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Opinion poll: Lukashenko is most popular foreign leader in Ukraine
12 November, 12:21
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko is the most popular foreign leader among Ukrainians. The opinion poll conducted by the Sociological Group Rating puts the president's approval rating at 66%, with 15% disapproving.
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Grodno hacker steals money from foreign bank accounts to buy bitcoins
12 November, 11:28
The police searched the man's property and seized computers, data storage devices protected by sophisticated passwords, as well as money and documents. According to the investigators, the accused transferred funds to fictitious bank accounts to cash them in later.
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Science academies of Belarus, Austria sign cooperation agreement
12 November, 09:49
We are set to expand our collaboration in power engineering, mechanical engineering, pharmaceutics, agricultural sciences. We have common interests here, Vladimir Gusakov said.
Belarus, Japan sign three grant contracts on delivery of medical equipment
11 November, 19:23
During the signing ceremony Director of the Humanitarian Activities Department of the Belarus President Property Management Directorate Valery Skakun thanked the Japanese side for implementing socially important humanitarian projects in Belarus.
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Belarus' ambassador plants birch in Budapest Botanical Garden
11 November, 18:42
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Hungary Aleksandr Ponomarev planted a birch tree in the Botanical Garden of Budapest on International Energy Saving Day that is marked on 11 November.
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Grodno Oblast sanatoriums see surge in bookings by visa-free tourists
11 November, 16:59
Since the start of the year, Grodno and the surrounding area have welcomed over 105,000 visa-free tourists, most of them from Lithuania and Poland. Foreigners are mostly interested in historical sites, medical and wellness tourism.
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Opinion: Ideas of young Belarusian filmmakers are inspirational
11 November, 15:23
“Young Belarusian filmmakers have a lot of ideas and I hope that all of them will be implemented. Of course, some projects need finalizing yet the ideas at their core are inspiring,” Belarus First Deputy Culture Minister Natalya Karchevskaya said.
Belarus president's award for humanism and spirituality in cinema presented to Huang Huang
11 November, 13:43
“The themes of humanism and spirituality have a special place in modern cinema,” Huang Huang said. “This helps people not to become indifferent, which is the most important thing. The more of these films we have, the better," the director noted.
Opinion: Listapad holds the bar high
11 November, 13:24
They say that the Belarusian cinema has acquired its signature style. I think the film festival has contributed to this, said Anzhelika Krashevskaya said.
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Belavia to launch Minsk-Vienna flights in 2020
11 November, 13:12
Thus, flights between Minsk and Vienna will be available 14 times a week; each airline will operate seven flights in line with the current agreements between the aviation authorities of Belarus and Austria.
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