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13 Mar 2018
Belarusian Union of Afghanistan War Veterans marks 25th anniversary
The president remarked that for a quarter of a century the Belarusian Union of Afghanistan War Veterans makes us remember the pain of severe losses, and reminds us about the fragility and value of peace...
12 Mar 2018
Lukashenko offers condolences over passing of Oleg Tabakov
The head of state remarked that Oleg Tabakov lived a rich creative life and left a bright mark in the history of the Soviet and Russian theater and cinema...
12 Mar 2018
Belarusian State University opens information, education center in Turkey
On the Belarusian side the center’s operation will be coordinated by the Pre-University Education Faculty of Belarusian State University. Educational and cultural ties between Belarusian and Turkish universities are expected to grow stronger thanks to that...
12 Mar 2018
Global Money Week kicks off in Belarus
The Global Money Week was launched by Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI) in 2012. The number of countries and organizations taking part in this campaign grows every year. Belarus was among the first in Eastern Europe to support this educational initiative and join the movement...
12 Mar 2018
Inter Milan to open academy in Minsk
Inter Academy Technical Director Marco Monti is scheduled to sign an agreement with the Minsk-based Nikolai Murashko Junior Football School on 14 March...
12 Mar 2018
Kyrgyz drawing, painting exhibition to open in Minsk on 15 March
Dedicated to the 90th anniversary since Chingiz Aitmatov’s birthday, the international exhibition White Cloud will be opened on 15 March. It is organized by the National Art Museum of Belarus in association with the Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in Belarus...
12 Mar 2018
Ivan Baranchyk of Belarus batters Petr Petrov in IBF Junior Welterweight Eliminator
The boxer from Soligorsk beat down Russia’s Petr Petrov. The one-sided match was stopped by the referee in round eight. Ivan Baranchyk now has an 18-0 record that includes 11 knockouts...
12 Mar 2018
Belarus’ Anna Malyshchik takes gold at 2018 European Throwing Cup
The Belarusian third attempt of 72.62m brought her gold. Alexandra Tavernier of France finished second with 71.20m. Bronze went to Malwina opron of Poland (69.54m)...
7 Mar 2018
Belarus’ polar explorers send Happy Women’s Day wishes
“On this wonderful spring day we, the Belarusian polar explorers, would like to extend the warmest wishes from the coldest continent. We wish the women of Belarus happiness, wellbeing, joy and health”...
6 Mar 2018
Russian presidential election 2018: Early voting in six Belarusian cities 11 March
In total, 13 polling stations will be set up in Belarus for the 2018 Russian presidential election scheduled for 18 March...
6 Mar 2018
Belarus to field 9 athletes at BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon 7
On 9 March Darya Domracheva, Irina Krivko, Dinara Alimbekova, Nadezhda Skardino and Nadezhda Pisareva will compete in the Women’s 7.5km Sprint...
6 Mar 2018
Alla Tsuper named Belarus’ Honored Master of Sports
Belarusian head of state Alexander Lukashenko signed the relevant decree on 5 March...
3 Mar 2018
Minsk State Linguistic University opens Chinese faculty
The opening ceremony took place on 2 March. MSLU Rector Natalya Baranova, Charge d'Affaires of China to Belarus Luo Zhanhui, and representatives of the East China Normal University made speeches during the ceremony...
3 Mar 2018
Minsk welcomes 98,700 organized group tourists in 2017
"Most of the guests came from Russia — 67.4% of the total number," the source noted. Tours to Belarus were also popular among citizens of Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, China, Estonia, Germany, Israel, the UK, Iraq, Spain and Ukraine...
3 Mar 2018
Snow Sniper biathlon competitions kick off in Raubichi
Taking part in the event are 168 young biathletes...
3 Mar 2018
Minsk hosts Day of Italian Design
According to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Belarus Stefano Bianchi said at the event held at the National Center for Contemporary Arts that the meeting is held in Minsk for the second year in a row...
2 Mar 2018
Belarus, China agree on projects to translate, publish classical literary works
On 1 March the ministry hosted a working meeting with representatives of the Chinese publishing organizations who are participating in the 25th installment of the Minsk International Book Fair...
2 Mar 2018
Vera Polyakova-Makei meets with ambassadors’ spouses in Belarus’ Bolshoi Theater
Director General of the Bolshoi Theater Vladimir Gridyushko extended greetings to all the present on the occasion of the coming Women’s Day and emphasized the women’s role in the society of every state...
28 Feb 2018
Belarus to field 15 athletes at 2018 Paralympics, Liudmila Vauchok chosen flag bearer
Apart from the experienced athletes, Belarus will also field six Paralympic debutants...
27 Feb 2018
Over 20 foreign diplomats recite Belarusian poetry
The event We Read Kupala Together was organized by the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in association with the Yanka Kupala State Literature Museum...
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