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    Population Depletion Threatens the Economies of Eastern Europe
    Apr23

    Population Depletion Threatens the Economies of Eastern Europe

    Nine of the countries that are at serious risk of losing a large proportion of their population over the coming decades are from Eastern Europe, whose younger generations have moved to the West to find a job. This is stated in a Bloomberg report, based on UN data, cited by FOCUS. The document notes that the young working-class population leaves...

    ‘Strong suspicion’ of corrupt activities in Council of Europe: report
    Apr23

    ‘Strong suspicion’ of corrupt activities in Council of Europe: report

    A new report says there is a “strong suspicion” of corruption in the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe, the international human rights organization. An independent group published the findings of a 10-month-long investigation last night. In a 219-page report, the authors allege that activities “in favour of Azerbaijan were...

    Ukraine to launch train from Riga via Vilnius, Minsk to Kiev
    Apr23

    Ukraine to launch train from Riga via Vilnius, Minsk to Kiev

    As Ukraine plans to soon launch a Kiev-Minsk-Vilnius-Riga passenger train, Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) says negotiations on the matter are still underway, informs LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    The unexpected champion
    Apr23

    The unexpected champion

    You don’t become a growth champion by accident. Poland has clearly done something right to see 26 years of continued growth. The success story of the entire CEE region post-1989 offers a number of lessons for other countries worldwide. The question they now need to answer is how to continue to converge, and when do wealth disparities become...

    G7 foreign ministers’ summit to hold tough line on Russia: sources
    Apr23

    G7 foreign ministers’ summit to hold tough line on Russia: sources

    TORONTO (Reuters) – Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations are expected to maintain a tough line on Russia over its involvement in conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, while leaving the door open to cooperation, two sources briefed on the matter said on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    G7 foreign ministers seek to put pressure on Russia, Iran at Toronto summit
    Apr22

    G7 foreign ministers seek to put pressure on Russia, Iran at Toronto summit

    TORONTO (Reuters) – Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations on Sunday discussed ways to pressure Russia on conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, which have badly tarnished Moscow’s ties with the West. …read more Source:...

    Authoritarian Govts Tighten Grip on Press Freedom
    Apr22

    Authoritarian Govts Tighten Grip on Press Freedom

    Journalists in Peshawar protest an attack on Dawn News near the Peshawar Press Club in November 2016. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPSBy Sopho KharaziROME, Apr 22 2018 (IPS)The 25th celebration of World Press Freedom Day will be led by UNESCO and the government of Ghana in Accra on May 2-3. The theme is “Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The...

    Upcoming seventh edition of International Folklore Festival “Atliman Necklace”
    Apr22

    Upcoming seventh edition of International Folklore Festival “Atliman Necklace”

    Organizing concerts and music festivals during the summer months is a tradition especially in resort towns. That is how tourists get a “cultural bonus” during their vacation and participants enjoy audience of different nationalities. Among the established forums in Bulgaria is the International Folklore Festival “Atlimanska Ogarlitsa”...

    Nikolay Boev: My life has been inseparably linked with artistic gymnastics
    Apr22

    Nikolay Boev: My life has been inseparably linked with artistic gymnastics

    Meet Nikolay Boev who is young, open-minded and ambitious. He is 29 and has already gained nearly 15 years of experience as a coach and judge in a sport, in which men are rarely seen – rhythmic gymnastics. A meeting changed his whole life. At the age of 12 he met coach Elena Simeonova, who saw his incredible physical abilities and natural...

    Amazing images show the inside of the reactor and control room at Chernobyl
    Apr21

    Amazing images show the inside of the reactor and control room at Chernobyl

    These are the scenes inside the Chernobyl nuclear power plant 0 site of the biggest radioactive disaster in April 1986 as Ukraine prepares to commemorate the 32nd anniversary. …read more Source: Daily...

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