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24 Jul 2018
Major events to celebrate 400th anniversary of Primer scheduled in Belarus for August-September
"The world's first Primer turns 400 today. On this very day the Slavic Language Primer saw the light in 1618. It is important that our ancestors helped the book to come out"...
24 Jul 2018
Belarus climbs to 38th position in UN e-government ranking
For the first time Belarus has made it to the top 40 countries placed in the Very-High-EGDI level group...
24 Jul 2018
Minsk in top three summer destinations in CIS for Russian travelers
The top ten CIS cities popular with Russian visitors in the summer 2018 includes Baku (Azerbaijan), Minsk (Belarus), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Yerevan (Armenia), Astana (Kazakhstan), Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Chisinau (Moldova), Dushanbe (Tajikistan) and Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)...
24 Jul 2018
FAI World Helicopter Championship kicks off at Belarus’ Lipki airfield
Taking part in the competitions will take part about 36 crews from different countries. Russia has deployed its 13 crews. Pilots from Poland, Austria, Germany, China and Ukraine will also compete for medals...
23 Jul 2018
Germany invites Belarus to attend international data protection forum
The forum will discuss the protection of personal data taking into account the innovations imposed by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Regulation aimed at strengthening and harmonizing the protection of personal data of all persons in the European Union...
23 Jul 2018
Several pilots bring their own helicopters to World Helicopter Championship in Belarus
The 2018 FAI World Helicopter Championship will open on the Lipki airdrome on 24 July. Taking part in the competition will be about 36 crews from different countries...
23 Jul 2018
Schoolchildren from Belarus, Ukraine to monitor cross-border rivers
A cross-border summer camp will take place in Pinsk District on 16-22 August to bring together schoolchildren from Belarus and Ukraine. The children will be taught to conduct monitoring campaigns; they will also study flora and fauna of the rivers...
23 Jul 2018
Two contestants from Belarus to compete for Miss CIS 2018 title
Minskers Anna Ponomareva (20 years old) and Victoria Lavrenko (25 years old) have already arrived in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana that hosts the event...
23 Jul 2018
Belarus’ Sergei Vyazovich in top 5 after two 2018 Silk Way Rally stages
The second leg brought the racers to Elista. The 311km route featured steppes with ravines and streams. During the race Aleksei Vishnevsky’s MAZ truck returned to help get Alexander Vasilevsky’s truck back on track...
22 Jul 2018
Belarus 8th at 2018 CEV U20 Men's Volleyball European Championship
Belarus finished 8th at the 2018 CEV U20 Men's Volleyball European Championship in The Hague, the Netherlands...
22 Jul 2018
Crystal Swan by Belarusian director wins Grand Prix in Odessa
Crystal Swan is a coming-of-age story about a young woman in post-soviet Belarus in the mid 1990’s. She loves house music and dreams of going to Chicago where this music style emerged a decade earlier...
21 Jul 2018
Grodno welcomes 40,000th tourist coming on visa-waiver program
Since the start of 2018, over 40,000 foreigners from more than 50 countries came to Grodno and the district without visas. The 40,000th visitor was a 60-year old tourist from Vilnius. It was his first visit to Grodno...
21 Jul 2018
Susedzi bike marathon welcomes nearly 700 riders in Augustow Canal
This time, taking part in the event were about 700 riders from Belarus, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Russia. The start and finish zones were located in a picturesque place near Dombrovka Sluice...
20 Jul 2018
Mogilev Drama Theater wants to join Silk Road Association
“Membership in this association will enable our troupe to take part in their projects, exchange visits, receive training and take part in master classes. The most important thing, however, is an opportunity to perform in China”...
20 Jul 2018
Belarus-Korea sci-tech forum due in Minsk in October
The forum is designed to scale up bilateral cooperation in science and innovations, forge new business contacts, and find new areas and forms of cooperation contributing to innovative development in both countries...
20 Jul 2018
Russian poll praises Belarus president as effective defender of national interests
China President Xi Jinping topped the chart initially, but Alexander Lukashenko went ahead of him later on. The advantage of the Belarusian head of state grew steadily afterwards...
19 Jul 2018
Brest makes educational cartoon for visa-free tourists
The cartoon is hosted by YouTube and lasts for about one minute. The animated film is available in Russian, Polish, and English...
19 Jul 2018
2018 FIBA U17 Women's Basketball World Cup trophy on display in Minsk
The trophy, which will learn its new owner on 29 July, looks like an abstractly and geometrically shaped rock...
19 Jul 2018
Classic music to play at Minsk railway station
Famous pieces of classic music will be heard on railway platforms, near ticket boxes and in underground walkways till the end of the summer. Nine international trains will be welcomed by unique 25-second excerpts themed on the route of the train...
19 Jul 2018
Belarusian army team in China for International Army Games 2018
A military transport aircraft of the Belarusian army landed in the airport of the city of Korla. The Belarusian delegation was accommodated in a nearby training center of the ground forces of the People’s Liberation Army of China...
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