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Pavel Pototsky

Pavel Platonovichs great-grandfather Grigory served Hetman Samoilovich. In 1713 he was appointed a centurion in the town of Kyshenka in Poltava region. In 1723 he signed the Kolomak Articles. At the end of the XIX century. In the Archangel Michae ...

                                               

2012 Istanbul suicide bombing

On 11 September 2012, a suicide bombing occurred at a police station in the Sultangazi district of Istanbul, Turkey. Ibrahim Çuhadar, a member of the Revolutionary Peoples Liberation Party/Front, who came to the police station and tried to enter, ...

                                               

Baturyn Museum of Archeology

The Baturyn Museum of Archeology - is a museum of the National Historical and Cultural Reserve" Hetmans Capital” in Baturyn in Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine.

                                               

Ax Handle Saturday

Ax Handle Saturday was a racially motivated attack that took place in Hemming Park in Jacksonville, Florida, on August 27, 1960. A group of white men attacked African Americans who were engaging in sit-in protests opposing racial segregation. The ...

                                               

Hatice Altug

Hatice Altuğ is a Turkish physicist and professor in the Bioengineering Department and head of the Bio-nanophotonic Systems laboratory at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, in Switzerland. Her research focuses on nanophotonics for biosensi ...

                                               

Yuan (surname 元)

Yuan is the 91st name on the Hundred Family Surnames poem. The ruling family of Northern Wei changed their surname from Tuoba to Yuan during the Change of Xianbei names to Han names. According to a 2013 study, it was the 384th-most common surname ...

                                               

Joseph Towles

Joseph Towles was an African American anthropologist and author of the books Nkumbi Initiation and Asa: Myth of Origin of the Blood Brotherhood Among the Mbo of the Ituri Forest. Towles was born in Senora, Virginia, and was raised there before mo ...

                                               

Gubio massacre

During the afternoon of 9 June 2020, a massacre occurred in a village in Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State, northeastern Nigeria. A group of gunmen on motorcycles and other vehicles attacked the village for over two hours, killing at lea ...

                                               

Immersion

Immersion may refer to: Immersion album, the third album from Australian electronica and drum and bass group Pendulum "Immersion", a Nebula Award-winning story by Aliette de Bodard WinRT applications, also called" Immersive” Immersion journalism, ...

                                               

Weldborough, Tasmania

Weldborough is a rural locality in the local government areas of Break ODay and Dorset in the North-east region of Tasmania. It is located about 44 kilometres north-west of the town of St Helens. The 2016 census determined a population of 28 for ...

                                               

Cethana, Tasmania

Cethana is a small rural community in the local government area of Kentish in the North West region of Tasmania. It is located about 52 kilometres south-west of the town of Devonport. The 2016 census determined a population of nil for the state s ...

                                               

Lower Barrington, Tasmania

Lower Barrington is a locality and small rural community in the local government area of Kentish in the North West region of Tasmania. It is located about 16 kilometres south-west of the town of Devonport. The 2016 census determined a population ...

                                               

Crescent Lake

Lakes Crescent Lake in Park County, Montana Crescent Lake Junction, Oregon Crescent Lake Rattlesnake Pond, Maine Crescent Lake Oregon Crescent Lake Minnesota Crescent Lake Florida Crescent Lake Alaska Crescent Lake, Newfoundland Crescent Lake in ...

                                               

McKenzie Lake (disambiguation)

McKenzie Lake or Lake McKenzie may refer to: in Australia Lake Mackenzie Tasmania, a lake in Tasmania Lake McKenzie, a lake in Queensland in Canada McKenzie Lake Cochrane District, a lake in Cochrane District McKenzie Lake Rainy River District, a ...

                                               

Saint Marys River

The St. Marys River, St. Marys River, or St. Mary River may refer to: In Canada: St. Marys River Nova Scotia, an important Nova Scotia salmon river St. Mary River British Columbia, tributary of the Kootenay River In the United States: St. Marys R ...

                                               

River Esk

River North Esk, Angus and Aberdeenshire River South Esk, Angus River Esk, Dumfries and Galloway, also known as the Border Esk in Eskdale in Dumfries and Galloway River Esk, Lothian, which runs for much of its length as two separate tributaries, ...

