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An archive photo Belarus plans to extend visa-free program to 10 days in 2018
Alexander Ganevich voiced the plans to extend the visa-free stay to 10 days for those arriving in Belarus via the Minsk National Airport, to 30 days for the duration of the 2019 European Games, and then to expand the program to cover all border checkpoints.
Photo courtesy of the Investigative Committee of Belarus
Belarusian investigators, FBI apprehend member of international cybercrime group
4 December, 13:52
The Investigative Committee of Belarus, the K Department of the Belarusian Interior Ministry, and the FBI have shut down an international cybercrime group, which specialized in coding and disseminating malicious software. A Belarusian citizen was part of the group.
All-Belarusian Congress of 1917 named momentous for Belarus' history
4 December, 12:57
The first All-Belarusian Congress adopted the decisions on Belarus' self-determination in accordance with the Declaration of the Rights of the Peoples of Russia promulgated by the Bolshevik government on 15 November 1917.
Photo courtesy of Belarus' Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Belarus shows interest in joint environmental projects with Italy
4 December, 10:17
The parties discussed the cooperation between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Italian embassy in attracting to Belarus the foreign expert and technical potential for the development of green economy in the country.
At least 52 holidaymakers injured in Tunisia's bus accident
4 December, 09:35
The bus was headed to the town of Ain Draham in the governorate of Jendouba, which is known to be one of the best tourist destinations in Tunisia for snow sightseeing and sports.
Yelena Stelmakh. An archive photo
Belarusian, Russian writers to discuss literary translation in Minsk on 11-12 December
1 December, 19:20
A delegation of the Maxim Gorky Literature Institute led by its rector Aleksei Varlamov has been invited by the Union of Writers of Belarus to visit Minsk. The guests will arrive to arrange a presentation of the house of national literatures, which was established in 2017 upon instructions of President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
Belarusian develops AI system to control power generator output
1 December, 18:54
By using unconventional approaches such as neuron systems and artificial intelligence the development engineer has been able to improve the generator's energy efficiency, making the system cheaper and losing less energy. A prototype is already available, BelTA has been told.
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International exhibition project Golden Man gets underway in Belarus
1 December, 18:38
The exhibition is dedicated to the Day of the first Kazakhstan President Nursultan Narzarbayev and the 25th anniversary of Belarus-Kazakhstan relations. It is timed to the visit of the Kazakhstan president to Belarus.
Igor Karpenko. An archive photo
Belarus suggests vocational training center project to Tajikistan
1 December, 17:03
The official said: “We have quite many interesting practices in this regard, including teaching materials and ending with technologies and equipment, which can be used as part of the education process.”
Second Music Seasons in France feature young Belarusian pianists
1 December, 16:30
The concert on 30 November was organized by the Belarusian Embassy in France in cooperation with the Belarus-France music association La Vie En Musique (Life in Music) headed by Georgy Sosnovsky, a big-name Belarusian musician and composer living in France.
Belarus, Tajikistan are about to launch joint network educational programs
1 December, 16:21
“Today, a total of 660 Tajik citizens study at joint Belarusian-Tajik departments (Belarusian State University, Belarusian National Technical University and Belarusian State Technological University),” Irina Shitkovskaya said.
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