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19 May 2021
Ilya Shimanovich 4th in 100m breaststroke at European Aquatics Championships Ilya Shimanovich 4th in 100m breaststroke at European Aquatics Championships
The Belarusian reached the final with the sixth best result and clocked 58.75 seconds to finish fourth...
18 May 2021
Belarus reports 1,179 new COVID-19 cases, 992 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,179 new COVID-19 cases, 992 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 378,711 cases...
18 May 2021
Ilya Ivashka advances to Geneva Open last 16 Ilya Ivashka advances to Geneva Open last 16
Belarus’ world number 91 Ilya Ivashka beat world number 105 Fernando Verdasco of Spain 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 to reach the Geneva Open round of Last 16...
17 May 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,191 new cases, 743 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,191 new cases, 743 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 377,532 cases...
17 May 2021
Belarus claim bronze at European Race Walking Team Championships Belarus claim bronze at European Race Walking Team Championships
The Belarusian team of Nadzeya Darazhuk, Anastasiya Rodzina, and Anastasiya Yatsevich took bronze in the 35km Women Teams. The team competition relied on the individual results of the three athletes...
17 May 2021
Over 11.6m cellular communication subscribers in Belarus Over 11.6m cellular communication subscribers in Belarus
Belarus was the first CIS country to switch to digital aerial television back in 2015. At present digital aerial television is available to 99.5% of the country’s population...
17 May 2021
Belarus win five medals at the 2021 UCI Track Cycling Nations Cup Belarus win five medals at the 2021 UCI Track Cycling Nations Cup
Gold medals were secured by Tatsiana Sharakova and Yauheni Karaliok in the Scratch Race, and Hanna Tserakh in the Individual Pursuit...
17 May 2021
Sabalenka remains 4th in WTA Sabalenka remains 4th in WTA
Last week the best Belarusian tennis player lost in the Internazionali BNL d'Italia round of Last 16. The player currently goes with 6,195 points. Former world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus is 16th with 3,526 points...
17 May 2021
Belarus reports 1,627 new COVID-19 cases, 1,842 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,627 new COVID-19 cases, 1,842 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 376,341 cases...
17 May 2021
Brest drama theater to be featured at theater festival in Saint Petersburg Brest drama theater to be featured at theater festival in Saint Petersburg
The program of the festival includes eight productions of various genres from Russian-language theaters from Belarus, Georgia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Moldova. Belarus is represented by two companies. The Grodno Oblast Puppet Theater showed the production “Demon” based on the poem by Mikhail Lermontov on 15 May. The Brest Academic Drama Theater will wrap up the festival...
15 May 2021
Belarus reports 1,363 new COVID-19 cases, 1,382 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,363 new COVID-19 cases, 1,382 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 374,714 cases...
15 May 2021
Team of Belarusian State University victorious at international olympiad in analytical economics Team of Belarusian State University victorious at international olympiad in analytical economics
The international olympiad in analytical economics and economic forecasting was held for the seventh time. Its aim is to stimulate students’ interest in economic subjects, support talented youth, and encourage their creativity...
14 May 2021
Belarus beat Estonia to reach 2021 CEV EuroVolley Women final Belarus beat Estonia to reach 2021 CEV EuroVolley Women final
Eventually, the hosts led by their top scorer Hanna Klimets (16 points) grabbed a victory to secure a ticket for EuroVolley...
14 May 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,109 new cases, 1,067 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,109 new cases, 1,067 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 373,351 cases...
14 May 2021
Belarus’ Borisov to celebrate its founder Prince Boris on 15 May Belarus’ Borisov to celebrate its founder Prince Boris on 15 May
Metropolitan Veniamin of Minsk and Zaslavl, Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus, will conduct a religious service in the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ. After the service, participants of the event will welcome the Cross of Saint Euphrosyne of Polotsk...
14 May 2021
Study of COVID-19 herd immunity kicks off in Belarus on 14 May Study of COVID-19 herd immunity kicks off in Belarus on 14 May
The study of herd immunity against COVID-19 kicked off in Belarus on 14 May. Belarus will use the results to adjust, if needed, its COVID-19 response measures...
13 May 2021
Belarus reports 837 new COVID-19 cases, 694 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 837 new COVID-19 cases, 694 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 372,242 cases...
12 May 2021
Sabalenka off to good start in Rome Sabalenka off to good start in Rome
In the first match after her recent victory at Madrid, Belarus’ top player defeated Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo (No.51) in two sets 7-5, 6-1...
12 May 2021
Belarus' COVID-19 update: 896 new cases, 1,196 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 update: 896 new cases, 1,196 recoveries
The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 371,405 cases...
12 May 2021
Two nurses from Belarus awarded Florence Nightingale Medal Two nurses from Belarus awarded Florence Nightingale Medal
Twenty-five outstanding nurses from 18 countries have been awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal...
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