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Chernobyl, Not So Noble

Winner: Pluto

Well, Mistress Daphne is back with a vengeance. All the good vibes she exhibited after two weeks meditating with Swami Vivekananda in India have worn off. 530 altre parole

Heading Out of the EU

I have no idea why, but the time train left Warsaw according to the station timetable and the time stated on my ticket were different.  I have become very used to checking and then re-checking details like this and the only reason I mention this is as a friendly reminder to anyone reading this who is thinking of doing the same journey.  451 altre parole

Adventure

Struve Geodetic Arc

Brief description

The Struve Arc is a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea, through 10 countries and over 2,820 km. 65 altre parole

Nesvizh Residential Palace
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UNESCO World Heritage Site Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh… 910 altre parole

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January 5, Bl Mary Marcellina (Maria Marcelina) Darowska

January 5
In the Diocese of Łowicz
BLESSED MARY MARCELLINA DAROWSKA, RELIGOUS
Optional memorial

Marcellina Darowska, née Kotowicz, was born on 16 January 1827 in Szulaki (currently in Belarus). 754 altre parole

20th Century

30 years since Chernobyl

This week Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus all held ceremonies to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

Relatives of those who died attended candle-lit vigils and graveside services to remember the firemen and other workers who died after fighting the initial blaze, which happened  at… 878 altre parole

History

Belarus' 2016 Eurovision Entry

Now you’ll have heard about this one.  This is “Ivan” – the guy who’s said that he’s planning to perform naked surrounded by live wolves.  I suppose part of me has always wanted to know the Belarussian for “Help! 686 altre parole