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29.07.2017

Alexander Lukashenko sends greetings to participants and guests of Army Games
Alexander Lukashenko sends greetings to participants and guests of Army Games Peaceful gatherings of military men at drill platforms are the best proof of trust between the state and the armed forces. It was stated by President Lukashenko in his greetings to the participants and the guests of the International Army Games. Army 2017 kicked off in Alabino today, which is near Moscow.

28.07.2017

Belarus Foreign Affairs Ministry: No Belarusians injured in Barcelona train accident
Belarus Foreign Affairs Ministry: No Belarusians injured in Barcelona train accident There are no Belarusians injured in the train accident in Barcelona. The information was published d on the official twitter page of the Foreign Ministry of Belarus. The Belarusian Embassy in Spain continues controlling the situation. Meanwhile specialists do not stop working at the accident site. They are trying to get into the control cabin to identify the definite reasons of the accident.
Depeche Mode announce new show in Minsk in February
Depeche Mode announce new show in Minsk in February Depeche Mode have voiced the exact date of the new Minsk concert. According to their website, the band will perform in the Belarusian capital on February 13, 2018. The statement says that all tickets that were bought for the canceled July concert will be valid. Depeche Mode are looking forward to their return to Minsk to play for Belarusian fans.
30 BelAZs line up in honor of 70th anniversary of Krasnobrodsky coal mine
30 BelAZs take part in truck flash mob A congratulatory video postcard involving BelAZ dump trucks was created in Russia in the Kemerovo region. To mark the 70th anniversary of the Krasnobrodsky coal mine, the Belarusian giant trucks lined up to form the inscription "70 years" in Russian. 30 vehicles were needed for this truck flash mob. The Kuznetsk coal basin is one of the largest coal deposits in the world. In 2016 it purchased 60 Belarusian BelAZs.
Youth movement “With a book through life” begins in Belarus
Youth movement “With a book through life” begins in Belarus “With a book through life”. Another stage of the Republican youth movement began under this slogan on July 28, 2017. In 2017 it is dedicated to the 500th book printing anniversary and the Year of Science.
Belarus, Russia plan joint distant sensing satellite launch by 2021
Belarus, Russia plan joint distant sensing satellite launch by 2021 The Belarusian-Russian distant sensing satellite is planned to be launched by 2021. Scientists of the two countries are already working on it creation.

27.07.2017

Japan renders ultrasound equipment purchasing grant for oncologic dispensary in Minsk
Japan renders ultrasound equipment purchasing grant for oncologic dispensary in Minsk The patients of Minsk oncological dispensary can now have tests done on new ultrasound equipment. More than 160 thousand rubles were spent on its purchasing. The grant was given by the Japanese government. This is the first project realized in Minsk. Before support was rendered to the regions of the country.
“Bride’s stone” to be listed into cultural and historical treasures of Belarus
“Bride’s stone” to be listed into cultural and historical treasures of Belarus Immaterial heritage. The tradition of honoring a stone, which got the name of the “Bride’s stone”. It will be listed into the cultural and historical treasures of Belarus. The 74 ton giant is situated on the territory of Oshmyany upland and is surrounded by legends. According to one of them, the stone appeared on the place of a deep moat. Into which a man and then his bride fell.
Youth camp Be-La-Rus opens in Vitebsk region on July 27
Youth camp Be-La-Rus opens in Vitebsk region on July 27 The youth of Belarus, Russia and Latvia have gathered at the junction of the borders of the three countries. The youth camp "Be-La-Rus" opens on July 27 in the Vitebsk region. Traditionally, the tent citys be located in a forest glade in the Verhnedvinsk district, not far from the Friendship Barrow, which was created in memory of the combat cooperation of the guerrillas of the three countries during WWII.
Belarusians take 14th place at International Mathematics Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro
Belarusians take 14th place at International Mathematics Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro Gold, silver and four bronze medals were won by Belarus at the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro. In the team ranking, the team took 14th place. More than 600 students took part in the Olympiad. Six tasks were given and only an hour and a half was given for each.
Aivazovsky and Marine Painters exhibition opens in Minsk
Aivazovsky and Marine Painters exhibition opens in Minsk The National Art Museum Unusual has proposed the audience to listen to sea. In the framework of the exhibition project "Aivazovsky and Marine Painters" one of the works of a famous landscape painter can be enjoyed while listening to music. The compositions are selected with the appropriate mood, so that connoisseurs could imbue with the difficult situation of the person depicted. You can evaluate the experiment of the museum until the end of the summer. Feel how two waves - music and painting - meet in the boundless sea of ​​great art.

