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    It’s time to cut Greece loose
    Feb16

    It’s time to cut Greece loose

    The Greek debt crisis is back in the news. According to the Greek authorities, the country’s economy shrank by 0.4 per cent in the final quarter of 2016. “Experts” had expected it to grow by 0.4 per cent. Despite a number of bailouts amounting to some 240 billion euros, and a host of supposed reforms (which I will address below), the Greek...

    Sashka Bratanova: Being on stage – that’s what I do, what I love and what makes me happy
    Feb16

    Sashka Bratanova: Being on stage – that’s what I do, what I love and what makes me happy

    “We, you and I” is a solo performance based on poems by Miryana Basheva and music by Stefan Dimitrov. Verses and music are skilfully interwoven in the plot of the play that actress Sashka Bratanova defines as music and poetry show. Here’s one of the songs that the actress performs in it – “Neka da e lyato” (Let it be...

    Music for morale in Ukraine’s Avdiivka city
    Feb16

    Music for morale in Ukraine’s Avdiivka city

    In eastern Ukraine, the city of Avdiivka in Donetsk province has become the latest flashpoint in the conflict. The 16,000 inhabitants of the city have found themselves without water, electricity and gas in freezing weather conditions. But despite the sound of shelling, music is helping people carry on. Fililp Warwick has this report. …read...

    Ukrainian ambassador in BiH: Kosovo and Crimea are not the same
    Feb16

    Ukrainian ambassador in BiH: Kosovo and Crimea are not the same

    Ukraine’s outgoing Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina Oleksandr Levchenko says that “the meddling of Russian fingers” is “visible” Bosnia-Herzegovina. He also told Radio Free Europe in an interview that destabilizing this region is something that is in the interest of Russian President Vladimir Putin – “as he would later always arrive as a...

    MFA: Belarus will ensure smooth negotiation process on Ukraine in Minsk
    Feb16

    MFA: Belarus will ensure smooth negotiation process on Ukraine in Minsk

    A group of persons, with Russian passports and press cards of the public and political internet portal Russkaya Planeta, introduced themselves as representatives of The Other Russia party (unregistered in the Russian Federation) and made an attempt to disrupt the press conference of OSCE’s Ambassador in Minsk on 15 February. …read...

    Bulgaria’s Defense Ministry Denies Having Signed MiG-29 Repair Contract
    Feb16

    Bulgaria’s Defense Ministry Denies Having Signed MiG-29 Repair Contract

    No fighter jet repair contract has been signed between Bulgaria and Russian aircraft company MiG over the past months, the Defense Ministry in Sofia has said. Its remarks follow reports by TASS news agency, which quoted the head of MiG as saying at an international defense expo that such a deal was sealed at the end of 2016 about aircraft in...

    How Britain can still count after it quits
    Feb16

    How Britain can still count after it quits

    Trump is indifferent to European strength; May is not, and cannot afford to be ©De Keerle/Sipa/Rex/Shutterstock In last year’s interview with the Atlantic, Barack Obama warned that a country that would “resort to nationalism as an organising principle” and that “never takes on the responsibilities of a country its size in maintaining the...

    Eurovision organisers in Ukraine quit preparations
    Feb16

    Eurovision organisers in Ukraine quit preparations

    This year’s Eurovision pop song competition is facing a significant obstacle after 21 leading employee of this year’s organising committee in Ukraine refused to continue preparations. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    The future of the sharing economy is in the hands of the courts
    Feb16

    The future of the sharing economy is in the hands of the courts

    It’s been 10 years since the iPhone was launched. At that time, the digital revolution was in its infancy and the iPad, Kindle, 4G, Airbnb, Twitter, Android, Oculus, Spotify, Instagram, Snapchat, WhatsApp & Uber were the unknown future. These are now the dominant technologies of our time. They are disrupting every industry and changing...

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 1 March
    Feb16

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 1 March

    “Our next meeting will take place on 1 March,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

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