Already Monday, May 9

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

Weather …

… not the worst thing clear, just to the east and south-east of intermittent rain. Temperature: +15 to +19


Abu Dhabi will host a meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changes

In Ljubljana begins visit to the King of Norway Harold V and Queen Sonja in Slovenia

In Jerusalem, celebrated Memorial Day for those killed soldiers

In Istanbul, opened the 4th UN Conference on Least Developed Countries


In 1866, in Grodno was born theater artist Leon Bakst, whose real name Rozenberg. After the Bolshevik Revolution, he moved to Paris, where he works Bakst a great success, and he lived to old age.

In 1892 Mjadelsky born historian and anthropologist Michael Myaleshka. He did not run away from the Bolsheviks, and his career ended with the beginning of Stalin's repression, back in 1930. Arrests and deportations finally ended with the message: After 1940, the fate of the scientist is not known. The remaining work of Michael Myaleshka, one of which — "Stone in the beliefs and traditions of the Belarusians."

May 9 in the years to light German manufacturer Adam Opel, who founded the car company of the same name; Spanish writer Jose Ortega y Gasset and Russian bard Bulat Okudzhava.

There is a reason:

In Belarus and many other countries of the former Soviet Union celebrated Victory Day. May 9, 1945 on Stalin's desire to act the surrender of Germany in World War II was re-signed in Berlin with the participation of representatives of the Soviet Union. For this reason, the Victory Day in the Soviet bloc celebrated on May 9, not the day before, as in the rest of the world.

In Minsk at 12 hours will be the traditional procession of war veterans.

MINUS 365:

A year ago on the site of Liberty: Was the critical situation with the aircraft during the parade?

Quote to remember:

"Life is longer than hoped, but shorter than love."


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