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12 Mar 2020
Belarus’ ambassador takes part in Victory campaign in Hungary Belarus’ ambassador takes part in Victory campaign in Hungary
"Soil from the burial places was taken to be given to the All Saints Church in Minsk"...
12 Mar 2020
Belarusian football player Aleksandr Hleb announces retirement from sport Belarusian football player Aleksandr Hleb announces retirement from sport
Aleksandr Hleb is the best Belarusian football player of the post-Soviet period...
11 Mar 2020
Belarus to draw up national chronicle of Great Patriotic War Belarus to draw up national chronicle of Great Patriotic War
The campaign “The national chronicle of the Great Patriotic War: We remember everyone!” aims to perpetuate and keep memory of the victors’ generation...
11 Mar 2020
Grodno resident tests positive for coronavirus Grodno resident tests positive for coronavirus
At present, 12 coronavirus patients are in hospitals across Belarus. On 11 March coronavirus was diagnosed in three people from Minsk, Grodno and Gomel...
11 Mar 2020
Coronavirus reaches Belarus’ southeast Coronavirus reaches Belarus’ southeast
A Belarusian national returning from Portugal took a test for the infection at Minsk National Airport. His swab test came back positive...
11 Mar 2020
Germany Weeks in Belarus kick off with Paths of German Art exhibition Germany Weeks in Belarus kick off with Paths of German Art exhibition
The exhibition gives a glimpse into the post-war art of East and West Germany, starting from 1949. It displays around 400 works of more than 100 artists...
10 Mar 2020
Three coronavirus patients cured in Belarus Three coronavirus patients cured in Belarus
The student from Iran who was Belarus’ first coronavirus case has tested negative for the virus three times. The other two coronavirus patients who had come in close contact with him also tested negative...
9 Mar 2020
Centenary of Belarusian State University added to UNESCO anniversaries list Centenary of Belarusian State University added to UNESCO anniversaries list
The decision was taken at the 40th session of the UNESCO General Conference. The 2020-2021 anniversaries list includes a total of 59 most important events from around the world...
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"...
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