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    Foreigners spent PLN 8.72 bln on shopping in Poland in Q1 – GUS
    Jun27

    Foreigners spent PLN 8.72 bln on shopping in Poland in Q1 – GUS

    In Q1 2016, foreigners spent PLN 8.72 billion on goods and services in Poland, that means a 3.8 percent y/y increase, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reports. Meanwhile, Poles spent only PLN 3.82 billion abroad (4.7 percent y/y increase). According to the statement, Germans spent the most money (47.6 percent of the total amount). Second...

    Over 100 Lithuanians with families move to Lithuania from Ukraine  – The Baltic Times
    Jun27

    Over 100 Lithuanians with families move to Lithuania from Ukraine – The Baltic Times

    Over 100 people have moved to Lithuania under the government’s programme for the relocation of Ukrainians of Lithuanian origin and their fam…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Dystopian Ukraine novel, written on Facebook during protests, gets English translation
    Jun27

    Dystopian Ukraine novel, written on Facebook during protests, gets English translation

    Kaharlyk by Oleh Shynkarenko, a novel that began as Facebook posts to evade censors, tells story of man whose brain is controlled by Russian armyA book that the Ukrainian writer Oleh Shynkarenko published in chunks on Facebook during the Maidan square protests in order to avoid censorship has been translated into English for the first time.The...

    Brussels bickers over Brexit
    Jun26

    Brussels bickers over Brexit

    Continental dividing lines over Brexit came into sharper focus this weekend, revealing disagreements among leading political players over how to manage a divorce with the U.K. On the one side are hawks, or to some the bad cops, in the form of the presidents of the European Commission and Parliament — Jean-Claude Juncker and Martin Schulz — along...

    Bulgarian Socialist Leader Heads to Moscow for Ruling Party Congress
    Jun26

    Bulgarian Socialist Leader Heads to Moscow for Ruling Party Congress

    Korneliya Ninova, the recently elected leader of the socialist opposition in Bulgaria, begins a two-day visit to Moscow on Sunday, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)’s press office says. Ninova was earlier invited to head a BSP delegation to attend the 15th congress of United Russia, the ruling party in the country whose former leader is...

    Brex’it, So Be’it; And Then What?
    Jun26

    Brex’it, So Be’it; And Then What?

    Source: TRANSCEND Media ServiceBy Johan GaltungALICANTE, Spain, Jun 26 2016 (IPS)The vote turned out like the two referenda held in Norway in 1972 and 1994. And much for the same reason: Protestant break with Rome–Catholic, imperial–Henry VIII made himself head of the Anglican Church in 1534.Religion was not the only reason, there are Protestant...

    About Town: Kerrying on in Copenhagen
    Jun26

    About Town: Kerrying on in Copenhagen

    The US secretary of state, John Kerry, was in Denmark on Thursday June 16 as part of an official visit focusing on co-operation in the Arctic region, climate issues, the conflict in Syria against Islamic State (IS), and the situation in Ukraine and trade. Kerry was hosted by the foreign minister, Kristian Jensen and he also managed to meet with...

    Balkan Right-Wing Populists Gloat over #Brexit
    Jun25

    Balkan Right-Wing Populists Gloat over #Brexit

    To illustrate schadenfreude — pleasure derived from misfortune of others — Wikipedia used the painting “Taming the Donkey,” by Eduardo Zamacois y Zabala (1868), in which a group of monks laughs while the lone monk struggles with the donkey. (Public Domain). While the official reactions by most Balkan governments included expressions of concern...

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko receives Jan Karski award
    Jun25

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko receives Jan Karski award

    Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who was recently released by Russia after spending two years behind bars, has been handed the Jan Karski award for “her tempered heart in the fight for human dignity and pride”. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko received Jan Karski award
    Jun25

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko received Jan Karski award

    Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who was recently released by Russia after spending two years behind bars, has been handed the Jan Karski award for “her tempered heart in the fight for human dignity and pride”. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

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