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    Poland advances in Index of Economic Freedom
    Feb01

    Poland advances in Index of Economic Freedom

    Poland took 39th spot out of 178 in this years Index of Economic Freedom complied by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal. Poland scored 69.3 points, 5.2 points more than last year. Hong Kong, Singapore and new Zealand lead the ranking. “Openness to global commerce and trade, competitive taxation, and an efficient regulatory system...

    Deadline Day: a three-ring circus for optimists and cynics
    Feb01

    Deadline Day: a three-ring circus for optimists and cynics

    Credits Sky Sports Football’s obsession with money is distilled to perfection as the transfer window closes – and Sky Sports pulls out the stops once again Analysis Monday, February 1, 2016 – 11:53am Blame Robinho. It was the Brazilian’s shock arrival at Manchester …read more Source: The...

    Support grows for Ukraine referendum yes campaigners
    Feb01

    Support grows for Ukraine referendum yes campaigners

    The number of people intending to vote ‘yes’ in April’s referendum on the EU treaty with Ukraine has risen from 38%… …read more Source:...

    Why we’re not safe from Grexit yet
    Feb01

    Why we’re not safe from Grexit yet

    ATHENS — A team of analysts from one of the main credit rating agencies smiled condescendingly across a boardroom table one recent afternoon, when asked about the likelihood of a Greek exit from the euro. It was clear they dismissed the idea. There is virtually no chance of Greece leaving the eurozone, they assured me. This is not the first time...

    Dutch PM takes back seat on Ukraine referendum
    Jan31

    Dutch PM takes back seat on Ukraine referendum

    Dutch leader Rutte will not defend Yes vote “with flyers and flags and the like”, despite polls showing the No camp could sink the Ukraine pact, in echoes of 2005. …read more Source:...

    UK extradition of Ukrainian man begins
    Jan30

    UK extradition of Ukrainian man begins

    Extradition proceedings begin against a Ukrainian man suspected of murder and accused of playing a leading role in a criminal operation to smuggle people to the UK. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Energy Min Denies ‘Plans to Circumvent Ukraine Gas Routes’
    Jan30

    Bulgaria Energy Min Denies ‘Plans to Circumvent Ukraine Gas Routes’

    The Balkan gas hub project put forward by Bulgaria is not aimed at going around Ukraine’s gas transportation network, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said on Saturday. “I dare say [our concept of Balkan[ is really suffessful and feasible, considering the advantage which Bulgaria has to realize such a project,” Petkova told...

    Mixed company invests EUR 55 mln. in production and processing of mushrooms in Razgrad
    Jan30

    Mixed company invests EUR 55 mln. in production and processing of mushrooms in Razgrad

    A factory for the production and processing of Oyster mushrooms will be built up on the territory of Razgrad. The Bio-Agro Resource+ mixed company of Bulgarians, Russians and Ukrainians intend to invest some EUR 55 million The company points out that it will use technologies for the production and processing of organic mushrooms, grown on straw....

    New Ukrainian Draft Bill Seeks Extrajudicial Blocking for Websites Violating Copyright
    Jan30

    New Ukrainian Draft Bill Seeks Extrajudicial Blocking for Websites Violating Copyright

    Unlike the current notice and take down system that warns of violations before going to court, the new bill proposes to block websites violating copyright extrajudicially. Image edited by Tetyana Lokot. Ukraine’s parliament is considering a bill that would require hosting services and Internet service providers to block any website...

    In Ukraine’s universities, trading bribes for diplomas
    Jan30

    In Ukraine’s universities, trading bribes for diplomas

    KIEV, Ukraine — I hadn’t paid a bribe in my home country until it was time to defend my doctoral dissertation. I tucked $200 in page six of my manuscript before I handed it to my adviser. His department colleagues insisted on the illicit practice when I complained that my professor refused to touch my thesis for more than three weeks. The...

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