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28 May 2015
Belarus’ infant mortality rate among the lowest in the world
Belarus successfully operates a multilevel system of medical care for mothers and children. Valentina Volchok noted that 80% of babies with a birth weight less than 1,000 grams survive...
28 May 2015
Congress of Belarusianists to review recent advances in Belarusian studies
The main block of issues will be dedicated to the study of the Belarusian language as a foreign language and is intended to coordinate the efforts of linguists in teaching the Belarusian language to foreign nationals. It is expected that the Congress will be attended by scientists from Belarus and also from Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Poland, Austria...
27 May 2015
Belarusian-Bangladeshi university may be opened in Dhaka
“Today we can say that this university will specialize in technical sciences. The Belarusian State Technical University and the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics are taking part in the project on Belarus’ behalf"...
27 May 2015
Belarus’ Talay 2nd at IAAF World Challenge meeting in Ostrava
Sharika Nelvis of the United States claimed the win in 12.55...
26 May 2015
Experts from nine countries to discuss migration statistics in Minsk
The seminar on population movement statistics will be held in the Belarusian capital on 28-29 May as part of the Conference of European Statisticians...
25 May 2015
Belarus holds national presentation in Vienna’s Urania
The event was organized by the Belarusian diplomatic mission in cooperation with the Austrian-Belarusian Society...
25 May 2015
Belarus wins one gold, 16 silver medals at WorldSkills CIS+ in Kazan
Olga Zakrevskaya, a student of Minsk State Vocational-Technical College of Clothing Industry, won the gold medal in fashion design. Belarus picked up silver medals in all other skills: hairdressing, cooking, tiling, carpentry, etc...
25 May 2015
Belarus wins one gold, 16 silver medals at WorldSkills CIS+ in Kazan
Olga Zakrevskaya, a student of Minsk State Vocational-Technical College of Clothing Industry, won the gold medal in fashion design. Belarus picked up silver medals in all other skills: hairdressing, cooking, tiling, carpentry, etc...
25 May 2015
Over 400 delegates from 20 countries to attend Belarus Media Forum
Among the invitees are media outlets managers, eminent political scientists, experts from the CIS and foreign countries...
25 May 2015
Belarus may cancel visas for short-term visits
The decree on visa-free travels (up to 72 hours) to the Belovezhskaya Pushcha national park will enter into force soon...
25 May 2015
Belarus’ Alina Talay wins 100m hurdles at IAAF World Challenge meeting in Hengelo
European indoor champion Alina Talay came within 0.04 of the Belarusian record to win the 100m hurdles in a personal best of 12.70 (1.4m/s). It was the first competition of the season for Alina Talay...
25 May 2015
Artists from 20 countries to take part in folk art festival in Bobruisk
The festival will bring together representatives from four continents: folk groups and professional singers from South America, United States, Africa, Europe and Asia...
23 May 2015
International Congress of Belarusianists in Minsk on 28 May
The event will be dedicated to the 500th anniversary of Belarusian and Eastern Slavic book publishing. One of the themes of the congress will be the issues related to the study of the book publishing of the 16th and 17th centuries...
21 May 2015
Nesvizh to host Muses of Nesvizh arts festival 22-23 May
The first Muses of Nesvizh festival was held in the town 20 years ago. Since then the forum has occupied a special place among Belarusian cultural events...
21 May 2015
Dave Lewis to stay with Team Belarus
Under Dave Lewis’ tutelage Team Belarus finished 7th at the 79th edition of the IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic...
21 May 2015
Belarus named Guest of Honor of St Petersburg International Book Salon
The collective stand, Books of the Republic of Belarus, will feature over 500 descriptions of Belarus’ publishing works, the best publications of 2014-2015...
20 May 2015
Belarusians of Russia to gather for congress in Moscow on 22 May
According to the last census, there were 520,000 Belarusians in Russia. It is the largest Belarusian diaspora in the world...
20 May 2015
Bronze for Belarus at World Taekwondo Championships
Belanovskaya’s bronze is Belarus’ highest achievement at the tournament. On her way to the podium the Belarusian beat representatives of Vietnam (11-6), Australia (11-5)...
20 May 2015
Order of visiting Belovezhskaya Pushcha by foreign tourists approved in Belarus
Thus, foreigners can stay on the territory of the park using a valid passport or other document permitting trips abroad for a period of up to three days...
20 May 2015
Vasil Bykov. The Long Road Home exhibition opens in Moscow
The exhibition featuring Vasil Bykov’s creative path has opened a cycle of exhibitions Famous Names of Our Fatherland. This cycle will also include exhibitions about such renowned cultural figures of Belarus as Yanka Kupala, Yakub Kolas, Michal Oginski, Ivan Khrutsky and others...
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