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2014 is the current year,
and is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2014th
year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 14th year of
the 3rd millennium, the 14th year of the 21st century, and the 5th year of the
The United Nations designated 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming
January 1 Latvia officially adopts the Euro as its currency and becomes the
18th member of the Eurozone.
Februaryongoing The 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak begins, infecting 1,779
people and killing at least 961 people, the most severe both in terms of numbers
of infections and casualties.
February 723 The XXII Olympic Winter Games are held in Sochi, Russia.
February 13 Belgium becomes the first country in the world to legalise
euthanasia for terminally ill patients of any age.
February 22 The Ukrainian parliament votes to remove President Viktor
Yanukovych from office, replacing him with Oleksandr Turchynov, after days of
civil unrest left around 100 people dead in Kiev.
February 26ongoing The pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine leads to the annexation
of Crimea by the Russian Federation and an insurgency in the Donetsk and Luhansk
( Courtesy: Wikipedia)