Even today, April 4,

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

Rain …

11 ° C in the north-east to 18 ° C in the south-west.


In Strasbourg, the European Parliament session begins.

In Rome, the chairman of the Transitional National Council of Libya, Ali al-Esau will hold talks with Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini.

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen will visit Turkey.

In Haiti, announced the preliminary results of the presidential election.


In 1794 took place the first battle of the uprising led by Tadeusz Kosciuszko. It was a battle of Raclawice near Krakow, where Kosciuszko began his war of liberation against the merger of lands and peoples of the Commonwealth of the Russian Empire. In the battle of Raclawice Kosciuszko had 4,100 soldiers and 2,000 farmers with braids. His army of the Russian regular army inflicted a first defeat — it played a big role for the expansion of the war of liberation to the entire territory of the Commonwealth, including today's Belarus.

In 1949 he was created NATO — NATO.

In 1557, the birthplace of one of the central characters in the history of Belarus — On Grand Chancellor Leo Sapieha. He comes from the ancient Belarusian Orthodox family, from the village of Ostrovno Beshenkovichi in this area. Among the achievements of Lev Sapieha — padryhtova Charter in 1588 — the most progressive at that time in Europe a set of feudal law, written in Belarusian. In addition, Sapieha was a talented military leader and patron of ancient Belarusian culture.

Among the other famous people who have come into being on April 4 in different years — English novelist Mayne Reid, author of the novel "The Headless Horseman"; Soviet kanspiratsyynitsa Elena Mazanik that during World War II hit a mine Commissioner General of Belarus Gauleiter Wilhelm Kube, and cult Russian film director Andrei Tarkovsky.

MINUS 365:

A year ago on the site of "Freedom", "Irina Dubenetsky — about the books that have possessions for the mind and joy to the heart."

Quote to remember:

"And if the people of Kotor vstyd not to know their rights, pogotovit us who do not obchym Yakima language, but its Vlasnyi right of write-downs and each time we have what we would need ku REBUFF any falsehood, Vedat can …" — Lev Sapieha in his preface to the Constitution of 1588.

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