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    Arrivals of Foreign Visitors to Bulgaria Up in April
    May27

    Arrivals of Foreign Visitors to Bulgaria Up in April

    An increase in the number of people visiting Bulgaria from abroad was registered in April, national statistics show. Approximately 558 100 people arrived in Bulgaria in April, an increase of 11.1% compared to the number of visitors in April of last year.Data published by the National Statistical Institute (NSI) on Friday also shows the share of...

    Ukraine poultry giant opens processing plant in the Netherlands
    May27

    Ukraine poultry giant opens processing plant in the Netherlands

    Ukrainian poultry giant MHP is opening a processing plant in the Netherlands next month, to the concern of local producers… …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea’s seizure
    May27

    [Ticker] Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea’s seizure

    Ukraine has blacklisted Mikhail Gorbachev from travelling to the country in the five coming years. The former Soviet leader had told the UK’s Sunday Times in an interview published last Sunday (22 May) that it was the will of the Crimean people to be reunited with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Russia moves closer to criminalizing criticism of national anthem
    May27

    Russia moves closer to criminalizing criticism of national anthem

    Russia’s Supreme Court has given its approval to a bill criminalizing satirical takes on the country’s national anthem. Under the proposed law, anyone “intentionally distorting the words or music of the anthem in public performance, social media, and on the internet” could be sentenced to a year in prison, the BBC reported. Insulting...

    Leaders ‘influenced Putin’ over Savchenko release, say Ukraine pilot’s lawyers
    May27

    Leaders ‘influenced Putin’ over Savchenko release, say Ukraine pilot’s lawyers

    Lawyers for Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was “freed in Russia and brought home to Kyiv on… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea takeover
    May26

    Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea takeover

    Kyiv has prohibited former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev from entering Ukraine for five years over his support of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Gorbachev said he would have acted in a similar way to President Putin. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Belarus donates Francysk Skaryna’s Book Legacy to Ukrainian libraries
    May26

    Belarus donates Francysk Skaryna’s Book Legacy to Ukrainian libraries

    A unique facsimile edition titled “Francysk Skaryna’s Book Legacy” was donated to the biggest libraries of Ukraine in an official ceremony in Kiev on 26 May. …read more Source:...

    1944 all over again
    May26

    1944 all over again

    A Tatar’s courage never flags ON May 14th Crimea’s indigenous Tatars sat glued to their screens, watching as Jamala, a Ukrainian singer of Tatar descent, won the Eurovision song contest. Jamala’s song “1944” commemorated Stalin’s brutal deportation of the entire Crimean Tatar population. For Russia’s government, the...

    Ukraine bans Gorbachev over support for Crimea annexation
    May26

    Ukraine bans Gorbachev over support for Crimea annexation

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has banned former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev from entry for the next five years over his support for Russia’s seizure of Crimea, a spokeswoman for Ukraine’s State Security Service (SBU) said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks
    May26

    Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks

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