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18 Sep 2017
Minsk National Airport celebrates three-millionth passenger in 2017
The passenger arrived in Minsk from Domodedovo Airport, Russia on the Belavia flight B2952 at 4 p.m. This year it happened a couple of months earlier, which shows that the passenger flow is growing steadily...
18 Sep 2017
Minsk to host CIS film forum 21-23 September
The forum will feature the films of 2015-2017 released in the CIS member states, including Russia’s After You, premiere of 2017 Hostages (Georgia), Traces on Water (Belarus), the joint Russian-Armenian film Earthquake...
18 Sep 2017
Student theater groups from nine countries to gather in Minsk for Kufar festival
The festival’s signature project Kufar-in-Motion is going to be among this season's most spectacular events...
18 Sep 2017
Winners of Belarus-Russia festival of regional TV companies honored in Minsk
The jury of experts evaluated the projects of the regional TV companies in various genres and thematic scope...
18 Sep 2017
Vasily Kiriyenko wins bronze in team time trial
The British Team Sky consisting of the Belarusian cyclist, and also Chris Froome, Gianni Moscon, Michal Kwiatkowski, Geraint Thomas and Owain Doull was among the favorites for the 42.5km race in Norway’s Bergen...
15 Sep 2017
Big-name Russian TV hosts talk journalism with Belarusian students
Valdis Pelss spoke on how to combine the role of the host of entertainment TV shows and the production of serious films...
15 Sep 2017
Minsk to host plenary session of Council of Bishops' Conferences of Europe
The plenary session dedicated to the matters of youth and Europe as a common home will be attended by the heads of European Bishops' Conferences from 45 countries...
15 Sep 2017
Union State youth festival opens in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don on 14 September
This music forum is held annually at the initiative of the Parliamentary Assembly, with the support of the government, the Legislative Assembly and the committee for youth policy of Russia’s Rostov Oblast...
15 Sep 2017
Exhibition to mark 150th anniversary of Wassily Kandinsky opens in Minsk
The project aims to analyze the human nature, the way a person gains an insight, makes a discovery or a breakthrough...
15 Sep 2017
Belarus’ embassy in Russia hosts Ethno Art Fest 2017
Ethno Art Fest was first held in 2016 and was dedicated to the CIS’s 25th anniversary...
15 Sep 2017
Lukashenko sends greetings to People’s Artist of Belarus Bella Masumyan
According to Alexander Lukashenko, many-year creative work of Bella Masumyan focused on the development of the best Belarusian theater traditions deserves utmost appreciation...
14 Sep 2017
Lilya Brik’s coat and Eva Braun’s dress: Alexandre Vassiliev brings his exposition to Minsk
According to Alexandre Vassiliev, the draws of the expo is a summer dress made of silk ribbons from the wardrobe of Rodion Malinovsky’s daughter Natalya, Maya Plisetskaya’s Coco Chanel attire, Lilya Brik’s coat and Eva Braun’s dress...
14 Sep 2017
Belarus to host Days of Kazakhstan Culture in 2018
The cultural establishments of the two countries enjoy steady cooperation as well. Representatives of Kazakhstan take an active part in the Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk concerts, theater and film festivals organized in Belarus...
14 Sep 2017
Victoria Azarenka elected to WTA Player’s Council
Venus Williams (the USA), Johanna Konta (the UK) and Samantha Stosur were also elected to the Player’s Council...
14 Sep 2017
Grodno-Druskininkai bike ride to bring together more than 150 participants
The bike ride is timed to celebrate the Grodno City Day and its 889th birthday...
13 Sep 2017
Belarus to join European Mobility Week 16-22 September
The annual campaign is designed to show the benefits of environmentally friendly transport and the impact of pollutant emissions from transport on public health to urban residents and authorities...
13 Sep 2017
Minsk to gather athletes from 34 states for ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating
The tournament will be the first one for the potential participants of the 2022 Beijing Olympic Games and will precede another big event, the 2019 ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Minsk...
12 Sep 2017
Minsk to host Belarus-Russia festival of regional TV companies
Taking part in the event will be representatives of 17 regional television companies from Belarus and Russia...
12 Sep 2017
Minsk to host TEFI Commonwealth TV festival 14-17 September
The festival’s seventh edition is dedicated to documentary movies. Taking part in the competition this year are 20 works from 12 CIS and non-CIS states...
12 Sep 2017
Belarusian foresters victorious at Russian Logging Championship 2017
The Forestry Ministry team will continue training for the forthcoming World Logging Championship which is due in Norway in August 2018...
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