Opposition activists stage Chernobyl anniversary march in Minsk

  Opposition activists staged a traditional "Charnobylski Shlyakh" (Path of Chernobyl) demonstration in Minsk on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.

Firefighters hold stair-climbing race in Minsk

Firefighters climbed the stairs of one of Minsk’s tallest buildings in a race on April 8.

Writer Aleksiyevich attends launch event for collection of her interviews, speeches

Svyatlana Aleksiyevich (Svetlana Alexievich), the winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature, on Thursday attended a launch event for a collection of her interviews and speeches given to the Belarusian Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

Minsk hosts first-ever Belarusian-language sports festival

An amateur sports festival where all participants were encouraged to speak Belarusian was held for the first time ever in Minsk on September 28.

Children lay flowers at monument to Yanka Kupala on his 132nd birth anniversary

Children laid flowers at the monument to Yanka Kupala in central Minsk on July 7 to mark 132 years since the birth of Belarus' literary great.

The History of Lithuania translated into Belarusian

A Belarusian translation of The History of Lithuania was launched at the Lithuanian embassy in Minsk on June 5.