26.07.2017

Mock helicopter sports championship held at airdrome Borovaya
Mock helicopter sports championship held at airdrome Borovaya On the first day of the international helicopter sports competition, crews demonstrated professional skills in navigation. In difficult weather conditions helicopter pilots searched for hidden targets on the ground and practiced precision. The aviators had no more than five minutes to go through the track. Besides the skillfulness of the pilot, the sharp eye of the navigator played a big role as well.
Belarus' utilities services unveil plans to reduce costs
Belarus' utilities services unveil plans to reduce costs The State Control Committee of Belarus is analyzing the performance of the housing and communal services system. It's no secret that many offenses have been registered in the industry in recent years. Most of them are bribes. There were cases when consumers suffered due to the fault of dishonest public service workers: illegal financial activities (in other words, kickbacks) made utility bills more expensive. In general, repair and replacement of heat supply networks and cost optimization will help reduce the cost of utilities services.
Illegal migrants from India detained in Belarus trying to get to EU
Illegal migrants from India detained in Belarus trying to get to EU A channel of illegal migration from India to the European Union was suppressed by Belarusian border guards. On July 25, in the Grodno region border guard officers found traces in the direction of the state border. As it turned out later, there were three violators - they are all citizens of India. The people from South Asia planned to get to France via Belarus. They got to Belarus using a group tourist visa. This was the end of the legal part of their route.
Belarus and Russia release 30,000 sterlet fish to the Dnieper River
Belarus and Russia release 30,000 sterlet fish to the Dnieper River Environmentalists of Belarus and Russia have implemented a joint project. More than 30,000 sterlet fish were released in the Dnieper River on the western outskirts of Smolensk. This is the first stocking of the river after the large plague that occurred in 2016. There are no borders for water inhabitants, but on both sides ecologists have many projects. Their further plans are to release in the Dnieper fry of pike and pike perch.
Holocaust victims monument opens in Belarus' Rudensk
Holocaust victims monument opens in Belarus' Rudensk Monument to the victims of the Holocaust was opened on July 24 in Rudensk. At this place in 1941, 190 Jews were brutally tortured and shot. Local people - the elderly, women and children - were subjected to Nazi violence. The laconic memorial sign features inscriptions in Belarusian, English and Hebrew.

25.07.2017

Ambassador of Iceland: Earlier I knew about Belarus thanks to Eurovision only
Ambassador of Iceland: Earlier I knew about Belarus thanks to Eurovision only Berglind Asgeirsdottir, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Iceland to the Republic of Belarus has answered several questions in the TV program Simple Questions with Yegor Khrustalev. Berglind Asgeirsdottir, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Iceland to the Republic of Belarus: Before I arrived in Belarus, I associated the country exclusively with the Eurovision Song Contest. Many years ago Norway won this musical competition. However, the young winner was from Belarus.
65 new electronic boards to appear at Minsk bus stops
65 new electronic boards to appear at Minsk bus stops Another 65 electronic boards will appear at the bus stops of Minsk.  The exact time of the bus or the trolleybus arrival you need will be possible to find out at all the bus stops in Prytytskogo Street, in Dzerzhinskogo and Partizansky Avenues as well. More than 170 electronic boards have already been installed in Minsk. Practically all the bus stops near underground stations and trams stops are equipped with them.
Belarus’ pharmatheutical sector discussed at Borisov Medical Preparations plant
Belarus’ pharmatheutical sector discussed at Borisov Medical Preparations plant The policy on import substitution on the medicine market is to be continued in Belarus, and the prices on medicine shouldn’t be a bitter pill. The situation of the pharmaceutical sector was discussed at Borisov Medical Preparations plant.
BelTA photo exhibition opens in Minsk July25
BelTA photo exhibition opens in Minsk July25 Life in Belarus on photos. The photo exhibition of Belarusian telegraph agency opens in one of Minsk’s trading centers on July 25, 2017. Bright moments of the modern Belarusian history are captured on the photos: from famous sports records of Belarusians to the work of industrial plants. The exposition consists out of 40 works. Visitors are welcome to the exhibition till New Year.

24.07.2017

Hard work o combiners in harvesting season 2017
Hard work o combiners in harvesting season 2017 News from the fields was the most expected thing this year. Cold summer and long lasting rains did well for the harvest. The harvesting season started later than usual, but it was even better. The south of the country is in the lead as usual. This is not a parade o special machinery. These are the harvesters going to the fields. The work of agrarians begins om the early morning.
Minsk to host Helicopter World Championship 2018
Minsk to host Helicopter World Championship 2018 Minsk is getting ready to host the Helicopter World Championship. The international tournament, which is planned to be held in 2018, promises to be record breaking in the number of participants and spectators. As many as 50 crews form 15 countries have confirmed their participation. Some 17 professionals from Belarus will be competing.
Lipki airport becomes Minsk aeroclub DOSAAF's new location
Lipki airport becomes Minsk air club DOSAAF's new location On July 24, journalists were shown the renovated airfield Lipki. The Minsk air club DOSAAF moves here from the Borovaja airfield. Reconstruction was conducted in the course of two years. Lipki has a unique runway, and also the necessary material base for training military pilots and athletes. You can fly here at any time of the day and in any weather.
Six Belarusian schoolchildren win medals at International Mathematics Olympiad in Brazil
Six Belarusian schoolchildren win medals at International Mathematics Olympiad in Brazil Belarusian schoolchildren won six medals at the International Mathematics Olympiad. In 2017, the capital of Brazil welcomed the best math minds. The competitions were held in several stages - each participant was offered the most difficult tasks, which took a little more than an hour to complete. Gold medals were awarded only to those mathematicians who, in the aggregate, scored more than 25 points. Of the six hundred school students, only 50 won gold. Among them is Gomel resident Yegor Dubovik.
Belarus' Ministry of Emergencies celebrates holiday with parade and orchestra
Belarus' Ministry of Emergencies celebrates holiday with parade and orchestra I allowed myself to say that architectural monuments are revived from ashes sometimes. So it was, for example, with the most famous Palace in Nesvizh after a big fire. Bold people fight such fires and among them is the emegrency ministry, who celebrated their professional holiday - the Day of Fire Service on July 22. That day the ministry held a parade took place on the main avenue of Minsk after which Gorky Park hosted a meeting of fire fighters. Anyone could touch the
Ukrainian victory at Slavianski Bazaar 2017
Ukrainian victory at Slavianski Bazaar 2017 The victory of Vlad Sytnik at the International competition of performers at Slavic Bazaar was another joyful news for Ukraine on the eve of the visit of President Lukashenko to Kiev. The native of Lugansk received the same number of points as the Belarusian tenor Yegor Sharankov, but it was the jury who gave him first place. The Grand Prix did not go to anyone. From Vitebsk our reporter Yana Shipko.

