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Ilya Shimanovich. An archive photo
Ilya Shimanovich claims silver at FINA Champions Swim Series
20 January, 17:59
The Belarusian clocked 27.22 seconds to finish second. The event was won by Brazil's Gomes Junior (27.08 seconds). Third was Arno Kamminga of the Netherlands (27.48 seconds).
Russia's Kaliningrad to join youth patriotic forum near Mound of Friendship in Belarus
20 January, 17:36
Young people from Russia's Kaliningrad Oblast will participate in the patriotic forum which will take place at the Mound of Friendship in Verkhnedvinsk District, First Secretary of the Belarusian BRSM Youth Union Vyacheslav Khrol told reporters before the plenary session of the BRSM Vitebsk regional organization.
Antoine Somda. Archive photo
Burkina Faso's minister of education to visit Belarus in February
20 January, 17:22
The visit of Burkina Faso's Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation Alkassoum Maiga was discussed at a meeting between Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Vladimir Semashko and Ambassador of Burkina Faso to Russia and concurrently to Belarus Antoine Somda.
Jurg Stahl. Photos courtesy of Belarus NOC
Stahl: Belarus has excellent sports infrastructure, can host highest-level competitions
20 January, 16:49
Head of the Swiss Olympic Association Jurg Stahl hailed the 2nd European Games in Minsk and Belarus' experience and infrastructure to host highest-level international sports events as he met with First Vice President of Belarus' National Olympic Committee (NOC) Viktor Lukashenko in Lausanne
Belarus' Internal Affairs Ministry to develop ties with Japanese law enforcers
20 January, 16:42
The Belarusian Internal Affairs Ministry played host to a meeting between Internal Affairs Minister Yuri Karayev and Japan's Ambassador to Belarus Hiroki Tokunaga on 20 January.
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Agreement reached on ways to compensate Belarus for polluted Russian oil
20 January, 16:36
The source noted that negotiations involving Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Igor Lyashenko had taken place. The sides reached an agreement on approaches and methods of the compensation for polluted oil. No specific details were revealed.
Chinese president Xi Jinping. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese president Xi Jinping says mutual learning will be of benefit
20 January, 16:28
China and Myanmar should strengthen mutual learning about each other's civilizations and consolidate their bilateral friendship through jointly hosting a number of celebratory events, president Xi Jinping said on Friday on the first day of his state visit to Myanmar.
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Belarusian, U.S. doctors to collaborate in organ transplantation
20 January, 16:21
The Minsk National Research Center for Surgery, Transplantation and Hematology has welcomed Professor of Microbiology Eric Pamer, a Chicago-based infectious diseases specialist and immunity researcher.
Anatoly Tozik
Belarus, China mark 28th anniversary of diplomatic relations
20 January, 16:10
The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for an envelope and a stamp to mark the Year of the Rat and the presentation of the book “Belarusian-Chinese relations in interstate, intergovernmental, and interdepartmental documents (1992-2019)” were timed to the anniversary.
Newly appointed Belarusian defense minister talks about work priorities
20 January, 15:51
The defense minister said: “Work with people is the top priority. There is a great demand for justice and honesty in the Belarusian society. People, preserving the potential of the personnel and teaching them what they need in time of war must be in focus."
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