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11 Aug 2017
Plans to extend registration-free stay in Belarus from five to ten days
There are also plans to extend the validity period of temporary residence permits for some groups of foreign nationals. “This concerns investors, in the first place. These measures will be taken to create favorable investment climate"...
11 Aug 2017
Andrei Vasilevsky advances into ATP Slovenia Open 2017 final
The Belarusian player together with Hans Podlipnik Castillo of Chile defeated the Italian duo of Matteo Berrettini and Flavio Cipolla 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinal...
11 Aug 2017
Belarusian anti-aircraft gunners 2nd at Army Games 2017
The contest was held at the Korla range in the Takla-Makan desert, China. The tactical air defense team of the Armed Forces of Belarus finished second behind China...
11 Aug 2017
Музей фартыфікацыі і ўзбраення плануецца стварыць у V форце Брэсцкай крэпасці
Штогод "Пяты фронт" Брэсцкай крэпасці наведваюць больш як 14 тыс. турыстаў, амаль 250 экскурсійных груп. Ідэя ў тым, каб расказаць аб гісторыі Брэст-Літоўскай крэпасці як аб унікальным фартыфікацыйным збудаванні, паказаць, як выглядаў V форт у канцы XIX - пачатку ХХ стагоддзяў...
11 Aug 2017
Youth of Belarus, Russia to go on trip along Western Dvina
“It is for the sixth time that the youth of companies and organizations of the oblast, members of the BRSM Youth Union will go on a water trip. The route is changed every year. We are trying to study different water systems. This time it will go along the Western Dvina, the route of two wars from Vitebsk to Beshenkovichi”...
10 Aug 2017
Belarus into tank biathlon finals at Army Games 2017 in Russia
The Belarusian tank crew delivered a good performance at the shooting range hitting the “tank” target right in the middle and eliminating the “helicopter” and “grenade launcher” targets at the first attempt...
10 Aug 2017
Belarus 3rd at international geology olympiad in Russia
This wass the first time Belarusian school students had taken part in a geology olympiad at such a high level...
9 Aug 2017
Belarus to deliver humanitarian aid to Syria
Belarus’ humanitarian assistance will include three dump trucks, baby food, clothes and children’s footwear worth a total of Br533,400...
9 Aug 2017
Construction plan dating back to 12th century found in St. Euphrosyne Monastery in Polotsk
Scientists call the find a sensation. “No one has ever seen the drawings of the 12th century," said Evgeny Torshin, a senior researcher at the State Hermitage...
9 Aug 2017
Belarus’ Academy of Sciences becomes IAAS reference organization
In accordance with Resolution No. 269 of the IAAS Council, Chairman of the NASB Presidium Vladimir Gusakov was appointed new IAAS president...
9 Aug 2017
Belarus pick up four medals at international geography olympiad in Serbia
Student of Mogilev Gymnasium No. 3 Pavel Stulnikov claimed gold. Three students of gymnasiums of Minsk, Vitebsk, and Brest won bronze medals...
9 Aug 2017
Day of Azerbaijan Culture in Minsk 12 August
The Upper Town will invite guests and residents of the Belarusian capital to enjoy Azerbaijani music and dances from Caucasus Legends and Sari gelin...
8 Aug 2017
Soviet-time posters from Belarus’ History Museum to go on display in St Petersburg
The exhibition entitled as We Will Build Our New World, prepared by the State Museum of the History of St Petersburg and the National History Museum of Belarus, will open in the Peter and Paul Fortress on 11 August...
8 Aug 2017
Youth of Georgia, Moldova keen to join international student team in Belarus
Such joint teams are engaged in big projects like the construction of the third metro line in Minsk and a children’s dance theater under the Boris Eifman Dance Academy in St Petersburg, and also the reconstruction of Dinamo Stadium in Minsk...
8 Aug 2017
Belarus takes part in International Day of Friendship in New York
The Belarusian music band Bycity was selected to represent Europe at the festival. New York residents heard a number of Belarusian songs...
7 Aug 2017
Belarus, Sudan intend to develop cooperation in education
“Having signed a bilateral agreement on close cooperation in different venues, including science and education, our leaders gave a fresh impetus to our cooperation. We see this visit as the next practical step. We are glad that our desire to work together in education is mutual,” Igor Karpenko said...
7 Aug 2017
Plans for Confucius class in Brest State University
“Tai Chi is called a soul of the Chinese people. There is no such Confucius class in Belarus. Henan Normal University opened such a center in Canada. China will finance the opening of the center in Brest. I think that the coordination of the issues related to the opening of a new class will proceed as the new academic year kicks off...
7 Aug 2017
Belarus’ Investigative Committee, UNICEF show interest in joint child protection projects
Children fall victims not only to domestic violence but also to the violence in the cyberspace. To address these problems we undertake pre-trial procedure measures, cooperate with other government bodies and public organizations...
7 Aug 2017
Ancient monastery seal uncovered in Polotsk
The seal is double-sided. On the one side it has the image of Saint Euphrosyne of Alexandria, the patroness of Saint Euphrosyne of Polotsk. She is depicted as holding a cross in one hand...
7 Aug 2017
Yuri Bashmet International music Festival to open in Minsk 27 September
The official opening of the festival will be held in the Big Concert Hall of the Belarusian State Philharmonic. People's Artist of the USSR and Russia Yuri Bashmet will perform with his State Symphony Orchestra New Russia. The orchestra is composed of about 100 people who will fly over to Minsk to give joy to the audience...
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