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    Tennis: Monica Niculescu, in the singles’ finals at Hobart (WTA); Raluca Olaru, in the doubles’ finals
    Jan13

    Tennis: Monica Niculescu, in the singles’ finals at Hobart (WTA); Raluca Olaru, in the doubles’ finals

    Romanian tennis player Monica Niculescu will play in the singles’ finals of the Hobart WTA Tournament (Australia), featuring prizes worth 226,750 USD, after Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko stepped down before Friday’s semifinals, while Raluca Olaru qualified for the doubles’ finals. …read more Source:...

    Tim Barrow, invisible ambassador
    Jan13

    Tim Barrow, invisible ambassador

    MOSCOW — “Tim who?” That was the reaction of the majority of Russians asked about the four-year tenure of Tim Barrow — the career diplomat named this month as the United Kingdom’s new ambassador to the EU — as head of the British embassy in Moscow. Appointed as Britain’s ambassador to...

    US tanks, troops move into Poland as Kremlin cries foul
    Jan12

    US tanks, troops move into Poland as Kremlin cries foul

    The US military move comes in response to past Russian aggression, particularly the annexation of the Crimea in 2014. But the Kremlin has also unnerved capitals across eastern Europe. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine Bans Russia’s One Independent TV Station
    Jan12

    Ukraine Bans Russia’s One Independent TV Station

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Dozhd’s studios. Source: Kremlin.ru On Thursday, Ukraine’s National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting voted unanimously to remove Russian independent TV station Dozhd from its list of approved foreign broadcasters, giving television providers one month to remove the station from...

    Polish Foreign Ministry slams damage to WWII monument in Ukraine
    Jan12

    Polish Foreign Ministry slams damage to WWII monument in Ukraine

    The Polish foreign ministry is demanding that the destruction of a monument to the Poles murdered in 1944 in the village of Huta Pieniacka in Ukraine should be examined by authorities. …read more Source: Polskie...

    UNHCR reports decline in number of Syrians, Ukrainians seeking asylum in Belarus
    Jan12

    UNHCR reports decline in number of Syrians, Ukrainians seeking asylum in Belarus

    If we compare 2016 and 2015, the number of asylum applicants in Belarus is decreasing. This is primarily a result of the decline in the number of Ukrainian nationals applying for protection, Jean-Yves Bouchardy said. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria’s Exports to Third Countries Drop by 8.1% January-November 2016
    Jan12

    Bulgaria’s Exports to Third Countries Drop by 8.1% January-November 2016

    According to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), in the period January – November 2016, Bulgarian exports to third countries decreased by 8.1%, compared to the same period of 2015 and amounted to BGN 13 422.6 M. The main trade partners of Bulgaria were Turkey, China, Serbia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the...

    In newly retaken town, Ukrainian troops try to win local support
    Jan12

    In newly retaken town, Ukrainian troops try to win local support

    In eastern Ukraine, the de facto border separating the government-controlled west from the separatist-held east has barely moved in two years of conflict. But that doesn’t mean that the battle between Kiev and the pro-Russian rebels isn’t continuing. Just last month, government forces nudged slightly ahead to retake the frontline town...

    Bulgaria’s Exports to Third Countries Decrease by 8.1% January-November 2016
    Jan12

    Bulgaria’s Exports to Third Countries Decrease by 8.1% January-November 2016

    According to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), in the period January – November 2016, Bulgarian exports to third countries decreased by 8.1%, compared to the same period of 2015 and amounted to BGN 13 422.6 M. The main trade partners of Bulgaria were Turkey, China, Serbia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the...

    Solar power to rise from Chernobyl’s nuclear ashes
    Jan12

    Solar power to rise from Chernobyl’s nuclear ashes

    Chinese companies plan to spend $1bn building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the nuclear disaster in Ukraine, reports Climate News NetworkIt was the worst nuclear accident in history, directly causing the deaths of 50 people, with at least an additional 4,000 fatalities believed to be caused by exposure to radiation.The 1986 explosion...

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