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New apartments in Alexandria house to go on sale on 20 January
New apartments in the Alexandria house will go on sale on 20 January. It is amazing news for everyone who would like to move into an own apartment in no time! The best sales terms are offered at the very beginning of the market launch.
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Over 11,000 explosive threats defused by Belarusian army in 2019
15 January, 19:05
According to the source, mobile bomb disposal teams responded to over 400 requests for neutralizing explosive threats in 2019. Over 11,000 explosive ordnances were detected and destroyed as a result. As many as 28 mobile teams trained by 13 units of the Belarusian army took part in this work.
Belarus to remodel memorial to villages burned during war by June
15 January, 18:30
The unveiling ceremony of the remodeled memorial complex in the village of Borki in Kirovsk District is scheduled for 15 June. The memorial commemorates villages of the region that were burned down during the war.
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Applications for Eurovision 2020 national qualifying round in Belarus open until 17 January
15 January, 18:18
Experts from TV, music and show business will choose 12 final participants at the audition on 27 January. The organizer can change the number of finalists both on its own volition and on the proposal from the professional jury. Belteleradiocompany will broadcast the audition live on its website.
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Minsk metro passenger numbers up by over 10m people in 2019
15 January, 17:51
Minsk metro carried 293,721,000 passengers in 2019, which was up by 10,361,000 over 2018. The Moskovskaya Line was busier and handled over 169.1 million passengers. The Avtozavodskaya Line saw 124.6 million journeys.
Oleg Makarov
Opinion: Negative feedback to events causes more uproar than event itself
15 January, 17:04
Scathing comments made by opinion leaders can trigger a stronger reaction than the event itself, Oleg Makarov, the director of the Belarusian Institute of Strategic Research (BISR), said as he took part in the meeting of the Expert Community project “Deepfakes: New Challenge to Information Security” in the BelTA press center on 15 January.
Vladimir Putin. Photo courtesy of TASS
Russia to create open-access database of World War II archives
15 January, 15:42
Russia will set up the largest and most complete database of archive documents, film footage and photo materials on the Second World War that will be accessible both to citizens of our country and people from other states, Vladimir Putin said.
Istanbul house market launch: Three reasons to buy!
15 January, 15:00
The Minsk World multifunctional complex welcomes a new addition to the “family” again as the Istanbul house in the Southern Europe quarter was launched to market on Monday.
Wildfire in Turkey. Photo from www.marmaracagdas.com
Belarus to help fight wildfires in Turkey in 2020
15 January, 14:31
In 2019, two Belarusian crews worked in Turkey, one from 1 June to 1 November and the other from 1 July to 1 November. Plans are in place to sign another agreement this year and to help battle wildfires in Turkey from 1 May till late autumn.
Vitaly Demirov
Experts concerned by flaws of deepfake detection technology
15 January, 13:35
There is a package of ready-made programs to enable users to produce fake videos,” he said. This process still takes much time. For example, a 40-second video can take a week or longer to assemble.
Olga Ageiko
Opinion: Emotional contagion spreads more quickly on social media than in crowds
15 January, 13:00
The phenomenon of social media at the moment can be compared to the crowd psychology. Fundamentally, emotional contagion actually happens way more quickly on social media rather than in a crowd, but we fail to notice that, Olga Ageiko said.
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