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Workers Party of Korea

Workers Party of Korea is the current ruling party in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea. The party has ruled in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea since its inception in 1949. The Workers Party of Korea was established on June 30, 19 ...

                                               

1994 Winter Olympics

The 1994 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. Other possible host cities were Anchorage, Alaska, USA, Ostersund / Åre, Sweden, and Sofia, Bulgaria. In 1986, the Internationa ...

                                               

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004

The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004 was the second Eurovision Song Contest for young singers aged 8 to 15. It was held on 20 November 2004, in Håkons Hall, Lillehammer, Norway and lasted 2 hours and 15 minutes. The theme of the competition wa ...

                                               

Tropical Storm Laura (2008)

Tropical Storm Laura was the twelfth named storm of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season. Laura formed out of a large non-tropical low pressure area 1015 miles west of the western islands of the Azores on September 29. Laura slowly got tropical cha ...

                                               

West Pakistan

The province of West Pakistan was created on 14 October 1955 by the merger of the provinces, states and tribal areas of the western wing. The province was composed of twelve divisions and the provincial capital was established at Lahore. The prov ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Pakistan

The first case in Pakistan happened when a student in Karachi tested positive after returning from Iran. By 18 March, cases had been registered in all four provinces, the two autonomous territories, and the federal territory of Islamabad.

                                               

Amb (princely state)

Amb was a princely state of the former British Raj. It governed itself, but was under the overall suzerainty of the British monarch. Amb was ruled by a hereditary prince with the title of Nawab. The Nawab of Amb was the chieftain of the Tanoli tr ...

                                               

Iquitos

Iquitos is the capital city of the Loreto Region in northern Peru. It is on the banks of the Amazon River. Iquitos is the biggest city in the rain forest of Peru, with about 400.000 residents. It is a major port on the Amazon. Excluding towns on ...

                                               

Peruvian Airlines

Peruvian Air Lines S.A, operating as Peruvian Airlines, is a Peruvian airline. Having received a permit from the Ministry of Transport and Communications to operate commercial aircraft for a period of four years, the airline operates 4 domestic f ...

                                               

Commonwealth of the Philippines

The Commonwealth of the Philippines was the name of the Philippines from 1935 to 1946 when it was still controlled by the United States. The Philippine Commonwealth had been created by the Tydings-McDuffie Act, which was approved by the U.S. Cong ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines

The ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019, a novel infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, spread to the Philippines on January 30, 2020. The first case of the disease was confirmed in Metro Manila.

                                               

Calamba City

Calamba City is a city in the province of Laguna, Philippines. It is the regional center of Calabarzon, after Lucena City, Calamba is a component city in the placed, first is San Pablo City, The City of Calamba, is one of the fastest growth city ...

                                               

Koronadal

Koronadal, referred to as Koronadal City and popularly known as Marbel, is the capital city of South Cotabato Province in Soccsksargen Region in Mindanao Island in Philippines, a bubbling virtual melting pot of contrasting ethnic cultures and inf ...

                                               

Lapu-Lapu City

Lapu-Lapu City is a first class highly-urbanized city in the Philippine province of Cebu. The city occupies most of Mactan Island, a few kilometer off the main island of Cebu and also covers the area of Olango Island further to the southeast regi ...

                                               

Pulilan

Pulilan is a municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. It lies 50 kilometers northwest of Manila and is located at the west-central part of the province. It is surrounded by the settlements of Apalit in Pampanga, by Baliuag in the nor ...

                                               

Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur

Santa Cruz is a municipality in the Philippines. It is part of the province of Davao del Sur, on the island of Mindanao. There were about 91.000 people living in Santa Cruz in 2015. The town is in the northern part of Davao del Sur. It is south o ...

                                               

Invasion of Poland (1939)

The Invasion of Poland in 1939 was a military offensive in which Nazi Germany, and two weeks later the Soviet Union, invaded Poland. It was the start of World War II in Europe. The invasion took place from 1 September to 6 October 1939. The invas ...

