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26 Mar 2020
Belarus has five months of buckwheat stocks Belarus has five months of buckwheat stocks
"This is enough for us to last until the new harvest. There is no shortage of buckwheat groats in the shops"...
25 Mar 2020
Belarus’ National Library to display message of solidarity with Italy Belarus’ National Library to display message of solidarity with Italy
"On the initiative of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on 26 March the National Library will demonstrate a picture with the phrase ‘Belarus stands with Italy’"...
25 Mar 2020
Belarus to accede to Marrakesh treaty soon Belarus to accede to Marrakesh treaty soon
The treaty requires contracting parties to introduce a standard set of limitations and exceptions to copyright rules in order to permit reproduction, distribution and making available of published works in formats designed to be accessible to visually impaired persons...
25 Mar 2020
Belarusian Gomel Oblast sends message of encouragement to Italy Belarusian Gomel Oblast sends message of encouragement to Italy
"We wish those who are ill a speedy recovery. We admire the courage of the Italian people in the fight against the epidemic"...
25 Mar 2020
Belarus’ Healthcare Ministry expands list of COVID-19 high-risk countries Belarus’ Healthcare Ministry expands list of COVID-19 high-risk countries
Those who arrive from the high-risk countries are put in a 14-day quarantine...
25 Mar 2020
European Diploma for Protected Areas renewed for Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve in Belarus European Diploma for Protected Areas renewed for Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve in Belarus
"The members of the group noted that the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve is a model holder of the European diploma and that the document must be renewed for the territory"...
25 Mar 2020
Around 23,000 COVID-19 tests performed in Belarus Around 23,000 COVID-19 tests performed in Belarus
"Another 57 people are under medical observation and getting treatment"...
25 Mar 2020
Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater to welcome world opera stars on 27 April Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater to welcome world opera stars on 27 April
"They make up the musical elite of the world. They are applauded by the leading opera houses. We are proud that all of them are Belarusians"...
24 Mar 2020
Belarus’ Kupala Theater to go online with Paulinka production Belarus’ Kupala Theater to go online with Paulinka production
The event will take place on World Theater Day on 27 March. The theater will live stream the Paulinka production...
24 Mar 2020
Belarus’ environmental ministry calls to join Earth Hour on 28 March Belarus’ environmental ministry calls to join Earth Hour on 28 March
"This, in our opinion, will do no harm, and will bring only positive results"...
24 Mar 2020
Football fans turn attention to Belarus Football fans turn attention to Belarus
The rights to broadcast the Belarusian football championship have been bought by Ukraine’s Sport 1 and Russia’s Match TV...
23 Mar 2020
Belarusians advised to refrain from going abroad amid coronavirus pandemic Belarusians advised to refrain from going abroad amid coronavirus pandemic
"There is no need to go on vacation or any sightseeing trips now. People will create difficulties primarily for themselves and their loved ones"...
23 Mar 2020
Belarus arrivals advised to self-isolate Belarus arrivals advised to self-isolate
People arriving in Belarus get a special booklet at a border checkpoint and have to sign a document committing to follow all the rules...
23 Mar 2020
WHO notes high availability of lung ventilation equipment in Belarus WHO notes high availability of lung ventilation equipment in Belarus
According to the World Health Organization, there are 22 assisted lung ventilation devices per 100,000 capita in Belarus...
23 Mar 2020
Over 21,000 COVID-19 tests performed in Belarus Over 21,000 COVID-19 tests performed in Belarus
"As many as 22 patients have already been discharged or are getting ready to be discharged from the hospital. Earlier they tested positive for COVID-19, but after treatment their tests came back negative"...
23 Mar 2020
WHO fully supports measures being taken in Belarus against COVID-19 WHO fully supports measures being taken in Belarus against COVID-19
The WHO regional director for Europe emphasized the professional approach of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry to respond to the COVID-19 emergency, including early detection of infection, monitoring of contacts, isolation and patient care...
23 Mar 2020
Belarus to do coronavirus express tests Belarus to do coronavirus express tests
"The People’s Republic of China will provide us with 1,008 express test kits. In the near future we will have express tests"...
20 Mar 2020
15 coronavirus patients discharged from hospital in Belarus 15 coronavirus patients discharged from hospital in Belarus
42 patients who tested positive for the virus are under medical surveillance. All of them show no symptoms of the disease...
19 Mar 2020
Belarusians encouraged to join Earth Hour on 28 March Belarusians encouraged to join Earth Hour on 28 March
Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature...
19 Mar 2020
New website BelTA+ goes online New website BelTA+ goes online
The new website will feature only positive events, without crime and accident reports. The website will provide high-quality information for thinking people...
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