Already today, August 18

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

Weather:

Clouds, rain, storm, temperature +22-24 C

Do not pass:

At the National Press Centre will be a press conference Ambassador of Ukraine Roman Bezsmertny devoted to the Independence Day of Ukraine

The National Bank of Belarus lowers refinancing rate by 0.5 percentage points to 11%.

THERE WHERE HAVE NO:

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev holds a meeting in Sochi with the presidents of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan.

ALSO THIS DAY:

1201: Founded the city of Riga.

1682: On the Russian imperial throne tsar Peter I

1991: Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev was placed under house arrest in Foros (Crimea)

2009: The Georgia withdrew from the Commonwealth of Independent States

Born

1587: Der Virginia, the first child born in America of English colonists

1830: Franz Joseph I, the last emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (size 1916)

Died

1227: Genghis Khan, the Mongol khan, the organizer of tours in Asia and Eastern Europe, the great reformer and unifier of Mongolia

1850 Honore de Balzac, French writer

MINUS 365:

Georgia withdrew from the CIS, the flag remains until evening

Quote to remember:

Never leave alive who has done you good to anybody not to be in debt.

Genghis Khan

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