23.07.2017

Japan school students share impressions about Belarus
Japan school students share impressions about Belarus Zubrenok summer camp once again welcomes young tourists from Japan. More than 100 foreign students this time. They come to Belarus rom the regions which suffered from natural disasters. The first group of teenagers arrived in Minsk on July 22; another group is expected at the end of the month. Besides health improvement course by Lake Naroch, a fruitful cultural program awaits them. They will also visit the Gomel region, and see with their own eyes the restores after Chernobyl lands.
Photofact: Emergencies  Ministry  parade 2017 in Minsk
Photofact: Emergencies Ministry parade 2017 in Minsk The Fire Service of Belarus celebrates its 164th birthday. Every day Emergency Services fighters have up to 100 emergency calls. According to the statistics, more than 3000 people were rescued in 2017. The professional day was celebrated with a parade in Minsk. Spectators could see retro and samples of modern machinery. Rescuers, rescuers of the next generations and veterans marched through the street. Water show was quite impressive. Besides aviation and engine boats, spectators could see acrobatic performances.

21.07.2017

International camp on international law in Belarus gathers 15 countries
International camp on international law in Belarus gathers 15 countries Participants from 15 countries gathered a summer camp on international law on the banks of the Berezina River in Belarus. Among them are students from Yale, Harvard, the Geneva Academy and winners of international law Olympiads. The main theme of this summer's summer school is the law in the field of cyber technologies.  World-class professors gave lectures on the intricacies of regulating modern realities - from hybrid wars to blockchain. 
Belarusian medicines more expensive than foreign ones?
Belarusian medicines more expensive than foreign ones? Analysis of drug prices conducted by the Ministry of Health reveals that a number of drugs are more expensive in the Belarusian market than those from neighboring countries. The issue of pricing in the market of medicines was raised during the recent working visit of the President to the Vitebsk region. People complained that some drugs cannot be bought because of the high cost. The head of state instructed to analyze this information.

20.07.2017

Belarusian becomes four-time winner of Yandex. Algorithm
Belarusian becomes four-time winner of Yandex. Algorithm Programmer from Belarus Gennady Korotkevich became the four-time winner of the competition in sports programming "Yandex. Algorithm". Participating in the championship, which is held since 2011, this year were almost 5,000 people from all over the world, including India, China, Peru, and Cameroon. As reported on the company's website, more than half of applications were from Russia. Second in terms of the number of participants were programmers from Belarus with Ukraine placed third.
Belarusian polar explorers to go to Antarctica in December 2017
Belarusian polar explorers to go to Antarctica in December 2017 Belarusian polar explorers began preparations for the tenth Antarctic expedition. In early August, Belarus will select a team that will include six people, who will go to work on the coldest continent of the planet in December 2017.

19.07.2017

Passenger flow increases in National Airport Minsk
Passenger flow increases in National Airport Minsk The passenger flow in National Airport Minsk increased by one third from the beginning of 2017. As many as 2 million passengers. In June alone the number of passengers was 425 thousand.
Exhibition dedicated to Francysk Skaryna, Martin Luther opens in Minsk
Exhibition dedicated to Francysk Skaryna, Martin Luther opens in Minsk Legends of the Renaissance era. An exhibition dedicated to Francysk Skaryna and Martin Luther opened in Minsk. Most of the works concern the German reformer. Among the works are lithography about his life and work, which demonstrate the Renaissance era as a whole. What is more, copies of 95 thesis , which were on the doors of the Castle Church in Wittenberg are presented.
Belarus, UAE forensic scientists to exchange experience
Belarus, UAE forensic scientists to exchange experience On July 19, 2017 a memorandum on cooperation between the police of Abu Dhabi and the State Forensic Examination Committee of the Republic of Belarus was signed in Minsk. Besides the cooperation in criminalistics sphere, the sides agreed to hold joint trainings of employees.   
Joint training of Belarusian and Chinese special forces
Joint training of Belarusian and Chinese special forces The special forces of Belarus and the People's Police of China have completed the joint training. The final demonstration performances were held at a training ground near Borisov. The soldiers simulated a counter-terrorist operation. According to legend, militants captured a settlement and took refuge in buses. It took the military about half an hour to search and eliminate terrorists.
26th Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk becomes the most commercially successful in history
26th Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk becomes the most commercially successful in history The 26th Slavonic Bazaar Festival in Vitebsk has become the most commercially successful in its history. This was announced on July 18 by the forum directorate. Applications from artists for 2018 are already being accepted. Over 80,000 tickets for various festival's concerts were bought.

