A Chinese commercial ship sailed from China to the southern port Kaohsiung, Taiwan on April 19, 1997. Continue reading
Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin (/ˈjɛltsɪn/; Russian: Бори́с Никола́евич Е́льцин; IPA: [bɐˈrʲis nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ ˈjelʲtsɨn] ; (1 February 1931 – 23 April 2007) was a Soviet and Russian politician and the first President of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999. Continue reading
Another day in history was May 27, 1997, when Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin, then Russian president, signed the cooperative pact with other NATO officials. North Atlantic Treaty Organization gave Russia a consultative role in NATO decisions, and in return Russia did not place obstacles in the way of several of the former Soviet-block countries who were also applying to join NATO.
May 27th 1997
Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin
- NATO–Russia relations – Wikipedia
NATO–Russian relations, relations between the NATO Military Alliance and the Russian Federation were established in 1991 within the framework of the North Atlantic Cooperation Council.
- The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) | Council on Foreign …
Russian aggression in Ukraine has breathed new life into the Cold War-era security alliance, prompting allies to reinforce defenses in Eastern Europe and expand cooperation with nonmembers.
- NATO – Topic: Relations with Russia
For more than two decades, NATO has strived to build a partnership with Russia, developing dialogue and practical cooperation in areas of common interest.
- NATO – Topic: NATO-Russia relations: the facts
Since Russia began its illegal military intervention in Ukraine, Russian officials have accused NATO of a series of mythical provocations, threats and hostile actions stretching back over 25 years. This webpage sets out the facts.
- Boris Yeltsin – Wikipedia
Boris Yeltsin was born in the village of Butka, Talitsky District, Sverdlovsk, USSR, on 1 February 1931. In 1932 after the state took away the entire harvest from the recently collectivised Butka peasants, the Yeltsin family moved as far away as they could, to Kazan, more than 1,100 kilometres from Butka, where Boris’ father, Nikolai, found work on a construction site.
First African presented the Nobel Prize in Literature was in 1986
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada hosted representatives of over 120 nations for a signing of a Land Mine Treaty on December 3rd, 1997. Continue reading
In September 1997 an experiment of a cashless community began by Mondex Canada, a subsidiary of Mondex International who had introduced this concept to England 2 years earlier. Continue reading
Some 600 people from professions such as Health professionals, Activists, Scientists, Breast Cancer Survivors, Environmentalists, and women coping with breast cancer, descended on Kingston, Ontario, Canada, for the World Conference on Breast Cancer, July 13-17, 1997. Continue reading
Title: 100 million people connected to the Internet
In 1997 the internet had 100 million people connected to it. Continue reading
Completed in 1997, the Great Belt bridge in Denmark became the first suspension bridge to spanning more than 5,000 feet, coming in at 5,328 feet (1,624 meters). Continue reading
Up until fall of 1997, the Antarctica maps had been very featureless, let alone, no one new what exactly was under that thick ice that covered it all. Continue reading