, winners of the three high-profile festivals – those in Berlin, Venice, and Cannes...
20 Mar 2018
Belarusian State University to take part in Hi-Tech 2018 expo in St Petersburg
The Belarusian exhibition features scientific innovations in the field of instrumentation engineering, polyurethane foam production, agriculture, pharmaceutics, water purification, functional and composite coatings...
20 Mar 2018
Exhibition of documents about Khatyn massacre to open in Minsk
The photo exhibition, which opens on 20 March, will feature the documents of the Belarusian partisan formations, the German reports about the events of that day, the testimonies of the former executioners and eye witnesses...
20 Mar 2018
Belarus, Tajikistan discuss media cooperation
The parties talked over a wide range of issues related to the bilateral cooperation between Belarus and Tajikistan in the press and information sector, including interaction between the Belarusian news agency BelTA and Tajikistan’s new agency Khovar...
20 Mar 2018
Belarusian Paralympians back home
"The plans were for five medals, taking into account the performance of our athletes at the tournaments during the season. However, we made it to the top ten countries and placed eighth in the medal count. I am very happy with the result"...
20 Mar 2018
Vera Lapko victorious in Miami qualifying opener
The Belarusian world number 135 saw off world number 95 Kurumi Nara of Japan 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 6-3...
19 Mar 2018
Lukashenko sends greetings to participants of Golden Puck tournament
The head of state remarked that this popular ice hockey tournament for children will take place in Belarus for the 20th time. “It enables young athletes to display their best qualities, such as strength, dexterity and perseverance,” the president stressed...
19 Mar 2018
Belarus’ Aleksei Kulbakov to referee Russia-Brazil friendly
The list of appointments includes FIFA referee Aleksei Kulbakov and two assistant referees, Dmitry Zhuk and Oleg Maslyanko...
19 Mar 2018
Head of Belarus-France music association awarded Francysk Skaryna Medal
The Belarusian diaspora in France helps foster bilateral relations between the two countries in the economic and cultural dimension, noted Belarusian Ambassador to France Pavel Latushko...
19 Mar 2018
Belarus to mark 75th anniversary of Khatyn tragedy
On 22 March Belarus will mark the 75th anniversary of the Khatyn tragedy. The Nazis destroyed the peaceful Belarusian village of 26 houses killing 149 people, including 75 children under 16, the youngest of whom was only 7 weeks old...
19 Mar 2018
Belarus to join Earth Hour on 24 March
Earth Hour is meant to raise public awareness of global environmental problems. This year, the organizers offer to pay attention to the way nature is connected with people and climate change and the way climate change affects nature...
19 Mar 2018
Minsk to host 2018 Junior Eurovision on 25 November
As it was previously reported, the representatives of the Eurovision Supervisory Board visited Minsk on 13 February. They spoke highly of the work carried out by the Belteleradiocompany with regard to the preparations for the forum, the development of the concepts and ideas of the show...
16 Mar 2018
Over 100 youth activists to clean up Khatyn Memorial
Student volunteers will take part in a nationwide campaign “Young People Remember” on 19 March. The campaign is set to launch a project headlined “80 Good Deeds for the Sake of Minsk Oblast”...
16 Mar 2018
Belarusian University of Informatics and Radioelectronics 2nd in BSUIR Open programming contest
The university hosted the final of the largest programming competition in Belarus. The 2018 winner is AllSubmissionsMatter, a team from Vilnius University...
16 Mar 2018
Belarus bag six medals in biathlon at PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics
The Belarusian biathlon team took fourth place in the medla table for biathlon in Pyeongchang (one gold, two silver, three bronze medals), trailing only Ukraine (14 medals), Russia (11), and the USA (7)...
16 Mar 2018
Voting at Russian presidential elections in 13 cities of Belarus
According to the Central Election Commission of Russia, early voting at the presidential elections in Russia was organized at a number of Belarusian cities, including Molodechno, Pinsk, Soligorsk, Mozyr, Svetlogorsk, Kostyukovichi and Ostrovets...
16 Mar 2018
Rafting route to connect Belarus, Ukraine, Poland
The project envisages the development of a cross-border rafting tourist route of about 800km in length. The route will start in Gmina Drohiczyn in the Western Bug waters and separate in Brest District...
16 Mar 2018
Lidiya Grafeyeva wins PyeongChang Paralympics bronze
Belarus is currently eights in the 2018 Paralympics medal count with ten, including three gold, medals. The United States tops the table with 23 medals...
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