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29 Mar 2024
Cosmonauts Marina Vasilevskaya, Oleg Novitsky connect with children from Russia’s Korolyov Cosmonauts Marina Vasilevskaya, Oleg Novitsky connect with children from Russia’s Korolyov
Marina Vasilevskaya is set to have a radio link with the Earth on 29 March. Specialists of the Radiophysics and Computer Technologies Faculty of Belarusian State University will establish a direct signal of communication with the ISS at 17.50 Minsk time at the moment of its flight over Belarus...
29 Mar 2024
Belarus Events Calendar: APRIL 2024 Belarus Events Calendar: APRIL 2024
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
28 Mar 2024
Belarus home to about 9.15m people as of 1 January 2024 Belarus home to about 9.15m people as of 1 January 2024
As of the reporting date as many as 1,308,569 people lived in Brest Oblast, 1,081,911 people in Vitebsk Oblast, 1,338,617 people in Gomel Oblast, 992,556 people in Grodno Oblast, 1,460,289 people in Minsk Oblast, and 981,174 people in Mogilev Oblast...
28 Mar 2024
Belarus triumph in mixed relay at Russian Biathlon Championships Belarus triumph in mixed relay at Russian Biathlon Championships
The mixed relay win became the second one for Team Belarus at the 2024 Russian Biathlon Championships in Tyumen. On Tuesday Hanna Sola won the women's pursuit...
27 Mar 2024
Azarenka reaches Miami Open semifinal Azarenka reaches Miami Open semifinal
Belarus’ world number 32 Victoria Azarenka clinched a spot in the Miami Open semifinal fending off world number 68 Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan, 7-6 (7-4), 1-6, 6-3...
26 Mar 2024
Belarus’ Sola wins women’s pursuit at Russian Biathlon Championships Belarus’ Sola wins women’s pursuit at Russian Biathlon Championships
At the tournament in Chaykovsky in January 2024 Hanna Sola finished second in the Women’s Super Sprint...
26 Mar 2024
Belarusian academy of sciences reveals details of scientific program on ISS Belarusian academy of sciences reveals details of scientific program on ISS
"As part of the scientific program on the International Space Station (ISS) the first Belarusian woman cosmonaut Marina Vasilevskaya is set to perform biotechnological experiments on cultivation and storage of samples of probiotic strains of lactic acid microorganisms and bifidobacteria in space flight conditions, as well as production of samples of fermented milk products with a complex of probiotic cultures"...
25 Mar 2024
Belarusians leave messages in condolence book in Russian Embassy Belarusians leave messages in condolence book in Russian Embassy
More and more people are flocking to the embassy to express their condolences. The book of condolences will be open on 25-26 March. Officials and representatives of public associations of the Republic of Belarus can leave an entry in it...
25 Mar 2024
Belarusian Harnasko wins Ribbon event at RG World Cup in Greece Belarusian Harnasko wins Ribbon event at RG World Cup in Greece
The four finals took place on 24 March. Belarus’ Alina Harnasko scored 31,550 points in the Ribbon routine to secure gold...
22 Mar 2024
Azarenka advances to Miami Open third round Azarenka advances to Miami Open third round
The Belarusian will next face China’s world number 7 Qinwen Zheng...
22 Mar 2024
For whom Khatyn bells toll... March 22 marks 81st anniversary of Khatyn tragedy For whom Khatyn bells toll... March 22 marks 81st anniversary of Khatyn tragedy
By remembering Khatyn, Belarusians remember thousands of other Belarusian villages destroyed by the Nazi invaders during the Great Patriotic War...
21 Mar 2024
Launch of Soyuz MS-25 spacecraft with Belarusian onboard postponed by 24 hours Launch of Soyuz MS-25 spacecraft with Belarusian onboard postponed by 24 hours
Belarus’ representative Marina Vasilevskaya is part of the crew of the Soyuz MS-25 manned spacecraft...
20 Mar 2024
State Commission approves Belarusian Marina Vasilevskaya as member of Soyuz MS-25 prime crew State Commission approves Belarusian Marina Vasilevskaya as member of Soyuz MS-25 prime crew
As BelTA has reported, the State Commission approved the prime crew of Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky, space flight participant Belarusian Marina Vasilevskaya and NASA astronaut Tracy Dyson...
18 Mar 2024
Averbukh praises high quality of ice arenas in Belarus Averbukh praises high quality of ice arenas in Belarus
Тhe producer of ice shows, stage director Ilya Averbukh spoke about the upcoming Ice Show in Minsk and commented on the quality of the country's ice rinks...
14 Mar 2024
BelTA’s books ‘Last witnesses’, ‘Archives. Nothing but the truth’ presented at book fair BelTA’s books ‘Last witnesses’, ‘Archives. Nothing but the truth’ presented at book fair
Both projects have been praised. BelTA has won a Grand Prix at a national mass media contest. The Office of the Prosecutor General, the Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA), and the National Television and Radio Company have been awarded the Belarus president’s special prize for culture and art luminaries in recognition of their work on the “Last witnesses” book...
14 Mar 2024
Minsk International Book Fair kicks off in Belarusian capital Minsk International Book Fair kicks off in Belarusian capital
The main themes of the exhibition are the 80th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus from the Nazi invaders, the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus, the Year of Quality, anniversaries of the Belarusian famous writers and poets, etc...
13 Mar 2024
Monument to Belarusian poet Yanka Kupala to be unveiled in Ashgabat Monument to Belarusian poet Yanka Kupala to be unveiled in Ashgabat
"We have already received all approvals from the Belarusian side. We are expecting [numerous guests] to attend this event, including Belarus’ culture minister. The invitation to the October event was sent to your president," Ambassador Nazarkuly Shakulyev emphasized...
13 Mar 2024
Organizers expect 20,000 runners at 2024 Minsk Half Marathon Organizers expect 20,000 runners at 2024 Minsk Half Marathon
The event will also feature 10.5km, 5km, corporate relay, and 1.5km family races. A relay format will be introduced for the first time...
12 Mar 2024
Over 15,000 tourists visit Belarusian MTZ in 2023 Over 15,000 tourists visit Belarusian MTZ in 2023
The specialist went on saying: “Apart from that, industrial tourism contributes to the image of our enterprise and helps with career guidance. We introduce kids to future professions, demonstrate what a modern manufacturing enterprise looks like today”...
12 Mar 2024
Over 130 Belarusian enterprises develop industrial tourism Over 130 Belarusian enterprises develop industrial tourism
The official went on saying: “These days virtually all the industrial facilities can arrange some master classes, demonstrate manufacturing practices, invite people to participate in the process. The second component is as important: promotion of goods such as souvenirs, samplings, and so on”...
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