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More Albanians acquire Greek citizenship
Apr10

More Albanians acquire Greek citizenship

The largest group of foreign nationals that obtained Greek citizenship in 2016 were Albanians (88 percent), followed by Ukrainians (1.5 percent) and Russians (1.2 percent), according to data from the European Union’s statistics office Eurostat. …read more Source:...

Germany’s AfD slams Merkel’s expulsions of Russian diplomats in spy row
Mar28

Germany’s AfD slams Merkel’s expulsions of Russian diplomats in spy row

The opposition far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) rebuked Angela Merkel’s government for joining Western expulsions of Russian diplomats after an attack on a former Russian spy in Britain, arguing that this harmed Germany. Berlin said on Monday it was sending four diplomats back to Russia as part of 100 expulsions by the U.S. and...

14 EU countries expel Russian diplomats
Mar26

14 EU countries expel Russian diplomats

Fourteen EU countries joined with the United States and other allies to expel Russian diplomats on Monday in response to a nerve agent attack in Salibsury, England. European Council President Donald Tusk announced the coordinated expulsions at a meeting of EU leaders in Varna, Bulgaria. At the same time, Tusk expressed condolences for a shopping...

Juncker under fire for ‘nauseating’ Putin letter
Mar21

Juncker under fire for ‘nauseating’ Putin letter

EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker came under fire yesterday (20 March) over a “nauseating” letter congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election even as Britain blames Moscow for a deadly toxin attack. Juncker wrote to Putin, returned for another six years in power on Sunday with a record vote share, pledging to “always...

Russia elections: Polls open amid low turnout fears
Mar18

Russia elections: Polls open amid low turnout fears

Russians are heading to the polls to vote in a presidential election that is expected to usher in President Vladimir Putin’s fourth term. Seven other candidates are also running in Sunday’s election, with the incumbent leading in the polls by a wide margin. Due to the time difference, voting started in the Russian Far East regions of...

Brompton Road tube station – Once abandoned now sold for $68 million to a billionaire from Ukraine (PHOTOS)
Mar17

Brompton Road tube station – Once abandoned now sold for $68 million to a billionaire from Ukraine (PHOTOS)

Standing on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, Brompton Road is neatly located between Knightsbridge and South Kensington stations. The tube station began its operation some 111 years ago on 15 December 1906. It was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (GNP&BR). It was designed by Leslie Green, an English...

The most expensive countries to live in, mapped
Mar15

The most expensive countries to live in, mapped

MoveHub, a company dedicated to helping people move abroad, has calculated how expensive it is to live in countries across the world. The assessment – which places countries on an index – was based on daily living costs, such as groceries, transport, basic utilities and restaurants. Happily, you won’t spot the UK in the top 10 most...

Woman jogs naked in freezing temperatures to stay young! (photos)
Mar15

Woman jogs naked in freezing temperatures to stay young! (photos)

This brave swimmer certainly has a brrracing workout each weekend – she skinny dips in one of the coldest rivers in Europe – which regularly plummets to temperatures of -9C. Inna Vladimirskaya, 32, strips off on the banks of the Dnieper river, in Kiev, Ukraine, every Sunday morning, and takes a swim – after jogging naked along the snowy banks of...

‘The Distant Barking of Dogs’ scoops top honors at Thessaloniki doc fest
Mar11

‘The Distant Barking of Dogs’ scoops top honors at Thessaloniki doc fest

Simon Lereng Wilmont’s “The Distant Barking of Dogs,” a powerful fly-on-the-wall portrait of a 10-year-old boy living with his grandmother in a warzone village near the Ukraine-Russia border has won the international competition award at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. …read more Source:...

Ukraine seizes Russian Gazprom assests
Mar07

Ukraine seizes Russian Gazprom assests

The Ukrainian authorities have started the seizure of assets belonging to the Russian gas giant Gazprom citing its alleged non-compliance with the decision of the Stockholm arbitration court. …read more Source:...

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