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    [Ticker] Report: Russia controls east Ukraine regions
    Mar30

    [Ticker] Report: Russia controls east Ukraine regions

    The Russian government and FSB intelligence service are running the day-to-day affairs of Luhansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, reports German daily Bild, citing an internal Russian document from last October. The Russians control taxes, wages and transport. Russia previously said the two breakaway regions were fully independent. …read...

    Svetlana Dimitrova: Before uttering a word I was already listening to opera music
    Mar30

    Svetlana Dimitrova: Before uttering a word I was already listening to opera music

    Celebrating its 80th anniversary, Radio Bulgaria welcomes you to monthly voting for music from Bulgaria. Lots will be drawn to select the names of the winners – people who have guessed the winning song or tune. Three of them are going to win CDs with music in the respective genre. There are three entries for each month as the winning tune is the...

    Lukashenko: It is impossible to balance the situation in Ukraine without the USA
    Mar30

    Lukashenko: It is impossible to balance the situation in Ukraine without the USA

    Alexander Lukashenko remarked that sooner or later the threats emerging in Eastern Europe can have a strong impact on the situation in Europe in general. …read more Source:...

    Russia accuses Latvia of ‘blatant censorship’ after Sputnik news site is shut down
    Mar30

    Russia accuses Latvia of ‘blatant censorship’ after Sputnik news site is shut down

    A new skirmish in the European Union’s “information war” with Russia broke out Tuesday when Latvia shut down a local version of Sputnik, the Kremlin-backed news agency. Russia’s foreign ministry condemned the move as “blatant censorship.” Sputnik said Wednesday it had resumed providing news for Latvian audiences using a .com Internet...

    Foreigners spent PLN 38 bln on shopping in Poland
    Mar30

    Foreigners spent PLN 38 bln on shopping in Poland

    In 2015, foreigners spent PLN 37.7 billion on goods and services in Poland, that means a 6.4 percent y/y increase, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reports. Meanwhile, Poles spent only PLN 18.6 billion abroad (2.7 percent y/y increase). According to the statement, Germans spent the most money (40.3 percent of the total amount). Second place...

    The Dutch rooting for a No in the Ukraine referendum
    Mar30

    The Dutch rooting for a No in the Ukraine referendum

    Next week, the Dutch will cast their opinion on the EU-Ukraine association agreement. While the Yes side is fairly uniform in its composition and logic, the No side is a motley crew. Who are they? …read more Source:...

    Sofia ‘Most Dangerous City in EU’
    Mar30

    Sofia ‘Most Dangerous City in EU’

    The Bulgarian capital Sofia is the fifth most dangerous city in Europe and the most dangerous in the European Union, a study shows. Moscow, St Petersbourg, Kiev and Belgrade have bottomed the personal safety ranking in a recent report of US think-tank Mercer.The survey, which was published before the attacks in Brussels last week, includes issues...

    Bulgaria Mulls Opening Honorary Consulate in Ukraine’s Kharkiv
    Mar30

    Bulgaria Mulls Opening Honorary Consulate in Ukraine’s Kharkiv

    A Bulgarian Honorary Consulate might be opened in the Eastern Ukrainian region of Kharkiv that will also have a mandate for Dnipropetrovsk to the south, local media outlets report. Bulgaria’s Ambassador to Ukraine is quoted as saying that authorities are considering the idea, and a name of the potential Honorary Consul has been put...

    Surikov: Stable Ukraine is key to resolving crisis in the Russian-Ukrainian relations
    Mar30

    Surikov: Stable Ukraine is key to resolving crisis in the Russian-Ukrainian relations

    According to the Ambassador, there is still no dialogue between the official Kiev and separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk Oblasts. The parties have so far agreed on ceasefire, but the truce is disrupted from time to time. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Latvia bans Russian propaganda website
    Mar29

    [Ticker] Latvia bans Russian propaganda website

    Latvia has banned Russian internet agency Sputnik from using the .lv domain name on grounds its activities as a Kremlin propaganda outlet violate EU sanctions on protecting Ukraine’s territorial integrity. The Sputnik site said the move amounts to “direct censorship.” …read more Source:...

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