About 90 cosmonauts from 19 countries were expected to take part in the 31st planetary congress of the Association of Space Explorers in Minsk from September 09 –15.
Inclusion of Independence Avenue, locally known as Prospekt Nezavisimosti, in Minsk, Belarus is due on UNESCO’s tentative list in September.
Mingorspravka, a Belarusian state-run company, announced plans to open a further two information kiosks for tourists during the first half of this year.
Stadler Minsk is developing new trains for the Minsk metro.
A UNICEF charity dinner in Minsk has raised over USD40,000, earned from the UNICEF Belarus website.