18.07.2017

Belarusian school students win 4 medals at International Chemistry Olympiad in Thailand
Belarusian school students win 4 medals at International Chemistry Olympiad in Thailand Chemistry of success. Belarusian school students won three silver and one bronze medal from the International Chemistry Olympiad, which finished on July 17, 2017 in Thailand.
Exclusive video: Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan discharged from Minsk hospital
Exclusive video: Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan discharged from Minsk hospital Depeche Mode vocalist Dave Gahan has been discharged from the Minsk hospital. According to doctors, the condition of the soloist is assessed as satisfactory. July 18 morning, he was examined by doctors and a decision was made on his discharge. Stolichnoe Televidenie TV channel has exclusive footage showing the band's car leaving the hospital.
Skansen open-air museum to be built in Belovezhskaya Pushcha
Skansen open-air museum to be built in Belovezhskaya Pushcha Excavations on the site of ancient settlements have resumed in Belovezhskaya Pushcha. All the finds, and among which are many artifacts, will become part of a unique exposition. The construction of the very first Skansen in Belarus, that is, an open nature reserve, will begin in the summer of 2017.
Julio Iglesias Jr: Hope to return to Belarus next year
Julio Iglesias Jr: Hope to return to Belarus next year Larisa Dolina, Valery Meladze, Stas Mikhailov, Soso Pavliashvili, Egor Kreed were among the stars who performed at the concert dedicated to the closing of Slavonic Bazaar festival in Vitebsk, Belarus. Julio Iglesias Jr. was among the main stars, however.
Slavonic Bazaar 2017 ends in Vitebsk
Slavonic Bazaar 2017 ends in Vitebsk The festival Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk is about to close. The main intrigue is whether anyone will win the grand prix of the festival this year. This is because the Belarusian and Ukrainian singers both have equal number of points in the festival’s main song contest. Magnets with greetings from Vitebsk is one of the most popular souvenirs in Vitebsk's City of Masters these days. Evgeny Kutarkin prepared for Slavonic Bazaar five boxes of souvenirs, so that no guest is left without a gift. Tons of kebab, hundreds of kilograms of ice cream and kvass...
Depeche Mode cancel concert in Minsk: Dave Gahan hospitalized
Depeche Mode cancel concert in Minsk: Dave Gahan hospitalized The concert of British rock band Depeche Mode in Minsk is canceled. Musicians say the reason is the illness of band's leader Dave Gahan. The musician is in one of the hospitals in Minsk. The cancellation of the show was announced literally an hour before the concert began.

17.07.2017

Alexander Lukashenko meets with chairman of Belarus' Supreme Court
Alexander Lukashenko meets with chairman of Belarus' Supreme Court On July 17, Alexander Lukashenko received the chairman of the Supreme Court. Valentin Sukalo reported to the President on the work of the unified judicial system. It was decided to improve it three years ago.
Vitebsk hosting Slavianski Bazaar 2017 festival
Chris de Burg performs at Slavianski Bazaar 2017 in Vitebsk "Slavonic Bazaar" is a small life in itself, to use Oleg Mitiaev's words. Diverse and interesting life, with its currency, traditions and secrets. The native Vitebsk resident and our journalist Yana Shipko shares impressions about the festival with us. Zara, singer (Russia):For a long time I dreamed about this invitation. To give a solo concert in the framework of "Slavonic Bazaar", namely in the Summer Amphitheater. I've dreamt about it since 18 when I first took part in the Slavonic Bazaar.
Alexander Lukashenko at World Congress of Russian Press: Choice between rating or truth is vital
Alexander Lukashenko at World Congress of Russian Press: Choice between rating or truth is vital Another selfie with President Lukashenko (a selfie is photographing yourself with a camera) was made by  a deputy of the Congress of Russian Press in Minsk.

16.07.2017

Youth Day at Slavonic Bazaar July 15
Youth Day at Slavonic Bazaar July 15 July 15, 2017 was dedicated to youth at the Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk. For the whole day the city turned into an international youth capital. Interactive platforms, dance battles and marathons, DJ competitions and a strength extreme tournament. Everything was held with national colours. Alexandra Gushch, Viktoria Patyukhova, Natalia Petrova:Belarusian symbols are fashionable, stylish and for youth.

15.07.2017

Day of Union State at Slavonic Bazaar 2017
Day of Union State at Slavonic Bazaar 2017 July 14, 2017 at Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk is dedicated to the friendship of Belarus and Russia. The Day of Union State 2017 at the festival is dedicated to the anniversary of the Belarusian musical band “Syabry” (Friends). The band is loved both in Belarus and in Russia.
Grigory Rapota attends Slavonic Bazaar on Day of Union State
Grigory Rapota attends Slavonic Bazaar on Day of Union State This day at the Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk is dedicated to the friendship of Belarus and Russia. The honored guest of the music forum on July 14 was Grigory Rapota, the State Secretary of the Union State of Belarus and Russia. He was greeted at the house-museum of Ilya Repin “Zdravnevo”.
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus counts on active and productive cooperation with France
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus counts on active and productive cooperation with France Belarus counts on active and productive cooperation with France. It was said in the congratulations of President Lukashenko to Emmanuel Macron on the main national holiday of France - the Day of the Bastille.

