Address: 2 K.Marksa str.,
Ostrovets, 231210
Phone #: 8-(015-91)-2-13-24

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Dear citizens of Ostrovets and guests of our region,

Ostrovets region is the fourth largest region of the Grodno oblast situated at the very north of it.

If you happen to visit this incredible land, you will be forever drawn to it. You will be amazed by the serene beauty of crystal clear rivers and lakes amidst majestic pines and spruce, by sweet-smelling meadows and fields. The river Vilia and its inflows carry their waters along the steep banks of Oshmyani hills and Naroch-Vilia lowlands. At the north of the region one can find the Kaiminsk group of lakes that are called Sorochansk necklace, at the Kotlovka village a glacier once created the so-called Ostrovets Switzerland. You can find all types of Belarusian landscape here.

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According to Marianna Sokolova, the preparations for this large-scale social survey are nearing completion. >>>

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The Prime Minister stated: French companies have been paying attention to Belarus in the last few years. >>>

Almost 700 reporters accredited to cover parliamentary elections in Belarus

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Lilia Ananich said that a total of 695 reporters from different countries have been accredited to cover the elections. >>>

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lans to implement UN social entrepreneurship project in Grodno Oblast

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Sanaka Samarasinha explained: It is a new project that will provide population employment by creating small enterprises that will provide a social function, for instance, in the sphere of education, healthcare, or support for the elderly. >>>

Grodno teachers to teach native tongue to Belarusians in Sacramento, USA

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Opportunities for cooperation between education institutions in Belarus and the USA were revealed after Larisa Gonchar, director of the school based in Sacramento, USA, a former native of Belarus, met with representatives of the Grodno city administration. >>>

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