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19 April 2018
MINSK, 19 April (BelTA) – Representatives of the trade unions and scientific communities from 41 countries will take part in the 2nd international forum “Trade unions and green jobs” in Minsk on 19-20 April, the press service of the Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus told BelTA. The forum will be attended by delegates from Tajikistan, Austria, Cyprus, Great Britain, Poland, Azerbaijan, Romania, Lithuania, Latvia, France and Serbia. The forum is set to examine the issues of...
10 April 2018
MINSK, 10 April (BelTA) – Belarusian and Russian volunteers will exchange experience in the run-up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 under an agreement between the 2019 European Games Directorate and the Russia 2018 Local Organizing Committee, BelTA learned from the press service of the directorate. Fifty Belarusian volunteers are expected to visit the 2018 FIFA World Cup host cities to gain experience in 20 functional fields. The training program will...
30 March 2018
A book of Yanka Kupala’s poem And, Say, Who Goes There? in 100 languages has come out in Minsk, BelTA learned from Vladimir Andriyevich, director of the Petrus Brovka Belorusskaya Encyclopedia publishing house. “The edition can be viewed as an international book as it has united authors, translators, and fans of the Belarusian poetry from different continents,” Vladimir Andriyevich believes. In his words, Belarusian poet Yanka Kupala was the author who had promoted the sense of...
20 March 2018
On 22 March Belarus will mark the 75th anniversary of the Khatyn tragedy. The Nazis destroyed the peaceful Belarusian village of 26 houses killing 149 people, including 75 children under 16, the youngest of whom was only 7 weeks old. The terrible events of the spring 1943 fill the hearts of Belarusians with pain. Belarus will hold a series of events to mark the 75th anniversary of the Khatyn tragedy. Come and See war drama screening in Minsk The restored Come and See war drama...
16 March 2018
MINSK, 16 March (BelTA) – More than a hundred activists of the BRSM Youth Union will clean up the territory of Khatyn Memorial, BelTA learned from First Secretary of the BRSM Minsk Oblast Committee Dmitry Voronyuk. Student volunteers will take part in a nationwide campaign “Young People Remember” on 19 March. The campaign is set to launch a project headlined “80 Good Deeds for the Sake of Minsk Oblast”. When the campaign ends, the participants are scheduled to go on a...
3 March 2018
MINSK, 3 March (BelTA) – Agreements on joint projects were reached during the Fourth International Symposium “The Writer and Time”, Aleksei Cherota, the Chief Editor of the Neman magazine, told a press conference in Minsk, BelTA has learned. Such activities contribute to the positive image of the country. Many guests stressed that other countries have mo similar platforms where writers could discuss common issues, Aleksei Cherota said. A number of cooperation agreements were...
22 February 2018
MINSK, 22 February (BelTA) – The SDG forum in Minsk is defining a partner framework for the national coordinators on the Sustainable Development Goals, Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei told the media on 21 February, BelTA informs. “The forum lays down the foundation of a partner framework for the national SDG coordinators. In fact, it is the start of a new regional process to promote the joint work on the Sustainable Development Goals,” Vladimir Makei noted....
8 February 2018
MINSK, 8 February (BelTA) – The Belarusian-Latvian ministerial consultations will take place in Minsk on 9 February, Dmitry Mironchik, head of the information and digital diplomacy office, spokesman for the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told the media, BelTA has learned. The Belarusian delegation will be led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko. The Latvian delegation will be headed by State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Andrejs Pildegovics....
1 February 2018
MINSK, 1 February (BelTA) - The joint Belarusian-Swiss train factory Stadler Minsk will roll out the first train for the Minsk metro in Q3-Q4 2018, Deputy Operations Director at the state-run enterprise Minsk Metro Andrei Mikhailovsky told the media, BelTA has learned. The four-car train will have two control cars (one at each end of the unit). It will be operated on line 2 at first and then on line 3. “This will be a modern train with open walkthrough gangways from end-to-end???....
24 January 2018
MINSK, 24 January (BelTA) – The Chinese company China Datang Technologies & Engineering Company (CDTE) may take part in the implementation of investment projects of the Minsk Oblast electrical company Minskenergo, representatives of the Belarusian company told BelTA. Cooperation prospects were discussed as a delegation of the Chinese company visited Minsk. CDTE is one of China’s top five electricity producers. It was founded on the basis of State Power Corporation of China in...
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