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10 Feb 2015
Belarus’ Danilochkin in Alpine combined top ten at Winter Universiade 2015
The Belarusian clocked 1:20.83 to finish 13th in the Giant Slalom and showed the time of 2:07.93 for the 10th position in the Slalom...
10 Feb 2015
Minsk to host CIS Rail Transport Council meeting
“The organization of the meeting and participation in it is an important event for Belarusian Railways to develop international cooperation in 2015”...
10 Feb 2015
Minsk to host Sambo World Cup
The competitions will be held in nine weight categories among men and nine weight categories among women as well as in four weight categories in combat sambo (under 68, 74, 82, 90kg)...
10 Feb 2015
Belarus to host 3x3 U18 European Championships
Partaking in the tournament will be 32 teams, with 16 teams competing in the men’s and women’s events each...
10 Feb 2015
Minsk to host writers’ symposium 10-12 February
Writers from 16 countries, including Belarus, Russia, China, Germany, Italy, France, Israel, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Tajikistan and others, will discuss the role of artistic intelligentsia in the modern global world, the importance of the contemporary writer’s word for the preservation of the spiritual and moral fundamentals in the development of the society and the state...
9 Feb 2015
Belarus, Poland to bid for 2021 Winter Universiade
Belarus has a modern sports base to host competitions in the Winter Universiade five compulsory sports (cross-country skiing, biathlon, ice hockey, figure skating and short track) as well as two optional sports...
9 Feb 2015
Belarusian Grodno twinned with Russian Tambov
Grodno has been twinned with 12 cities or city districts, including six in the Russian Federation. Cooperation agreements have been signed with four cities, including Russian Vologda...
9 Feb 2015
Minsk fair to showcase books about Belarus in German
Books about the German reunification will be the highlight of the exposition, as this year the world celebrates the 25th anniversary of the event...
8 Feb 2015
Belarus 3rd at Metal Euro Ice Hockey Challenge
In the final game of the Metal Euro Ice Hockey Challenge in Denmark the Belarusian national team beat France 2-1...
7 Feb 2015
Talay wins 60m Hurdles in Austria
In Linz Alina Talay clocked 7.94 seconds repeating her personal record and setting a new record at the Gugl Indoor Meeting...
7 Feb 2015
Belarus beat UK to secure Fed Cup semifinals
Olga Govortsova (world number 156) thrashed Johanna Konta 6-0, 6-1. Victoria Azarenka (49) beat Heather Watson (38) 6-4, 6-1...
6 Feb 2015
Belarusian Culture Ministry in favor of declaring 2016 Year of Culture
First of all, efforts will be put into the development and adoption of the government program Culture 2020. As far as legal support is concerned, work will proceed on the draft code on culture. The work is supposed to end in 2015...
6 Feb 2015
Belarus Culture Ministry signs seven international cooperation agreements in 2014
In September 2014 the government of Belarus signed an agreement with the government of the People’s Republic of China to set up the Belarusian-Chinese intergovernmental committee on cooperation...
5 Feb 2015
Belarus beat Bulgaria 3-0 in Fed Cup
After two days Team Belarus has good chances to top its Pool C and compete for the playoff spot in the World Group...
5 Feb 2015
Adequate radiation monitoring to be in place by BelNPP’s launch
"By the time the NPP becomes operational, we will be able to ensure the adequate level of radiation control at the NPP in accordance with all the safety requirements”...
5 Feb 2015
Rumyantsevs-Paskeviches Palace invites for Andrzej Strumillo. Painting expo
The exposition comprises about 60 graphic works of the famous Polish artist. The works are from private collections and the collection of the museum of Suwalki...
4 Feb 2015
Belarusian cuisine week in Minsk on 16-22 February
As many as 27 public catering outlets will take part in the culinary project. As part of the Belarusian cuisine week Minsk cafes and restaurants will offer traditional dishes...
4 Feb 2015
Belavia to offer flights from oblast capitals to Bulgaria, Greece, Egypt, Turkey in 2015
The experience of previous years indicates that quite many passengers from neighboring countries arrive in oblast capitals of Belarus in order to use Belavia’s charter flights to reach foreign resorts...
4 Feb 2015
Project to develop joint geoportal implemented in Euroregion Bug
The geoportal is meant for a broad range of users, like potential tourists and investors, entrepreneurs, members of local self-government and residents of the Euroregion Bug...
3 Feb 2015
Grodno mobile guide to be launched in March
The mobile guide is the system of QR codes which will be installed at the most popular objects of the historical and cultural legacy of the region. Initially the system will comprise 40 tourist attractions in Grodno and ten attractions in Grodno District...
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