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13 Nov 2017
Belarus to open new Fed Cup season against Germany
This season showed that the Belarusians can fight on equal terms against the strongest opponents, team captain Eduard Dubrov said. In his words, the Belarusian tennis players play for a victory against any rival, it is a team of fighters...
13 Nov 2017
Book of Yanka Kupala's poems in Slovak on display in Bratislava
Timed to the 135th anniversary of the Belarusian poet, the translation makes part of Belarus-Slovakia joint cultural program celebrating the 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations, alongside an exhibition of paintings by the Belarusian author Anatoly Kontsub...
12 Nov 2017
Belarus’ Poutchek honoured with Fed Cup Award of Excellence
Tatiana Poutchek competed in 45 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas ties for Belarus. She was a key competitor for the nation every year between 1997 and 2011, compiling a record of 28-7 in doubles and 9-8 in singles...
10 Nov 2017
Polotsk State University to offer advanced Chinese economy courses
Chinese language studies and an introduction to the Chinese culture will allow partnering universities to open departments offering advanced Chinese language studies in Belarus. Education in China will be an option...
10 Nov 2017
Mogilev to host Belarus-Russia festival of disabled artists
The Union State event will draw together delegations of artists from across the country, Minsk, and six Russian regions: artistic teams, individual performers, applied and visual disabled artists over 18 years of age...
10 Nov 2017
Innovative technology helps viral pneumonia patients in Belarus
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation equipment can temporarily substitute the lost functions of the lungs or the heart depending on what the patient suffers from. The equipment can be used as an artificial lung in cases of respiratory distress...
10 Nov 2017
Aleksandra Sasnovich to donate $10,000 to charity
Aleksandra Sasnovich of Belarus was conferred the Fed Cup Heart Award at the Fed Cup draw ceremony in Minsk...
10 Nov 2017
Marc Chagall’s lithographs go on display in Tel Aviv
"This exhibition is entitled My Life. For Belarusian natives and citizens, these words have a special touch. This is the title of the book Marc Chagall wrote about the years of his youth in Vitebsk"...
10 Nov 2017
Candelaria currently leading in audience voting at Listapad 2017
The voting results will be announced at the closing ceremony of the 24th International Film Festival Listapad 2017 in the evening of 10 November. The hosts will also announce the Grand Prix winner and winners of other competitions...
9 Nov 2017
International biennale of young architects gets underway in Minsk
“We think this is a unique contest. There are only three or four similar international forums of young architects in the world. It has a strong backing of the International Union of Architects"...
9 Nov 2017
Belarusian State University makes its debut on Best Global Universities ranking
Belarusian State University occupies high positions in many reputable international rankings (QS, THE, Webometrics, SIR, U-Multitrank, and others) and regularly makes it to the top 1 or 2% of the world’s best universities...
9 Nov 2017
Belarus to face United States in Fed Cup final
The Fed Cup final between Belarus and the United States will take place at Chizhovka Arena on 11-12 November. The matches have already been sold out...
9 Nov 2017
Belarus to join GEW 2017
"The Global Entrepreneurship Week will be held for the seventh time in Belarus and for the tenth time worldwide. Today, during the week 170 countries organize events to provide information about the role of entrepreneurs in the development of countries, economies"...
8 Nov 2017
International eSports tournament in Minsk 25 November
"We held two nationwide eSports tournaments over the last three months. Minsk will host an international event in November. Our tournament offers a wonderful opportunity to spend the weekend and watch the battle of professional eSports teams"...
8 Nov 2017
Minsk to host Prodexpo food fair on 14-17 November
The exhibition will feature domestic and foreign food manufacturers: bakery and confectionery products, meat and meat products, sausages, dairy products, fruits and vegetables, non-alcoholic beverages and alcoholic drinks, coffee, tea, grocery, frozen foods...
8 Nov 2017
Minsk to host international conference on journalism 16-17 November
The participants are set to discuss the development of international journalism, the interconnection between international journalism and the internet, and other topical issues...
8 Nov 2017
Two Belarusians among top 11 football players in Kazakhstan in 2017
The two Belarusians were among the leaders of Astana and won the 2017 championship. Ivan Mayevsky played 30 matches and scored 3 goals, Igor Shitov scored once in 27 games...
8 Nov 2017
Tentative plans to study international humanitarian law in Belarusian schools
Vladimir Makei added that during the visit Peter Maurer would also read a lecture on humanitarian challenges of the modern world in the Belarusian State University...
8 Nov 2017
Arina Sobolenko among WTA October Breakthrough of the Month finalists
Last month the 19-year-old player made her first WTA final...
8 Nov 2017
Sendoff ceremony for 10th Belarusian Antarctic expedition at NASB History Institute today
Participants of Belarusian Antarctic expeditions will meet with members of the general public at the History Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) at 17:00. A lecture to review ten years of Belarus’ presence in Antarctica will be arranged...
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