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17 Feb 2020
About 200 Chinese students returning to Belarus to be placed at Zagorie center About 200 Chinese students returning to Belarus to be placed at Zagorie center
Students who come back to Belarus from China will undertake mandatory recuperation and acclimatization programs...
17 Feb 2020
Lukashenko visits Raubichi ahead of IBU Open European Championships Lukashenko visits Raubichi ahead of IBU Open European Championships
"If there is no rain, we will host the IBU European championships and the IBU World Cup at a good level"...
14 Feb 2020
Chinese students returning to Belarus to undergo recuperation Chinese students returning to Belarus to undergo recuperation
These are the students who were not exposed to coronavirus, who came from unaffected regions, and who were under quarantine in China...
14 Feb 2020
Minsk among top three most romantic cities in Europe Minsk among top three most romantic cities in Europe
In addition to Minsk, the top ten includes St. Petersburg, Paris, Kaliningrad, Prague, Yekaterinburg, Amsterdam, Baku, Yerevan, and Tallinn...
14 Feb 2020
Raubichi to host IBU European Open Biathlon Championships Raubichi to host IBU European Open Biathlon Championships
The European Championships were reallocated as the organizers could not guarantee the conditions required for hosting the event because of the warm weather in Estonia...
13 Feb 2020
Orthodox music festival in Grodno to feature record number of participating countries Orthodox music festival in Grodno to feature record number of participating countries
"The festival will bring together participants from eleven countries. This is the biggest number we have had so far, which highlights the importance of the Kolozhsky Blagovest festival for the Orthodox world"...
13 Feb 2020
Belarus’ new channel to go on air in 2021 Belarus’ new channel to go on air in 2021
"In line with our plans, this channel will be on air from early morning till late at night. It is highly likely that each news item will be repeated for several one-hour cycles until it is changed to accommodate new information or displaced by fresh stories"...
13 Feb 2020
Half of tickets for UEFA Futsal Champions League finals in Minsk sold in less than week Half of tickets for UEFA Futsal Champions League finals in Minsk sold in less than week
In view of the high demand, all-game tickets will be on sale until 18.00 on 14 February...
13 Feb 2020
Raubichi ready to host IBU European Open Biathlon Championships Raubichi ready to host IBU European Open Biathlon Championships
"If we take the responsibility of hosting the European event, the IBU is ready to bring forward the IBU World Cup. It will start on 3 March rather than 5 March, as it was initially planned, and will end two days earlier"...
13 Feb 2020
BC Tsmoki Minsk reach EWBL Final Four BC Tsmoki Minsk reach EWBL Final Four
The four winners of the quarterfinals will progress to the main stage of the competitions (21-22 March)...
12 Feb 2020
Over 260 Belarusian athletes gearing up for Tokyo 2020 Over 260 Belarusian athletes gearing up for Tokyo 2020
So far, the Olympic qualifying requirements have been met by 69 Belarusian athletes in 15 sports...
12 Feb 2020
Over 52,000ha of new woodland in Belarus in 2019 Over 52,000ha of new woodland in Belarus in 2019
This year foresters are set to plant and replant trees on an area of at least 38,000 hectares...
12 Feb 2020
Belarusian athletes win 843 medals at major international tournaments in 2019 Belarusian athletes win 843 medals at major international tournaments in 2019
Over half of the medals were won by junior teams...
11 Feb 2020
Belarusian pastry chefs to take part in IKA/Culinary Olympics Belarusian pastry chefs to take part in IKA/Culinary Olympics
"Belarusian pastry chefs will present complex art compositions made of chocolate, mastic, marzipan, pastilage and salt dough using various manufacturing techniques"...
11 Feb 2020
Number of visa-free tourists in Brest Oblast up by 70% in January Number of visa-free tourists in Brest Oblast up by 70% in January
In January the region was mostly visited by individual travelers. Only a third of tourists came as part of tour groups...
10 Feb 2020
Belarus reach 2020 Fed Cup finals Belarus reach 2020 Fed Cup finals
The doubles rubber turned to be a decider, in which Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka and Aliaksandra Sasnovich fought through Kiki Bertens and Demi Schuurs 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10-8)...
10 Feb 2020
Belarus registers novel cancer drug Belarus registers novel cancer drug
The idea, its implementation, production technology, substantiation of safety and efficiency of the medicine were done by scientists of the Research Institute for Physical and Chemical Problems of Belarusian State University...
10 Feb 2020
Maryna Slutskaya wins silver at Paris Grand Slam 2020 Maryna Slutskaya wins silver at Paris Grand Slam 2020
The Belarusian came through four bouts victorious to lose to France’s Romane Dicko in the final...
7 Feb 2020
Khrushch voted 2021 IIHF World Championship mascot in Belarus Khrushch voted 2021 IIHF World Championship mascot in Belarus
The Latvian audience picked up Hedgehog...
7 Feb 2020
Minsk in top three CIS cities with most interesting program for Fatherland Defenders Day Minsk in top three CIS cities with most interesting program for Fatherland Defenders Day
The ranking takes into account the popularity and unique character of Fatherland Defenders Day events...
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