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1 Feb 2015
Belarus second at Lake Placid aerials team event
Team Belarus secured 320 points to finish second in the final round. Anna Guskova earned 81.27 points, Stanislav Gladchenko collected 114.39 points while Denis Osipov scored 124.34 points...
30 Jan 2015
Belarusian circus performers win prizes at Riga festival
All in all, more than 50 performances of different genres were presented to the international jury. Partaking in the competition program of the festival were representatives of 15 countries...
30 Jan 2015
Belarus Events Calendar: February 2015
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Jan 2015
International experts to explore restoration of E-40 Waterway between the Baltic and the Black Seas
Going through Poland, Belarus and Ukraine, the E-40 Waterway connects the ports of Gdansk and Kherson via the rivers Vistula, Western Bug River, Pripyat and Dnieper. The restored water route will enable to transport up to 4 million tonnes of cargo annually...
30 Jan 2015
Talay shows season’s best result in Dusseldorf
Alina Talay continues recapturing her best competition form ahead the European Championships in Prague in March 2015...
30 Jan 2015
CIS Victory Race to kick off at Brest Fortress on 2 February
The race will kick off at the sculptural composition “To Glorious Border Defenders, Women and Children, Whose Courage Made Them Immortal”. The solemn event will be attended by heads and representatives of the state border services of the CIS countries, servicemen, veterans...
29 Jan 2015
Scorpions to give concert in Minsk as part of 50th anniversary tour
The musicians have promised to record a new album, organize a tour and release a documentary Forever and a Day that will provide a look into the band’s latest years...
29 Jan 2015
Dave Lewis names Team Belarus roster for Metal Euro Ice Hockey Challenge
Team Belarus will spend several days on training sessions and then leave for Copenhagen, Denmark to compete with the teams of Denmark, France and Norway at Metal Euro Ice Hockey Challenge...
28 Jan 2015
Raubichi expects up to 50,000 visitors at 2015 IBU Youth/Junior World Championships
In his words, the last big biathlon tournament hosted by Raubichi (the European Biathlon Championships in 2004) was attended by nearly 70,000 fans...
28 Jan 2015
Anatoly Sivko awarded at Francisco Vinas Singing Competition
The young singer took part in Salzburg Young Singers Project 2011, worked with conductors Vladimir Spivakov and Vladimir Yurovsky...
28 Jan 2015
Minsk to host conference on Belarus-UN technical cooperation
The international conference on strengthening technical cooperation in development between Belarus and the UN will be held in Minsk on 29 January...
28 Jan 2015
Belarusian Red Cross starts giving out vouchers to Ukrainian refugees
The BRCS started giving out the vouchers on 28 January as part of the operation to help Ukrainian refugees from conflict zones...
28 Jan 2015
Gomel Oblast to host familiarization tour
The sightseeing tour of the south-eastern part of the country will be attended by journalists, representatives of travel agencies, chambers of commerce and industry, diplomatic representations and consular establishments from Russia, Ukraine, Israel, Slovakia and other countries...
27 Jan 2015
Belarus to play Australia, Brazil, Uruguay at 2015 AMF Futsal Men’s World Cup
The Belarusian capital hosts the AMF Futsal Men’s World Cup in April 2015. Games will be held in Borisov, Brest, Minsk, Molodechno and Pinsk...
27 Jan 2015
Russian companies to take part in TIBO 2015 in Minsk
The 22nd edition of TIBO, the international expo of telecommunications, information and banking technologies will take place in Minsk from 22 to 25 April...
27 Jan 2015
Belarus 24 TV channel presented at CSTB'2015 expo in Moscow
The research shows that in 2014 the number of viewers in Russia increased two times to 22.3 million people as against 2013...
27 Jan 2015
Vitebsk to celebrate end of Leningrad siege
Today 106 Leningrad siege survivors live in Vitebsk Oblast, 46 of them in Vitebsk. The city has plans to set up a permanent exhibition about the heroism and courage demonstrated by the residents of Leningrad during the siege...
26 Jan 2015
Belarus’ Uzari & Maimuna draws into Eurovision 2015 first semifinal
The Host City Insignia ceremony and the Semi-Final Allocation Draw for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest hosted by Kati Bellowitsch and Andi Knoll took place at the City Hall in Vienna...
26 Jan 2015
Belarusian wrestlers win five medals at Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin 2015
Ibragim Saidov claimed gold in the 97kg event. The Belarusian reached the final after taking two shutouts over Mongolia’s Huderbulga Dorjkhand and Russian wrestlers Yevgeny Kolomiyets and Yuri Belonovsky...
26 Jan 2015
UNFPA: Urban dwellers to make up 80% of Belarus’ population by 2030
The total fertility rate (the average number of children that would be born to a woman over her lifetime) in Belarus is the same as in the world’s most developed countries, including Europe...
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