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7 Jun 2019
Maksim Nedasekau wins bronze at IAAF Diamond League in Rome
The Belarusian cleared 2.28m on his best try. Gold went to Ukraine’s Bohdan Bondarenko (2.31m). Silver was collected by Majd Eddin Ghazal of Syria (2.28m with fewer tries)...
6 Jun 2019
Great British Festival in Minsk on 23 June Great British Festival in Minsk on 23 June
Ambassador Fionna Gibb said that this year's festival will be larger as it will be co-located with the 2nd European Games. Therefore, Minsk should expect a large number of guests from the UK: athletes, fans, musicians and designers...
6 Jun 2019
Andrei Arlionak wins silver at 2019 IWF Junior World Championships Andrei Arlionak wins silver at 2019 IWF Junior World Championships
The Belarusian scored 169kg in snatch and 201kg in clean and jerk with a combined total of 370kg...
6 Jun 2019
Mobile app to guide travelers along M6 Minsk-Grodno motorway Mobile app to guide travelers along M6 Minsk-Grodno motorway
It can give directions and contains information about all the places of interest in Grodno Oblast up to 50km away from the motorway...
5 Jun 2019
UNDP project to help improve air quality monitoring in Belarus UNDP project to help improve air quality monitoring in Belarus
World Environment Day is marked today. This year it has been dedicated to the problem of air pollution, which is one of the main risks to health and has an effect on the global climate change...
5 Jun 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Second Front in Europe Partisan Chronicles: Second Front in Europe
“Partisan Chronicles: Second Front in Europe” is a new page in the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
5 Jun 2019
Belarusian Brest, Polish Terespol to hold running race on 15 June Belarusian Brest, Polish Terespol to hold running race on 15 June
The event is an annual event and will be held for the 14th time this year. The race will feature 100 runners, 50 from Belarus and Poland each. The race starts alternately in Brest or Terespol. This year it will be the Polish city...
4 Jun 2019
Belagro 2019 expo opens in Minsk District Belagro 2019 expo opens in Minsk District
One of the main novelties of this year will be an innovative exhibition called “Experimental Field”, with the varieties of grain crops planted here in September 2018...
3 Jun 2019
Minsk National Airport named CIS Best Airport 2018 Minsk National Airport named CIS Best Airport 2018
On 29 May, the Airport Association of CIS Civil Aviation held its annual meeting in Moscow to review the performance in 2018 and honor the winners...
3 Jun 2019
Belarusian book about military medics to be presented in London, Brussels Belarusian book about military medics to be presented in London, Brussels
The book was inspired by the story of life of the author’s mother who was a combat medic during the war. In the summer of 1942 she joined a medical corps of a rifle division fighting in the Northwestern Front in the area of Demyansk...
3 Jun 2019
Belarusian e-vehicles join Electric Marathon Belarusian e-vehicles join Electric Marathon
"Our marathon is made up of 30 stages. Three of them are in Belarus: Brest - Mir, Mir - Minsk, Minsk - Gomel. Our race pursues educational purposes. Safety is important for us"...
3 Jun 2019
Belarus working on electric race car Belarus working on electric race car
Belarusian cars will become the unofficial participants of the Electric Marathon for the Cup of Andrei Nagel 2019 and will travel along the roads of Belarus with the numbers of the marathon...
3 Jun 2019
Winners of Brest-Minsk leg of Electric Marathon honored in Minsk Winners of Brest-Minsk leg of Electric Marathon honored in Minsk
The organizers of the marathon, which spans through ten European countries, aim to popularize electric transport and to show that the car with an electric engine can drive from Monte Carlo to St. Petersburg...
31 May 2019
Belarus Events Calendar: June 2019 Belarus Events Calendar: June 2019
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 May 2019
Interactive map of Minsk with places of interest presented in BelTA Interactive map of Minsk with places of interest presented in BelTA
The interactive map offers information about over 200 places of recreation and entertainment in the Belarusian capital: theaters, parks, sport complexes. Every place has a description, photos, and directions. Some of them even offer a virtual tour, a 3D panorama, audio and video records...
30 May 2019
Minsk ghetto victims commemorated in New York Minsk ghetto victims commemorated in New York
During the ceremony the former prisoner of the Minsk ghetto, member of the underground movement Savely Kaplinsky and the Belarusian partisan who was part of the Jewish resistance Hone Epstein received the commemorative medals signed by U.S. President Donald Trump...
30 May 2019
Anastasia Salos of Belarus wins four medals at Grand Prix Holon 2019 Anastasia Salos of Belarus wins four medals at Grand Prix Holon 2019
The Belarusian clinched gold in the all-around event scoring a total of 80,300 points...
30 May 2019
Belarus to present over 500 editions at Red Square book festival in Moscow Belarus to present over 500 editions at Red Square book festival in Moscow
"The stand will highlight several important themes, including the 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from Nazi invaders, the 2nd European Games and the Year of Native Land"...
29 May 2019
Belarusian Education Days underway in Moscow Belarusian Education Days underway in Moscow
The diplomat recalled that humanitarian contacts were in focus of the February meeting of the presidents of Belarus and Russia. The presidents discussed educational partnerships and gave instructions to harmonize educational and scientific standards and youth programs...
29 May 2019
EuroVelo 2 European Capitals bicycle route to pass through Belarus EuroVelo 2 European Capitals bicycle route to pass through Belarus
The EuroVelo 2 bicycle route was dubbed Capitals Route because it passes through six European capital cities. The Capitals Route starts in Galway in the West of Ireland and goes through the territory of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, and Belarus and reaches its easternmost point in Moscow...
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