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6 Sep 2018
Belarus MFA initiates seminar on human rights in Minsk
The topic of the seminar is "Interaction with UN mechanisms for the protection of human rights: the role of the national mechanism for the preparation of reports and follow-up activities"...
6 Sep 2018
Minsk to host high-level international counter-terrorism conference
"What is special about the conference is that it will deal with two most pressing challenges of our time: counter-terrorism and cyber security"...
6 Sep 2018
Belarusian students win 4 medals at Japanese Olympiad in Informatics
"Belarus won the fourth place, sharing it with the Russian team. This is the best result of Belarusian students for the entire period of their participation at the International Olympiads in Informatics"...
6 Sep 2018
Belarus pockets bronze medal at ISSF World Championship
Belarusians Yury Shcherbatsevich, Vitaly Bubnovich and Ilya Chergeiko were third with the result of 3526 points in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men Team event...
6 Sep 2018
Brest to host international futsal tournament for customs inspectors
The tournament will be traditionally timed to the Day of Customs Inspectors that is marked on 20 September. This year the tournament will gather six teams representing five countries: Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia and Ukraine...
5 Sep 2018
Belarus president harvests potatoes, watermelons from household plot
Despite the rather dry summer the potato harvest was ample in the presidential field – 60 tonnes from a field of 1.5ha, with the yield at 400 centners per hectare...
5 Sep 2018
Joint youth projects to be presented at Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia
About 250 young people will attend a gathering of student construction brigades Youth is Building the Union in Polotsk District on 22-23 September...
5 Sep 2018
Art exhibition opened in Minsk to celebrate 25th anniversary of Belarus-Ecuador relations
The exhibition is timed to the 25th anniversary of Belarus-Ecuador diplomatic relations. The exhibition features works by Pedro Valdivieso and Yuri Podolin...
5 Sep 2018
Belarus wins Grand Prix of Art of Book contest
The book Belarusian Trace in Moscow’s Culture and Architecture published in Belarus won the Commonwealth nomination. The best in the My Country nomination was Belarusian Costume illustration book...
5 Sep 2018
Brest Oblast tourist info center to open in Warsaw
This center is designed to inform Polish residents and nationals of other countries about tourist attractions of Brest Oblast and Belarus in general, the visa-free program and forthcoming events...
5 Sep 2018
Minsk invites for big sports festival on 8 September
The program of the festival features competitions in power extreme, kettlebell lifting, streetball, master classes in volleyball, martial arts, chess and other sports...
5 Sep 2018
More Belarusian history and traditions at Chinese universities
Belarus’ Ambassador to China Kirill Rudy met with Huang Mei, the director of the School of Russian Language of Beijing Foreign Studies University in Beijing on 5 September...
5 Sep 2018
Sovetskaya Belorussiya newspaper editorial board renamed into publishing house Belarus Segodnya
Today the publishing house Belarus Segodnya publishes the SB. Belarus Segodnya newspaper, the Respublika newspaper, the Narodnaya Gazeta newspaper, the Selskaya Gazeta newspaper, and the Znamya Yunosti newspaper...
5 Sep 2018
Belarusian war exhibition opens in Beijing
Sergei Katkov is a renowned Belarusian artist, a teacher who was a press photographer and a painter on the Third Belarusian Front during the Great Patriotic War...
5 Sep 2018
Belarus, Poland to discuss joint promotion of Augustow Canal
The group will also discuss the international project August Velo. It envisages the development of cycling routes within the area of the Augustow Canal on both sides of the border, and also their inclusion into the global cycling network...
5 Sep 2018
Minsk to celebrate City Day on 7-9 September
This year Minsk turns 951. The celebrations will start with a professional excellence awards ceremony and a concert at the Palace of Culture of Trade Unions...
5 Sep 2018
Belarus to host Partnership for the Future media forum on 11-14 September
The media forum will be attended by media leaders, prominent political scientists, experts from the CIS and non-CIS countries...
4 Sep 2018
Belarusian students to contact International Space Station
Oleg Novitskiy, a Roscosmos cosmonaut, a Belarus native, will tell the school students about the profession and will hold a live call with cosmonauts on board the ISS...
4 Sep 2018
St Petersburg to celebrate Minsk Days on 11-12 September
Minsk Mayor Andrei Shorets is set to meet with St Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko. The Minsk Day program will feature a gala concert of the Presidential Orchestra and Belarusian singers...
4 Sep 2018
Belarus’ national exposition at Moscow Book Fair
The Moscow International Book Fair will be running in one of the best VDNH pavilions. It will feature more than 300 publishing houses from 25 countries and over 100,000 book tiles...
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