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9 Apr 2021
Belarus home to about 9.35m people as of early 2021 Belarus home to about 9.35m people as of early 2021
The urban population in Belarus stood at 7,291,709 people in early 2019, 7,303,905 in early 2020, and 7,280,320 in early 2021...
9 Apr 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,622 new cases, 1,525 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,622 new cases, 1,525 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 333,430 cases...
9 Apr 2021
Some 92,000 Belarusians get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine Some 92,000 Belarusians get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
As of 26 March, around 40,000 Belarusians had received the first dose of the vaccine and 26,000 had already got both shots. By now, the first dose of the vaccine has already been administered to 92,000 Belarusians...
9 Apr 2021
Darya Naumava wins European Weightlifting Championships bronze Darya Naumava wins European Weightlifting Championships bronze
The Belarusian scored 108kg in the snatch and 132 kg in the clean and jerk to combine a total of 240 kg...
8 Apr 2021
Ilya Ivashka advances at ATP Challenger in Marbella Ilya Ivashka advances at ATP Challenger in Marbella
In the round of Last 16 the Belarusian secured a solid win, 6-1, 6-3, over Spain’s world number 56 Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in an hour and 15 minutes...
8 Apr 2021
Belarus reports 1,272 new COVID-19 cases, 1,379 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,272 new COVID-19 cases, 1,379 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 331,808 cases...
7 Apr 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,278 new cases, 1,243 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,278 new cases, 1,243 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 330,536 cases...
7 Apr 2021
Halkina wins two medals at Sofia World Cup 2021 Halkina wins two medals at Sofia World Cup 2021
The Belarusian won the all-around silver with the total of 90.55 points, finishing behind Bulgaria's Tatyana Volozhanina...
7 Apr 2021
Belarus’ NOC photo exhibition kicks off in Minsk Belarus’ NOC photo exhibition kicks off in Minsk
The exhibition features photos telling the story of the Olympic history of Belarus: the Olympics in Lillehammer, the first ones in the sovereign history of the country, the winning of the first gold medal by Ekaterina Karsten, the gold-medal performance by Yuliya Nestsiarenka, the sensational victory of Andrei Aramnau in Beijing 2018, the victory of Max Mirnyi and Victoria Azarenka in London 2012...
6 Apr 2021
Belarus reports 968 new COVID-19 cases, 845 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 968 new COVID-19 cases, 845 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 329,258 cases...
6 Apr 2021
Ivashka solves Martinez to pass first hurdle in Marbella Ivashka solves Martinez to pass first hurdle in Marbella
Belarus’ world number 115 Ilya Ivashka shook off Spain’s world number 100 Pedro Martinez 6-3, 7-6 (7-2) to advance into the second round at ATP Challenger Marbella...
6 Apr 2021
Ignatik advances into Split Challenger last 16 Ignatik advances into Split Challenger last 16
In the round of Last 32 the Belarusian solved Australia’s world number 185 Alex Bolt 6-4, 6-2. Uladzimir Ignatik will next play world number 213 Andrea Collarini of Argentine...
5 Apr 2021
Belarus updates list of countries with COVID-19 cases Belarus updates list of countries with COVID-19 cases
Three countries were removed from the list on 5 April. These are Israel, Portugal and the Dominican Republic. Norway re-entered the list...
5 Apr 2021
Gerasimov into Sardegna Open second round Gerasimov into Sardegna Open second round
In the opener the Belarusian, ranked 80 in the world, defeated Argentine’s world number 48 Guido Pella 6-4, 6-0...
5 Apr 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 986 new cases, 723 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 986 new cases, 723 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 328,290 cases...
5 Apr 2021
Nationwide subbotnik scheduled for 17 April Nationwide subbotnik scheduled for 17 April
There are plans to beautify and accomplish places and territories, historical and cultural values, memorial complexes, places of combat glory and military glory dating back to the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 during the forthcoming subbotnik...
5 Apr 2021
Henadz Laptseu wins European Weightlifting Championships bronze Henadz Laptseu wins European Weightlifting Championships bronze
The Belarusian scored 132kg in the snatch and 154 kg in the clean and jerk to combine a total of 286 kg...
5 Apr 2021
Sabalenka 7th in WTA Sabalenka 7th in WTA
The Belarusian raised one spot after reaching the 2021 Miami Open quarterfinal, with the total of 5,085 points...
5 Apr 2021
BC Horizont win EWBL champion title BC Horizont win EWBL champion title
In the deciding game of the Final Four, held in Belarus’ Molodechno, Natalia Trofimova’s team held nerve to defeat BC Nika Syktyvkar, Russia 70-60. Anastasiya Verameyenka led the home team with 20 points...
5 Apr 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,239 new cases, 1,384 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,239 new cases, 1,384 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 327,304 cases. A total of 318,033 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus...
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