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20 Apr 2024
Br14.5m earned during national cleanup day in Belarus Br14.5m earned during national cleanup day in Belarus
According to him, it is Br400,000 more than the amount raised last year...
19 Apr 2024
New graffiti uncovered in Transfiguration Church in Polotsk New graffiti uncovered in Transfiguration Church in Polotsk
The Church of the Transfiguration of the Savior in Polotsk remains a source of new information about the ancient history of Belarus. The church is not only a unique specimen of ancient architecture but also a true "depositary" of ancient graffito inscriptions...
18 Apr 2024
Kukharenka secures 2024 Sambo Grand Prix bronze in Kemerovo Kukharenka secures 2024 Sambo Grand Prix bronze in Kemerovo
Competing in seven weight categories were sambo athletes from Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan...
18 Apr 2024
Sabalenka advances into Stuttgart quarterfinal Sabalenka advances into Stuttgart quarterfinal
The Belarusian will next play either world number eight Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic or Russia’s world number 36 Anastasia Potapova. Aryna Sabalenka was the finalist of the three previous editions...
16 Apr 2024
Over 5m Russian tourists visit Belarus in 2023 Over 5m Russian tourists visit Belarus in 2023
According to him, previously Russians visited only Minsk and regional centers, while now they visit district centers and national parks (like Polotsk, Lake Area, Nalibokskaya Pushcha)...
13 Apr 2024
Belarus president’s ice hockey team crowned RNL winner Belarus president’s ice hockey team crowned RNL winner
On 13 April the head of state’s ice hockey team beat the Minsk Oblast team with a score of 10:8 (3:4, 6:1, 1:3) in the second match of the final series in Minsk-based Olympic Arena. The result of the first game was 5:2...
12 Apr 2024
Hanna Sola victorious in Commonwealth Cup season-ending sprint Hanna Sola victorious in Commonwealth Cup season-ending sprint
The Belarusian who launched the final lap with a five seconds’ advantage and went unchallenged to the finish for her second victory of the season. At the January leg in Raubichi Hanna Sola won the mass start...
11 Apr 2024
Belarus’ Ziaziulin secures Olympic berth Belarus’ Ziaziulin secures Olympic berth
Thus, Team Belarus at the 2024 Paris Olympics will include three weightlifters: Eduard Ziaziulin, Siuzanna Valodzka (71kg), and Yauheni Tsikhantsou (102kg)...
10 Apr 2024
Belarusian cosmonaut to bring microbe samples from ISS to study on Earth Belarusian cosmonaut to bring microbe samples from ISS to study on Earth
Tatiana Semashko, Deputy Director for Science and Innovations of the Microbiology Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, during a press conference timed to World Aviation and Cosmonautics Day...
9 Apr 2024
Belarus’ Tsikhantsou wins bronze, earns Olympic berth at 2024 IWF World Cup Belarus’ Tsikhantsou wins bronze, earns Olympic berth at 2024 IWF World Cup
Before the event in Thailand Yauheni Tsikhantsou ranked 5th in the world in the 102kg weight category. At the 2024 IWF World Cup the Belarusian lifted a total of 400kg (183kg+217kg) to clinch bronze and rose to the 3rd place in the rankings...
8 Apr 2024
Hurshtyn, Khramiankou earn Olympic licenses in wrestling Hurshtyn, Khramiankou earn Olympic licenses in wrestling
Thus, Belarus holds seven Olympic licenses in wrestling...
6 Apr 2024
Space crew with Belarusian cosmonaut safely back on Earth Space crew with Belarusian cosmonaut safely back on Earth
The reentry vehicle routinely landed at 10:17 Minsk time about 150km to the southeast of the city of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan...
5 Apr 2024
Azarenka progresses to Charleston quarterfinal Azarenka progresses to Charleston quarterfinal
The Belarusian will next face Jessica Pegula of the United States. In the opener Victoria Azarenka eased past Italy’s world number 56 Elisabetta Cocciaretto, 6-1, 6-2...
4 Apr 2024
Belarus 96th in FIFA rankings Belarus 96th in FIFA rankings
The Belarusian national football team go 96th with 1226.54 points in the recently published rankings of the Federation Internationale de Football Association...
4 Apr 2024
Azarenka moves to Charleston round number two Azarenka moves to Charleston round number two
World number 26 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus needed just an hour and ten minutes to prevail over Italy’s world number 56 Elisabetta Cocciaretto, 6-1, 6-2, to progress into the Charleston second round...
3 Apr 2024
Sharangovich repeats Belarus’ record for goals scored in NHL season Sharangovich repeats Belarus’ record for goals scored in NHL season
Yegor Sharangovich has eight more matches to set a new record...
1 Apr 2024
Belarusian cosmonaut’s return to Earth scheduled for 6 April Belarusian cosmonaut’s return to Earth scheduled for 6 April
The spacecraft is expected to land on the steppe in Kazakhstan, near the towns of Zhezkazgan and Arkalyk...
29 Mar 2024
Cosmonauts Marina Vasilevskaya, Oleg Novitsky connect with children from Russia’s Korolyov Cosmonauts Marina Vasilevskaya, Oleg Novitsky connect with children from Russia’s Korolyov
Marina Vasilevskaya is set to have a radio link with the Earth on 29 March. Specialists of the Radiophysics and Computer Technologies Faculty of Belarusian State University will establish a direct signal of communication with the ISS at 17.50 Minsk time at the moment of its flight over Belarus...
29 Mar 2024
Belarus Events Calendar: APRIL 2024 Belarus Events Calendar: APRIL 2024
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
28 Mar 2024
Belarus home to about 9.15m people as of 1 January 2024 Belarus home to about 9.15m people as of 1 January 2024
As of the reporting date as many as 1,308,569 people lived in Brest Oblast, 1,081,911 people in Vitebsk Oblast, 1,338,617 people in Gomel Oblast, 992,556 people in Grodno Oblast, 1,460,289 people in Minsk Oblast, and 981,174 people in Mogilev Oblast...
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