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14 Oct 2020
Minsk film festival unveils its 2020 slogan Minsk film festival unveils its 2020 slogan
For foreign members of the jury and representatives of the media, the directorate will hold Listapad in an online format. Screenings for viewers will be held in the cinemas where social distancing and other safety measures will be ensured...
13 Oct 2020
Self-isolation period reduced to ten days in Belarus Self-isolation period reduced to ten days in Belarus
People in self-isolation are allowed to visit a healthcare facility to receive emergency medical care...
13 Oct 2020
Belarus’ coronavirus recoveries at 77,797 Belarus’ coronavirus recoveries at 77,797
A total of 84,524 people have tested positive for COVID-19 so far...
13 Oct 2020
Commemorative plaque for Vasil Bykov unveiled in Ukrainian village of Velikaya Severinka Commemorative plaque for Vasil Bykov unveiled in Ukrainian village of Velikaya Severinka
Thanks to the initiative of local teacher Yelizaveta Sergiyenko (1937-2019), village authorities and the school, a street in Velikaya Severinka and a museum in the local secondary school have been named after Vasil Bykov. The rural library has designated a section to celebrate Vasil Bykov...
13 Oct 2020
Belarus, Kazakhstan to play UEFA Nations League with fans in attendance Belarus, Kazakhstan to play UEFA Nations League with fans in attendance
Tickets for the game, which is due to take place at Dinamo Stadium at 21.45 on 14 October, will cost Br4-8. Under the UEFA decision, fans will be able to fill 25% of the stadium due to the epidemiological situation...
13 Oct 2020
Darya Kisel wins European Youth Top-10 silver Darya Kisel wins European Youth Top-10 silver
"This was a very tough tournament. All the opponents are of the same level, and every match was important"...
13 Oct 2020
Anastasiia Salos wins bronze at Russian Cup 2020 Anastasiia Salos wins bronze at Russian Cup 2020
After the Hoop and Ball routine Anastasiia Salos was fourth, behind her teammate Alina Harnasko. Anastasiia Salos showed better results in the Clubs and Ribbon routine to finish third...
12 Oct 2020
New production of Faust to premiere at Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater in November New production of Faust to premiere at Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater in November
The director's concept touches upon serious philosophical questions and calls to reflect on the essential moral and ethical problems...
12 Oct 2020
Belarus’ coronavirus update: 77,423 patients recover Belarus’ coronavirus update: 77,423 patients recover
Belarus has registered 83,998 cases of COVID-19 so far...
12 Oct 2020
Sabalenka, Azarenka keep their spots in WTA, Sasnovich jumps three places Sabalenka, Azarenka keep their spots in WTA, Sasnovich jumps three places
Following the French Open Aryna Sabalenka has 3,675 points. Victoria Azarenka still goes 14th with 3,122 points. Aliaksandra Sasnovich went up from 96th to 93rd, with 798 points...
12 Oct 2020
Belarus reports 77,220 COVID-19 recoveries Belarus reports 77,220 COVID-19 recoveries
Belarus has registered 83,534 cases of COVID-19 so far. A total of 2,073,930 tests have been performed in the country...
9 Oct 2020
Belarus victorious at UPU International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People Belarus victorious at UPU International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People
The results of the competition were announced by UPU Director General Bishar Hussein. He congratulated the victor online and demonstrated the medal that will be sent to Olga Volchkevich. North Macedonia placed second, Vietnam rounded out the top three...
9 Oct 2020
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 76,543 patients recover Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 76,543 patients recover
Belarus has registered 82,471 cases of COVID-19 so far. A total of 2,023,307 tests have been performed in the country...
9 Oct 2020
Belarus announces its Junior Eurovision 2020 participant Belarus announces its Junior Eurovision 2020 participant
Arina Pehtereva from Mogilev will represent Belarus at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020...
8 Oct 2020
Over 76,000 coronavirus patients recover in Belarus Over 76,000 coronavirus patients recover in Belarus
Belarus has registered 81,982 cases of COVID-19 so far. A total of 1,999,089 tests have been performed in the country...
8 Oct 2020
Wargaming awards scholarships to 24 BSU students Wargaming awards scholarships to 24 BSU students
This year’s winners include second-, third-, and fourth-year students of the faculties of mathematics and computer science, radiophysics and computer technologies, chemistry, mechanics and mathematics, biology, and physics. Winners were decided on the basis of their academic grades and involvement in scientific research...
8 Oct 2020
People entering Belarus should self-isolate for 10 days People entering Belarus should self-isolate for 10 days
“The self-isolation period will be reduced to ten days for people arriving in Belarus [from countries affected by the epidemic] and for people who were exposed to confirmed coronavirus cases,” Dmitry Pinevich said...
7 Oct 2020
Belarus’ Zhirovichi Monastery to have new bell tower Belarus’ Zhirovichi Monastery to have new bell tower
“The highest building in the monastery will be constructed here. The voice of the bell tower will carry far and, most importantly, invite people to pray, to honor the Creator and thank him,” Metropolitan Veniamin noted. He stressed that there is a lot of work ahead, as plans are in place to restore the Holy Dormition Church in the monastery...
7 Oct 2020
Belarus reports 75,683 COVID-19 recoveries Belarus reports 75,683 COVID-19 recoveries
A total of 81,505 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country so far. Belarus has performed 1,976,828...
7 Oct 2020
Belarusian films to debut at Northern Lights festival Belarusian films to debut at Northern Lights festival
The festival will showcase 28 films, including 15 international full-length films, eight documentaries from Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and five short features from Sweden. The first Belarusian program at the festival will feature eight films, more than half of which to be directorial debuts...
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