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25 Feb 2019
Over 100 Salvador Dali’s works to go on display in Minsk Over 100 Salvador Dali’s works to go on display in Minsk
"All the items are part of the Dali Universe collection which is said to be one of the largest private collections of Salvador Dali’s sculptural and decorative art"...
25 Feb 2019
Foreigners can claim Tax Free cash refund at 27 Belarusbank offices at road checkpoints Foreigners can claim Tax Free cash refund at 27 Belarusbank offices at road checkpoints
A possibility to claim the VAT refund in cash right at the border has been available since the start of the year: in January Kamenny Log became the first checkpoint to offer such a service to foreigners leaving the territory of the Eurasian Economic Union by car...
25 Feb 2019
Two medals for Belarus at 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix Two medals for Belarus at 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix
Silver went to Georgy Chugoshvili who beat wrestlers from the Czech Republic, Hunagry and Finland in the 130kg qualifying, and the wrestler from Ukraine in the semifinal...
22 Feb 2019
Lukashenko opines on president’s qualities Lukashenko opines on president’s qualities
"The president must be an experienced professional, a well-educated and thinking person. This is the main thing. When he is to decide on a proposal, his ‘computer’ should process the information and submit a decision instantly, if possible, or in a short span of time"...
22 Feb 2019
Lukashenko reveals his military rank Lukashenko reveals his military rank
Alexander Lukashenko explained that once a decision was taken to confer general’s ranks, as well as the rank of colonel, only by a presidential decree. “I cannot promote myself to the rank of a colonel”...
21 Feb 2019
Russia win Single Mixed Relay gold at Raubichi Russia win Single Mixed Relay gold at Raubichi
The Belarus team of Elena Kruchinkina and Vladimir Chepelin came in 10th...
21 Feb 2019
Belarus taking part in Vilnius Book Fair Belarus taking part in Vilnius Book Fair
On the first day of the expo Belarus presented the collection of Nikolai Malyavko’s historical essays “Motherland, How Not to Become a Mankurt”...
21 Feb 2019
Belarusian robots to serve coffee in Minsk National Airport, Kiev Belarusian robots to serve coffee in Minsk National Airport, Kiev
The barista robot is supposed to make coffee like this: a servo arm will grind coffee beans and pack it into a coffee pod using optimal pressure...
21 Feb 2019
Belarusian, Russian unions of journalists sign agreement on cooperation Belarusian, Russian unions of journalists sign agreement on cooperation
“This is an important day for the unions of journalists of Belarus and Russia. It is a large comprehensive agreement that opens up new prospects for cooperation. We have a lot of interesting projects ahead. We will also be supporting each other in the international arena”...
21 Feb 2019
Global Event Congress 2019 kicks off in Minsk
The event is held in the Belarusian capital for the first time and is expected to attract organizers of festivals, exhibitions, corporate and countryside events, their contractors, travel agencies and the National Tourism Agency...
20 Feb 2019
Bulgarian Krasimir Anev victorious in Men 20km Individual in Raubichi Bulgarian Krasimir Anev victorious in Men 20km Individual in Raubichi
Belarusian Roman Eletnov was 15th (+3:16.3; 1 +1 +1 +2), Sergei Bocharnikov 16th (+3:17.5; 0 +0 +4 +1)...
20 Feb 2019
Choirs from eight countries to take part in Kolozhsky Blagovest festival Choirs from eight countries to take part in Kolozhsky Blagovest festival
The program of the festival traditionally includes film screenings, thematic exhibitions, poetry and bard songs evenings. An excursion program has been prepared for the guests...
20 Feb 2019
International Native Tongue Day celebrated in Belarusian Embassy in Russia International Native Tongue Day celebrated in Belarusian Embassy in Russia
“For almost 20 years, the Mother Language Day has been celebrated in different countries of the world, and Belarus is no exception: many events dedicated to the native language are held in different places of Belarus which hold a large number of historical and cultural values and are the keepers of spiritual heritage”...
20 Feb 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Deryabin’s Squad Partisan Chronicles: Deryabin’s Squad
“Partisan Chronicles: Deryabin’s Squad” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History. It is dedicated to the partisans of the Iskra unit of the Razgrom Brigade (Minsk Oblast) and its commander Vladimir Deryabin...
19 Feb 2019
Minsk seeks to host Junior World Weightlifting Championship in 2021 Minsk seeks to host Junior World Weightlifting Championship in 2021
The participants of the meeting discussed the organization and conduct of the international weightlifting tournament in tribute to two-time Olympic champion Alexander Kurlovich in Grodno in October...
19 Feb 2019
Belarus, Lithuania, Poland to bid to co-host 2026 EHF European Men’s Handball Championship Belarus, Lithuania, Poland to bid to co-host 2026 EHF European Men’s Handball Championship
The initiator to co-host the 2026 European Men’s Handball Championship is Poland hosted the 2016 EHF European Men's Handball Championship...
18 Feb 2019
Nadezha Skardino wins Legends Race women’s mass start Nadezha Skardino wins Legends Race women’s mass start
Second came in Anna Bogaliy from Russia...
18 Feb 2019
Ukrainian Andriy Deryzemlya wins Mass Start at Legends Race in Raubichi Ukrainian Andriy Deryzemlya wins Mass Start at Legends Race in Raubichi
Ukrainian Andriy Deryzemlya showed great speed on his skis to win the Mass Start in Raubichi ahead of Ole Einar Bjeorndalen who came in second...
18 Feb 2019
Young athletes meet with biathlon legends in Raubichi Young athletes meet with biathlon legends in Raubichi
Classes with the world-renowned athletes have opened the sports program of the Legends Race Festival. There is also a cultural-entertainment program underway in Raubichi...
18 Feb 2019
Belarus’ Iryna Kryuko 8th in IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score Belarus’ Iryna Kryuko 8th in IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score
In the Women’s Nation Cup Score the Belarusian team is 11th with the total of 3,987 points...
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