                                               

May Coup

May Coup was a coup detat that happened in Poland in May 1926. It was organised by the former Polish leader and national hero Jozef Pilsudski to remove the "weak" democratic government from power. It started on 12 May and ended on 15 May. Pilsuds ...

                                               

NKVD prisoner massacres

The NKVD prisoner massacres were a series of mass executions committed by the Soviet NKVD secret police against prisoners in Eastern Europe during World War II. The victims were mainly from Poland, Ukraine, the Baltic states, Bessarabia and other ...

                                               

Polish Peoples Republic

Polish government tolerated religious beliefs, but in 1950, when Minister for Religious Affairs, Antoni Bida accused the Polish Church of hostility to the state, conflict began. This continued right up the collapse of the Peoples Republic of Pola ...

                                               

Treaty of Warsaw (1970)

The Treaty of Warsaw is a treaty between West Germany and the Peoples Republic of Poland. It was signed on December 7, 1970 and ratified by the German Bundestag on May 17, 1972. In the treaty, both sides committed themselves to nonviolence and ac ...

                                               

Warsaw Uprising

In 1944, the Polish resistance Home Army. rebelled against Nazi occupation of Warsaw. This rebellion is known as the Warsaw Uprising today. The resistance Home Army wanted to free Warsaw from Nazi Germany. The resistance army fought against Germa ...

                                               

Church of St. Anthony in Jerzmanice-Zdroj

The Church of St. Anthony located in Jerzmanice-Zdroj, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland is a Roman Catholic church. The date of build is assessed on the 14th century. The scheme of the church is very untypical as a Lower Silesian customs buildi ...

                                               

Civic Platform

Civic Platform is a political party in Poland. It is currently the second largest political party in Poland. The party gets a lot of its support from the north and west of Poland. Some famous Civic Platform politicians include Donald Tusk, Jerzy ...

                                               

Wladyslaw I of Poland

Wladyslaw was born probably in 1261. He was a son of duke Casimir of Kuyavia. He was the step-brother of duke Leszek the Black. He was called Lokietek, that means "the Short" or "Elbow-high". At the time of his birth Poland was divided into many ...

                                               

Ribalonga

Ribalonga is a Portuguese parish in the north of the Municipality of Alijo, in Tras-dos-montes’. It has a population of 231 and an area of 9.15 km2. Its patron saint is Saint Anna, mother of Saint Mary and therefore, grandmother of Jesus.

                                               

Serpa solar power plant

Construction of the 11 megawatt Serpa solar power plant in Portugal began in June 2006 and was completed in January 2007. The plant consists of a photovoltaic system that uses silicon solar cell technology to convert sunlight directly into energy ...

                                               

2007 enlargement of the European Union

The 2007 enlargement of the European Union joined Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union. It happened on 1 January 2007. The Treaty of Accession was signed on April 25, 2005 at Luxembourg, Neumunster Abbey. It was the seventh time the Union a ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Romania

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Romania on February 26, 2020, with the first confirmed case in Gorj County. As of May 14, the Romanian Government reports 14.066 people put in quarantine, a further 18.118 in home isolat ...

                                               

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2006

The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2006 was the fourth edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. It was for young singers aged 8 to 15. The contest was broadcast live from Bucharest, Romania on 2 December 2006. It was the second time the con ...

                                               

1st Army (Russian Empire)

It was commanded by General Paul Rennenkampf when Russia invaded East Prussia at the outbreak of war in 1914. They were accompanied by the Second Army commanded by General Alexander Samsonov. The plan was to trap the German army in a Pincer movem ...

                                               

Russian Civil War

The Russian Civil War was a civil war fought from November 1917 until October 1922 between several groups in Russia. The main fighting was between the Red Army and the White Army. The Red Army was an army of communists. The White Army opposed the ...

                                               

2020 Russian constitutional referendum

A referendum to reform the Constitution of Russia was held from 25 June to 1 July 2020. President Vladimir Putin proposed the referendum during his address to the Federal Assembly on 15 January 2020. The referendum is legally referred to as an "A ...

                                               

Alexandra Fyodorovna

Alexandra Fyodorovna was Empress consort of Nicholas II, the last Tsar of the Russian Empire. She was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. The Russian Orthodox Church canonised her as Saint Alexandra in 2000. Alexandra is best ...

