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14 Dec 2020
UNICEF launches New Year charity project in Belarus UNICEF launches New Year charity project in Belarus
On this website anyone can send an electronic or paper postcard of a unique design to their loved ones for a small donation. The money raised will be spent on the Family for Every Child project that helps children with disabilities to return from nursing facilities to their families...
14 Dec 2020
Forum of Belarusian, Russian universities underway in Minsk Forum of Belarusian, Russian universities underway in Minsk
The forum has brought together more than 80 Belarusian and Russian universities. It is a hybrid event: 30 rectors are attending events at BSUIR in person, while heads of Russian universities have joined the forum via videoconferencing...
14 Dec 2020
Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,961 new cases, 2,542 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,961 new cases, 2,542 recoveries
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 160,295 cases. A total of 138,464 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus...
14 Dec 2020
Alimbekava moves to second in IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score Alimbekava moves to second in IBU Women’s World Cup Total Score
At BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon in Hochfilzen, Austria Dzinara Alimbekava graced the podium twice. She won the Women’s 7.5km Sprint and took silver in the Women's 10km Pursuit. Currently, the Belarusian has 265 points, just six points away from leader Marte Olsbu Roeiseland of Norway. Third goes Sweden’s Hanna Oeberg with 259 points...
11 Dec 2020
Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,967 new cases, 1,845 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,967 new cases, 1,845 recoveries
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 156,359 cases...
11 Dec 2020
Dzinara Alimbekava wins Women's 7.5km Sprint in Hochfilzen Dzinara Alimbekava wins Women's 7.5km Sprint in Hochfilzen
The clean-shooting Belarusian clocked 20:12.3...
10 Dec 2020
Belarus' border service comments on departure restrictions amid COVID-19 Belarus' border service comments on departure restrictions amid COVID-19
"The restrictions come into force on 00.00 on 21 December and will apply to foreign nationals and Belarusian citizens crossing the border in both directions through ground checkpoints on the border with Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine"...
10 Dec 2020
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,939 new cases, 2,135 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,939 new cases, 2,135 recoveries
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 154,392 cases...
10 Dec 2020
Belarus suspends land border departures amid coronavirus Belarus suspends land border departures amid coronavirus
The restriction applies to road checkpoints, simplified border checkpoints, checkpoints at railway stations and at river ports...
9 Dec 2020
Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater to premiere Pinocchio on 19 December Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater to premiere Pinocchio on 19 December
"This opera was first performed in Hamburg in 2008. Then it has een staged by theaters in Naples, Parma, London and other cities in Europe"...
9 Dec 2020
Belarus reports 1,851 new COVID-19 cases, 2,422 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,851 new COVID-19 cases, 2,422 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 152,453 cases. A total of 129,950 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus...
9 Dec 2020
Azarenka named 2020 WTA Comeback Player of the Year Azarenka named 2020 WTA Comeback Player of the Year
In this nomination the Belarusian athlete overpassed Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria, Laura Siegemund of Germany and Patricia Maria Tig of Romania. This year former world number one Victoria Azarenka, currently ranked 13th, won the tournament in New York and reached the final in the US Open and Ostrava...
8 Dec 2020
Belarus' Bolshoi Theater to host world opera stars on 29 December Belarus' Bolshoi Theater to host world opera stars on 29 December
Although the concert will take place on New Year's Eve, it is difficult to call it entertaining, conductor Dmitry Matviyenko said...
8 Dec 2020
Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,649 new cases, 1,444 recoveries Belarus' COVID-19 update: 1,649 new cases, 1,444 recoveries
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 150,602 cases...
8 Dec 2020
Dzinara Alimbekava, Anton Smolski to represent Belarus at Christmas biathlon race Dzinara Alimbekava, Anton Smolski to represent Belarus at Christmas biathlon race
The traditional Christmas biathlon race will take place on 28 December...
8 Dec 2020
Grodno to launch mobile tourist guide Grodno to launch mobile tourist guide
“The app will contain all relevant information for tourists: maps, locations and images of all landmarks of the city, history, and additional information. The app will also show cultural establishments, stores, catering facilities, hotels, and hostels,” Yevgeny Arod noted...
8 Dec 2020
Belarus learn rivals for 2022 World Cup qualifying Belarus learn rivals for 2022 World Cup qualifying
The ten group winners will qualify for the World Cup. The ten group runners-up will go into the play-offs, joined by the two best group winners of the 2020/21 UEFA Nations League. The three path winners qualify for the World Cup...
7 Dec 2020
Belovezhskaya Pushcha to live stream wildlife all winter Belovezhskaya Pushcha to live stream wildlife all winter
"For the fourth consecutive year, the birdwatch.by [Birds Everyday] website offers a unique opportunity to observe wildlife from your cozy home thanks to a round-the-clock live stream"...
7 Dec 2020
Belarus reports 1,796 new COVID-19 cases, 1,310 recoveries in past 24 hours Belarus reports 1,796 new COVID-19 cases, 1,310 recoveries in past 24 hours
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 148,953 cases...
7 Dec 2020
Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,878 new cases, 2,435 recoveries Belarus’ COVID-19 latest: 1,878 new cases, 2,435 recoveries
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 147,157 cases. A total of 124,774 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus...
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