2016

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October 25, 2021

2016 is a leap year that began on Friday in the Gregorian calendar (and ended on Saturday). 2016 AD, 16 year of the III millennium and XXI century, 6 year of the 2nd decade of the XXI century, as well as the seventh year of 2010. Anniversaries 1000th anniversary of the founding of the city of Almaty, the former capital of Kazakhstan (until 1997).

Events

the closure of borders in the EU as a result of the crisis involving refugees from the Middle East. Politics, elections January 1 - The Netherlands begins its six-month presidency of the EU January 1 - Ukraine's two-year non-permanent membership in the UN Security Council begins Curtis Scaparotti has replaced Philip Breedlove as Chief of Staff of the Supreme Allied Commander Europe. Panama-leaks. Events related to the interception, publication (initially, at the hands of special services) of investigative journalists about terabytes of files related to offshore transactions, which include senior officials of countries, including Iceland, Ukraine, Russia and others. In continuation of the Ukrainian "epic" of documents (which affected the Ukrainian politicum) - the barn book "Party of Regions" March 20 - Barack Obama becomes the first US president to visit Cuba since 1928 April 6 - In the Netherlands, in a referendum, people voted against the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU April 10 - Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his decision to resign as Prime Minister of Ukraine April 14 - Volodymyr Groysman is appointed Prime Minister of Ukraine May 7 - A Muslim Muslim of Pakistani descent, Sadiq Khan, takes over as mayor of London. May 9 - The Philippines elects Rodrigo Duterte president May 12 - The Verkhovna Rada approves amendments to the Law on the Prosecutor's Office and approves the appointment of Yuriy Lutsenko as Prosecutor General June 9 - Pedro Kuczynski defeats Keiko Fujimori in Peru's presidential election June 25 - Historian Gundi Johannesson is elected President of Iceland July 1 - Slovakia begins its six-month presidency of the EU July 16 - A military coup attempt is carried out in Turkey July 22 - The Sejm adopts a resolution recognizing the Volyn tragedy as genocide of the Polish population of Volhynia and Eastern Lesser Poland August 7 - More than 60% of voters in a referendum supported the Constitution of Thailand, wrote

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