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8 Jul 2019
MAZ-SPORTauto crew retains lead at Silk Way Stage 2 MAZ-SPORTauto crew retains lead at Silk Way Stage 2
Stage 2 took the rally to Ulan-Ude. The route of the stage was 212km long and went along stony roads – upwards through a mountain pass, then downwards. The Belarusian team leader Sergei Vyazovich cranked out the best time (2 hours 29 minutes) and retained the lead in the general classification...
8 Jul 2019
Union State MPs to present special prizes during Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Union State MPs to present special prizes during Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
According to the press service of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia, Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk makes a noticeable contribution to the process of unification of the nations of Belarus and Russia...
8 Jul 2019
International project to digitize information about WW2 monuments, battle sites in Belarus, Russia International project to digitize information about WW2 monuments, battle sites in Belarus, Russia
According to the source, information about monuments in the Union State of Belarus and Russia and sites of major battles of the Soviet army will be digitized as part of the project. Public associations and municipal government agencies of Belarus and Russia have backed the idea...
8 Jul 2019
Visa-free spectators of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk promised prompt police registration Visa-free spectators of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk promised prompt police registration
About 300,000 people from CIS and non-CIS states are expected to visit this year’s Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk. Police is ready for the arrival of visa-free travelers on 1-20 July...
8 Jul 2019
BSPU rector awarded French Order of Academic Palms BSPU rector awarded French Order of Academic Palms
The press release of the press service reads that Aleksandr Zhuk has been awarded in recognition of a big personal contribution to the integration of Belarusian higher education in the European educational space and the development of educational cooperation with French partners...
8 Jul 2019
Belarusian Anastasiya Shkurdai wins second gold in Kazan Belarusian Anastasiya Shkurdai wins second gold in Kazan
On the final day of the tournament the Belarusian cranked out 26.23 in the 50m butterfly. Naele Portecop of France finished in second. She set the record in the semifinal with 26.21 but lost to the Belarusian in the final by clocking 26.29...
7 Jul 2019
MAZ-SPORTauto crew first at Silk Way Rally Stage 1 MAZ-SPORTauto crew first at Silk Way Rally Stage 1
MAZ-SPORTauto Team showed the best time among hooded trucks on Stage 1 from Irkutsk to Baikalsk. The truck is piloted by Sergei Vyazovich...
5 Jul 2019
Kochanova pays visit to maternity hospital in Minsk to congratulate new mothers Kochanova pays visit to maternity hospital in Minsk to congratulate new mothers
Head of the Belarus President Administration Natalya Kochanova visited the National Research Center Mother and Child. She said she was sincerely happy to once again take part in the campaign and meet new mothers, especially those who had a baby on 3 July, the country's Independence Day. This year this joyous event coincided with the anniversary date – the 75th anniversary of the country's liberation from German fascist invaders...
5 Jul 2019
Bronze medal for Belarus at European Junior Swimming Championships in Kazan Bronze medal for Belarus at European Junior Swimming Championships in Kazan
Anastasiya Shkurdai, one of the leaders of Belarus’ national team, stopped the clock at 2:11.84. Gold went to Italy’s Erika Francesca Gaetani (2:10.28). Honey Osrin from the UK clinched silver with 2:10.30...
4 Jul 2019
War veterans from Turkmenistan receive medals in honor of Belarus' liberation anniversary War veterans from Turkmenistan receive medals in honor of Belarus' liberation anniversary
"On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from the German-fascist invaders, nine Turkmen citizens who took part in the Bagration Operation in 1944 to liberate Belarus were honored with the commemorative medal"...
4 Jul 2019
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to perform at Yuri Bashmet festival in Minsk Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to perform at Yuri Bashmet festival in Minsk
According to Rostislav Krimer, the orchestra comprises 80 unique musicians. They will fly to Minsk for one day to perform classic music masterpieces by Beethoven, Liszt, and Brahms...
4 Jul 2019
Ticket sale target for Slavianski Bazaar almost reached Ticket sale target for Slavianski Bazaar almost reached
Geography of ticket sales is broad: Switzerland, Israel, Guinea, the United States and other countries. This year the festival expects a lot of guests from Russia and Latvia. This is thanks to the visa free entry opportunity for ticket holders and direct online sales...
4 Jul 2019
Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk 2019 program heavily influenced by viewers Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk 2019 program heavily influenced by viewers
For instance, the director’s concept of the opening ceremony is titled as The Place You Were Born. It is dedicated to the place of one’s birth, family values, common human values, and the continuity of generations..
4 Jul 2019
Packed program for Union State Day at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Packed program for Union State Day at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
The concert “Union State Invites” will highlight the 50th anniversary of the Pesnyary band...
4 Jul 2019
Belarus ambassador meets with Japanese schoolchildren Belarus ambassador meets with Japanese schoolchildren
Belarusian Ambassador to Japan Ruslan Esin visited school No. 7 in Tachikawa city. The Japanese schoolchildren learned some interesting facts about the history and tourist potential of Belarus...
4 Jul 2019
Daryia Barysevich wins silver in Women’s 800m at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix Daryia Barysevich wins silver in Women’s 800m at Poznan Athletics Grand Prix
She clocked 2:02.13 to place second behind the experienced Rose Marie Almanza of Cuba (2:01.77). Jemma Rekkie from the UK was third with 2:02.19. 2015 world champion Maryna Arzamasova of Belarus was fourth (2:03.02)...
4 Jul 2019
Medieval festival near Minsk to bring Middle Ages back to life Medieval festival near Minsk to bring Middle Ages back to life
The main draw will be the reenactment of the battle of Grunwald which took place on 15 July 1410 between the forces of the Teutonic Knights and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Kingdom of Poland...
4 Jul 2019
About 30,000 pilgrims expected to attend Budslau Fest in Belarus About 30,000 pilgrims expected to attend Budslau Fest in Belarus
The first mass will begin at 18h00. In the evening there will be a presentation of family movements of Belarus (22h00) and a procession with a copy of the icon of the Mother of God (23h30)...
3 Jul 2019
Belarus Remembers campaign continues Belarus Remembers campaign continues
The campaign Belarus Remembers. We Remember Everyone dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the country’s liberation from the Nazi invaders continues all over the country...
2 Jul 2019
Partisan Chronicles: Parade of Liberators Partisan Chronicles: Parade of Liberators
The final page in the joint project of BelTA and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History is dedicated to the parade of liberators, the first one during the Great Patriotic War, and to the overall and complete victory over the enemy which back in 1944 was yet to come...
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