                                               

Leah GrieSer

Leah GrieSer is a German artistic gymnast. She was a member of the team who won silver at the 2015 European Games and competed for Germany at the 2015 and 2018 World Championships.

                                               

Maria Francesca Spatolisano

Maria Francesca Spatolisano is an Italian diplomat who was appointed Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterre ...

                                               

Lene Christensen (footballer)

Lene Christensen is a Danish footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for KoldingQ in the Elitedivisionen and has appeared for the Denmark womens national under-23 football team.

                                               

Antoine de Kom

His grandfather was Anton de Kom, the famous Surinamese resistance fighter and anti-colonialist. In 1966 the family moved to Paramaribo, Suriname where he spend his formative years. In 1971, de Kom studied medicine at the University of Amsterdam ...

                                               

Lillemor Ostlin

Lillemor Ostlin was a Swedish writer and criminal. She is the woman who spent the most total time in prison in Sweden and was mistress of Minister of Justice Lennart Geijer. Ostlin died in Stockholm on 7 June 2020, aged 79.

                                               

Nachiyarpuram (TV series)

Nachiyarpuram is a Tamil language drama airing on Zee Tamil. It premiered on 8 July 2019. The show stars Vadivukkarasi, Rachitha Mahalakshmi and Dinesh Gopalsamy.

                                               

Milton Monzonite

Milton Monzonite is a geologic formation in the Sydney Basin in eastern Australia. Formed in the early Triassic from an igneous intrusion, dated from 245 to 220 million years ago. Milton Monzonite is found in the southern coast areas of New South ...

                                               

Baiami brockmani

The body of the males measures to 3.05–4.60 mm 0.120–0.181 in long and 2.37–3.42 mm 0.093–0.135 in wide. Its abdomen is 2.00–4.60 mm 0.079–0.181 in long. The body of the female measures to 3.80–5.75 mm 0.150–0.226 in long and to 2.59–3.85 mm 0.10 ...

                                               

Randall M. Feenstra

Randall M. Feenstra is a physicist. Feenstra completed a bachelors degree in engineering physics from the University of British Columbia in 1978, followed by his masters and doctorate in applied physics at the California Institute of Technology. ...

                                               

Nancy (singer)

Nancy Jewel McDonie, known professionally as Nancy, is a Korean-American singer, actress and a host, a member of the girl group Momoland, which was formed in November 10, 2016 through the Mnets reality survival show Finding Momoland.

                                               

R. australis

R. australis may refer to: Rostratula australis, the Australian painted snipe, a medium-sized, long-billed wader species Remora australis, the whalesucker, a fish species found worldwide in tropical and warm waters Rhopalosyrphus australis, a hov ...

                                               

Flight Identification of Raptors of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Flight Identification of Raptors of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East is a 2016 field guide by Dick Forsman, a Finnish ornithologist, with the purpose of helping the reader identify raptors, in flight. It is part of the Helm Identification ...

                                               

Traditional and Modern Health Practitioners Together against AIDS

Traditional and Modern Health Practitioners Together against AIDS is a non-government organization in Uganda that promotes collaboration between traditional healers and biomedical practitioners to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and provide care f ...

                                               

Ruth W. Nduati

Karithi Ruth Wanjiru Nduati is a Kenyan Pediatrician and Epidemiologist who also teaches at the University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences. She is also currently leading an interdisciplinary program through the University of Nairobi School ...

                                               

100.2 Fm Radio West

Radio West 100.2 fm, Radio Best is an FM radio station based in Western Region, Uganda. It is having the large area of coverage across the country and worldwide. It was originally founded by Mr. James R Tumusiime in 1998, under the mission; bring ...

                                               

Cambridge Historic District

Cambridge Historic District may refer to: in the United States by state then alphabetically: East Cambridge Historic District, Cambridge, Massachusetts, listed on the NRHP in Massachusetts Cambridge Historic District, Wards I and III, Cambridge, ...

                                               

Waterloo Historic District

Waterloo Historic District, or variations, may refer to: in the United States Waterloo Mills Historic District, Waterloo Mills, Pennsylvania, NRHP-listed Waterloo Downtown Historic District Waterloo, New York, listed on the NRHP in Seneca County ...