14.07.2017

Guests on 2017 Slavonic Bazaar Festival in Vitebsk
Guests on 2017 Slavonic Bazaar Festival in Vitebsk Vitebsk does not sleep today. It's noisy and there's a lot of fun around the city. The XXVI International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk officially opened yesterday in the evening.
China to finance national football stadium construction in Belarus
China to finance national football stadium construction in Belarus On July 14 it became known that Chinese partners will help Belarus in the construction of the national football stadium and a swimming pool meeting international standards in Minsk. The government of China will provide relavant assistance, about $1.2 billion.
Belarus congratulates France on Day of the Bastille
Belarus congratulates France on Day of the Bastille France celebrates the main national holiday - the Day of the Bastille. On July 14, large-scale celebrations will be held across the country. The main events are expected in Paris.
Belarus President at Slavonic Bazaar: Our festival has become a true symbol of the unity of millions of people of goodwill
Belarus President at Slavonic Bazaar: Our festival has become a true symbol of the unity of millions of people of goodwill The official opening ceremony of Slavonic Bazaar festival was held in Vitebsk. Among the guests of honor at the opening traditionally was Alexander Lukashenko. The head of state addressed all those present from the stage of the summer amphitheater. The President called the festival a real pearl of Belarus and a kind of its business card.

13.07.2017

Tamara Gverdtsiteli's star unveiled on Stars Square in Vitebsk
Tamara Gverdtsiteli's star unveiled on Stars Square in Vitebsk Today, July 13, is a special day for the Russian singer, actress and composer Tamara Gverdtsiteli. Her personal star was opened on the Square of Stars near the Summer Amphitheater in Belarus' Vitebsk. In the evening the singer will be awarded a special award of the President of Belarus "Through Art to Peace and Mutual Understanding". Similar stars are opened in Vitebsk every year, with Russian and other former Soviet artists being perpetuated on the alley.
Winner of children's song competition at Slavonic Bazaar named
Belarusian wins children's song competition Vitebsk 2017 at Slavonic Bazaar Belarus has won the Grand Prix of the XV International Children's Music Competition Vitebsk 2017! 12-year-old Maria Magilnaya outstripped rivals from 20 countries. Masha comes from Mogilev from a large family. Multiple winner of musical competitions, she has got used to fighting for victory. The President of Belarus will hand over to Maria Magilnaya the main prize - the lyre -today, at the July 13 opening ceremony of Slavonic Bazaar.
Natalia Kochanova meets with Secretary of State of Kazakhstan
Natalia Kochanova meets with Secretary of State of Kazakhstan Belarus and Kazakhstan - from active dialogue to comprehensive deepening of ties. On July 12, the head of the Presidential Administration of Belarus, Natalia Kochanova, met with the state secretary of Kazakhstan, Gulshara Abdykalikova. Minsk and Astana are ready to develop cooperation both on a bilateral basis and in the integration format.
Participants of World Congress of Russian Press to visit Vitebsk July 13
Participants of World Congress of Russian Press to visit Vitebsk July 13 The World Congress of the Russian Press continues its work in Belarus. On July 13, participants of a major forum will visit Vitebsk.

12.07.2017

Aleksei Volin: Mass Media should impart skills and basics of information hygiene to people
Aleksei Volin: Mass Media should impart skills and basics of information hygiene to people The responsibility of journalists for every written word, the place and the role of mass media in the modern society- the big talk united more than 250 journalists in Minsk. Minsk is hosting the XIX Russian Press World Congress. Alexander Lukashenko took part in the main day of the forum. He shared his opinion on the role and place of the Russian language in Belarus’ history.
Journalists share impressions about Belarus
Journalists share impressions about Belarus Journalists have named Minsk a press center and the main information center of the Union. Nelly Petkova, head of the external communications department of the Intergovernmental Foundation for Educational, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation of the CIS:Minsk is place were journalist from the CIS meet annually. Minsk is a special city for us. Thanks to these journalist forums, we have a possibility to discuss our professional problems.
Alexander Lukashenko gives brief interview to TASS news agency
Alexander Lukashenko gives brief interview to TASS news agency On July 12, 2017 Alexander Lukashenko met with Vitaly Ignatenko, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and head of the World Russian Press Organization, with Mikhail Gusman, First Deputy Director General of TASS news agency. he role of mass media in the modern world, initiatives, suggested by Belarus during the OSCE Assembly summer session, were discussed at the meeting. Alexander Lukashenko gave a brief interview to TASS news agency.
Belarus President: Moral guidelines largely depend on traditional press
Belarus President: Moral guidelines largely depend on traditional press The President of Belarus took part in the opening of the plenary session of the World Association of Russian Press. Alexander Lukashenko addressed the audience with a welcoming speech. The head of state recalled the responsibility of journalists to the audience for every word. It is especially important to remember the weight and importance of information to representatives of so-called "classic" journalism.
Russian journalists to have tour of Belarus
Russian journalists to have tour of Belarus On July 12, Minsk will become a large-scale discussion platform. The World Congress of Russian Press gathered journalists from more than 50 countries. The pressing issue for printed editions is whether they can withstand the pressure of electronic media.
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarusians contribute to development of Russian language
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarusians contribute to development of Russian language On July 12 Minsk will become a large-scale discussion platform. The World Congress of Russian Press gathered representatives of more than 50 countries. Yulia Beshanova, CTV:The plenary meeting is the key moment of the congress. The President of the Republic of Belarus also participated in the opening of the meeting. He addressed all those present with a welcome speech.
Russian-speaking journalists from 52 countries gather in Minsk
Russian-speaking journalists from 52 countries gather in Minsk Preservation of Slavic culture will be the main theme of the World Congress of Russian Press. During the whole day on July 11, the forum participants were arriving in Minsk. These are representatives of Russian-speaking media from 52 countries. On July 12, journalists and media managers will conduct discussions on a variety of issues. The CTV will be covering all the key events of the forum.
Moldova President to take part in opening of Slavonic Bazaar on July 12
Moldova President to take part in opening of Slavonic Bazaar on July 12 President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko will hold talks with Moldovan President Igor Dodon on July 13 in Vitebsk. On July 12, the Moldovan leader arrives in Belarus for a working visit. The heads of state plan to discuss the whole range of Belarusian-Moldovan cooperation in the political and socio-economic spheres. Special attention will be paid to interaction in integration associations.
First day of Chinese special forces in Belarus
First day of Chinese special forces in Belarus The joint anti-terrorist drills has been conducted by the Belarusian and Chinese special forces in Minsk. Such exercise was held in Belarus for the first time. More than 30 fighters arrived from China. The guests will spend two weeks here. During this time they will work out the basic methods of combating the threats of terrorism. An entire unit from distant China. The fighters of the special forces of the People's Republic of China came to Belarus for the first time.

