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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...
19 Jul 2018
Patriotic motor rally to unite cities of Belarus, Russia
The event will kick off in Smolensk on 19 July to finish on 22 July. Its participants will visit Russian cities and also Belarusian Gorodok, Vitebsk, Orsha, Dubrovno, Mogilev and Gomel which have military memorials and burials...
19 Jul 2018
Susedzi bike marathon in Augustow Canal to welcome riders from Belarus, neighboring states
The marathon, which will be held for the eighth time already, has become an important cycling event in the region. On 21 July Augustow Canal will gather hundreds of amateur and professional riders...
18 Jul 2018
Maradona grateful for reception in Belarus
"Thank you, Belarus, for this reception. I do not think I deserve this, but I will try hard to do the best to Dynamo Brest"...
18 Jul 2018
Ratomka to host Eventing FEI Course in late July
"The Course for Officials is part of the FEI education program to secure a high level in judging and the organization of eventing competitions"...
18 Jul 2018
Over 80 athletes to take part in international eventing competition in Ratomka
Olympic Games participant in London, one of the leaders of the Belarusian team Alexander Fominov stressed that the best Belarusian riders will take part in the upcoming competitions...
18 Jul 2018
Belarus wins gold at 2018 European Modern Pentathlon Championships
The Belarusian athletes scored 1,372 points to finish one point ahead of the Irish athletes who placed second. Bronze went to Russia’s Svetlana Lebedeva and Ekaterina Huraskina...
17 Jul 2018
Athletes from eight countries to compete in Belarus’ Open Athletics Championships
Belarus plans to field a strong team: Alina Talay in the 100m hurdles, Krystsina Tsimanouskaya in the 100m, Tatsiana Khaladovich in javelin throw, Maksim Nedasekau in high jump...
17 Jul 2018
BSU's position on Shanghai ARWU-Physics reaffirmed
The country’s leading university made it into the top 500 universities of ARWU in 2017. This year the university confirmed its status...
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