Already weekend, April 2-3

Blitz review of events and those in Belarus, a world history.


  • …variable, with no rain. Temperature: 4 — 15 C.

Do not pass:

April 2

  • Victor Shalkevich concert in DC overcurrent protection in Minsk. Beginning at 19.00.
  • As part of a public campaign "Budzma Belarusians!" in Vitebsk will be a presentation of children's books "Yaska and his horse bangs" Yuri Ustsinovich. The book is devoted to the momentous historical event — the Battle of Grunwald — and is the first of a special series of history books for children. The event will take place at the Museum "Vitebsk Center for Contemporary Art" (Vitebsk,. Beloborodova, 5). Starts at 15.00.


April 2

  • In Baku, the opposition plans to hold a demonstration.

April 3

  • Presidential elections in Kazakhstan.


April 2

  • In 1805 was born the famous Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen (d. 1875).
  • In 1996 in Moscow, Alexander Lukashenko and Boris Yeltsin signed an agreement to create a "Community of Belarus and Russia."
  • In 2005 he died, Pope John Paul II.

April 3

  • In 1940 the troops of the NKVD began mass executions of prisoners of Polish Army officers at Katyn, Honey and Kurapaty.
  • In 1991, British writer died Graham Greene (born 1904).

There is a reason:

April 2

  • International Children's Book Day.
  • Day of Unity of Peoples of Belarus and Russia.

MINUS 365:

A year ago on the site of "Freedom": flood peak has passed on the Pripyat. People on the island — there were

Quote to remember:

"Heresy — is another definition of freedom of thought."

"The reality in this century — that's not what we are facing."

"Scripture — is a form of therapy, sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, does not create music or pictures can not escape the craziness, depression, panic and fear inherent in human destiny."

Graham Greene

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