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    Europe, end your infernal muddle!
    Jun10

    Europe, end your infernal muddle!

    BRUSSELS — This is the nightmare that keeps Europe’s leaders up at night. After years of muddling through — neither allowed to default nor to get back on its feet through austerity and haircuts — Greece leaves the euro. Russia promptly steps in, in exchange for Greece ending its support for EU sanctions. The Eastern European states become...

    Bulgaria’s Ruse Hosts Sand Festival Dedicated to Cinema
    Jun10

    Bulgaria’s Ruse Hosts Sand Festival Dedicated to Cinema

    The Bulgarian city of Ruse hosts an international sand sculpture festival dedicated to cinema between June 9 and 20. A total of 613 tonnes of sand will be crafted into ten sculptures, each measuring two metres in height, daily Dnevnik reports. The sculptures will represent famous actors and fictional characters, such as Marilyn Monroe, Charlie...

    Speculation Flares Online as Huge Fuel Depot Fire Burns Near Kyiv
    Jun10

    Speculation Flares Online as Huge Fuel Depot Fire Burns Near Kyiv

    People watching the fire near Vasylkiv, Ukraine, on June 8, 2015. Image by Maksym Kudymets from Demotix. A massive fire has been burning at an oil depot near Vasylkiv, a town near Kiev, Ukraine, since Monday night, raising fears of air pollution and generating speculations about the cause of the fire online. According to the latest reports, four...

    [Focus] Kiev pride: A test of EU values
    Jun10

    [Focus] Kiev pride: A test of EU values

    Public opinion in Ukraine is becoming more tolerant, but violence at the Kiev pride shows the road to an open, European society remains long and dangerous. …read more Source:...

    Pope Francis urged to take tougher stance against Vladimir Putin
    Jun10

    Pope Francis urged to take tougher stance against Vladimir Putin

    US ambassador to Holy See says pontiff, who has taken a cautious approach to criticising Russia since Crimea annexation, should raise concernsPope Francis has been encouraged by a top American diplomat to take a tougher stance against Vladimir Putin when he meets the Russian president on Wednesday evening.The pope, a frequent critic of military...

    2953 Foreigners Granted Bulgarian Citizenship Since Start of 2015
    Jun10

    2953 Foreigners Granted Bulgarian Citizenship Since Start of 2015

    A total of 2953 foreign citizens were granted Bulgarian citizenship in the first five months of the year. Traditionally, the largest number of Bulgarian passports were granted to Macedonian citizens, daily Sega reports. Since the beginning of the year, 1174 Macedonians have been granted Bulgarian identity documents on the basis of their Bulgarian...

    Eastern Europe enjoys oil-driven recovery
    Jun10

    Eastern Europe enjoys oil-driven recovery

    Region’s economies defy eurozone weakness and Ukraine crisis to power ahead …read more Source: Financial...

    From Ukraine to the UK, academic freedom is under threat
    Jun10

    From Ukraine to the UK, academic freedom is under threat

    The freedom to think, discuss and disagree is being eroded in institutions around the world. Turkish students protest their freedom of speech in Ankara (placards read “Universities belong to the students and they will be free with us”). Photo: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images When Resat Baris Ünlü sat down to write an exam question for his students,...

    Less than 30% of Ukrainians Approve Government Politics
    Jun10

    Less than 30% of Ukrainians Approve Government Politics

    Less than a third of Ukrainians have stated their support for the policies of the current government, according to a research conducted by Pew Research Center, quoted by Financial Times. Over a period of a year the number of Ukrainians that approve government politics has dropped by 15%. Surveys on public perception were conducted among 11,000...

    Sanctions push central Europe’s armies further from Russia
    Jun10

    Sanctions push central Europe’s armies further from Russia

    BRATISLAVA/SOFIA (Reuters) – A European Union embargo on arms imports from Russia, imposed last year in response to a pro-Russian rebellion in Ukraine, is speeding the demise of central Europe’s remaining military ties to its former overlord. …read more Source:...

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