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6 Nov 2017
Belarusian rescue workers sweep podium at St. Petersburg’s biggest vertical race
Alexander Klyuiko, a specialist of the Minsk Department of the Emergencies Ministry, won the men’s Vertical Challenge competition for the second year in a row...
4 Nov 2017
Belarus taking part in World Police Games Abu Dhabi 2017
Six Belarusians will compete in practical shooting and five in judo. The delegation is led by Andrei Borovsky, chairman of the central committee of the Dinamo sports club...
4 Nov 2017
Helena Meraai to take part in Belarus’ Culture Days in Georgia
Less than a month is left before the prestigious European song contest opens in Tbilisi on 26 November...
4 Nov 2017
Berlin State Library receives facsimile editions of Skaryna’s books
Restoration and preservation of the cultural heritage is among the priorities of the National Library of Belarus. A good example here was the joint publishing project of the National Library and BelVEB Bank to reconstruct Francysk Skaryna’s book heritage...
4 Nov 2017
Baranovichi local history readings to gather experts from four countries
"Apart from nature protection projects and programs, our association does local history research. The research is used to develop ecological tours, excursion routes, popularize historical and cultural heritage"...
4 Nov 2017
Listapad 2017 opening ceremony: stylish, simple, tasteful
The event started with a red carpet ceremony – an integral part of the festival. Two hosts, the artist Vladislav Vinogradov and the famous screen and stage actress Yulia Shpilevskaya, announced the guests’ names as they walked down the red carpet...
3 Nov 2017
International film festival Listapad 2017 opens in Minsk
Boris Khlebnikov’s movie Arrhythmia was screened after participants of the contest programs and members of the jury were introduced...
3 Nov 2017
Belarus biathlon team wraps up pre-Olympic training
The team leader Darya Domracheva will join the team during the final stage of preparations for the season in Norway...
3 Nov 2017
Judging criteria at Listapad 2017 film announced
This year, the festival’s motto is Truth, Love, and Beauty. Each of these things can be an evaluation criterion...
3 Nov 2017
Belarus to field 25 athletes at WAKO World Kickboxing Championships
Head coach of the Belarusian national martial arts team Mikhail Stepanov noted that this year the Belarusian athletes did not take part in the World Cup, but held a training camp ahead of the world’s sport forum...
2 Nov 2017
Charity campaign Our Children to run in Belarus on 11 December-10 January
The Palace of the Republic will host a charity New Year party on 22 December to gather orphans and abandoned children, kids from foster homes and military schools, large and now-income families, disabled children, and children of refugees...
2 Nov 2017
Domracheva joins Team Visa for PyeongChang 2018
Darya Domracheva is joining Team Visa in PyeongChang, which comprises more than 40 athletes from 13 countries...
2 Nov 2017
Contest of Belarusian-Chinese R&D projects to take place in 2018
To support youth and student startup projects, the State Committee for Science and Technology of Belarus and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China have agreed to set up the Chinese-Belarusian Center for the Incubation of Innovative Projects...
2 Nov 2017
Belarusian State University gets copies of its first newspapers
The BSU original newspapers of the 1920s-1930s were all almost lost during the Great Patriotic War. Some copies survived to the present day at the library of St Petersburg...
2 Nov 2017
Belarus-Russia Youth Symphony Orchestra to perform in Minsk 3 November
The orchestra’s repertoire includes outstanding works making part of the Russian and Belarusian musical culture. The concert will kick off with Six Choreographic Novellas by Yevgeny Glebov...
2 Nov 2017
Dolidovich moves up 2014 Olympic rankings after Russian skier disqualified
Sergei Dolidovich of Belarus, who finished fifth in the men’s 50km event in Sochi, now moves up to the 4th position, and, judging by the events to date, may get into the top three of the 2014 Olympics...
1 Nov 2017
Domracheva to join Belarus team's pre-season training in Norway
At present the three-time Olympic champion is completing her training in Italy...
1 Nov 2017
Stadler metro trainsets to enter passenger service in Minsk in 2018
The Minsk metro informed that the new trains are designed for the new metro line which is currently under construction. The trains will be tested on the operating metro lines...
1 Nov 2017
U.S. embassy in Belarus to arrange Facebook chat on 9 November to talk about visa issuance
BelTA reported earlier that as of 1 November 2017 the U.S. embassy in Minsk accepts applications for guest visas, tourist visas, and business visas (B1/B2 category) from residents and citizens of Belarus aged 50 and over...
1 Nov 2017
Belarus wins 15 medals at European Spochan Championship in Italy
Sports chanbara (spochan) is a modern type of Japanese martial arts, a safe method of sword fencing. In Japan spochan is the official sport, as in some countries. In Belarus, it is growing in popularity...
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