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Yanka Kupala
JáNKA KUPáLA (akas: YANKA KUPALA, JANKA KUPAłA, Belarusian : Я́нка Купа́ла; July 7 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. CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Early life * 1.2 In Vilnius and St. Petersburg * 1.3 During the Soviet period * 2 Legacy * 3 References * 4 External links BIOGRAPHY 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 . (February 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message )EARLY LIFE House where Janka Kupala was born (folwark Viazynka , Minsk district , Belarus) Janka Kupala during his study under a professor A
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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. For the 1923 book, see Das Dritte Reich
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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
Moscow
, Russia
Russia
. It is located near Red Square
Red Square
, and in close proximity to the old City Hall . CONTENTS * 1 Old building * 2 New building * 3 Gallery * 4 References * 5 External links OLD BUILDINGThe Hotel Moskva was constructed from 1932 until 1938, opening as a hotel in December 1935
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National Library Of Australia
The NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA is the largest reference library in Australia
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 Australian people ." In 2012–2013, the National Library collection comprised 6,496,772 items, and an additional 15,506 metres (50,873 ft) of manuscript material. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Collections * 2.1 Australian such a library, indeed, as shall be worthy of the Australian Nation; the home of the literature, not of a State, or of a period, but of the world, and of all time. The present library building was opened in 1968. The building was designed by the architectural firm of Bunning and Madden
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Tatarstan
The REPUBLIC OF TATARSTAN (Russian : Респу́блика Татарста́н, tr. Respublika Tatarstan; IPA: ; Tatar
Tatar
: Cyrillic
Cyrillic
Татарстан Республикасы, Latin Tatarstan
Tatarstan
Respublikası; Bulgarian : Република Татарстан), or simply TATARSTAN, is a federal subject (a republic ) of the Russian Federation
Russian Federation
, located in the Volga
Volga
Federal District . Its capital is the city of Kazan
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). The unofficial Tatarstan
Tatarstan
motto is: Bez Buldırabız! (We can!)
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Occupation Of Belarus By Nazi Germany
The OCCUPATION OF BELARUS BY NAZI GERMANY started with the German invasion of the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941 (Operation Barbarossa ) and ended in August 1944 with the Soviet Operation Bagration . The western parts of the Belorussian SSR (as of 1940) became part of the Reichskommissariat Ostland in 1941, but in 1943 the German authorities allowed local collaborators to set up a client state, the Belarusian Central Rada , that would last until the Soviets liberated the region. CONTENTS * 1 Background * 2 Invasion * 3 Occupation * 4 War crimes * 4.1 Nazi units * 4.2 Notable Nazi personnel * 4.3 Other units and participants * 5 Holocaust * 6 Post-occupation * 7 See also * 7.1 People * 8 Notes * 9 Further reading * 10 External links BACKGROUND Soviet map made in 1940: only months earlier Poland's territories (marked in yellow) were invaded by the Soviet Union
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Belarusian People's Republic
The BELARUSIAN PEOPLE\'S REPUBLIC (Belarusian : Белару́ская Наро́дная Рэспу́бліка, , transliterated as Bielaruskaja Narodnaja Respublika, BNR), historically referred to as the White Ruthenian Democratic Republic (German : Weißruthenische Volksrepublik; ) was a failed attempt to create a Belarusian state on the territory controlled by the German Imperial Army during World War I
World War I
. The BNR existed for ten months in 1918. The only diplomatic mission was formed by its founders in Berlin. The BNR was declared on March 25, 1918 in Minsk
Minsk
, but was replaced by a Communist government on January 5, 1919. It became known also as the "Belarusian Democratic Republic". It ceased to exist when Minsk
Minsk
was captured by the forces of Bolshevik Russia
Russia
and the Byelorussian SSR was founded in Minsk
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Czechoslovakia
CZECHOSLOVAKIA, or CZECHO-SLOVAKIA (/ˌtʃɛkoʊsloʊˈvækiə, -kə-, -slə-, -ˈvɑː-/ ; Czech and Slovak : Československo, Česko-Slovensko ), 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
Czech Republic
and Slovakia
Slovakia
on 1 January 1993. From 1939 to 1945, following its forced division and partial incorporation into Nazi Germany
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 from 1949 and its defense status in the Warsaw Pact of May 1955
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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 (25 March) to 1 January; the second was to discard the Julian calendar
Julian calendar
in favour of the Gregorian calendar
Gregorian calendar
. 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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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The BIBLIOTHèQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE (BNF; French: ) is the National Library of France
France
, located in Paris
Paris
. It is the national repository of all that is published in France. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 New buildings * 3 Mission * 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection * 5 Digital library * 6 Popular culture * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 Further reading * 10 External links HISTORYThe National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace by Charles V in 1368. Charles had received a collection of manuscripts from his predecessor, John II , and transferred them to the Louvre
Louvre
from the Palais de la Cité
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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
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Israel
Coordinates : 31°N 35°E / 31°N 35°E / 31; 35 State of Israel * מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Hebrew ) * دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل (Arabic ) Flag Emblem ANTHEM: " Hatikvah " (Hebrew for "The Hope") (pre-) 1967 border (Green Line ) Capital and largest city Jerusalem
Jerusalem
(limited recognition ) 31°47′N 35°13′E / 31.783°N 35.217°E / 31.783; 35.217 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES * Hebrew *
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Vera Rich
VERA RICH (born Faith Elizabeth Rich, 24 April 1936, London – 20 December 2009, London ) was a British poet, journalist, historian, and translator from Belarusian and Ukrainian . CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Bibliography * 3 External links * 4 Notes BIOGRAPHYBorn in London, she studied at St Hilda\'s College of the University of Oxford and Bedford College, London . In 1959, her poetry attracted the attention of the editors of John O\'London\'s Weekly and the following year her first collection of verse, Outlines, was privately produced and received favourable reviews, selling out within six months. Her translations of the works of Taras Shevchenko , commissioned for the century of his death (1961), received excellent reviews, both in the West and in the Soviet Ukraine. For this work, Rich was awarded an Honorary Diploma in Shevchenko Studies by the Ukrainian Free Academy of Sciences
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Format * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names. The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
prepared cards of bibliographic information for their library catalog and would sell duplicate sets of the cards to other libraries for use in their catalogs
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Ashdod
ASHDOD (Hebrew : אַשְׁדּוֹד ‎; Arabic : أشدود‎‎ Isdud) is the sixth-largest city and the largest port in 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 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 though by close ties with each other. This article is dealing with both these historic towns and other ancient sites now located within the territory of modern Ashdod
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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
James Monroe
. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Cheeses * 1.2 Fire of 1895 * 1.3 Harness racing * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe 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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