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23 Aug 2017
Bronze medal for Belarus at World Modern Pentathlon Championships
Ilya Polozkov and Pavel Tikhonov were a success in all disciplines. They finished third in the final discipline, cross-country race combined with a shooting event, and scored 1,407 points in the overall rankings...
23 Aug 2017
Vitebsk to host 3rd Kettlebell Lifting Olympiad
It is expected that the participants of the competition will set many records. Partaking in it will be about 200 athletes from 20-25 countries, including Belarus’ many-time world kettlebell lifting champion...
22 Aug 2017
Campsites to bring more tourists to Belarus during 2019 European Games
“This kind of recreation is convenient and practical. A campsite can recoup its cost and even generate profits within one season”...
22 Aug 2017
Belarus to develop cooperation with Austria on Chernobyl matters
Belarus is grateful to Austria for many-year cooperation on the Chernobyl matters, said Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Austria Alena Kupchyna...
22 Aug 2017
China CITIC Construction partners with Belarus’ Ice Hockey Federation
An agreement on cooperation, which major area will be to develop children’s and youth ice hockey, was signed for the 2017-2018 season...
22 Aug 2017
Minsk, St. Petersburg to choose urban housing design concept in autumn
St. Petersburg and Minsk have announced a competition for the urban housing design concept of new residential areas in the two cities...
22 Aug 2017
Belarusian scientist honored with Stars of Commonwealth Award
Ivan Saverchenko is a famous scientist-philologist, an author of numerous historical novels and assays about prominent personalities of Belarus. His books are widely used to teach students in the CIS countries...
21 Aug 2017
Belarusian defense products on display in Russia on 22-27 August
A large number of cutting-edge products that rely on modern innovative technologies will be presented...
21 Aug 2017
UNFPA to provide information support to population census in Belarus
The UNFPA will assist in the preparation of information materials ahead and after the 2019 census (publication of the statistical compilations, the launch of a website, etc.)...
21 Aug 2017
Five medals for Belarus at Minsk FIG World Cup 2017
In the men’s event Olympic champion Vladislav Goncharov of Belarus scored 60,755 points to place first. Second was Nathan Bailey of the UK (59,165 points). Bronze went to Oleg Ryabtsev of Belarus (59,100 points)...
18 Aug 2017
Belarus president’s son drives harvester, collects 5 tonnes of grain
While visiting agricultural enterprises in Shklov District and Orsha District Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko was made familiar with the performance of a flagship harvester made by the Belarusian company Gomselmash. Some time later Nikolai Lukashenko went behind the steering wheel of the harvester...
18 Aug 2017
Belarusian air carrier considering direct air service between Minsk, Ukrainian Kherson
“It is an interesting proposal. Everything depends on the terms the Ukrainian side will offer us,” noted Igor Cherginets, Belavia’s Deputy Director General for Marketing and Foreign Economic Affairs...
18 Aug 2017
Minsk international circus festival to gather artists from 16 countries
The program will feature about 100 artists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Romania, Germany, Australia, Vietnam, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Egypt, Ethiopia and the United States...
18 Aug 2017
Belarus president teaches reporters how to harvest grain crops with sickles
The head of state suggested reverting to the old ways of harvesting the grain crops after the reporters demonstrated their T-shirts with Belarusian ornamental designs...
18 Aug 2017
Plans to make flexible solar cells in Belarus
Developing nanotechnologies, Belarus has secured considerable progress in creating new electric transport products, water filters, and nano fertilizers...
17 Aug 2017
Minsk to host Belarusian Transport Week on 3-5 October
Belarusian Railways will take part in the 11th international expo Transport and Logistics 2017 and the Belarusian Transport Congress. An international transport forum will take place in Minsk on 3-5 October...
17 Aug 2017
Minsk to host first festival of Moldavian wine in September
Victor Sorocean noted that Belarus makes numerous proposals to develop cooperation in hospitality, including cultural, agrarian and production tourism, military and patriotic routes, environmental, healthcare, national and historical tourism...
17 Aug 2017
Monument to Vladimir Mulyavin unveiled in Minsk
The monument has been installed in the Mulyavin Boulevard in Minsk. The image was chosen by the musician’s family...
17 Aug 2017
Creative youth to gather for Russia-Belarus forum near Smolensk
The forum is part of the project named the Russian-Belarusian Festival of Modern Art “Towards the Stars”...
16 Aug 2017
Chinese company donates $50,000 to support ice hockey for children, teenagers in Belarus
According to the source, CITIC Construction Company, one of China’s largest civil engineering companies, donated $50,000 to support ice hockey for children and teenagers in Belarus...
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