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    BBC: Bulgarians Tweeting in Cyrillic Confused for Russian Bots
    May28

    BBC: Bulgarians Tweeting in Cyrillic Confused for Russian Bots

    Cyrillic is an ancient script dating back more than 1,000 years with the earliest form of the alphabet emerging in Bulgaria in the 9th Century. But some Bulgarians have found their Twitter accounts suspended and tweets hidden because they are thought to be the work of Russian bots, as Russian also uses the Cyrillic alphabet. Bulgarian blogger...

    Congo Ebola outbreak offers first test for emergency fund to prevent pandemics
    May28

    Congo Ebola outbreak offers first test for emergency fund to prevent pandemics

    A new financial mechanism that frees up emergency funding to ward off a pandemic has been activated for the first time, in response to an outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Efforts to halt the outbreak received an injection of $12 million from the new World Bank fund and, if Ebola spreads to other countries and infects...

    Slovakia supports EU stance on latest findings on MH17 flight
    May28

    Slovakia supports EU stance on latest findings on MH17 flight

    FAM: Slovakia supports the EU’s stance on the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over the Ukraine in 2014, asking Russia for cooperation and to accept responsibility. …read more Source: The Slovak...

    Russian TV monitoring finds focus on negative portrayal of Ukraine
    May28

    Russian TV monitoring finds focus on negative portrayal of Ukraine

    Monitoring analysis of Russian state television channels as to the reporting on foreign countries has found that a third of the information spread has been about Ukraine, overwhlemingly portraying it in negative light. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Artistic gymnastics: Bronze medals for Laura Iacob and Anamaria Ocolisan, in Osijek World Cup
    May28

    Artistic gymnastics: Bronze medals for Laura Iacob and Anamaria Ocolisan, in Osijek World Cup

    Romanian athletes Laura Iacob and Anamaria Ocolisan won bronze medals on Sunday, in the balance beam and, respectively, the floor event, in the Osijek World Cup (Croatia). In the balance beam final, Iacob was ranked third, with 12.467 points, outrun by Ukrainian Diana Varinska, 13.000 points. and Barbora Mokosova (Slovakia), 12.633 points. Maria...

    IN PICS: Real Madrid fans welcome home Champions League heroes
    May28

    IN PICS: Real Madrid fans welcome home Champions League heroes

    Tens of thousands of ecstatic fans lined the streets of the Spanish capital to greet Real Madrid’s players as they returned home Sunday after winning their third Champions League title in a row in Kiev. …read more Source: The Local...

    Kiev: Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in Clashes with pro-Russian Rebels
    May28

    Kiev: Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in Clashes with pro-Russian Rebels

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed in a clashes with pro-Russian rebels in the eastern part of the country, reports BGNS referring to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. Initially, there was only one soldier killed, but the Security Office of the country (SBU) later confirmed that two other soldiers were killed by shots in the Lugansk region....

    Square in honor of Dimitar Peshev unveiled in Kiev
    May28

    Square in honor of Dimitar Peshev unveiled in Kiev

    In Kiev Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Ukraine Boyko Borissov and Volodymyr Groosman opened a square and unveiled a memorial in honour of Bulgarian politician Dimitar Peshev, who contributed to the rescue of Bulgarian Jews during the Second World War. PM Borissov thanked for the implementation of the initiative, and Groosman pointed out that the...

    Fear of Russia Draws Moldova and Ukraine Together
    May28

    Fear of Russia Draws Moldova and Ukraine Together

    Joint border checkpoints are just the latest sign of a burgeoning partnership between Ukraine and Moldova – as both countries unite to resist Russia’s ambitions in the region. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Poland offers US up to $2 billion for permanent military base
    May27

    Poland offers US up to $2 billion for permanent military base

    Poland wants a permanent U.S. military presence — and is willing to pony up as much as $2 billion to get it, according to a defense ministry proposal obtained by Polish news portal Onet. The Polish offer reflects a long-standing desire in Warsaw to build closer security relations with the U.S. and put American boots on the ground. The push dates...

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