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  • Floating peace wreaths down Sozh River in Gomel
    Floating peace wreaths down Sozh River in Gomel
    Gomel hosted the national contest of youth socially significant initiatives “Girl's wreath of peace” as part of the patriotic project by the Belarusian Women's Union. At the end of the event the project participants floated wreaths down the Sozh River.


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  • Head of Belarus President Administration inspects storm-hit districts
    Head of Belarus President Administration inspects storm-hit districts
    During his working trip to Mozyr District, Head of the Belarus President Administration Dmitry Krutoi urged farmers in the areas damaged by a storm to do their best to preserve grain crops, BelTA has learned.

    Dmitry Krutoi emphasized that this is the task set by the president....
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  • Family from Gomel District raises peacocks
    Family from Gomel District raises peacocks
    Dmitry Shcherbakov from the village of Lopatino, Gomel District, had long dreamed of having a living peacock in his yard. And his dream came true. From the first days, the birds captivated not only the large family of the owner, but fellow villagers and visitors.

    https://eng.belta.by/photonews/view/family-from-gomel-district-raises-peacocks-10004/...
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  • Gomel, Russia's Orel sign sister-city agreement
    Gomel, Russia's Orel sign sister-city agreement
    GOMEL, 2 July (BelTA) – An agreement on establishing sister-city relations was signed by Gomel and Orel on 2 July, BelTA has learned.

    The document was inked in Gomel by  Gomel Mayor Vladimir Privalov and Orel Mayor Yuri Parakhin. “We will respond to today's challenges and...
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  • Legendary T-34 back on pedestal in Gomel after renovations
    Legendary T-34 back on pedestal in Gomel after renovations
    GOMEL, 12 June (BelTA) - The legendary T-34 tank, which was the first to break into Gomel during the liberation operation in 1943, was returned to its place after renovations. Currently, Vosstaniya [Uprising] Square that houses the tank is underway renovations. The square is named...
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  • War veteran Galina Lelikova receives congratulations
    War veteran Galina Lelikova receives congratulations
    On 1 May, Galina Lelikova, a participant of the Great Patriotic War, from Kalinkovichi, received congratulations on the upcoming Victory Day from Chairman of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee Ivan Krupko. The head of the region warmly congratulated the veteran on the upcoming ...
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  • Ambassador: Russia-Belarus cooperation in tourism is booming
    Ambassador: Russia-Belarus cooperation in tourism is booming
    MINSK, 18 April (BelTA) - Over the past two or three years, tourist flows between Russia and Belarus have been growing by 50% annually, Russian Ambassador to Belarus Boris Gryzlov said at an opening ceremony  for the international fair of tourism services Leisure 2024 in Minsk,...
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  • Flower business in Gomel
    Flower business in Gomel
    This year the Gomel forestry planted 30,000 bulbs of 15 varieties of tulips in its greenhouses. The first tulips have already gone on sale. The demand for flowers will peak closer to International Women’s Day on 8 March.

    https://eng.belta.by/fotoreportage/view/flower-business-in-gomel-156116-2024/...
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  • Kochanova: Memory Train will be milestone event in 2024
    Kochanova: Memory Train will be milestone event in 2024
    MINSK, 14 February (BelTA) – The joint Belarusian-Russian cultural and educational patriotic campaign Memory Train enjoyed a great success and will be held at a high level in 2024, Chairperson of Council of Republic Natalya Kochanova said at the opening meeting of the organizing ...
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