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Yanka Kupala
Jánka Kupála (akas: Yanka Kupala, Janka Kupała, Belarusian: Я́нка Купа́ла; July 7 [O.S. June 25] 1882 – June 28, 1942) – was the pen name of Iván Daminíkavich Lutsévich (Ivan Daminikavič Łucevič, Belarusian: Іва́н Даміні́кавіч Луцэ́віч), a Belarusian poet and writer. Kupala is considered one of the greatest Belarusian-language writers of the 20th century.Contents1 Biography1.1 Early life 1.2 In Vilnius
Vilnius
and St. Petersburg 1.3 During the Soviet period2 Legacy 3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit]This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Old Style And New Style Dates
Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are terms sometimes used with dates to indicate that the calendar convention used at the time described is different from that in use at the time the document was being written. There were two calendar changes in Great Britain and its colonies, which may sometimes complicate matters: the first change was to change the start of the year from Lady Day
Lady Day
(25 March) to 1 January; the second was to discard the Julian calendar
Julian calendar
in favour of the Gregorian calendar.[2][3][4] Closely related is the custom of dual dating, where writers gave two consecutive years to reflect differences in the starting date of the year, or to include both the Julian and Gregorian dates. Beginning in 1582, the Gregorian calendar
Gregorian calendar
replaced the Julian in Roman Catholic countries
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National Library Of Australia
The National Library of Australia
Australia
is the largest reference library in Australia, responsible under the terms of the National Library Act for "maintaining and developing a national collection of library material, including a comprehensive collection of library material relating to Australia
Australia
and the Austr
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Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia[1] (/ˌtʃɛkoʊsloʊˈvækiə, -kə-, -slə-, -ˈvɑː-/;[2][3] Czech and Slovak: Československo, Česko-Slovensko[4][5]), was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the Czech Republic and Slovakia
Slovakia
on 1 January 1993. From 1939 to 1945, following its forced division and partial incorporation into Nazi Germany, the state did not de facto exist but its government-in-exile continued to operate. From 1948 to 1990, Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
was part of the Soviet bloc with a command economy. Its economic status was formalized in membership of Comecon
Comecon
from 1949 and its defense status in the Warsaw Pact
Warsaw Pact
of May 1955
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Maladzyechna Raion
Maladzyechna Raion (Belarusian: Маладзечанскі раён, Maładziečanski rajon) is a second-level administrative subdivision (raion) of Minsk Voblast, Belarus. Its capital is the town of Maladzyechna.[1] References[edit]^ Maladzyechna raion page at Minsk Oblispolkom websitev t e Subdivisions of Minsk Region, BelarusDistricts (raiony)Barysaw Byerazino Chervyen Dzyarzhynsk Kapyl Kletsk Krupki Lahoysk Lyuban Maladzyechna Minsk Myadzyel Nyasvizh Pukhavichy Salihorsk Slutsk Smalyavichy Staryya Darohi Stowbtsy Uzda Valozhyn VileykaCitiesBarysaw Byerazino Chervyen Dzyarzhynsk Fanipal Kapyl Kletsk Krupki Lahoysk Lyuban Maladzyechna Maryina Horka Minsk1 Myadzyel Nyasvizh Salihorsk Slutsk Smalyavichy Staryya Darohi Stowbtsy Uzda Valozhyn Vileyka Zaslawye Zhodzina1 Seat of Minsk Region but administratively separatedCoordinates: 54°18′49″N 26°51′06″E / 54.3136°N 26.8517°E / 54.3136; 26.8517This Belarus location article is a stub
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Occupation Of Belarus By Nazi Germany
The occupation of Belarus
Belarus
by Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
started with the German invasion of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
on June 22, 1941 (Operation Barbarossa) and ended in August 1944 with the Soviet Operation Bagration
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Tatarstan
The Republic of Tatarstan
Tatarstan
(Russian: Респу́блика Татарста́н, tr. Respublika Tatarstan, IPA: [rʲɪsˈpublʲɪkə tətɐrˈstan]; Tatar: Татарстан Республикасы), or simply Tatarstan, is a federal subject (a republic) of the Russian Federation, located in the Volga
Volga
Federal District. Its capital is the city of Kazan. The republic borders Kirov, Ulyanovsk, Samara, and Orenburg Oblasts, the Mari El, Udmurt, and Chuvash Republics, and the Republic of Bashkortostan. The area of the republic is 68,000 square kilometres (26,000 sq mi)
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Nazi Germany
Coordinates: 52°31′N 13°24′E / 52.517°N 13.400°E / 52.517; 13.400 "Drittes Reich" redirects here
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Hotel Moskva (Moscow)
