Bolton Stirring Belarus

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages
August 30: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
1991 August 31: Kyrgyzstan Independence Day
1993 August 31: withdrawal of Soviet military from Lithuania, Freedom Day
1939 August 1: Nazi Invasion of Poland and Beginning of WW2
1991 September 1: Uzbekistan Independence Day
1960 September 2: Tibetan Democracy Day
1514 September 8: Battle of Orsha, Lithuania
1991 September 8: North Macedonia Independence Day
1991 September 9: Tajikistan Independence Day
1714 September 11: National Day of Catalonia
1997 September 11: Scottish devolution referendum
1997 September 11: Welsh devolution referendum
2001 September 11: 9/11
1939 September 17: Soviet Invasion of Poland

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