                                               

Aberdeen Historic District

Aberdeen Historic District may refer to several places in the United States: North Aberdeen Historic District, Aberdeen, Mississippi, listed on the NRHP in Monroe County, Mississippi Aberdeen Downtown Historic District, Aberdeen, Mississippi, lis ...

                                               

Mid-Town Historic District

Mid-Town Historic District or Midtown Historic District may refer to: in the United States by state Midtown Historic District Atlanta, Georgia, NRHP-listed Midtown Woodward Historic District, Detroit, Michigan, NRHP-listed Midtown Historic Distri ...

                                               

Hudson Historic District

Hudson Historic District may refer to: in the United States by state then town Hudson Historic District New York, Hudson, New York, listed on the NRHP Hudson Avenue Historic District, Newark, Ohio, listed on the NRHP in Licking County Hudson Fall ...

                                               

Abbeville Historic District

Abbeville Historic District may refer to: in the United States by state Abbeville Commercial Historic District, Abbeville, Louisiana, listed on the National Register of Historic Places NRHP in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana Downtown Abbeville Histor ...

                                               

Behyo

Behyo is a village in northwestern Syria, located on the Jebel al’Ala region of the Dead Cities. The town was built in the 5th and 6th centuries, motivated by a prospering olive oil trade. Archaeological remains include two churches, olive presse ...

                                               

UCAS (disambiguation)

UCAS is the acronym of the Universities & Colleges Admissions Service, a clearing house for applications to almost all full-time undergraduate degree programmes at British universities and colleges. UCAS may also refer to: Unified Canadian Aborig ...

                                               

Arding & Hobbs

Arding & Hobbs is a former department store and Grade II listed building at the junction of Lavender Hill and St Johns Road, Battersea, London SW11 1QL. Arding & Hobbs was built in 1910 in an Edwardian Baroque style, and the architect was James G ...

                                               

Ghatigaon Wildlife Sanctuary

Ghatigaon Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in India. Ghatigaon covers 511.0 km² in Madhya Pradesh state, west of the city of Gwalior. It extends to Tigra Dam, and includes part of the reservoir. It was established in 1981 to protect hab ...

                                               

American National Bank Building

American National Bank Building may refer to one of the following historic structures: in the United States by state American National Bank Camden, New Jersey, listed on the NRHP in New Jersey Federal-American National Bank Washington, D.C., list ...

                                               

Winters House

Winters House may refer to: in the United States by state then town Winters-Wimberley House, Wimberley, Texas, listed on the NRHP Old Winters Ranch/Winters Mansion, Carson City, Nevada, listed on the NRHP in Washoe County Aaron Winters House, Fra ...

                                               

Aleksandr Sergeevic Visnevskij

Aleksandr Sergeevic Visnevskij was a Russian speleologist, most known for his cave exploration work in the Urals and in Uzbekistan. After 2000 the latter area of his work became one of the speleology hotspots as it includes the Boybuloq, the deep ...

                                               

Bistrica (Drina)

Bistrica is the left tributary of the Drina. It springs out of the massif of Treskavica mountain. The source-group is made up of a dozen smaller springs and streams, while the Bistrica spring itself is located in a cave at 1280 m above sea level ...

                                               

Cook House

Cook House or variations may refer to: in the United States by state then city William Cook House Cambridge, Massachusetts, listed on the NRHP John W. Cook Hall, Normal, Illinois, listed on the NRHP Thomas Cook House Milwaukee, Wisconsin, NRHP-li ...

                                               

Middle River

Australia Middle River, South Australia, a locality on Kangaroo Island Canada Middle River, British Columbia, formerly Middle River Village, a settlement in the Omineca Country of the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada Middle River, New ...

                                               

OER

OER may stand for: Oregon Electric Railway, an interurban railroad line in Oregon, United States. Odakyu Electric Railway, a Japanese railway company. OER - the IATA airport code for Ornskoldsvik Airport in Ornskoldsvik, Sweden Offense efficiency ...

                                               

Pita Limjaroenrat

Pita Limjaroenrat is a Thai businessman and politician who is currently serving as the leader of the Move Forward Party, the de-facto successor to the dissolved Future Forward Party.

                                               

2020 Mekong Delta drought

Vietnams Mekong Delta region, which produces more than half the country’s rice, endures a prolonged lack of rain combined with saltwater intrusion in early 2020. Five provinces have declared an emergency after drought surpassed the record level o ...