The Four Seasons Hotel Moscow is a modern luxury hotel, opening on October 30, 2014, with a facade that replicates the historic Hotel Moskva, which previously stood on the same location on Manezhnaya Square in the Tverskoy District, central Moscow, Russia. It is located near Red Square, and in close proximity to the old City Hall.Contents1 Old building 2 New building 3 Gallery 4 References 5 External linksOld building[edit] The Hotel Moskva was constructed from 1932 until 1938, opening as a hotel in December 1935. Designed by Alexey Shchusev, it was built to be one of Moscow's finest hotels and was lavishly detailed with works of art and mosaics by some of the finest artists of the Soviet Union. The original hotel was notable for its use of two different designs for the wings off the central structure
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The Bibliothèque nationale de France
France
(BnF, English: National Library of France"; French: [bi.bli.jɔ.tɛk na.sjɔ.nal də fʁɑ̃s]) is the national library of France, located in Paris. It is the national repository of all that is published in France
France
and also holds extensive historical collections.Contents1 History 2 New buildings 3 Mission 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection 5 Digital library 6 List of directors6.1 1369–1792 6.2 1792–present7 In popular culture 8 See also 9 References 10 Further reading 11 External linksHistory[edit]See also: History of the Bibliothèque nationale de France (fr)The National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace
Louvre Palace
by Charles V in 1368
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Anti-Sovietism
Anti-Sovietism
Anti-Sovietism
and anti-Soviet refer to persons and activities actually or allegedly aimed against the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
or government power within the Soviet Union.[1] Three different flavors of the usage of the term may be distinguished. Anti-Sovietism
Anti-Sovietism
in international politics, such as the Western opposition to the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
during the Cold War
Cold War
by anti-communism. Anti-Soviet opponents of Bolsheviks shortly after the Russian Revolution and during the Russian Civil War. As applied to Soviet citizens (allegedly) involved in anti-government activities.Soviet Russia[edit] During the Russian Civil War
Russian Civil War
that followed the October Revolution
October Revolution
of 1917, the anti-Soviet side was the White movement
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Système Universitaire De Documentation
The système universitaire de documentation or SUDOC is a system used by the libraries of French universities and higher education establishments to identify, track and manage the documents in their possession. The catalog, which contains more than 10 million references, allows students and researcher to search for bibliographical and location information in over 3,400 documentation centers. It is maintained by the Bibliographic Agency for Higher Education (fr) (ABES). External links[edit]Official websiteThis article relating to library science or information science is a stub
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LIBRIS
LIBRIS (Library Information System) is a Swedish national union catalogue maintained by the National Library of Sweden
Sweden
in Stockholm.[1] It is possible to freely search about 6.5 million titles nationwide.[2] In addition to bibliographic records, one for each book or publication, LIBRIS also contains an authority file of people
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International Standard Name Identifier
The International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012
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Monroe, New York
Monroe is a town in Orange County, New York, United States. The population was 39,912 at the 2010 census. The town is named after President James Monroe.Contents1 History1.1 Cheeses 1.2 Fire of 1895 1.3 Harness racing2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The First Settlers to this land were American Indians from the Lenni-Lenape Indian nation. The Lenni-Lenape nation consisted of three tribes, The Unulactus, the Turkey tribe; Minsis, the Wolf-Tribe; and the Unamis, the Turtle tribe. As white settlers started to move north, the Lenni-Lenape nation was forced to move west, out of New York and New Jersey into Pennsylvania and later into central North America, under the Treaty of Easton. The Treaty of Easton was a colonial agreement signed on October 1758
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Ashdod
Ashdod
Ashdod
(Hebrew:  אַשְׁדּוֹד‬; Arabic: أَشْدُود‎ Ashdud or إِسْدُود Isdud) is the sixth-largest city and the largest port in Israel
Israel
accounting for 60% of the country's imported goods. Ashdod
Ashdod
is located in the Southern District of the country, on the Mediterranean coast where it is situated between Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv
to the North (32 kilometres (20 miles) away) and Ashkelon
Ashkelon
to the South (20 km (12 mi) away). Jerusalem
Jerusalem
is 53 km (33 mi) to the east. The city is also an important regional industrial center. Modern Ashdod
Ashdod
covers the territory of two ancient twin towns, one inland and one on the coast, which were for most of their history two separate entities, connected by close ties with each other
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