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11 Feb 2015
Belarusian State University named one of CIS top three universities
In the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities the BSU ranks 612th, 61 positions up, along with the Lomonosov Moscow State University (129th) and the Saint Petersburg State University (539th)...
11 Feb 2015
China presents over 5,000 books at Minsk International Book Fair
“We have come to the beautiful city of Minsk; we are meeting with many Belarusian writers and publishers and we are very happy and proud of it"...
11 Feb 2015
BelTA’s photo album One Victory for All includes about 400 unique photos
The photo album One Victory for All highlights not only the war period. It includes photos about the pre-war years, the restoration of Belarus after the war...
11 Feb 2015
Over 500 journalists accredited to cover Normandy format meeting in Minsk
The accredited journalists represent the world’s leading mass media outlets from Russia, the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, China and Cuba...
11 Feb 2015
China’s status of Guest of Honor at Minsk Book Fair enhances cultural ties with Belarus
The delegation comprising about 80 people has arrived in Belarus from China. Visitors of the book fair will see more than 5,000 Chinese books...
11 Feb 2015
About 400 foreign journalists to cover Normandy format meeting in Minsk
About 300 foreign journalists have already arrived in Minsk. Apart from that, it is expected that about 100 mass media representatives will accompany the heads of state and will arrive in Minsk with them...
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...
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