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16 Feb 2018
Belarusian artists to take part in Maslenitsa celebrations in Sardinia
“The autonomous region of Sardinia will mark Maslenitsa on 18 February. The post-Soviet diaspora living there thanks to the initiative of Belarus’ Honorary Consulate will introduce local citizens to the traditional rites of the ancient holiday which symbolizes the end of winter and the beginning of Great Lent”...
15 Feb 2018
Minsk hosts OSTIS conference on artificial intelligence
"The digital economy development ordinance, which put a great emphasis on AI development, is a good impetus to new ideas that can be put into practice at OSTIS 2019"...
15 Feb 2018
Turkey donates 1,500 books to National Library of Belarus
“These books will help readers discover Turkey as a country with the long traditions, get acquainted with its culture and tourist potential,” Mr. Zulfi Toman, President of the National Library of Turkey, said during the ceremony...
15 Feb 2018
Sweden’s Oeberg wins Women’s 15K Individual, Belarus’ Skardino 10th
Nadezhda Skardino of Belarus came in 10th, 2:33.0 behind the winner, with one penalty. Darya Domracheva led after the first two shooting ranges before missing four times to finish 27th, 3:50.6 behind the winner...
15 Feb 2018
54 high representatives to attend Forum of National SDG Coordinators in Minsk
The Minsk forum has generated a considerable international interest. UN Deputy Secretary General Amina J. Mohammed plans to attend the forum and to hold a series of meetings and attend other events...
15 Feb 2018
Mikaela Shiffrin of U.S. wins Ladies Giant Slalom, Belarus’ Mariya Shkanova 38th
Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway finished second. Bronze went to Italy’s Federica Brignone...
14 Feb 2018
Belarus commended for contribution to WMO activities
WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas has handed the certificate to First Deputy Head of Belgidromet Mariya Germenchuk. The document confirms the contribution of the Belarusian weather service to the resolution of issues related to environmental matters, natural disasters, climate change and conditions of water resources...
14 Feb 2018
Swedish Public Employment Service to continue to cooperate with Belarus in 2018
According to Per Lindberg, the interaction covers six areas. The biggest successes were achieved in the field of forecasting the labor market trends in the capital...
14 Feb 2018
Sixty Ukrainian families receive financial support from Red Cross in Gomel Oblast to start business
As of today Gomel Oblast has already supported 60 business plans. In the cities these are the initiatives in the services sector, commerce, arts and crafts, and in the villages these are the projects related to livestock and agriculture...
14 Feb 2018
Minsk to host international education expo 15-17 February
Taking part in the forum will be universities, colleges, lyceums, institutes of postgraduate education, education centers, foreign language courses, and foreign universities...
14 Feb 2018
Belavia may launch in-flight duty free services in 2018
Belavia is about to complete the negotiations with the government on the possibility of launching in-flight duty free services, Anatoly Gusarov noted. “I hope that we will have such an opportunity in the nearest time, probably this year,” he underlined...
14 Feb 2018
Minsk to host EuroHockey Indoor Club Trophy, Men
Belarus hosted EuroHockey Indoor Club Trophy, Men in 2014 and EuroHockey Club Champions Cup, Women in 2016...
14 Feb 2018
Minsk metro to install Wi-Fi at transfer stations in 2018
A public Wi-Fi hotspot will become available at the Minsk metro transfer stations in 2018...
14 Feb 2018
Belarus may join mineral exploration in Colombia
“The parties reached an agreement on possible participation of Belarusian specialists in mineral exploration in Colombia and cooperation in the supplies of BelAZ haul trucks to Colombia”...
13 Feb 2018
Junior Eurovision 2018 organization discussed in Minsk
“The Supervisory Board praised the work done by Belteleradiocompany in the development of the concept and idea for ​​the show, the logo and the slogan, its social program and security issues”...
13 Feb 2018
Chernobyl Children International to expand its charitable reach in Belarus
The CCI provides humanitarian aid and support to Belarusian children and persons with disabilities...
13 Feb 2018
Belarus to play Slovakia in Fed Cup World Group playoffs
At present, Belarus is ranked 4th in the world, with Slovakia being 11th...
13 Feb 2018
Belarus’ Yuri Danilochkin 48th in Men’s Alpine Combined Downhill first run
The Belarusian finished over 3 seconds behind leader Thomas Dressen of Germany whose time is 1:19.24...
13 Feb 2018
FIFA World Cup trophy to arrive in Minsk on 13 February
The trophy will come to Minsk from Vienna as part of the 51-country tour that includes 91 cities...
12 Feb 2018
France’s Martin Fourcade wins Men’s 12.5K Pursuit
Anton Smolsky of Belarus finished 33rd, 3:52.4 behind the winner, with three penalties. Vladimir Chepelin was 36th, 4:12.9 back, with six penalties. Sergei Bocharnikov crossed the finish line 37th, 4:23.9 back, with six penalties...
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