11.07.2017

Photofact: Vyazynka celebrates Kupala’s anniversary
Photofact: Vyazynka celebrates Kupala’s anniversary The 135th anniversary of Yanks Kupala was celebrated in his native place of Vyazynka in Molodechno district. The world famous museum is located here, lovers of Kupala’s talent have been gathering here for 45 years now. The current poetry celebration was special. Literature experts, critics, modern poets and lovers of poetry gathered here once again to listen to Kupala’s poems in connection with his anniversary.
Belarusian scientists develop  anti electro and radiation screens
Belarusian scientists develop anti electro and radiation screens Such screens are used to eliminate influence of outside disturbing factors or noises on electronic appliances. It is not only to do with mobile phones. The invention of Belarusian scientist will be able to protect electronics of planes, ships and military equipment. The Belarusian development is not worse than the analogues produced by the USA, Germany or Japan.
Preserving Slavic culture – main theme of XIX Russian Press World Congress
Preserving Slavic culture – main theme of XIX Russian Press World Congress Preserving Slavic culture will be the main theme of the XIX World Congress of the Russian Press. Participants of the forum have been arriving in Minsk throughout the whole day. These are representatives of Russian speaking mass media from 52 countries. The foreign guests started the day with a reverent moment. They payed tribute to the victims of the Great Patriotic War in the morning.
Belarus,China hold joint anti-terrorism drill in Minsk
Belarus,China hold joint anti-terrorism drill in Minsk Officers from and unit commanding officers from China came to Minsk. During one week special forces of Belarus and China will be exchanging experience and will hold a full range of operations. They will work off activities on detaining dangerous special criminals, clampdown of gangs, and experience in tactical shooting.
Time to talk about digital revolution: Congress of Russian Press underway in Minsk
Time to talk about digital revolution: Congress of Russian Press underway in Minsk The XIX World Congress of the Russian Press is taking place in Minsk on July 11. Before the forum began, journalists and other media representatives went to the Victory Monument in the center of Belarus' capital, where they honored the memory of those who died during the Great Patriotic War.
Turkish bank may appear in Belarus
Turkish bank may appear in Belarus An assembly plant for Belarusian harvesters may appear in Turkey in the near future. Negotiations on this issue are conducted by Gomselmash and one of Turkish machinery manufacturers. Industrial production in this state is one of the leading sectors of the economy. At present, the role of the machine-building complex is growing here. 

10.07.2017

Yadviga Poplavskaya reads Alexander Tikhanovich’s farewell poem
Yadviga Poplavskaya reads Alexander Tikhanovich’s farewell poem Another birthday of another talented person of today – in a few days’ time. July the 13th is Alexander Tikhanovich’s birthday. Alexander Tikhanovich passed away at the beginning of 2017. The duet of Tikhanovich and Poplavskaya is now transformed into a duo of Yadviga Poplavskaya and Anastasia Tikhanovich. Mother and daughter openly spoke about their thoughts and feelings for the first time after Alexander Tikhanovich’s death in the interview to the program “Simple Questions”. It will be broadcast on July 13 on RTR-Belarus.
First Belarusian cosmonaut celebrates his 75th anniversary
First Belarusian cosmonaut celebrates his 75th anniversary Space submitted to him. The first Belarusian cosmonaut, twice the Hero of the Soviet Union, Piotr Klimuk, celebrates his 75th anniversary on July 10.
Belarus President takes part in Kupalle celebration in Alexandria
Belarus President takes part in Kupalle celebration in Alexandria This week marked 135 years since the birth of Ivan Lutsevich, who entered the Belarusian and world literature under the pseudonym Yanka Kupala, because he was born on the same mysterious night when all the girls weave wreaths and search for a magic fern flower. This ancient and very beautiful tradition was revived on the picturesque bank of the Dnieper. Every year the village of Alexandria, the home of the Belarusian President, gathers friends on this day.
Belarus' Alexandria celebrates Kupalle
Belarus' Alexandria celebrates Kupalle "Alexandria Gathers Friends" festival will be held today in the evening. We are talking not about the Egyptian Alexandria, founded by the Alexander the Great and which was the center of the culture of the Greeks but Belarusian Alexandria village - a sample of agricultural enterprises and the center of the celebration of Kupalle, the most ancient national holiday dedicated to sun and flourishing land. The very Alexandria (small homeland of the Belarus President) has also flourished in recent years and the festival is blooming.

