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30 Sep 2018
Lukashenko congratulates Sabalenka on 2018 Wuhan Open trophy Lukashenko congratulates Sabalenka on 2018 Wuhan Open trophy
The head of state stressed that the world’s best tennis players yield to the player’s energy, skills and self-belief. “I am confident that the first WTA Premier 5 title is the start of a long journey to great victories and new career-high WTA rankings”...
28 Sep 2018
Sabalenka makes 2018 Wuhan Open final Sabalenka makes 2018 Wuhan Open final
In today’s semifinal the Belarusian saw off Australia’s world number 17 Ashleigh Barty 7-6 (7-2), 6-4...
27 Sep 2018
CIS documentary film festival in Minsk 1-4 October CIS documentary film festival in Minsk 1-4 October
The program provides for meetings with filmmakers, master classes, and roundtables. The festival also runs the youth competition program “Eurasia. Doc: 4 Minutes”...
27 Sep 2018
Sabalenka into 2018 Wuhan Open semifinal Sabalenka into 2018 Wuhan Open semifinal
In the quarterfinal the Belarusian defeated Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova, the world number 31, 7-5, 6-3...
27 Sep 2018
Over 40 countries to attend OSCE counter-terrorism conference in Minsk Over 40 countries to attend OSCE counter-terrorism conference in Minsk
OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger and heads of the UN specialized agencies, Interpol, the Council of Europe, the CIS, the CSTO and the SCO are expected to attend as well...
26 Sep 2018
Minsk Planetarium preparing Fulldome Competition program for Listapad Minsk Planetarium preparing Fulldome Competition program for Listapad
Minsk International Fulldome Festival will show the achievements and the technologies of one of the youngest and most promising areas in the film industry – Fulldome Cinema, an immersive dome-based video projection environment...
26 Sep 2018
Youth for the Union State forum opens in Moscow Youth for the Union State forum opens in Moscow
"The participants will discuss the ideological and information basis of the Union State, Belarus’ and Russia's legislation in the area of youth policy and promising areas for youth in Belarus and Russia"...
26 Sep 2018
Belarus secures wins over Australia, Croatia at 2018 Chess Olympiad in Batumi Belarus secures wins over Australia, Croatia at 2018 Chess Olympiad in Batumi
Belarus men’s team won 2,5:1,5 against Australia. Belarus women’s team secured the same score against Croatia...
26 Sep 2018
Partisan Chronicles: Klichev Partisan Area, or Small Soviet Land Partisan Chronicles: Klichev Partisan Area, or Small Soviet Land
BelTA News Agency and the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History presents the next part of the joint project “Partisan Chronicles - Klichev Partisan Area”...
25 Sep 2018
Cooperation with Belarusian universities as important for Huawei Cooperation with Belarusian universities as important for Huawei
Victor Zhang emphasized that Huawei constantly invests in young talents, their development and education. The company sends students, including from Belarus, to study in China every year...
25 Sep 2018
Racers from four countries to gather for Belarus Motorcycle Racing Cup Racers from four countries to gather for Belarus Motorcycle Racing Cup
Taking part in the competitions will be about 100 racers from Belarus, Russia, Lithuania and Ukraine...
24 Sep 2018
Scientists develop virtual tour across Belarus’ natural reserves Scientists develop virtual tour across Belarus’ natural reserves
The purpose of the project is to promote environmental and green tourism in Belarus. The website offering the virtual tour across Belarus’ natural reserves features national parks, wilderness areas, natural monuments as well as tourist infrastructure facilities...
24 Sep 2018
Belarusian pentathletes victorious in Kremlin Cup mixed relay Belarusian pentathletes victorious in Kremlin Cup mixed relay
At the start Anastasia Prokopenko won the fencing event. Before the final combined event of pistol shooting and cross country running the Belarusian duet was 21 seconds behind the Russian team of Gulnaz Gubaidullina and Alexander Lesun...
24 Sep 2018
Azarenka 54th in WTA rankings Azarenka 54th in WTA rankings
The former world number one, who made her return to tennis after giving birth, has recently moved up from 63rd to 54th place...
21 Sep 2018
China donates 1,200 books to Belarus’ National Library China donates 1,200 books to Belarus’ National Library
Zhao Leji emphasized that cultural exchanges between Belarus and China help strengthen friendly ties between the two nations. Among the donated books is The Governance of China...
21 Sep 2018
Applications open for Listapad 2018 Industry Days Applications open for Listapad 2018 Industry Days
The event provides filmmakers with the opportunity to learn skills in developing and promoting films from specialists of the international cinema market, representatives of the European important festivals and industries...
20 Sep 2018
Remains of WWII soldiers re-interred in Belarus Remains of WWII soldiers re-interred in Belarus
The remains of about 200 German and 33 Hungarian soldiers were re-interred at the common soldier cemetery near the village of Signevichi on 20 September. Over 20,000 soldiers of Germany and Hungary killed during the Second World War were buried at the cemetery...
20 Sep 2018
Belarus to host Weeks of Germany Belarus to host Weeks of Germany
The program will include many concerts for the lovers both of classical and rock music. Minsk will host the XJAZZ Festival for the first time...
20 Sep 2018
Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum gets underway in Minsk Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum gets underway in Minsk
EEDRF is an annual open international event to discuss commercial disputes in arbitration and state courts...
19 Sep 2018
Crystal Swan by Belarusian director wins Grand Prix at Almaty Crystal Swan by Belarusian director wins Grand Prix at Almaty
Crystal Swan is the festival hit 2018. The filmmakers received more than 20 invitations to the film forums in Germany, Greece, Sweden, Norway, Great Britain, Slovenia, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Spain, Austria, Latvia, Ireland, USA...
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