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7 May 2014

Central Park

(315 ha) of city-owned land (it is 843 acres today). In 1858, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux won a design competition to improve and expand the park with a plan they entitled the Greensward Plan. Construction began the same year, continued during the American Civil War, and was completed in 1873. Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States. Lenovo 04W0872 laptop keyboard

Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1962, the park is currently managed by the Central Park Conservancy under contract with the city government. The Conservancy is a non-profit organization that contributes 83.5% of Central Park's $37.5 million annual budget, and employs 80.7% of the park's maintenance...

7 May 2014

Head of Self-defence is Andriy Parubiy[252]

The groups are divided up into sotnia, or 'hundreds', which have been described as a "resilient force that is providing the tip of the spear in the violent showdown with government security forces".  HP 646578-001 Laptop CPU Cooling Fan

The sotni take their name from a traditional form of Cossacks cavalry formation, and were also used in the Ukrainian National Army.  Activists estimate at least 32 such groups are in Kiev now, with more forming all the time.[253]

Along with Self-defence headed by Mr. Parubiy, there are some independent divisions (some of them are also referred to as sotnias and even self-defence), HP Pavilion dv5-1020et Laptop CPU Cooling Fan

like the security of the Trade Unions...

7 May 2014

Political expert Anders Åslund commented on this aspect: "Revolutionary times have their own logic that is very different from the logic of ordinary politics, as writers from Alexis de Tocqueville to Crane Brinton have taught.  The first thing to understand about Ukraine today is that it has entered a revolutionary stage.  Like it or not, we had better deal with the new environment rationally." HP 646578-001 Laptop CPU Cooling Fan

The resolution stated that on 1 December, on the 22nd anniversary of Ukraine's independence referendum, that the group will gather at noon on Independence Square to announce their further course of action.[80]

After the forced police dispersal of all protesters from Maidan Nezalezhnosti on the night of 30...

7 May 2014,

Euromaidan (Ukrainian: Євромайдан, Yevromaidan, literally "Eurosquare") is a wave of demonstrations and civil unrest in Ukraine, which began on the night of 21 November 2013 with public protests demanding closer European integration.  The scope of the protests expanded, with many calls for the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych and his government.[ HP Pavilion dv6-1045ee CPU Fan

Many protesters joined because of the violent dispersal of protesters on 30 November and "a will to change life in Ukraine".[5]  By 25 January 2014, the protests had been fuelled by the perception of "widespread government corruption", "abuse of power", and "violation of human rights in...

4 May 2014


Honolulu (/ˌhoʊnoʊˈluːluː/;[6][7] Hawaiian: Honolulu) is the state capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Hawaii.a[›] It is the county seat of the City and County of Honolulu. Hawaii is a major tourist destination and Honolulu, situated on the island of Oahu, is the main gateway to Hawaii and a major gateway into the United States. SONY VAIO VGN-AW21M laptop keyboard

The city is also a major hub for international business, military defense, as well as famously being host to a diverse variety of east-west and Pacific culture, cuisine, and traditions.

Honolulu is both the westernmost and the southernmost major American city SONY VAIO VGN-AR350E laptop keyboard

For statistical purposes,...

2 May 2014,

Moldova i/mɔːlˈdoʊvə/,[nb 1][nb 2] officially the Republic of Moldova (Romanian: Republica Moldovapronounced [reˈpublika molˈdova]) is a landlocked[7] country in Eastern Europe located between Romania to its west and Ukraine to its north, east and south. Its capital city is Chișinău. HP Pavilion dv6-1045ee CPU Fan

Moldova declared itself an independent state with the same boundaries as the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republicin 1991 as part of the dissolution of the Soviet Union. A new constitution was adopted on July 29, 1994. A strip of Moldova's internationally recognised territory on the east bank of the river Dniester has been under the de facto control of the...

28 Apr 2014

Las Vegas

Las Vegas /lɑːs ˈveɪɡəs/ is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Nevada and the county seat of Clark County.[5] Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for gambling, shopping, fine dining, and nightlife and is the leading financial and cultural center for Southern Nevada. Lenovo 45N2205 laptop keyboard

The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its consolidated casino–hotels and associated entertainment. A growing retirement and family city, Las Vegas is the 31st-most populous city in the United States, with a population at the 2010 census of 583,756. The 2010 population of the Las Vegas metropolitan area was 1,951,269.[4]...

24 Apr 2014

Béla Kun

Béla Kun (1886–1938), born Béla Kohn, was a Hungarian revolutionary who led the Hungarian Soviet Republic in 1919. Following the fall of the Hungarian revolution, Kun emigrated to the Soviet Union, ACER Aspire 5612 laptop keyboard

where he worked as a functionary in the Communist International bureaucracy.

During the Great Purge of the late 1930s, Kun was arrested, interrogated, tried, and executed in quick succession. He was posthumously rehabilitated in 1956, following the death of Joseph Stalin and the critical reassessment of Stalinism. HP Pavilion DV7-3160us laptop keyboard

Béla Kohn, later known as Béla Kun, was born on 20 February 1886 in the village of Lele, located...

19 Apr 2014

Lázaro Cárdenas

Lázaro Cárdenas was born on May 21, 1895 in a lower-middle-class family in the village of Jiquilpan, Michoacán. He supported his family (including his mother and seven younger siblings) from age 16 after the death of his father. IBM ThinkPad T40 2669 laptop keyboard

By the age of 18 he had worked as a tax collector, a printer's devil, and a jailkeeper. Although he left school at the age of eleven, he used every opportunity to educate himself and read widely throughout his life, especially works of history. HP Mini 210-2170nr laptop keyboard

Cárdenas set his sights on becoming a teacher, but was drawn into politics and the military during the Mexican Revolution after Victoriano Huerta overthrew...

16 Apr 2014

Vladimir Lenin

In autumn 1893, Vladimir moved to Saint Petersburg,[27] there working as a lawyer's assistant and rising to a senior position in a Marxist revolutionary cell who called themselves the "Social Democrats" after the Marxist Social Democratic Party of Germany.[28] DELL Vostro A860CPU Fan

Publicly championing Marxism among the socialist movement,[29] he encouraged the foundation of revolutionary cells in Russia's industrial centres,[30] and befriended Russian Jewish Marxist Julius Martov.[31]  DELL Studio 1737CPU Fan

He began a relationship with Marxist schoolteacher Nadezhda "Nadya" Krupskaya,[32] and by autumn 1894 was leading a Marxist workers' circle who affectionately referred to him as...