09.07.2017

Results of President Lukashenko’s working visit to Vitebsk Region
Results of President Lukashenko’s working visit to Vitebsk Region On July 7, 2017 Alexander Lukashenko visited Kopys. During his visit he said that all small towns of Belarus will be put in order in the nearest time. Kopys was a pilot project of strategic development of small towns of Belarus. The task is to preserve their uniqueness and the convenience of locals. The order of the President is for all of the governors to come here and see the results with their eyes, and then implement it in their region.

08.07.2017

President Lukashenko about revival of small towns and villages in Belarus
President Lukashenko about revival of small towns and villages in Belarus President Lukashenko announced the concepts of Belarus’ further development, emphasizing the quality life conditions. Alexander Lukashenko went on a working visit to the Vitebsk region on July 7, 2017. Beautification and social-economic development are at the center of attention. Kopys, a small town in Orsha district, was one of the stops of President Lukashenko. Alexander Lukashenko emphasized, that other small town of Belarus should follow the example of Kopys.
Alexander Lukashenko speaks to locals during working visit to Vitebsk Region
Alexander Lukashenko speaks to locals during working visit to Vitebsk Region The prices on medication in Belarus will be reconsidered. This was stated by President Lukashenko during his working visit to Kopys on July 7, 2017. Hundreds of people gathered near the Petrovsky Val castle to ask the President questions. Locals shared their impressions with the Independence Day parade in Minsk as well.
Alexander Lukashenko about development of small towns in Belarus
Alexander Lukashenko about development of small towns in Belarus Alexander Lukashenko articulated the concepts of Belarus’s development, emphasizing the quality life conditions of people. On July 7, 2017 President Lukashenko went on a working visit to the Vitebsk region and visited the small town of Kopy in Orsha district. Social and economic development of the region and the beautification of the small town were in the center of attention. President Lukashenko visited these lands in 2016 last.

07.07.2017

OSCE supports Belarus' resolution on psychoactive substances
OSCE supports Belarus' resolution on psychoactive substances Participants of the summer session of the OSCE PA on July 7 continued their work in Minsk. The initiative, put forward by Belarus, draws attention to the need to solve the problem of psychoactive substances by joint efforts. Over the past two or three years, the number of people who take drugs has doubled. This is confirmed by the UN and OSCE experts. It's not easy to identify such substances. They quickly appear, but new ones are then created while the nature of older ones is studied.
What changes await Orsha after the President's decree?
What changes await Orsha after the President's decree? The Belarusian city of Orsha will receive a second life. According to the decree of the President order should be brought here in the near future: create jobs at unprofitable enterprises, provide people with jobs and increase their income level. Today Orsha is a big junction of railroads and highways linking Europe, Russia and Ukraine, for which it was dubbed the "Eastern Gate".
OCSE delegate from Canada brings to Minsk 2.5-month-old daughter Lawrence
OCSE delegate from Canada brings to Minsk 2.5-month-old daughter Lawrence On July 6, parliamentarians had a busy day, with several meetings taking place. But for Belarus, this important political forum is also an opportunity to develop investment cooperation. To this end, meetings with foreign parliamentarians from the business world are planned within the framework of the session. These days hundreds of delegates from almost 60 countries work in the Belarusian capital (the youngest participant is not even six months old).
Topic of emergence of new psychoactive substances very relevant for OSCE,  Belarusian MP says
Topic of emergence of new psychoactive substances very relevant for OSCE, Belarusian MP says Minsk became the center of international diplomacy these days. The 26th summer session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly is held in the Belarusian capital. On July 7, the participants have another busy day, a number of meetings are planned, which will last until late evening. Belarus prepared for discussion at the current session several initiatives at once. Among them is the launch of a new Helsinki process and the fight against the emergence of new psychotropic drugs.

06.07.2017

National Art Museum of Belarus restores Aivazovsky's Storm on the Azov Sea
National Art Museum of Belarus restores Aivazovsky's Storm on the Azov Sea Restoration of the "Storm on the Sea of ​​Azov" by painter Aivazovsky has completed at the National Art Museum of Belarus, which is timed to the 200th anniversary of the maestro. This is one of the best works of the famous artist telling the viewer the story of the death of the ship Yastreb (Hawk) in the waters of the Azov Sea. The color transitions that Aivazovsky used were so thin that the restorer was faced with a very difficult task.
68 children born in Minsk on Independence Day
68 children born in Minsk on Independence Day Children born on Independence Day together with mothers are accepting congratulations in all regions of Belarus. 68 Belarusians appeared in Minsk under the march of the parade and firework volleys. Mothers were given gifts: envelopes for newborns and sets of children's cosmetics and books. Yulia Kolesnikova:This is a very long-awaited child. It's great that every birthday we will have a day off.

