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12 Mar 2018
Belarus’ Anna Malyshchik takes gold at 2018 European Throwing Cup
The Belarusian third attempt of 72.62m brought her gold. Alexandra Tavernier of France finished second with 71.20m. Bronze went to Malwina opron of Poland (69.54m)...
7 Mar 2018
Belarus’ polar explorers send Happy Women’s Day wishes
“On this wonderful spring day we, the Belarusian polar explorers, would like to extend the warmest wishes from the coldest continent. We wish the women of Belarus happiness, wellbeing, joy and health”...
6 Mar 2018
Russian presidential election 2018: Early voting in six Belarusian cities 11 March
In total, 13 polling stations will be set up in Belarus for the 2018 Russian presidential election scheduled for 18 March...
6 Mar 2018
Belarus to field 9 athletes at BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon 7
On 9 March Darya Domracheva, Irina Krivko, Dinara Alimbekova, Nadezhda Skardino and Nadezhda Pisareva will compete in the Women’s 7.5km Sprint...
6 Mar 2018
Alla Tsuper named Belarus’ Honored Master of Sports
Belarusian head of state Alexander Lukashenko signed the relevant decree on 5 March...
3 Mar 2018
Minsk State Linguistic University opens Chinese faculty
The opening ceremony took place on 2 March. MSLU Rector Natalya Baranova, Charge d'Affaires of China to Belarus Luo Zhanhui, and representatives of the East China Normal University made speeches during the ceremony...
3 Mar 2018
Minsk welcomes 98,700 organized group tourists in 2017
"Most of the guests came from Russia — 67.4% of the total number," the source noted. Tours to Belarus were also popular among citizens of Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, China, Estonia, Germany, Israel, the UK, Iraq, Spain and Ukraine...
3 Mar 2018
Snow Sniper biathlon competitions kick off in Raubichi
Taking part in the event are 168 young biathletes...
3 Mar 2018
Minsk hosts Day of Italian Design
According to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Belarus Stefano Bianchi said at the event held at the National Center for Contemporary Arts that the meeting is held in Minsk for the second year in a row...
2 Mar 2018
Belarus, China agree on projects to translate, publish classical literary works
On 1 March the ministry hosted a working meeting with representatives of the Chinese publishing organizations who are participating in the 25th installment of the Minsk International Book Fair...
2 Mar 2018
Vera Polyakova-Makei meets with ambassadors’ spouses in Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater
Director General of the Bolshoi Theater Vladimir Gridyushko extended greetings to all the present on the occasion of the coming Women’s Day and emphasized the women’s role in the society of every state...
28 Feb 2018
Belarus to field 15 athletes at 2018 Paralympics, Liudmila Vauchok chosen flag bearer
Apart from the experienced athletes, Belarus will also field six Paralympic debutants...
27 Feb 2018
Over 20 foreign diplomats recite Belarusian poetry
The event We Read Kupala Together was organized by the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in association with the Yanka Kupala State Literature Museum...
27 Feb 2018
Belarusian Olympians back home
On their arrival home the athletes shared their emotions about the 2018 Olympics...
26 Feb 2018
Minsk International Book Fair to showcase 360 exhibitors
The book fair will feature the exhibitors from 32 countries. Traditionally, the Minsk book fair will see the greatest representation y the publishing houses from Belarus and Russia. Some 64 exhibits will come from the neighboring country to Minsk...
26 Feb 2018
Norway tops 2018 Winter Olympics medal count, Belarus 15th
Anna Guskova clinched her first Olympic champion title in the Ladies Aerials. The biathlon team of Nadezhda Skardino, Irina Krivko, Dinara Alimbekava and Darya Domracheva won the Women’s Relay...
23 Feb 2018
Belarus, UNDP to develop cooperation in green economy, waste management
Green economy, green energy, integrated waste management, and disposal of persistent organic pollutants have been identified as the main areas of further long-term cooperation between Belarus and the UNDP in environmental protection...
23 Feb 2018
Belarusian biathlete nominated to IBU Athletes’ Committee
Only athletes registered for the first three BMW IBU world cups could be nominated...
23 Feb 2018
Dinamo Stadium to open with international athletics event
“We have signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Association of Balkan Athletic Federations. The Persian Gulf countries have shown an interest in the event too. We are in talks with Poland. Perhaps, another strong national team will join the event. We hope that the world-renowned athletes will come here”...
22 Feb 2018
Domracheva becomes first female biathlete to win four Olympic gold medals
By the number of Olympic golds she has surpassed German biathlete Kati Wilhelm and Anastasiya Kuzmina of Slovakia...
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