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16 Apr 2019
Belarus-Russia Union State spartakiad for children and teenagers kicks off in Dmitrov
The 2019 spartakiad for children and teenagers of the Union State of Belarus and Russia has kicked off in the city of Dmitrov, Moscow Oblast. Dmitrov is hosting the first leg of the spartakiad – the Russia-Belarus ice hockey competition among school students...
16 Apr 2019
Chinese journalists in Belarus on press tour Chinese journalists in Belarus on press tour
The press tour has been organized to promote and popularize Belarusian goods and services in China and to foster Belarus-China relations...
16 Apr 2019
Belarus win Morocco Desert Challenge stage 3 Belarus win Morocco Desert Challenge stage 3
The 372km-long stage included stiff terrains, oueds, and dried salt lakes. Aliaksei Vishneuski’s crew clocked the best time of 4 hours 51 minutes. His teammate Siarhei Viazovich came in fifth, some four minutes behind...
15 Apr 2019
Belarusian-Chinese institute set up at Belarusian State University Belarusian-Chinese institute set up at Belarusian State University
Training will be conducted in English and Russian at the first stage. The institute will offer the programs “mechanics and mathematical modelling”, “physics (production activity)” and “the world economy”...
15 Apr 2019
Minsk museum to host international conference timed to 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation Minsk museum to host international conference timed to 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation
Scientists, researchers, and public figures, employees of museums and archives of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Germany will take part in the conference...
15 Apr 2019
Swedish students visit Minsk, attend lecture on Belarus’ statehood Swedish students visit Minsk, attend lecture on Belarus’ statehood
Oleg Kravchenko delivered a lecture about the main historic events which led to the establishment of the Belarusian statehood, outlined the main areas of Belarus’ foreign and internal policy...
15 Apr 2019
Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka 10th in WTA rankings Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka 10th in WTA rankings
Aliaksandra Sasnovich is 35th with 1,495 points, Victoria Azarenka goes 61st with 1,001 points, Vera Lapko is 70th with 803 points...
12 Apr 2019
National children’s technology park to be set up in Belarus in 2021 National children’s technology park to be set up in Belarus in 2021
The technology park will offer a special 21-day education program. After that students will start individual distance learning courses...
12 Apr 2019
Russia announces big cultural projects in Belarus in 2019-2021 Russia announces big cultural projects in Belarus in 2019-2021
According to Alla Manilova, Russia’s biggest museums will start running their exhibition projects in Belarus in 2020. The first of them will be a festival of the State Hermitage Museum in Gomel and a big exhibition of the Tretyakov Gallery in Minsk...
12 Apr 2019
Exhibition to mark 200th anniversary of Stanislaw Moniuszko opens in Moscow Exhibition to mark 200th anniversary of Stanislaw Moniuszko opens in Moscow
"He wrote the first Belarusian (Idyll) and the first Polish (Halka) operas as well as a lot of operettas and ballets. UNESCO declared the year 2019 as the year of Stanislaw Moniuszko"...
12 Apr 2019
Glubokoye to celebrate Belarus’ folk music at international pipe fest Glubokoye to celebrate Belarus’ folk music at international pipe fest
The festival will bring together musicians from Poland, Macedonia, Belarus, Croatia and Russia. The three-day program will feature parties, master classes and a solemn service in a Catholic church...
12 Apr 2019
Eco-marathon in Gomel gets international Eco-marathon in Gomel gets international
About 2,000 people have already registered for the event. These are athletes from all over Belarus, as well as from Ukraine, Russia, the United States of America, Italy, France, China, and Egypt. Registration is still open...
11 Apr 2019
Bronze for Belarus’ Ksenia Stankevich at 2019 European Wrestling Championship Bronze for Belarus’ Ksenia Stankevich at 2019 European Wrestling Championship
The Belarusian defeated Frederika Petersson from Sweden and Iwona Matkowska from Poland, and lost in the semifinal to Miglena Georgieva Selishka from Bulgaria who reached the final to finish second behind Oksana Livach from Ukraine...
11 Apr 2019
Plans to showcase some 100 brand new defense products at MILEX 2019 in Minsk Plans to showcase some 100 brand new defense products at MILEX 2019 in Minsk
The expo’s solemn opening ceremony will take place at the historical and cultural complex Stalin’s Line on 15 May. Weapon systems will be put on display in Minsk Arena on 15-18 May...
11 Apr 2019
Gomel student wins Yandex Scientific Award Gomel student wins Yandex Scientific Award
The Belarusian student was awarded for achievements in machine learning and computer vision. Pavel Goncharov is working on ways to recognize plant diseases via pictures, to reconstruct elementary particles trajectory...
11 Apr 2019
Exhibition about Slovak partisans in Belarus opens in Bratislava Exhibition about Slovak partisans in Belarus opens in Bratislava
In his welcoming speech Belarus’ Ambassador to Slovakia Igor Leshchenya emphasized the relevance of this exhibition that opened in the run-up to two important anniversaries – the 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from the Nazi invaders and the 75th anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising...
10 Apr 2019
Belarus’ Petr Asayonak clinches weightlifting silver in Georgia Belarus’ Petr Asayonak clinches weightlifting silver in Georgia
The Belarusian took silver in the men’s -81kg category with the total of 355kg. Petr Asayonak hit a maximum of 159kg in the snatch and 196kg in the clean and jerk...
10 Apr 2019
Belarusian wrestler Ali Shabanov wins bronze in Bucharest Belarusian wrestler Ali Shabanov wins bronze in Bucharest
The Belarusian defeated Murad Suleymanov of Azerbaijan 11-2 to take bronze. In the qualifying round Ali Shabanov lost to Russia’s Vladislav Valiyev who later advanced to the final...
10 Apr 2019
Belarusian takes part in Russian space experiment Belarusian takes part in Russian space experiment
The experiment is carried out on Earth but in the conditions which stimulate the Moon environment. It includes long-lasting survival experiments and control over the process...
10 Apr 2019
Schematic design of new Belarusian-Russian satellite nearly ready Schematic design of new Belarusian-Russian satellite nearly ready
The full-scale engineering development and manufacturing of the satellite is supposed to begin in 2020. The satellite is supposed to be inserted into orbit in 2023...
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