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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...
18 Feb 2019
Alina Talay wins 60m Hurdles in Belgium Alina Talay wins 60m Hurdles in Belgium
The Belarusian clocked 7.96 seconds to claim gold...
18 Feb 2019
Belarus’ Anastasia Salos wins bronze at 2019 Moscow Grand Prix Belarus’ Anastasia Salos wins bronze at 2019 Moscow Grand Prix
The Belarusian received a total of 17,950 points with the Ribbon to place third...
16 Feb 2019
Brest Millennium festival to draw 3,000 participants Brest Millennium festival to draw 3,000 participants
"Representatives from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Spain, Portugal and Venezuela have already confirmed their participation. We expect applications from other countries. Some 3,000 people are expected to attend the festival"...
15 Feb 2019
Putin, Lukashenko play hockey in Sochi Putin, Lukashenko play hockey in Sochi
Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko played hockey together before. In January 2014 in Sochi they played as part of the “red” team against the team featuring outstanding hockey players and civil servants wearing white jerseys...
15 Feb 2019
Figure skating bronze for Belarus at 2019 European Youth Olympic Festival Figure skating bronze for Belarus at 2019 European Youth Olympic Festival
The Belarusian athlete ranked fourth after the men’s short program. His great performance in the free skate earned him second place and he made it to the top three in the overall standings...
15 Feb 2019
BATE edge Arsenal in Europa League last 32 first leg BATE edge Arsenal in Europa League last 32 first leg
Stanislav Dragun headed Igor Stasevich's free-kick for the game's only goal just before half-time as BATE Borisov edged London’s Arsenal 1-0 in the home first leg of the Europa League round of 32 on 14 February...
14 Feb 2019
Belarus to mark Mother Language Day in National Library on 21 February Belarus to mark Mother Language Day in National Library on 21 February
An event timed to the Mother Language Day and the 25th anniversary of the Belarusian Constitution will take place in the National Library on 21 February...
14 Feb 2019
Belavia announces mega sale on 14 February Belavia announces mega sale on 14 February
Discounted tickets can be purchased on the company’s website belavia.by. The tickets can be used from 15 February to 31 March (the return flight). The discounted tickets are available for direct flights from/to Minsk. The promo is not available for one-way flights...
14 Feb 2019
National Geographic Israel to explore Brest Oblast, Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Geographic Israel to explore Brest Oblast, Belovezhskaya Pushcha
The guests will visit Belovezhskaya Pushcha, the farmsteads of Kamenets District and Kobrin District, the agro-town Motol in Ivanovo District. In Brest, they will go on the city tour and see the Brest Hero Fortress Memorial...
13 Feb 2019
Trinity Suburb in Minsk named CIS most romantic site Trinity Suburb in Minsk named CIS most romantic site
The Trinity Suburb scored 27% of votes. It is followed by the mountain of Kok Tobe in Almaty (23%), Baiterek Tower in Astana (20%), Maiden Tower in Baku (15%), and Tashkent Television Tower (8%)...
13 Feb 2019
Lukashenko, Putin hit slopes in Sochi Lukashenko, Putin hit slopes in Sochi
Their visit to a popular ski slope was a surprise for dozens of amateurs of winter sports. They recorded videos and made selfies with the presidents...
13 Feb 2019
Belarusian Orthodox icons to be displayed in Bucharest Belarusian Orthodox icons to be displayed in Bucharest
“In particular, the parties considered organizing exhibitions of paintings by Romanian artist Corneliu Baba at the National Art Museum of Belarus and Belarusian Orthodox icons at the National Museum of Art of Romania”...
13 Feb 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Hero of the Soviet Union Sergei Zhunin Partisan Chronicles: Hero of the Soviet Union Sergei Zhunin
“Partisan Chronicles: Hero of the Soviet Union Sergei Zhunin” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
13 Feb 2019
Belarusian diplomat named Ambassador of the Year by Egyptian magazine Belarusian diplomat named Ambassador of the Year by Egyptian magazine
Diplomacy Awards top-25 ceremony was held for the first time...
12 Feb 2019
Vladimir Drachev to take part in Legends’ Race Vladimir Drachev to take part in Legends’ Race
As BelTA reported earlier, the sport festival will feature eight-time Olympic champion Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, four-time Olympic champion Darya Domracheva and other outstanding biathletes...
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