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The atomic bombing of Nagasaki 9 August 1945

The city of Nagasaki is situated on the West of the island of Kyushu in Japan and is the administrative centre of the homonymous Prefecture. The city arose on the site of the fishing village, and was one of the main points you used contacts of Japan with foreign countries. During the isolation period of Japan, Nagasaki was the only port through which conducted limited trade with the Dutch and Chinese.

With the beginning of world war II, Nagasaki is not only not lost its significance as a major sea port, but also gained the important military significance because of the many industries operating in the city, first of all, shipbuilding, weapons and steel factories.

The procedure for the election of the President of Belarus

According to the Constitution of Belarus (1994), the President is head of state, guarantor of the Constitution, rights and freedoms of man and citizen.

The President can be elected a citizen of Belarus by birth at least 35 years old, eligible to vote and resident in Belarus for at least ten years immediately before the election.

Major plane crashes in the world in 2018-2020

On 7 August in the Indian city of Kozhikode made a hard landing airplane Boeing-737 of airline Air India, a flight from Dubai. On Board were 174 passengers, including 10 children, two pilots and five crew members. In the crash of the cockpit and the front part of the aircraft was completely destroyed. 16 people died, over 120 were injured.

Soviet entry into the war against Japan (1945)

Of all the coalition States, started world war II, after may 1945, continued to fight only Japan.

17 July to 2 August 1945 took place on the Berlin (Potsdam) conference of heads of government of the USSR, USA and great Britain, where, along with discussions on European issues, much attention was given to the situation in the far East.

Biography Of Vladimir Sorokin

Russian writer Vladimir Georgievich Sorokin was born on 7 August 1955 in the suburban village bulls.

In 1977 graduated from the Moscow Institute of oil and gas named after Gubkin on a speciality the engineer-mechanic.

Hiroshima day — the world day of struggle for prohibition of nuclear weapons

Hiroshima day – the world day of struggle for prohibition of nuclear weapons is annually celebrated worldwide on August 6. On this day in 1945 American aircraft were subjected to atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima.

Preparation for combat use of the atomic bomb began in the summer of 1944. During may-June 1945 on Tinian island in the Mariana Islands archipelago in the Pacific ocean arrived American 509 th composite aviation group. July 25, 1945, U.S. President Harry Truman approved the order to bomb one of the following purposes: Hiroshima to Kokura, Niigata or Nagasaki.

The invasion of Kuwait by Iraq (1990)

In the summer of 1990, relations between Iraq and Kuwait deteriorated sharply due to disputes around oil prices.

May 30, 1990, the last day of the summit of heads of Arab States, the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein said that some Gulf countries began to produce more oil established by OPEC quota, bringing the price of a barrel of oil fell to $ 7, while the negotiated price of a barrel of oil was 18 dollars. Saddam Hussein noted that the fall in the price of each barrel for just one dollar means the loss of Iraq one billion dollars annually. This, in his opinion, in the current economic conditions of Iraq was equivalent to "act of war".

Treaty between the USSR and the USA on the elimination of INF

Treaty between the USSR and the USA on the elimination of their intermediate-range and shorter-range nuclear forces (INF) was signed on 8 December 1987 in Washington, DC (USA), General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan.

The Treaty entered into force on 1 June 1988, and prior to the termination of its action on 2 August 2019 as a result of unilateral withdrawal from the United States was of a permanent character.

Eid al-Adha — Muslim holiday of sacrifice

Eid al-Adha (Turkic), or ID al-Adha (Arabic) is a festival of sacrifice, which is one of the main festivals of the Muslims. It is celebrated annually on the 10th day of the month of DHU al-Hijjah of the Islamic lunar calendar and lasts three days.

In 2020, Eid al-Adha begins on July 31.

The world day against hepatitis

Every year on 28 July is world day against hepatitis (World Hepatitis Day).

It was declared by the world health organization.

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