05.07.2017

Vasily Zharko gives 5 days for final preparations of Slavianski Bazaar 2017 in Vitebsk
Vasily Zharko gives 5 days for final preparations of Slavianski Bazaar 2017 in Vitebsk The preparations for Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk should end by July 10, 2017. As many as five days have been given by the Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vasily Zharko. The stage of the main summer event is already being set up. The first solo concert is planned for 10 July. And the arrival of guests, of course. By the time it is necessary to do the final touches to the city.

04.07.2017

Belarusian scientists develop electronics for Russia’s NICA collider
Belarusian scientists develop electronics for Russia’s NICA collider Belarusian scientists have developed electronics and mechanical parts for the future Russian NICA collider. Nuclear physicists from nearly 20 countries a working on the grand project. The collider in Dubna is meant for researches, which are not available or ordinary laboratories. It will also permit to find out how protons and neutrons were formed after the Big Bang in the Universe. In the future these researches will help to develop a completely new type of fuel. The total sum of the Belarusian scientists’ works is estimated at 1.5 million dollars.
Belarus President awards best workers
Belarus President awards best workers State awards have been bestowed on the best representatives of various spheres. On July 4, the Belarus President presented orders, medals and signs on conferring high ranks. The solemn ceremony was held in the Palace of Independence. Awards were given to about 40 people, the best representatives of their professions, as well as those who possess and show the most worthy human qualities, for example courage.
ONT TV Channel celebrates 15th anniversary
ONT TV Channel celebrates 15th anniversary They have the Eiffel Tower, but we have a famous TV tower, under which TV programs of the TV Channels Stolichnoe Televidenie and ONT TV Channel are made. ONT is legally referred to as ZAO Second National TV Channel - it was intended 15 years ago to become the second national broadcaster. But soon it turned out that the ratings of the media newcomer beat all the records.
International School of Belarusian Studies opens in Minsk July 4
International School of Belarusian Studies opens in Minsk July 4 More than 60 foreigners will study the Belarusian language and get acquainted with Belarusian literature and history. The course will involve students from India, Japan, the United States, Indonesia, Spain and Sweden - all in all from 18 countries. The foreign students will undergo 80 hours of lectures and seminars, during which they will improve oral and written speech, as well as consider the subtleties and nuances of the Belarusian language.
Belarus ends Independence Day with countrywide anthem singing campaign
Belarus ends Independence Day with countrywide anthem singing campaign On July 3, Belarus celebrated the country's main national holiday - Independence Day. The parade at the stela "Minsk - Hero City" was watched by about 250,000 people. The celebrations ended late at night. A festive concert, a fireworks display and, of course, the traditional campaign "Let's sing the anthem together" were the highlights of the day.

03.07.2017

Military hardware exhibition held in Minsk
Military hardware exhibition held in Minsk All the power of Belarusian Army at a distance of a hand. After the military parade dedicated to Independence Day, all the military and agricultural machinery, which participated in the parade, was lined up near the Minsk Hero City complex. Tanks, armored personnel carriers, multiple rocket launchers, tractors and cars were at people’s disposal for one hour.
Public festivals held in Minsk 3 July
Public festivals held in Minsk 3 July Belarus turned into one big celebratory platform on Independence Day. A large cultural and historical platform in the Upper Town. The chronicle o Minsk, from the 11th century till the present days, was shown by the chronicle recreators, Hundreds of people came to watch. The key event was when Minsk was given Magdeburg Right.
NaviBand to perform after fireworks on Independence Day
NaviBand to perform after fireworks on Independence Day The bright moment of the big day will be the concert “My Young Belarus”. Not only prominent Belarusian artists will perform there, but winners of music contests and students of universities will as well. In the end thousands of Belarusians will sing the national anthem of the Republic of Belarus.
Belarusian app changing hair color gaining popularity on the web
Belarusian app allows changing hair color in live videos Have you ever needed to change hair color on your photos? Ok, but what about live videos? Try on all the colors of the rainbow! Now it is possible thanks to Belarusian programmers. A Belarusian IT company has developed a unique app that allows you to change the color of hair in live videos. The range of colors is so wide that it is possible to turn a real image into a fairy tale becoming a mermaid. Belarusians' development has already become popular with users, who share their unusual photos in social networks.
National Honor Board opens in Minsk on National Flag Square
National Honor Board opens in Minsk on National Flag Square Belarusians have things to be proud of so why not put it on display? The traditional form - the Board of Honor - has been presented recently in the Belarus capital Minsk. Someone might blame us for archaism, but the essence is the same as that of billboards or screens or selfies in social networks - to show the advantages of goods and people. The Board of Honor, besides the promotional aspect, is also advertising. This is the advertising of the achievements of the Belarusian system.
Foreign leaders congratulate Belarus on Independence Day
Foreign leaders congratulate Belarus on Independence Day Words of congratulations on Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus have been addressed to Alexander Lukashenko for several days now. Many of the CIS, EU and other leaders congratulated President Lukashenko. Among them are Among them are Pope Francis, Queen Elizabeth II, THE Emperor of Japan, and the King of Sweden. Presidents of Russia, Turkmenistan, South Africa, Vietnam, Germany, Bulgaria politicians from Cuba, Canada and the Commonwealth of Australia.

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