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Vitebsk paratroopers muster ahead of Belarusian-Russian army exercise
Personnel of the 103rd Independent Guards Airborne Brigade arranged a readiness muster on 14 August ahead of the Belarusian-Russian army exercise Union Shield 2019, BelTA has learned. The paratroopers will travel to the Mulino exercise area in Russia in late August in order to begin preparations for accomplishing tasks in the course of the Union Shield 2019 exercise. Representatives of the Defense Ministry inspected the brigade and evaluated its readiness for the exercise on 14 August....
Tainted oil fully removed from Unecha-Polotsk pipeline in Belarus
Tainted Russian oil has been fully removed from the Unecha-Polotsk oil pipeline, BelTA learned from Deputy Director - Chief Engineer at OAO Polotsktransneft Druzhba Mikhail Borovoy. "OAO Polotsktransneft Druzhba has completed another phase of the roadmap to replace the oil contaminated with organic chlorides in the pipelines on the Belarusian territory for standard-quality oil. The oil not compliant with the quality standards has been pumped from the Unecha-Polotsk 2 pipeline to Russia...
Adilkhan Makin announced winner of Vitebsk Song Contest 2019
Kazakhstan's Adilkhan Makin won the Grand Prix of the 28th edition of the 2019 Vitebsk Song Contest at the Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk. He received the award at the closing gala concert, BelTA has learned. The signer from Kazakhstan scored 178 points to win the Lira award and the cash prize in the amount of $20,000. George Putkaradze from Georgia and Elay from Israel scored an equal amount of points - 171. However, sharing the First Prize is prohibited, according to the regulations....
FEZ Vitebsk, Uzbek Kosonsoy-Pharm to advance investment cooperation
The administrations of the free economic zone (FEZ) Vitebsk and FEZ Kosonsoy-Pharm will advance cooperation in the sphere of investment and information, representatives of the FEZ Vitebsk administration told BelTA. The plans are stipulated by the agreement on cooperation that was signed as a delegation of Uzbekistan's Namangan Oblast led by First Deputy Governor Ayubkhon Kamalov visited Vitebsk. The document creates the foundation for sharing the best practices, assisting with the...
Tickets for Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk sell well
Over 50% of the tickets for events of the international art festival Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk have been sold, BelTA learned from the forum's Director Gleb Lapitsky before an offsite session of the festival's organizing committee. According to the source, some 40,000-45,000 tickets have been sold or about 51% of the total number. Some 3,000 tickets were sold abroad: in Switzerland, Israel, Guinea, USA, and other countries. A lot of the tickets were bought in Russia and Latvia. The...
EBRD to develop measures to enhance Vitebskdrev investment potential
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will work out measures to enhance the investment potential of Vitebskdrev. The measures will be included in the memorandum on assistance with Vitebskdrev pre-privatization, which will be signed between the Development Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, BelTA learned from the Development Bank. The memorandum envisages the development of a detailed business plan, which will be used to attract...
Opinion: Great Patriotic War is lesson for life
The events of the Great Patriotic War should serve as a lesson for life, for the sake of peace and development, Moldova Ambassador to Belarus Victor Sorocean told the media, BelTA has learned. "The further the terrible years of the war are away from us, the more we need to talk about them. The memory of the war should be passed over to to descendants to make sure the things that happened then should never be repeated. This is the lesson for life, otherwise there will be no peaceful sky,...
No dramatic changes planned for Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
The international Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk will not go through significant changes, the newly appointed Director General of the festival Gleb Lapitsky said at a press conference in Moscow on 18 April. "We have not excluded any events from the festival program this year," Gleb Lapitsky said. "A new director of the festival has been appointed. No more replacements have been made. This does not mean that dramatic changes will follow. All we want is to keep up with the...
Vitebsk, Smolensk folk art centers sign cooperation agreement
The folk art centers of Vitebsk and Smolensk signed a cooperation agreement, BelTA learned from the Vitebsk regional methodical center of folk art. The document was signed by the centers in Vitebsk on 2 April and will be valid for five years. It envisages exchange exhibitions, joint research conferences, and various art projects. The center will participate in important cultural events of the two regions and join efforts to restore traditional costumes. The document provides for other...
French language and culture classroom opens at Vitebsk State University
A classroom of the French language and culture was officially opened at the Masherov Vitebsk State University, BelTA has learned. The classroom has been set up thanks to the cooperation of the three department of the university (philology, arts and graphics, pedagogy) with the French Embassy in Belarus. The opening ceremony was attended by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of France to Belarus Didier Canesse, representatives of the embassy, the university, local...
Reception of the Regional Executive Committee
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