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24 Apr 2015
BelTA’s project named Belarus’ best website about Great Patriotic War
The website provides information about the battles that set the course of the Second World War and were decisive for the Victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War...
24 Apr 2015
BelAZ robot truck in spotlight in Belarusian Zhodino
BelAZ continues modernizing the manufacturing process, installing high-tech equipment, and building a modern painting division...
23 Apr 2015
Grodno university to partake in Online EXPO 2017 in Kazakhstan
The competition will be held for the first time since 1851. The event is aimed at the preliminary selection of innovations and projects for EXPO 2017. The winners will have a chance to display their projects at the exhibition of the international forum Energy of the Future...
23 Apr 2015
Gerasimenya wins 50m freestyle gold in Russia
The Belarusian was fourth in the qualification, clocking 25.60. She improved her time to 25.49 to finish fifth in the semifinal and left no chances to her rivals in the final touching in 24.72...
22 Apr 2015
Nominees for Union State Literature and Art Award 2015-2016 to be announced in Minsk 26 May
Three awards of the Union State in the field of art and literature are awarded every two years. The main selection criterion is the importance of the contribution of artistic works towards the strengthening of relations of brotherhood, friendship and cooperation between Russia and Belarus...
19 Apr 2015
Belarus claims place in Fed Cup World Group II
Victoria Azarenka and Olga Govortsova teamed up in the decisive doubles to down Shuko Aoyama and Ayumi Morita 6-3 6-4...
17 Apr 2015
Belarus beat Brazil in AMF Futsal World Cup opener
The fans did not see any goals in first half where Brazil held the initiative. Everything changed after the break. Belarusians found their offense, but it was Brazil that opened the scoring on the 31st minute of the game...
17 Apr 2015
Belarus’ National Day at EXPO 2015 in Milan scheduled for 9 September
Belarus will present a universal theme exposition and the complete information on every region of the country...
16 Apr 2015
Belarus’ Sazanovets wins European Weightlifting Championships gold
Dina Sazanovets lifted the total of 255kg (115kh in the snatch and 140kg in the jerk)...
16 Apr 2015
25 foreign journalists accredited to cover AMF Futsal Men's World Cup in Belarus
The foreign journalists got accreditation not only from the organizing committee but also from the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be able to conduct their professional activities on the territory of Belarus during the world championship...
16 Apr 2015
UN representatives to attend Minsk conference 23-24 April
Partaking in the conference will be representatives of about 20 countries and three international organizations. The events will be attended by United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Wu Hongbo...
16 Apr 2015
Belarus names roster for 2015 AMF Futsal World Cup
Belarus (Group A) will open the tournament against one of the AMF Futsal World Cup favorites Brazil at Minsk Arena on 17 April...
15 Apr 2015
Preparations at full speed for song contests in Vitebsk
The full list of contestants (21 in adult and in junior song contests) will be announced in the coming days. All in all, 420 persons (227 young performers and 202 children) took part in 12 national qualifying rounds...
14 Apr 2015
Belarusian education services in spotlight in Turkmenistan on 15-17 April
Belarus-Turkmenistan cooperation in education is primarily focused on Belarusian universities that train personnel for various branches of the Turkmenistan economy...
14 Apr 2015
Belarusian actors to take part in international theater school in Moscow
The ninth edition of the forum will gather 85 young actors from 20 countries. The list of participants traditionally features Belarusian representatives...
14 Apr 2015
Moscow, Magadan students attend third Open Journalism Week in Brest
This year the forum takes place on 13-16 April. Partaking in it are 50 people. Apart from the hosts, these are students from the Brest State Technical University, the Brest State University, the Moscow Aviation Institute...
13 Apr 2015
Belarus’ Rudakova wins Ugra Ski Marathon
Partaking in the competitions were over 2,000 professional athletes, students of sports schools, sport veterans and enthusiasts...
13 Apr 2015
Staniouta wins three medals in Pesaro
Melitina Staniouta was second best in the Ball routine scoring a total of 18,250 points. Yana Kudryavtseva of Russia collected 19,100 points to take gold...
10 Apr 2015
Brest plays host to youth forum of sister cities
Stable relations and contacts at a personal level have been established with many regions, including those whose delegations are attending the forum...
10 Apr 2015
Belarus’ Permanent Delegation to UNESCO to hold Oginski ball in Paris
The event, dedicated to the 250th anniversary of the birth of the composer, will be held at the UNESCO headquarters with the assistance of the Mir Caste museum...
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