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11 Apr 2019
Gomel student wins Yandex Scientific Award Gomel student wins Yandex Scientific Award
The Belarusian student was awarded for achievements in machine learning and computer vision. Pavel Goncharov is working on ways to recognize plant diseases via pictures, to reconstruct elementary particles trajectory...
11 Apr 2019
Exhibition about Slovak partisans in Belarus opens in Bratislava Exhibition about Slovak partisans in Belarus opens in Bratislava
In his welcoming speech Belarus’ Ambassador to Slovakia Igor Leshchenya emphasized the relevance of this exhibition that opened in the run-up to two important anniversaries – the 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from the Nazi invaders and the 75th anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising...
10 Apr 2019
Belarus’ Petr Asayonak clinches weightlifting silver in Georgia Belarus’ Petr Asayonak clinches weightlifting silver in Georgia
The Belarusian took silver in the men’s -81kg category with the total of 355kg. Petr Asayonak hit a maximum of 159kg in the snatch and 196kg in the clean and jerk...
10 Apr 2019
Belarusian wrestler Ali Shabanov wins bronze in Bucharest Belarusian wrestler Ali Shabanov wins bronze in Bucharest
The Belarusian defeated Murad Suleymanov of Azerbaijan 11-2 to take bronze. In the qualifying round Ali Shabanov lost to Russia’s Vladislav Valiyev who later advanced to the final...
10 Apr 2019
Belarusian takes part in Russian space experiment Belarusian takes part in Russian space experiment
The experiment is carried out on Earth but in the conditions which stimulate the Moon environment. It includes long-lasting survival experiments and control over the process...
10 Apr 2019
Schematic design of new Belarusian-Russian satellite nearly ready Schematic design of new Belarusian-Russian satellite nearly ready
The full-scale engineering development and manufacturing of the satellite is supposed to begin in 2020. The satellite is supposed to be inserted into orbit in 2023...
10 Apr 2019
Belarus government awards BelTA employees Belarus government awards BelTA employees
Editor-in-Chief of BelTA’s Publishing House Galina Golovataya and the lead press photographer of the Photo Information Department of BelTA’s Visual Information Editorial Office Leonid Shcheglov were awarded Medals of Francysk Skaryna...
10 Apr 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Giant of a Man. Hero of the Soviet Union Viktor Liventsev Partisan Chronicles: Giant of a Man. Hero of the Soviet Union Viktor Liventsev
“Partisan Chronicles: Giant of a Man. Hero of the Soviet Union Viktor Liventsev” is a new page of the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History...
9 Apr 2019
Belarus’ Vadzim Likharad wins bronze at European Weightlifting Championships Belarus’ Vadzim Likharad wins bronze at European Weightlifting Championships
Vadzim Likharad scored 153kg in Snatch and 182 kg in Clean & Jerk, with a combined total of 335 kg...
9 Apr 2019
Crypt of All Saints Church in Minsk to store capsule with soil from concentration camp Crypt of All Saints Church in Minsk to store capsule with soil from concentration camp
A capsule with soil from the site of the Flossenburg concentration camp (Germany) will be placed into the church’s crypt. The soil sample was collected back in November 2018 when a Belarusian delegation visited the concentration camp site...
9 Apr 2019
Japan to host Days of Belarusian Culture on 18-21 April Japan to host Days of Belarusian Culture on 18-21 April
Honored Artist of Belarus, MP of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Irina Dorofeyeva called the upcoming Days of Belarusian Culture in Japan a landmark event for bilateral relations...
9 Apr 2019
Belarusian-Korean forum on science and innovations kicks off in Minsk Belarusian-Korean forum on science and innovations kicks off in Minsk
The business program will last for two days. It will include a plenary session with the participation of representatives of the Republic of Korea and Belarus, panel discussions on nanotechnology and biotechnology, and a seminar on scientific and technical information...
8 Apr 2019
Three medals for Belarus at FIG World Cup 2019 Pesaro Three medals for Belarus at FIG World Cup 2019 Pesaro
Katsiaryna Halkina of Belarus claimed bronze with the Hoop scoring 21,200 points...
8 Apr 2019
Azarenka moves up to 60th, Sabalenka remains in WTA Top Ten Azarenka moves up to 60th, Sabalenka remains in WTA Top Ten
Before the Mexican tournament the Belarusian was 67th. Now, she holds 1,001 points. Aryna Sabalenka remained at 10th with 3,595 points...
8 Apr 2019
International forum to discuss Vitebsk People’s Art School legacy due on 9-10 April International forum to discuss Vitebsk People’s Art School legacy due on 9-10 April
The conference will be held at the Marc Chagall Art Center and the Museum of the Vitebsk People’s Art School History. Attending the event will be 15 researchers from Belarus, Russia, the Netherlands, the United States of America and the United Kingdom...
8 Apr 2019
Belarus’ Gennady Laptev victorious at European Weightlifting Championships Belarus’ Gennady Laptev victorious at European Weightlifting Championships
The Belarusian showed the best result in Snatch and Clean + Jerk (133 kg +153 kg) to set Belarus’ new record (a combined total of 286 kg)...
5 Apr 2019
6th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia expected to gather over 600 participants 6th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia expected to gather over 600 participants
The plenary session will focus on interregional cooperation as the foundation for forming common cultural and humanitarian space of the two countries. On the whole, the forum will be dedicated to cultural, humanitarian, and educational cooperation...
5 Apr 2019
Exhibition to mark 100 years of Gomel Palace and Park Ensemble opens in Moscow Exhibition to mark 100 years of Gomel Palace and Park Ensemble opens in Moscow
Life and work of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, outstanding Russian statesmen and military figures, are closely connected with the history of the palace...
5 Apr 2019
New Supreme Court building inaugurated in Minsk New Supreme Court building inaugurated in Minsk
Aleksandr Lukashenko was given a tour of the new building of the Supreme Court, saw its halls and offices. The president was interested in how the conditions for judicial activity had been improved in the new building...
5 Apr 2019
Azarenka gets by Diyas to make Monterrey quarterfinals Azarenka gets by Diyas to make Monterrey quarterfinals
In the opener the Belarusian knocked out qualifier Miyu Kato of Japan, 6-4, 6-2. Victoria Azarenka will next play Russia’s world number 33 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova...
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