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25 Jun 2018
Domracheva announces retirement from biathlon
"I will never forget my time in sport. I would like to thank all those who stood by my side through all these years and helped my achievements happen: my first coaches, and even cooks at the training facilities"...
25 Jun 2018
UEFA implements pilot project in Belarus to develop grassroots football
Bearing in mind the active work of the BFF to promote grassroots football, the UEFA is allocating additional funding for certain projects. It also provides great consulting and technical assistance...
25 Jun 2018
Minsk announces diverse program for Belarus’ Independence Day celebrations on 2-3 July
The central event on 3 July will be the parade by the Minsk garrison troops and a theatrical performance My Rodny Kut (My Homeland) (10.00) near the Minsk Hero City Stele...
25 Jun 2018
Belarusians invited to apply to EaP European School in Tbilisi
“The New School that will open soon will receive applications from Belarusian students, too. If this pilot project is a success, and I am strongly convinced that it will be so, we will be able to launch similar projects in other countries and capital cities”...
25 Jun 2018
Aliaksandra Sasnovich back to WTA Top 50
Last week the Belarusian was not very successful at the tournament in Spain. However, she managed to climb one spot up with the total of 1,053 points...
23 Jun 2018
Mogilev to host 5th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia on 11-12 October
The main event of the forum will be a plenary session to discuss priority directions in the development of regional cooperation as a key factor in integration and the Union State development...
22 Jun 2018
Belarus’ accomplishments in space exploration presented in Vienna
The Belarusian delegation took part in celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the first United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space...
22 Jun 2018
Minsk to host 2020 European Fencing Championships
At the congress in Serbia representatives of other countries unanimously voted for Belarus, which received the right to hold the adult competitions in 2020...
22 Jun 2018
Presidents of Germany, Austria to attend ceremony to unveil monument in Trostenets
"In a week the Belarusian president will unveil the monument in the Trostenets Memorial Complex near Minsk where over 250,000 people from all over Europe, mostly Jews, were exterminated by the Nazis. Taking part in the ceremony will be the presidents of Germany and Austria"...
22 Jun 2018
Brest Fortress defense recreated on 22 June
The 8th edition of the international military and historical meeting “22 June. Brest Fortress” brought together nearly 1,500 re-enactors from 11 countries...
21 Jun 2018
Gold, silver for Belarus at 2018 Modern Pentathlon U21 European Championships
Belarus’ Ivan Khamtsov scored 1,498 points to win gold in the men’s event. Second was Hungary, with Austria finishing third...
21 Jun 2018
Victory Without Borders motor rally finishes in Brest
The rally kicked off in Shymkent, Kazakhstan on 9 May. In Russia, the participants of the race united in one column and moved towards Belarus, with Brest being the final destination. Bikers and motorists covered over 14,000km and visited more than 40 cities...
21 Jun 2018
Visa-free areas of Brest, Grodno oblasts might be merged
According to Vitaly Gritsevich, the amalgamation of the two areas would be very instrumental for promoting cycling and hiking tourism in Belarus...
21 Jun 2018
Museums of Brest Fortress, Sevastopol exchange expositions
The Brest Fortress Defense Museum is opening an exposition Immortal City of Our Glory from the collections of the State Museum of the Heroic Defense and Liberation of Sevastopol...
21 Jun 2018
Dinamo Stadium to reopen in Minsk on 21 June
The organizers of the opening ceremony have prepared a diverse music and sports program for the audience...
20 Jun 2018
Minsk to host K-POP festival
The best K-POP cover bands and individual performers from all over Belarus will gather in Minsk for the competition for the fourth time. The audience will be treated to an amazing show with dancing, singing and lotteries...
20 Jun 2018
Second Belarusian Social Business Forum due on 28 June
Experts from Belarus, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Denmark will discuss impact investing (investing that fosters social changes), measurement of social effect, corporate social responsibility programs of big companies, and mentoring programs for startups...
20 Jun 2018
Traveler tax refund now available at Minsk National Airport
"Currently, more than 400 stores have joined the Tax Free System in Belarus"...
20 Jun 2018
Larry King, Kirk Douglas touched by gifts from Belarus
The T-shirts are designed to reflect a family history of each of the celebrities, among whom are Lisa Kudrow, Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph Lauren, Steven Tyler and Liv Tyler, Alex Galchenyuk, Anna Galchenyuk, Winona Ryder, Harrison Ford and others...
20 Jun 2018
Participants of 2018 FAI World Helicopter Championship to see Belarusian landmarks
"We are planning a sightseeing tour around Minsk, a tour out of city, most likely to Khatyn. There will be Belarusian dishes on the menu and traditional weaving and pottery crafts on the program of the closing ceremony"...
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