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Dzmitry Asanau. An archive photo
Belarus win 5 medals at Ahmet Comert Memorial in Turkey
21 January, 09:38
Dzmitry Asanau, the winner of the 2nd European Games 2019, claimed a gold medal in the men's 63kg event. The athlete secured two victories before the final where he did not have to fight as his opponent, Tugrulhan Erdemir of Turkey, withdrew due to an injury.
Belarus-Pakistan commission on science to meet in H1 2020
21 January, 09:16
The issue was discussed at a meeting between Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Pakistan Andrei Yermolovich and Federal Minister for Science and Technology of Pakistan Fawad Hussain Chaudhry.
Belarus buys 80,000t of Norwegian oil
21 January, 09:00
Belarus has bought 80,000 tonnes of Norway's oil to be processed at its Naftan oil refinery, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian state petrochemical concern Belneftekhim.
A media briefing in BelTA's press center
Belarus to invest heavily to implement new solid municipal waste sorting, recycling concept
20 January, 19:58
Among other things the concept provides for building 30 regional centers for sorting and using waste. Resources of international financial organizations will be used to implement these projects.
Anatoly Shagun
Deposit-refund system expected to up container recycling percentage in Belarus
20 January, 19:31
The official noted that the new approach will at least double the amount of containers Belarusians will take back to shops. The percentage is expected to reach at least 80%. “Such a system was introduced in Lithuania in 2016. Container return percentage reached 92-96% in Lithuania last year,” Anatoly Shagun said.
No permits required to truck freight between Belarus, Moldova as of January
20 January, 19:17
Thus, as of January 2020 permits are not required for shipping freight between Belarus and Moldova, for shipping freight in transit via Belarus and Moldova, and for shipping freight between a place located in one country and a place located in a third country and vice versa (shipping to and from third countries).
Natalya Grintsevich
Recycling rate of municipal waste up to 22.6% in Belarus in 2019
20 January, 19:03
The recycling rate of municipal waste was 10% in 2012. This figure is expected to come at 22.6% in 2019. The recycling rate of municipal waste almost doubled within this short period. The volume of glass collected for recycling tripled, the volume of paper and cardboard went up by 35%.
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Full house for Yanka Kupala Theater performance in Vilnius
20 January, 18:37
The Yanka Kupala National Academic Theater of Belarus has performed Nikolai Gogol's The Government Inspector staged by Nikolai Pinigin to a full house in the Russian Drama Theater of Lithuania in Vilnius on 19 January.
Tatsiana Sharakova. An archive photo
Two medals for Belarus at Portugal Track Cycling Cup
20 January, 18:23
The Belarusian experienced cyclist scored a total of 156 points winning every event of the omnium program. Hanna Tserakh scored 141 points. Third was Portugal's Maria Martins (132 points).
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Belarus launches Science Week
20 January, 18:19
This week, several museums offer free admission, including the Museum of the NASB History, the archaeological exhibition of the NASB Institute of History, and the Museum of Ancient Belarusian Culture at the Center for Studies of Belarusian Culture, Language, and Literature.
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