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12 Jul 2019
Tsimanouskaya wins gold in Women’s 200m in Napoli Tsimanouskaya wins gold in Women’s 200m in Napoli
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus trailed in fifth after 100m but came through to win the women's 200m in 22.99. Jessica-Bianca Wessolly of Germany clocked 23.05 to win silver and her Lisa Kwayie finished in 23.11 to clinch bronze...
12 Jul 2019
Replica of Russia's Great Imperial Crown on display in Vitebsk Replica of Russia's Great Imperial Crown on display in Vitebsk
"The replica of the Great Imperial Crown has been exhibited in the world’s major museums around the world. It will stay on display in Vitebsk for one day. The original was designed by Catherine the Great for her Coronation in 1762"...
12 Jul 2019
Union State Day taking place at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Union State Day taking place at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
The Union State Day will consist of two blocks: official events and cultural projects. The first one will open with a flower ceremony at the Eternal Flame of the memorial in honor of the Soviet soldiers-liberators, veterans and underground movement members of Vitebsk Oblast...
12 Jul 2019
Slavianski Bazaar receives numerous greetings from foreign officials Slavianski Bazaar receives numerous greetings from foreign officials
The message of greetings from Moldova President Igor Dodon reads that this large-scale forum is very important for the enhancement of humanitarian cooperation as it promotes mutual spiritual enrichment and rapprochement of nations...
11 Jul 2019
Vitebsk Song Contest 2019 to feature singers from 16 countries Vitebsk Song Contest 2019 to feature singers from 16 countries
All the contestants were taken on fascinating excursions the other day. Participants of the senior song contest visited the Independence Palace in Minsk. Representatives of 21 countries competing in the junior song contest visited the Vitba confectionery factory and also went to see the ancient Polotsk...
10 Jul 2019
MAZ reigns supreme at Silk Way Rally Stage 4 MAZ reigns supreme at Silk Way Rally Stage 4
Three crews of MAZ-SPORTauto Team occupied Stage 4 podium as they finished first, second and third. Sergei Vyazovich won the third victory since the start of the race and significantly strengthened his lead...
10 Jul 2019
Belarus wins gold medal at world stamp exhibition in China Belarus wins gold medal at world stamp exhibition in China
The Pride of Belarus exhibition (stamps issued in 2016-2018 stamps) won the gold medal in Group B for the countries producing from 30 to 69 stamps per year...
10 Jul 2019
Khaladovich wins silver at European athletics premium meeting in Switzerland Khaladovich wins silver at European athletics premium meeting in Switzerland
The Belarusian athlete was leading in the interim report for a long time. In round three she showed the result of 65.58m. Australian Kelsey-Lee Barber surpassed the Belarusian in round six by sending her spear out to a meeting record of 67.70m...
9 Jul 2019
MAZ-SPORTauto crew third at Silk Way Stage 3 MAZ-SPORTauto crew third at Silk Way Stage 3
Sergei Vyazovich’s crew came in third, still leading overall. A KAMAZ-Master crew piloted by Andrei Karginov was first and his teammate Anton Shibalov was second...
9 Jul 2019
Folk icons from Belarusian Polesie on display at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Folk icons from Belarusian Polesie on display at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
The exhibition features 42 icons acquired by the Belarusian State Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Lifestyle in Gomel Oblast, Brest Oblast, and Mogilev Oblast during multiple expeditions over the course of the last 40 years...
9 Jul 2019
Belarus to take part in film festivals in China Belarus to take part in film festivals in China
"Tum Pabi Dum by Vyacheslav Nikiforov and Footprints on the Water by Aleksandra Anisimova took part in the 27th China Golden Rooster & Hundred Flowers Film Festival in the city of Foshan. We were invited to participate this year too"...
8 Jul 2019
MAZ-SPORTauto crew retains lead at Silk Way Stage 2 MAZ-SPORTauto crew retains lead at Silk Way Stage 2
Stage 2 took the rally to Ulan-Ude. The route of the stage was 212km long and went along stony roads – upwards through a mountain pass, then downwards. The Belarusian team leader Sergei Vyazovich cranked out the best time (2 hours 29 minutes) and retained the lead in the general classification...
8 Jul 2019
Union State MPs to present special prizes during Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Union State MPs to present special prizes during Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
According to the press service of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia, Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk makes a noticeable contribution to the process of unification of the nations of Belarus and Russia...
8 Jul 2019
International project to digitize information about WW2 monuments, battle sites in Belarus, Russia International project to digitize information about WW2 monuments, battle sites in Belarus, Russia
According to the source, information about monuments in the Union State of Belarus and Russia and sites of major battles of the Soviet army will be digitized as part of the project. Public associations and municipal government agencies of Belarus and Russia have backed the idea...
8 Jul 2019
Visa-free spectators of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk promised prompt police registration Visa-free spectators of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk promised prompt police registration
About 300,000 people from CIS and non-CIS states are expected to visit this year’s Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk. Police is ready for the arrival of visa-free travelers on 1-20 July...
8 Jul 2019
Kupala Night Festival (Alexandria Gathers Friends 2019) Kupala Night Festival (Alexandria Gathers Friends 2019)
The three Years of Native Land was the major theme of the Kupala Night Festival in Alexandria. The festival, which was celebrated on 6-7 July, welcomed numerous guests on the picturesque bank of the Dnieper River...
8 Jul 2019
BSPU rector awarded French Order of Academic Palms BSPU rector awarded French Order of Academic Palms
The press release of the press service reads that Aleksandr Zhuk has been awarded in recognition of a big personal contribution to the integration of Belarusian higher education in the European educational space and the development of educational cooperation with French partners...
8 Jul 2019
Belarusian Anastasiya Shkurdai wins second gold in Kazan Belarusian Anastasiya Shkurdai wins second gold in Kazan
On the final day of the tournament the Belarusian cranked out 26.23 in the 50m butterfly. Naele Portecop of France finished in second. She set the record in the semifinal with 26.21 but lost to the Belarusian in the final by clocking 26.29...
7 Jul 2019
MAZ-SPORTauto crew first at Silk Way Rally Stage 1 MAZ-SPORTauto crew first at Silk Way Rally Stage 1
MAZ-SPORTauto Team showed the best time among hooded trucks on Stage 1 from Irkutsk to Baikalsk. The truck is piloted by Sergei Vyazovich...
5 Jul 2019
Kochanova pays visit to maternity hospital in Minsk to congratulate new mothers Kochanova pays visit to maternity hospital in Minsk to congratulate new mothers
Head of the Belarus President Administration Natalya Kochanova visited the National Research Center Mother and Child. She said she was sincerely happy to once again take part in the campaign and meet new mothers, especially those who had a baby on 3 July, the country's Independence Day. This year this joyous event coincided with the anniversary date – the 75th anniversary of the country's liberation from German fascist invaders...
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