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23 Mar 2021
Team Belarus unveils Tokyo Olympics uniform kit Team Belarus unveils Tokyo Olympics uniform kit
The NOC and the Solo-Pinsk private company spent two years to develop the design of the outfits. The uniform kit consists of 44 items...
22 Mar 2021
Belarus' Khatyn Memorial draws visitors from over 100 countries in 2020 Belarus' Khatyn Memorial draws visitors from over 100 countries in 2020
The village of Khatyn was destroyed by the Nazis 78 years ago. On 22 March 1943, they burned almost all villagers alive: 149 people, including 75 children...
22 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 983 new cases, 726 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 983 new cases, 726 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 311,428 cases...
22 Mar 2021
Belarusian instrumental duo wins two competitions in London, Berlin Belarusian instrumental duo wins two competitions in London, Berlin
The jury assessed musicians’ skills, intonation, artistry, rendition of the piece, and individuality...
19 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,414 new cases, 1,314 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,414 new cases, 1,314 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 307,938 cases...
18 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,254 new cases, 1,319 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 1,254 new cases, 1,319 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 306,524 cases...
17 Mar 2021
Marozava, Sasnovich advance into St Petersburg Open doubles quarterfinal Marozava, Sasnovich advance into St Petersburg Open doubles quarterfinal
Belarus’ Lidziya Marozava and Aliaksandra Sasnovich beat Russian duo of Ekaterina Shalimova and Daria Mishina 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the doubles quarterfinal at the St Petersburg Open...
17 Mar 2021
Belarus reports 1,124 new COVID-19 cases, 1,305 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,124 new COVID-19 cases, 1,305 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 305,270 cases...
16 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 876 new cases, 735 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 876 new cases, 735 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 304,146 cases...
15 Mar 2021
Belarus begins COVID-19 vaccinations with Chinese shots Belarus begins COVID-19 vaccinations with Chinese shots
On 19 February, 100,000 shots of the Chinese SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine (Vero Cell), Inactivated, made by Sinopharm were delivered to Belarus from Beijing...
15 Mar 2021
Sasnovich progresses into Last 16 at St Petersburg Open Sasnovich progresses into Last 16 at St Petersburg Open
Belarus’ world number 97 Aliaksandra Sasnovich went off to a good start at the St Petersburg Open seeing off Romania’s world number 99 Ana Bogdan, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1, on 15 March...
15 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 947 new cases, 658 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 947 new cases, 658 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 303,270 cases...
15 Mar 2021
Alimbekava 7th in IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score Alimbekava 7th in IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score
At the BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon in Nove Mesto, the Czech Republic Dzinara Alimbekava made it into the top three for the third time this season finishing 2nd in the Pursuit. She was also 6th in the Sprint. The leader of the Belarusian women’s team currently goes with 652 points...
15 Mar 2021
Belarus reports 995 new COVID-19 cases, 1,299 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 995 new COVID-19 cases, 1,299 recoveries in past 24 hours
All in all, Belarus performed 5,101,314 tests, including 18,579 tests in the past 24 hours...
15 Mar 2021
Belarus President’s team win Minsk Ski Track relay Belarus President’s team win Minsk Ski Track relay
The teams of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee and the Brest Oblast Executive Committees placed second and third respectively...
12 Mar 2021
Belarus reports 1,186 new COVID-19 cases, 1,243 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,186 new COVID-19 cases, 1,243 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 300,146 cases...
11 Mar 2021
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 837 new cases, 1,009 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 837 new cases, 1,009 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 298,960 cases...
11 Mar 2021
UK variant of coronavirus reaches Belarus UK variant of coronavirus reaches Belarus
"The first cases of the UK variant of COVID-19 have been detected in Belarus. This was confirmed by findings of a study conducted by the National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology"...
11 Mar 2021
Sabalenka to play Muguruza in Dubai quarterfinal Sabalenka to play Muguruza in Dubai quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number 8 Aryna Sabalenka will take on Spain’s world number 16 Garbine Muguruza in the quarterfinal of the 2021 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on 11 March. The two players have faced each other twice, with each claiming a victory...
10 Mar 2021
Minsk starts vaccinating teachers with Sputnik V vaccine Minsk starts vaccinating teachers with Sputnik V vaccine
"Vaccination of healthcare workers is underway in the country, we have recently started to vaccinate teachers and will soon move on to social workers and people who are in care homes"...
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