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6 May 2020
Over Br9.1m earned during national cleanup day in Belarus Over Br9.1m earned during national cleanup day in Belarus
Half of the money will be left at the disposal of the oblast administrations and the Minsk city administration. The money will be channeled into preparing children’s camps for the summer, into beautifying populated localities, and cleaning up gravesites...
6 May 2020
Belarusian media chiefs pay homage at Khatyn war memorial Belarusian media chiefs pay homage at Khatyn war memorial
"Our children must also know and remember the events of that time. This would be the best gratitude to the generation of heroes. We lay flowers today in memory of all those who died during the war, who fought for us"...
6 May 2020
Belarusian State University Digital Library remains Europe’s top institutional repository Belarusian State University Digital Library remains Europe’s top institutional repository
All in all, the ranking featured more than 3,000 repositories of universities and research centers from all over the globe. They were ranked by the number of collected items, which was evaluated by the web search engine Google Academy...
6 May 2020
Coronavirus recoveries in Belarus at 4,388 Coronavirus recoveries in Belarus at 4,388
"As many as 19,255 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country"...
6 May 2020
Belarus’ National Library launches internet project ahead of Victory Day Belarus’ National Library launches internet project ahead of Victory Day
The website features about 100 names of newspapers with more than 1,000 issues, about 150 leaflets and manuscript materials...
5 May 2020
Belarus reports recovery of 3,771 coronavirus patients Belarus reports recovery of 3,771 coronavirus patients
A total of 18,350 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country...
5 May 2020
Belarus’ National Library to support healthcare professionals amid COVID-19 Belarus’ National Library to support healthcare professionals amid COVID-19
"The goal of the event is to express gratitude and show solidarity with those who work to the top of their abilities and on whom our health and future depend"...
4 May 2020
CIS state news agencies launch joint project to mark Great Victory anniversary CIS state news agencies launch joint project to mark Great Victory anniversary
The project is about the fight against fascism from its first day to the last day, the post-war reconstruction, veterans – heroes of the front and the rear...
4 May 2020
BelTA prepares series of posters ahead of Victory Day BelTA prepares series of posters ahead of Victory Day
The posters are based on BelTA’s archives, unique footage of military photojournalists who chronicled the war from the first day to the last, victorious day...
4 May 2020
Coronavirus recoveries in Belarus at 3,259 Coronavirus recoveries in Belarus at 3,259
A total of 17,489 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country...
4 May 2020
MFA releases book of memory about Belarusian diplomats - war veterans MFA releases book of memory about Belarusian diplomats - war veterans
"The war did not spare anyone: children, old people, men, women, doctors, teachers, workers, diplomats... It entered every household and left its indelible mark"...
4 May 2020
Belarus’ coronavirus recoveries at 3,196 Belarus’ coronavirus recoveries at 3,196
A total of 16,705 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country...
30 Apr 2020
Belarusian trade unions federation to forgo outdoor rallies on Labor Day Belarusian trade unions federation to forgo outdoor rallies on Labor Day
But in today’s situation it is necessary to show solidarity in a different manner: by working together to fight the spread of the pandemic instead of arranging loud festivities and concerts packed with people...
30 Apr 2020
Belarus’ Khatyn Memorial welcomes 250,000 visitors from 84 countries in 2019 Belarus’ Khatyn Memorial welcomes 250,000 visitors from 84 countries in 2019
"It is a monument to all Belarusian villages which, like Khatyn, were burnt during the Great Patriotic War, and to all Belarus’ civilians regardless of their nationality and religion"...
30 Apr 2020
2,386 coronavirus recoveries reported in Belarus 2,386 coronavirus recoveries reported in Belarus
As many as 14,027 people in Belarus have tested positive for COVID-19...
30 Apr 2020
Belarus Events Calendar: MAY 2020 Belarus Events Calendar: MAY 2020
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
30 Apr 2020
UNICEF in Belarus aims to raise $1.5m for medical equipment UNICEF in Belarus aims to raise $1.5m for medical equipment
"All this money will be spent solely on the procurement and delivery of the cargo. Our organization makes no profit from this. We guarantee public accountability for all spent funds"...
29 Apr 2020
Victory Day parade in Minsk on 9 May to feature 36 aircraft, helicopters Victory Day parade in Minsk on 9 May to feature 36 aircraft, helicopters
Modern multirole jet fighters Su-30SM of the Belarusian Air Force will participate in the Victory Day parade for the first time this year...
29 Apr 2020
Belarus to receive potential effective drug for COVID-19 treatment Belarus to receive potential effective drug for COVID-19 treatment
The drug was approved for treating malaria, rheumatoid arthritis, and systemic lupus erythematosus. It is currently undergoing clinical trials involving COVID-19 patients...
29 Apr 2020
2,072 coronavirus recoveries reported in Belarus 2,072 coronavirus recoveries reported in Belarus
As many as 13,181 people in Belarus have tested positive for COVID-19...
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