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13 Aug 2019
Slonim sprucing up for Belarusian Written Language Day Slonim sprucing up for Belarusian Written Language Day
The Belarusian Written Language Day events will span more than ten venues in the city. Slonim is sprucing up streets and houses, social infrastructure facilities, the embankment of the Oginski Canal which is a popular holiday spot among the locals...
13 Aug 2019
Belarus finishes on top at Sniper Frontier event Belarus finishes on top at Sniper Frontier event
“The jury summed up the results of the competition. Kazakhstan is third; the Russian Federation took the second place. The gold went to the host – Team Belarus,” Vladimir Belyi said...
13 Aug 2019
Minsk to host 2021 European Athletics Team Championships Minsk to host 2021 European Athletics Team Championships
“I have repeatedly stated that following a makeover the Dinamo Stadium has become of the best athletics stadiums in Europe. Therefore, the European Athletics Association has decided to grant the Belarusian Athletics Federation the right to play host to the 2021 European Athletics Team Championships Super League”...
13 Aug 2019
Belarus victorious in sniper relay at Army Games 2019 Belarus victorious in sniper relay at Army Games 2019
“Our guys made us happy. The team crossed the finish line carrying the Belarusian flag. Russia was second, Kazakhstan third. China came in fourth”...
13 Aug 2019
Team Europe to feature ten Belarusians at Match Europe v USA Team Europe to feature ten Belarusians at Match Europe v USA
Svein Arne Hansen expressed confidence that the European team would comprise the best athletes at the historic match against the United States. He added that ten Belarusian athletes (two males and eight females) would make part of the team...
13 Aug 2019
Belarus names team for 2019 Summer Biathlon World Championships at Raubichi Belarus names team for 2019 Summer Biathlon World Championships at Raubichi
Competing for Belarus will be Iryna Kryuko, Dzinara Alimbekava, Hanna Sola, Iryna Kruchynkina and Alena Kruchynkina, and also Raman Yaliotnau, Anton Smolski, Sergey Bocharnikov, Maksim Varabei, Viktar Kryuko...
13 Aug 2019
13 Aug 2019
Zubrenok center to host youth forum on SDGs Zubrenok center to host youth forum on SDGs
Participants will be divided into 17 teams to focus on one of the Sustainable Development Goals and develop an idea for the project to achieve it...
13 Aug 2019
Aviation festival to kick off in Shchuchin on 17 August Aviation festival to kick off in Shchuchin on 17 August
The festival has become a traditional event for Shchuchin and will be held for the sixth time this year. The aviation traditions are held in high regard in Shchuchin which is called the city of aviators...
12 Aug 2019
Silver for Belarus at European Youth Chess Championship in Slovakia Silver for Belarus at European Youth Chess Championship in Slovakia
Olga Badelka scored 7.5 points in the category Girls U18. The gold in this category went to Alicja Sliwicka of Poland who secured eight victories and suffered one defeat at the hands of Olga Badelka...
12 Aug 2019
Belarus win 14 medals at Aleksandr Medved tournament Belarus win 14 medals at Aleksandr Medved tournament
Uladzislau Andreyeu (-57kg), Yauheniya Andreichykava (68kg), Vasilisa Marzalyuk (76kg), Iryna Kurachkina (57kg) and Yuliya Pisarenka (59kg) secured gold medals...
12 Aug 2019
Iryna Prasiantsova wins European Modern Pentathlon Championships bronze to book 2020 Olympics berth Iryna Prasiantsova wins European Modern Pentathlon Championships bronze to book 2020 Olympics berth
Iryna Prasiantsova of belarus clinched the bronze of the 2019 European Modern Pentathlon Championships in Bath to secure the 2020 Tokyo Olympics berth...
12 Aug 2019
Belarus’ programmer claims sixth title at Google Code Jam Belarus’ programmer claims sixth title at Google Code Jam
Gomel-born post-graduate student of the Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics Gennady Korotkevich has won the Code Jam World Finals, Google's global coding competition, in San Francisco...
12 Aug 2019
Gold for Belarus at 2019 World Rowing Junior Championships Gold for Belarus at 2019 World Rowing Junior Championships
In the Junior Men's Single Sculls the Belarusian took a confident win in the qualifying and semifinal heats. In the final Ivan Brynza clocked 7:15.980 to secure gold...
12 Aug 2019
Belarus 2nd at European Athletics Team Championships in Norway Belarus 2nd at European Athletics Team Championships in Norway
Belarus was victorious in the men’s 110m Hurdles (Vitali Parakhonka, 13.73 seconds), 1,500m (Daryia Barysevich, 4:50.60), shot put (Aliona Dubitskaya, 18.78m), javelin throw (Tatsiana Khaladovich, 61.17m), long jump (Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova, 6.76m)...
9 Aug 2019
Vitebsk District to host third stage of Helicopter World Cup 2019 on 10-11 August Vitebsk District to host third stage of Helicopter World Cup 2019 on 10-11 August
As part of the parallel slalom event the helicopters will have to carry a bucket of water through 11 gates along a designated route while taking care not to spill it...
9 Aug 2019
Belarusian MAZ unveils third-generation bus ahead of company’s 75th anniversary Belarusian MAZ unveils third-generation bus ahead of company’s 75th anniversary
The new vehicle boasts a new design and unique engineering solutions. Cutting-edge components and aggregates were used to make the bus. The bus has a spacious passenger compartment with broad seats and air conditioning as well as power sockets to charge smartphones...
9 Aug 2019
Elections 2019 website goes online in Belarus Elections 2019 website goes online in Belarus
The website will report the latest news about the election campaign. The first video message from head of the Central Election Commission Lidia Yermoshina has already been posted there...
9 Aug 2019
Famous food critic from UAE impressed by Belarusian cuisine Famous food critic from UAE impressed by Belarusian cuisine
"The things that I tried were really amazing: draniki, machanka, sausages. Before the trip I learned that potatoes are a staple food in Belarus, therefore everywhere I went I tried potato dishes. National cuisine can become one of the biggest tourist draws of your country"...
9 Aug 2019
Belarusian opera singer wins prize at competition in Bucharest Belarusian opera singer wins prize at competition in Bucharest
Viacheslav Kozlovski (baritone), a soloist of the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers in Saint Petersburg, was recognized by the jury as the best performer of Russian repertory at the competition...
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