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    A Decades-Long ‘Conversation’ Between Yugoslav and Polish Rockers
    Dec05

    A Decades-Long ‘Conversation’ Between Yugoslav and Polish Rockers

    The Gdańsk shipyard, a springboard for democratic changes in then-Communist Poland of the 1980s. A 2016 photo by Filip Stojanovski, CC BY. Even though cultural ties between countries that formed ex-Yugoslavia and Poland are not too frequent, there’s one form of communication that has been an exception. Over the last four decades, rock music...

    Norbert Hofer lost – so why are his party so happy?
    Dec05

    Norbert Hofer lost – so why are his party so happy?

    “Grandma Gertrude” must be celebrating: Her favoured candidate, Alexander van der Bellen, will be the next Austrian president. And she herself will long be remembered for her moving video endorsement of him, which went viral within and beyond the little Alpine country of 8.7 million inhabitants. While it will of course be impossible to measure...

    Romanian, Moldovan, Ukrainian authorities run joint anti-corruption awareness campaign in border customs
    Dec05

    Romanian, Moldovan, Ukrainian authorities run joint anti-corruption awareness campaign in border customs

    Romanian, Moldovan and Ukrainian anti-corruption and border authorities launched on Monday a citizen awareness campaign, with fliers to be handed out throughout the week in Romanian customs offices on the border with Ukraine and Moldova. …read more Source:...

    Additions to the EU transparency register (November 26 – December 3)
    Dec05

    Additions to the EU transparency register (November 26 – December 3)

    Last week 117 new organizations signed up in the joint transparency register of the European Commission and the European Parliament. New entries include: Acad̩mie des sciences Actis РNorwegian Policy Network on Alcohol and Drugs Air Traffic Controllers European Unions Coordination Algemene Werkgeversvereniging Nederland Alianza Cooperativa...

    Bulgarian National Shortlisted in Europol Advent Calendar
    Dec05

    Bulgarian National Shortlisted in Europol Advent Calendar

    European police body Europol has published a self-styled “Advent calendar” which features a profile of sought persons for each day leading up to Christmas Eve.Sergey Filipov Georgiev, a 55-year-old Bulgarian National, corresponds to “December 02”. He “killed a Bulgarian national in Ukraine in 2011,” repeatedly...

    The far Right is far from finished in Austria
    Dec05

    The far Right is far from finished in Austria

    Across European capitals, there was a sigh of relief when Norbert Hofer conceded his defeat to Alexander Van der Bellen in Austria’s presidential election on Sunday. No wonder. This was not an ordinary election. If he had been successful – as some polls suggested and betting markets predicted – Mr Hofer would have been the first far-Right...

    Police shoot-out ends tragically in Ukraine
    Dec05

    Police shoot-out ends tragically in Ukraine

    Two Ukrainian police units on December 4 mistook each other for criminals and engaged in a shoot-out, which ended with five policemen killed. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Yet another anti-Ukraine treaty group enters national politics
    Dec05

    Yet another anti-Ukraine treaty group enters national politics

    A third grouping involved in April’s referendum on the EU treaty with Ukraine has decided to enter the mainstream political… …read more Source:...

    [Agenda] Italy and visa-free travel on EU agenda This WEEK
    Dec05

    [Agenda] Italy and visa-free travel on EU agenda This WEEK

    EU finance ministers will give their first reaction to the bloc’s latest crisis – the Italian referendum – this week, while MEPs and member states try to clinch a deal on visa-free travel for Georgians and Ukrainians. …read more Source:...

    Kiev apartment resident turns scruffy stairwell into a gilded palace
    Dec05

    Kiev apartment resident turns scruffy stairwell into a gilded palace

    Vladimir Chaika has spent years installing ornamental plaster mouldings and art reproductions in a Soviet-era block of flatsFrom the outside, number 11A is a drab block of flats like any other in Troyeshina, a scruffy Kiev suburb of identikit Soviet-era housing. The entrance door is daubed with graffiti, the ground floor hallway dingy and...

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