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9 Mar 2020
Minister: Situation with coronavirus remains manageable in Belarus Minister: Situation with coronavirus remains manageable in Belarus
All the people who have tested positive for the virus undertake three additional tests. In other words, test results need to be verified three times using test kits of three different manufacturers...
9 Mar 2020
Sabalenka 11th, Govortsova up 7 positions in WTA rankings Sabalenka 11th, Govortsova up 7 positions in WTA rankings
Aryna Sabalenka did not play last week. She still holds a total of 3,615 points...
9 Mar 2020
Alina Harnasko wins gold, bronze at Grand Prix Brno 2020 Alina Harnasko wins gold, bronze at Grand Prix Brno 2020
The Belarusian scored a total of 23,700 to clinch gold with the Hoop...
6 Mar 2020
Belarusian women portrayed as hardworking, confident Belarusian women portrayed as hardworking, confident
According to the latest population census, Belarus' female population amounted to 5.1 million, or 53.8% of the country's total population...
6 Mar 2020
Dinamo Minsk among most-attended KHL clubs Dinamo Minsk among most-attended KHL clubs
On average, a game of the Bisons drew 10,699 fans in the 2019-2020 season, up 985 fans from the previous season...
5 Mar 2020
Capsule with soil from Rzhev battlefield handed over to Minsk All Saints Church Capsule with soil from Rzhev battlefield handed over to Minsk All Saints Church
The capsule contains the soil from two places: from the “height-200”, for which the battles lasted for several months, and from the mass grave near the village of Kokoshkino where thousands of unknown soldiers were buried...
5 Mar 2020
FC Dinamo Brest win third Belarus’ Super Cup title FC Dinamo Brest win third Belarus’ Super Cup title
On 4 March, the country’s champion washed out FC Shakhtyor Soligorsk in the opener of the new football season on FC Minsk home ground...
4 Mar 2020
Belarus’ Maksim Varabei 2nd in IBU Cup sprint in Raubichi Belarus’ Maksim Varabei 2nd in IBU Cup sprint in Raubichi
Sivert Guttorm Bakken of Norway clocked the best time of 27:56.2. Third was Norway's Endre Stroemsheim, 34.5 seconds back...
4 Mar 2020
Belarus presents black book of flora Belarus presents black book of flora
"The book contains information about biological and environmental features of 52 species of the most toxic invasive plants that have become commonplace in Belarus"...
4 Mar 2020
Fourth coronavirus case reported in Belarus Fourth coronavirus case reported in Belarus
"Today one of the tests of a Belarusian national came back positive, it showed coronavirus RNA. This person had been quarantined because of exposure to one of the patients diagnosed with coronavirus"...
3 Mar 2020
Aurochs come back to Belarus under rewilding project Aurochs come back to Belarus under rewilding project
Fifteen bulls of the Heck cattle breed were brought to the floodplain meadows of the Pogost natural area (the Srednyaya Pripyat nature reserve) from the Latvian national park Kemeri...
3 Mar 2020
Vera Polyakova-Makei holds reception ahead of International Women’s Day Vera Polyakova-Makei holds reception ahead of International Women’s Day
"After all, the smell of cocoa and the taste of chocolate unite and break down all barriers. It was proven when we organized the first such event here in 2014"...
3 Mar 2020
IBU Cup 8 program in Raubichi changes IBU Cup 8 program in Raubichi changes
Sprint competitions will be held on Wednesday (12.00 – sprint women, 15.00 – sprint men)...
3 Mar 2020
Minsk to join Earth Hour on 28 March Minsk to join Earth Hour on 28 March
Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature. The organizers encourage people to turn off their lights and electric devices for an hour as a symbol of commitment to the planet’s future. Decorative lights of famous buildings and memorials also go out...
3 Mar 2020
Ballet class for people with disabilities to open in Minsk Ballet class for people with disabilities to open in Minsk
This ballet school is ready not only to develop special training programs for people with disabilities, but also to do it for free...
2 Mar 2020
WHO hails Belarus’ openness in response to coronavirus WHO hails Belarus’ openness in response to coronavirus
"One cannot say that there is some extraordinary situation or reasons for panic. Everything goes on routinely, contacts are being traced, everyone in need of treatment gets treated"...
2 Mar 2020
Belarus to host Vladimir Spivakov Invites festival on 3-9 March Belarus to host Vladimir Spivakov Invites festival on 3-9 March
The opening ceremony is due to take place at the Bolshoi Theater of Belarus on 3 March. The opera gala concert will feature the State Chamber Orchestra Moscow Virtuosi and soloist of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia Anna Aglatova...
2 Mar 2020
Minsk to host UEFA Congress in 2021 Minsk to host UEFA Congress in 2021
The UEFA Congress is UEFA's supreme executive body, dealing with a variety of matters including election of the UEFA President and the UEFA Executive Committee members...
2 Mar 2020
Oman to host Days of Belarusian Culture on 2-6 March Oman to host Days of Belarusian Culture on 2-6 March
The opening ceremony of the Days of Belarusian Culture will take place on the stage of the House of Musical Arts of the Royal Opera House in Muscat...
2 Mar 2020
Belarusian students win medals at Technocup programming Olympiad in Moscow Belarusian students win medals at Technocup programming Olympiad in Moscow
All in all, taking part in the Olympiad rounds were more than 4,500 students, 578 of them advanced to the final after four qualifying rounds. They needed to solve eight algorithmic tasks within three hours...
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