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27 Jul 2018
Bjoerndalen gets behind the wheel of 450-tonne BelAZ truck
"It was great to see for myself the things that I saw on TV before," said Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, climbing down the 450-tonne vehicle. "The trucks are impressive. So is the production process. Belarus can take pride in them"...
27 Jul 2018
Sporovsky Hayfields 2018 festival to focus on healthy lifestyle
The centerpiece of the festival will be a manual haymaking competition that will take place in the biological reserve for the 12th time already...
26 Jul 2018
Belarus take bronze in slalom at 2018 FAI World Helicopter Championship
Slalom is one of the most spectacular helicopter events. A bucket full of water is held on a rope by the crewman out of site of the pilot, the object is to fly the bucket through a course containing several gates...
26 Jul 2018
Belarus National Cancer Center receives award of U.S. National Cancer Institute
The award was bestowed in recognition of the achievements of the Alexandrov National Cancer Center in developing the cancer service and its study of malignant tumors...
26 Jul 2018
Brest welcomes 50,000th foreign visitor
Tadeusz Konaszuk, a resident of Biala Podlaska, Poland, came to Brest on a business trip. The Polish businessman plans to sign an agreement on cooperation with one of Brest firms...
26 Jul 2018
Brest hosts forum of twin cities
"People understand that Brest is a rapidly developing city which is worth investing. Such forums and meetings create an investment field which results in new jobs and the economic development of the city"...
25 Jul 2018
Pyotr Klimuk to attend ASE Planetary Congress in Minsk
Today Pyotr Klimuk was awarded the diploma of Honorary Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. “In Russia I have received many different diplomas. But I am a Belarusian. I was born here, and I am very honored to receive such a title from the NASB”...
25 Jul 2018
Foreigners coming to Belarus on five-day visa waiver can stay up to 30 days
Foreigners who took advantage of the five-day visa-free program to come to Belarus and who will be in the country when the decree on extending the visa-free regime comes into force will be allowed to stay here up to 30 days without having to leave the country...
25 Jul 2018
Belarus to welcome record number of countries at 2018 Junior Eurovision
According to the rules, 18 countries can take part in the contest. This year, however, EBU and the Belarusian Television and Radio Company included Israel, the winner of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in the list of this year’s children’s song forum...
25 Jul 2018
Cycling event to connect Grodno, Bialystok on 25-29 July
"The race has become a significant event in the sporting life of the region. It gathers the best cyclists not only from Poland and Belarus, but also from other countries"...
25 Jul 2018
Delegation of Polish cyclists to visit Brest
The oblast center will welcome a group of 110 people who represent the bicycle infrastructure development organization in Lubelskie Province. Guests from Poland will take part in the Brest City Day celebrations...
24 Jul 2018
Minsk to host international PPP conference on 12 September
The event is aimed at sharing international experience and best management practices in the implementation of infrastructure projects and development of a PPP mechanism to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and improve people's lives...
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...
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