Even today, 11 April

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

BRIEF precipitation — rain and sleet …

Low: -5 ° — 2 ° C during the day 2 — 9 ° C in the south-west to 12 ° C.

Do not pass:

The Conference of the National Platform of the Civil Society Forum of the Eastern Partnership "The role of civil society in the strategy of the future" (telephone information line (029) 158-99-81).


In Smolensk, will meet the presidents of Russia and Poland, Dmitry Medvedev and Bronislaw Komorowski. The President visited the memorial complex "Katyn."

The spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France will begin.

Prime Minister Naoto Kan will meet the government, opposition and experts raspratsovvannya plan for the country's reconstruction after the devastating earthquake and the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-milk."

In Milan, the hearing will be held on charges of fraud in the media group "Medyyaset." The defendants in the case goes Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

In France, the effective ban on the wearing of the traditional Muslim garment that completely covers the face.

In London, the traditional book fair kicks off (runs until 13 April).

There is a reason:

International Day of liberation of Nazi concentration camps.


In 1863 there was a battle with insurgents Ludwig Narbut regular Russian army in Leeds County. The rebels, who were encamped on the river under KOTRA Bershty, dismantled the bridge. Meanwhile approached Russian — two companies of the Pavlovsky Regiment and 36 Regiment of the Don Cossacks. The king's soldiers had the numerical advantage and advancing to the waist in water. As a result of the inequality of forces defeated the rebels.

In 1937, died politician Dmitry Zhilunovicha, also known as a writer Tishka tale. Once he was the first head of the Soviet government in Belarus. And when it's time to Stalin's genocide, Zhilunovicha was arrested, he was in Minsk prison, and then was transferred to Mogilev insane asylum, where he had left this world (officially died of gangrene of the lungs, according to other sources — committed suicide).

In 1995, members of the opposition Popular Front in the Supreme Soviet of Belarus protested against President Lukashenko initiated referendum to amend the state symbols and status of the Belarusian language. Just in the Oval Hall of the deputies went on hunger strike. They are located near the podium and intended to continue their protest. But on the night of April 12, entered the hall commandos wearing masks and forcibly thrown out of Deputies of the building.

MINUS 365:

A year ago at "Liberty", "In Minsk celebrated Mass for the dead in the crash."

Quote to remember:

NOT histaysya, green oak,
From the pressure of a terrible storm,
NOT Heaney their crowns
To the land of dreary, gloomy to the ground.

Do not see eye pudlivym
On the climbs wild force —
And at every step voyuy
For the life of you to the grave.

Tishka tale. 1911

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