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22 Jun 2018
Presidents of Germany, Austria to attend ceremony to unveil monument in Trostenets
"In a week the Belarusian president will unveil the monument in the Trostenets Memorial Complex near Minsk where over 250,000 people from all over Europe, mostly Jews, were exterminated by the Nazis. Taking part in the ceremony will be the presidents of Germany and Austria"...
22 Jun 2018
Brest Fortress defense recreated on 22 June
The 8th edition of the international military and historical meeting “22 June. Brest Fortress” brought together nearly 1,500 re-enactors from 11 countries...
21 Jun 2018
Gold, silver for Belarus at 2018 Modern Pentathlon U21 European Championships
Belarus’ Ivan Khamtsov scored 1,498 points to win gold in the men’s event. Second was Hungary, with Austria finishing third...
21 Jun 2018
Victory Without Borders motor rally finishes in Brest
The rally kicked off in Shymkent, Kazakhstan on 9 May. In Russia, the participants of the race united in one column and moved towards Belarus, with Brest being the final destination. Bikers and motorists covered over 14,000km and visited more than 40 cities...
21 Jun 2018
Visa-free areas of Brest, Grodno oblasts might be merged
According to Vitaly Gritsevich, the amalgamation of the two areas would be very instrumental for promoting cycling and hiking tourism in Belarus...
21 Jun 2018
Museums of Brest Fortress, Sevastopol exchange expositions
The Brest Fortress Defense Museum is opening an exposition Immortal City of Our Glory from the collections of the State Museum of the Heroic Defense and Liberation of Sevastopol...
21 Jun 2018
Dinamo Stadium to reopen in Minsk on 21 June
The organizers of the opening ceremony have prepared a diverse music and sports program for the audience...
20 Jun 2018
Minsk to host K-POP festival
The best K-POP cover bands and individual performers from all over Belarus will gather in Minsk for the competition for the fourth time. The audience will be treated to an amazing show with dancing, singing and lotteries...
20 Jun 2018
Second Belarusian Social Business Forum due on 28 June
Experts from Belarus, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Denmark will discuss impact investing (investing that fosters social changes), measurement of social effect, corporate social responsibility programs of big companies, and mentoring programs for startups...
20 Jun 2018
Traveler tax refund now available at Minsk National Airport
"Currently, more than 400 stores have joined the Tax Free System in Belarus"...
20 Jun 2018
Larry King, Kirk Douglas touched by gifts from Belarus
The T-shirts are designed to reflect a family history of each of the celebrities, among whom are Lisa Kudrow, Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph Lauren, Steven Tyler and Liv Tyler, Alex Galchenyuk, Anna Galchenyuk, Winona Ryder, Harrison Ford and others...
20 Jun 2018
Participants of 2018 FAI World Helicopter Championship to see Belarusian landmarks
"We are planning a sightseeing tour around Minsk, a tour out of city, most likely to Khatyn. There will be Belarusian dishes on the menu and traditional weaving and pottery crafts on the program of the closing ceremony"...
20 Jun 2018
Participants of 2018 FAI World Helicopter Championship to see Belarusian landmarks
"We are planning a sightseeing tour around Minsk, a tour out of city, most likely to Khatyn. There will be Belarusian dishes on the menu and traditional weaving and pottery crafts on the program of the closing ceremony"...
20 Jun 2018
Almost 7,000 fans travel through Belarus for FIFA World Cup in Russia
All in all, Belarus has welcomed fans from 87 countries, including the Comoros Islands in the Indian Ocean, the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean Sea, and West Africa’s Guinea-Bissau...
20 Jun 2018
Minsk to host 10th round of EaP informal ministerial dialogues
The participants of the forum will discuss the situation in the region and development prospects for the Eastern Partnership Initiative that is aimed to deliver practical results...
20 Jun 2018
Berahinya traditional culture festival to take place in Gomel Oblast
The festival will welcome people who promote authentic arts and crafts. Taking part in the festival will be folklore teams from Belarus and abroad. The festival is a mix of traditional dance, music, arts and crafts and folk literature...
20 Jun 2018
Over 100 racers to partake in Augustow Canal Half Marathon
The 21km half marathon across the most beautiful places of the canal will take place on 23 June. The track is interesting both in terms of racing and in terms of sightseeing. The runners will race partly on concrete and partly on ground...
20 Jun 2018
Artists from seven countries to partake in International Chagall Plein Air
The event will take place on 25 June – 7 July. The artists will paint in Vitebsk and its suburbs. They will give master classes and will be taken on a sightseeing tour around Vitebsk...
19 Jun 2018
New award in science and technology instituted by Belarus-Russia Union State
The award will be presented to citizens of Belarus and Russia for the outstanding results in joint research, discoveries and scientific advances once every two years, starting in 2019. The award will be timed to the Day of Unity of Russia and Belarus...
19 Jun 2018
Winners of Union State literature and art awards 2017-2018 named
The Union State literature and art awards are presented in recognition of significant contribution to the strengthening of relations of brotherhood, friendship and all-round cooperation between Belarus and Russia and are awarded once every two years...
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