                                               

Sheremetev

The House of Sherematev was a Russian noble family. It was one of the richest and most influential noble families of Russia. The family held many high commanding positions in the Russian military, governorships and eventually the rank of Count of ...

                                               

Skumin

Jozef Skumin 1716–1790, knight of the Order of the White Eagle Poland. V. L. Skumin. Victor A. Skumin born 1948, Russian scientist, philosopher and writer. Jerzy Skumin 1596–1656, religious leader and statesman of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. An ...

                                               

Stroganov family

The House of Stroganov or Stroganoff also known as the Stroganov family were a Russian noble family that were very powerful and often involved in the politics of the time. They even financed some military campaigns which shows how rich they were. ...

                                               

Ter Hachatrjan

Duke Aleksandr Ter Hachatrjan around 1870–1917 was born as an Armenian aristocrat. He also belonged to the Russian nobility. He married a Greek duchess named Sofia. They had two sons together: Duke Anton Aleksandrovich around 1891–1950 and Duke B ...

                                               

Vorontsov

. The House of Vorontsov, also Woronzow, Woroncow Russian: Воронцо́в is the name of a celebrated Russian family which were later given the rank of Count of the Holy Roman Empire in 1744 and became "Serene Princes of the Russian Empire" in 1852. D ...

                                               

All-Russian Society of Philatelists

All-Russian Society of Philatelists was a national philatelic organisation in Soviet Russia established in 1923. Later on, it was subsequently renamed and reorganised into the All-Union Society of Philatelists and the All-Union Society of Collectors.

                                               

Samuil Blekhman

Samuil Markovich Blekhman was a known philatelist of the Soviet Union. He wrote many notable philatelic books and articles about stamps and stamp collecting. Blekhman was born and lived much of his life in Moscow. He was trained and worked as an ...

                                               

Leniniana

Leniniana is a topic for collecting postage stamps that tell about the life and story of Lenin or people, places, etc. connected with him. The topic was common in the Soviet Union. Labels from the Lenin anniversary issue, 1970.

                                               

Organisation of the Commissioner for Philately and Scripophily

Organisation of the Commissioner for Philately and Scripophily was established in Moscow in 1922 by the All-Russian Central Executive Committee for matters concerned with philately and bonds. An old Bolshevik Feodor Chuchin headed this organisation.

                                               

Soviet Philatelic Association

Two early philatelic public entities existed in the Soviet Union. These were All-Russian Society of Philatelists created in 1922 and Philatelic International or Filintern organised in 1924. In July 1924, an "All-Union Philatelic Association of So ...

                                               

Soviet Philatelist

Soviet Philatelist or Sovetskii Filatelist was a Soviet central philatelic magazine published in 1922–1932. In 1925 and in 1928–1932, its name was changed to Soviet Collector or Sovetskii Kollektsioner.

                                               

Catherine II of Russia

Catherine II of Russia was Empress of Russia. She came to power by a Coup detat that deposed her husband, who was killed. Catherine greatly increased the power of the crown. In wars against the Ottoman Empire and Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth sh ...

                                               

Pakistan International Airlines Flight 740

Pakistan International Airlines Flight 740 was a Hajj pilgrimage flight of Pakistan International Airlines from Kano, Nigeria to Karachi, Pakistan with a stop in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. On 26 November 1979, the Boeing 707-340C serving the route cra ...

                                               

Collapse of Hotel New World

On 15 March 1986, in one of Singapore’s worst civil disasters, the Lian Yak Building collapsed. 33 people died and 17 were rescued alive from the rubble. The Singapore Fire Service SFS present-day Civil Defence Force, the Armed Forces and the pol ...

                                               

Woodlands MRT station

Woodlands MRT station is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit station on the North South Line and Thomson-East Coast Line in Woodlands, Singapore. It is located next to the Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange and Causeway Point.

                                               

Ljubljana

Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia. It is the largest city in that country. The city became the most important settlement in the area when Romans ruled Slovenia. There are many museums with things from that time in Ljubljana. As of 2002, t ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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