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Belarusian MLRS Polonez among world's best in 2017
15 August, 15:35
The YouTube channel has released a video to showcase the world's top 10 multiple-launch rocket systems. The Belarusian MLRS came third after the Chinese systems AR3 and WS-2D.
Vasily Zharko
Belarus government yet to decide on secondary school performance in admittance to universities
15 August, 14:40
Vasily Zharko said: “We discussed whether in the future it is necessary to take into account the grade point average during admittance to universities. There are several matters to consider in this regard. School students work hard to improve their knowledge. And we need to rule out subjectivism, too. A matter for the future.”
Most of extramural education in Belarus may become commercial
15 August, 14:23
After the meeting Vasily Zharko said that they had discussed extramural education among other things. A government commission suggests making students pay for the bulk of extramural education.
Belarusian-Russian logistics exercise scheduled for 21-25 August prior to Zapad 2017
15 August, 13:10
Units from the Russian part of the regional army group will be arriving in Belarus as from 15 August to create a real situation the logistics army units will have to handle. During the exercise Belarusian and Russian military personnel will work together to practice logistics and technical support.
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More than 300 killed in mudslide, flooding in Sierra Leone's Freetown area
15 August, 10:56
The death toll is expected to rise in the worst ever natural disaster caused by heavy rain to hit the city, which has also left more than 2,000 people homeless.
Vitebskoblavtotrans drivers 3rd at professional skills contest in St Petersburg
15 August, 09:05
The competition was held at St Petersburg bus park No.2. The skills of driving 12m and 18m-long buses were demonstrated by representatives of ten Russian regions, and also Minsk and Vitebsk.
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Tourists invited to ride 220-tonne BelAZ truck in Belarus
14 August, 19:44
Tourists will be able to see how haul trucks, which are as high as a three-story house, are made and will be able to ride in the cabin of the 220-tonne truck 6m above the ground level. They will also be able to buy a special certificate in memory of the heavy-duty truck ride.
Russian ZiO-Podolsk sends separator superheaters to second unit of Belarusian nuclear power plant
14 August, 19:24
The separator superheaters are vertical devices made of three parts in the same shell. In the machine hall they will be assembled in a vertical position, towering as high as 22 meters. The equipment is designed to last for 50 years.
Belarusian army officers to inspect Lithuanian, Latvian army units
14 August, 18:57
The Belarusian inspectors will have to evaluate information provided by Latvia and Lithuania about the army units to be visited as part of the 2011 Vienna Document on Confidence- and Security-Building Measures.
India interested in broader presentation of its traditions, culture in Belarus
14 August, 18:09
India interested in broader presentation of its traditions and culture in Belarus, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Belarus Pankaj Saxena said at a press conference dedicated to India's national holiday - the Independence Day.
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