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3 Sep 2020
Azarenka, Sabalenka victorious in US Open doubles round one Azarenka, Sabalenka victorious in US Open doubles round one
Victoria Azarenka and Sofia Kenin of the United States defeated the Australian duo of Ellen Perez and Storm Sanders 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in an hour and 30 minutes...
2 Sep 2020
Belarus’ coronavirus recoveries at 70,900 Belarus’ coronavirus recoveries at 70,900
A total of 72,141 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country so far...
2 Sep 2020
Exhibition timed to Uzbekistan’s Independence Day opens in Minsk Exhibition timed to Uzbekistan’s Independence Day opens in Minsk
Taking part in the opening ceremony was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to Belarus Nasirdjan Yusupov. He noted that Belarus and Uzbekistan are linked by brotherly ties. “The fact that we timed the celebration of Uzbekistan’s Independence Day to the opening of an exhibition of the Belarusian artist who worked in Uzbekistan means that our nations maintain very close contact...
2 Sep 2020
Belarus’ Polesie Drama Theater to show Viy in Russia’s Smolensk Belarus’ Polesie Drama Theater to show Viy in Russia’s Smolensk
The theater festival is running in Russia’s Smolensk on 1-7 September. The Belarusian theater will perform on the big stage of the Griboyedov Smolensk State Drama Theater on 3 September...
1 Sep 2020
Belarus’ COVID-19 recoveries at 70,606 Belarus’ COVID-19 recoveries at 70,606
A total of 71,962 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country so far...
31 Aug 2020
Belarus’ COVID-19 recoveries at 70,468 Belarus’ COVID-19 recoveries at 70,468
A total of 71,843 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country so far...
31 Aug 2020
Azarenka up to 27th, Sabalenka remains 11th in WTA rankings Azarenka up to 27th, Sabalenka remains 11th in WTA rankings
Last week the former world number one was ranked 59th. After winning the Premier tournament in New York she soared 32 positions with the total of 1832 points. Arina Sabalenka remained 11th with 3,615 points...
30 Aug 2020
Belarus Events Calendar: SEPTEMBER 2020 Belarus Events Calendar: SEPTEMBER 2020
Holidays, festivals, exhibitions...
28 Aug 2020
Belarus to be first country to get Russia's coronavirus vaccine Belarus to be first country to get Russia's coronavirus vaccine
"We will try not only the Russian vaccine. We will see other options too. However it should be admitted that Russians, Chinese and Americans are ahead of others in the development and manufacturing of vaccines"...
28 Aug 2020
Belarus’ COVID-19 recoveries at 69,887 Belarus’ COVID-19 recoveries at 69,887
A total of 71,346 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country so far...
27 Aug 2020
Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 69,650 patients recover Belarus’ COVID-19 update: 69,650 patients recover
The nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases reached 71,165 people...
27 Aug 2020
Minsk Half Marathon postponed to September 2021 Minsk Half Marathon postponed to September 2021
“Health and safety of our participants is a fundamental task for the organizers. For this reason, as well as based on the recommendations of the Minsk City Hall and the Sport and Tourism Ministry, a difficult decision was made to postpone the Minsk Half Marathon to 12 September 2021,” the organizers said...
27 Aug 2020
Azarenka advances into Western & Southern Open semifinal Azarenka advances into Western & Southern Open semifinal
Belarus’ world number 59 Victoria Azarenka dismissed world number 39 Ons Jabeur of Tunisia 7-6 (11-9), 6-2 to reach the Western & Southern Open semifinal in New York...
26 Aug 2020
Belarus reports 69,378 coronavirus recoveries Belarus reports 69,378 coronavirus recoveries
The nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases reached 70,974 people...
26 Aug 2020
Azarenka reaches Western & Southern Open quarterfinal Azarenka reaches Western & Southern Open quarterfinal
Belarus’ world number 59 Victoria Azarenka dismissed France’s world number 60 Alize Cornet 6-4, 7-5 to reach the Western & Southern Open quarterfinal in New York. Victoria Azarenka will next face world number 39 Ons Jabeur of Tunisia...
25 Aug 2020
Belarus’ coronavirus latest: 69,097 patients recover Belarus’ coronavirus latest: 69,097 patients recover
The nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases reached 70,727 people...
25 Aug 2020
Belarus home to almost 25% of world’s European bison population Belarus home to almost 25% of world’s European bison population
Since 1932, the Bialowieza National Park in Poland has annually published the genealogy book of the European bison. The latest edition has recently seen the light of day. According to it, as of the beginning of 2020, there were 8,461 bison in the world...
24 Aug 2020
Exhibition to celebrate 500th anniversary of Zhirovichi monastery opens in Minsk Exhibition to celebrate 500th anniversary of Zhirovichi monastery opens in Minsk
The exhibition features about 60 exhibits: encyclopaedias, books, articles from magazines and visual materials. They tell about the history of the Icon of the Mother of God of Zhirovichi and the Holy Dormition Monastery which was built on the site of the appearance of this miraculous icon...
24 Aug 2020
Belarus’ COVID-19 recoveries at 68,925 Belarus’ COVID-19 recoveries at 68,925
A total of 70,645 people have tested positive for the coronavirus so far...
24 Aug 2020
Belarus reports 68,839 coronavirus recoveries Belarus reports 68,839 coronavirus recoveries
A total of 70,468 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in the country so far...
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