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27 Oct 2021
Alina Harnasko wins silver at 2021 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships Alina Harnasko wins silver at 2021 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships
The Tokyo Games bronze medalist scored a total of 25,950 points in the Individual Hoop Final...
26 Oct 2021
Sophia Bells festival to welcome musicians from Belarus, Russia Sophia Bells festival to welcome musicians from Belarus, Russia
The festival will welcome musicians from Belarus and Russia in the concert hall of the temple. The overture to the festival will be a performance by the St. Petersburg Concert Duo consisting of international competition laureate Ekaterina Marishkina (organ) and Honored Artist of Russia Mark Taube (violin)...
26 Oct 2021
Ivashka reaches St. Petersburg Open last 16 Ivashka reaches St. Petersburg Open last 16
The Belarusian needed an hour and 15 minutes to solve Serbia’s world number 52 Laslo Dere, 6-3, 6-2, in the opener...
25 Oct 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,997 new cases, 1,493 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,997 new cases, 1,493 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 588,231...
25 Oct 2021
Exhibition celebrating 455th anniversary of Statute of Grand Duchy of Lithuania opens in Minsk Exhibition celebrating 455th anniversary of Statute of Grand Duchy of Lithuania opens in Minsk
“In November 1551 Grand Duke Sigismund II Augustus gave his consent to set up a legislative committee to improve the Statute of 1529. Mikalaj Radziwill Chorny was put in charge of the commission. The work on the second Statute lasted more than ten years,” the National Library informed...
25 Oct 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 2,044 new cases, 2,354 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 2,044 new cases, 2,354 recoveries
All in all, Belarus performed 9,377,452 tests, including 42,213 tests in the past 24 hours...
25 Oct 2021
Sabalenka remains 2nd in WTA rankings Sabalenka remains 2nd in WTA rankings
Belarus’ Victoria Azarenka went one spot down to 27th with 2,201 points, Aliaksandra Sasnovich is 86th with 850 points, and Olga Govortsova goes 134th with 567 points...
22 Oct 2021
Over 2m Belarusians fully vaccinated against COVID-19 Over 2m Belarusians fully vaccinated against COVID-19
The regional breakdown of people who got the second shot is as follows: over 247,100 in Brest Oblast, over 209,100 in Vitebsk Oblast, over 372,800 in Gomel oblast, over 239,000 in Grodno Oblast, over 237,200 in Minsk Oblast, over 241,300 in Mogilev Oblast and more than 418,500 in the city of Minsk...
22 Oct 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 2,082 new cases, 2,034 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 2,082 new cases, 2,034 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at зарегистрированы 582,111...
21 Oct 2021
Belarus lose five positions in FIFA October rankings Belarus lose five positions in FIFA October rankings
In early October, Georgy Kondratyev's team lost two UEFA World Cup qualifying matches in a row with the same score (0-2) to Estonia and the Czech Republic. The Belarusian team now have 1,234 points...
21 Oct 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 2,097 new cases, 2,315 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 2,097 new cases, 2,315 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 580,029...
20 Oct 2021
Sabalenka progresses into Kremlin Cup quarterfinal Sabalenka progresses into Kremlin Cup quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number two Aryna Sabalenka has reached the Kremlin Cup quarterfinal in Moscow after seeing off Australia’s world number 43 Ajla Tomljanovic, 7-6 (7-2), 4-6, 6-1, in two hours and ten minutes...
20 Oct 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 2,076 new cases, 2,151 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 2,076 new cases, 2,151 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 577,932...
20 Oct 2021
Minsk Christmas Ice Hockey Tournament 2022 canceled Minsk Christmas Ice Hockey Tournament 2022 canceled
Keeping in mind restrictions on movement, the age of participants in the tournament and the current recommendations of the World Health Organization to reduce the risk of spread of viral infections, the organizers decided to cancel the event...
19 Oct 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,913 new cases, 1,534 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,913 new cases, 1,534 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 575,856...
18 Oct 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,956 new cases, 1,170 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,956 new cases, 1,170 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 573,943...
18 Oct 2021
Azarenka moves up to 26th in WTA Azarenka moves up to 26th in WTA
Before the start of the prestigious tournament in the Indian Wells, the former world number one was 32nd. After reaching the event’s final Victoria Azarenka improved her position by six spots. Now the Belarusian goes with 2,505 points. Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka remained second in the WTA with 7,115 points...
18 Oct 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,981 new cases, 2,173 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,981 new cases, 2,173 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 571,987. A total of 545,245 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus...
15 Oct 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 2,073 new cases, 1,903 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 2,073 new cases, 1,903 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 567,938...
14 Oct 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 2,052 new cases, 1,725 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 2,052 new cases, 1,725 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 565,865...
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