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    [Ticker] German MEP backs Russia on Crimea
    Apr29

    [Ticker] German MEP backs Russia on Crimea

    German MEP Marcus Pretzell, a non-attached from the populist anti-refugee party Alternative for Germany (AfD), was guest of honor at an event in the Russia-occupied Crimean peninsula. Invited by Moscow, Pretzell said the AfD poses a “threat to the Ukrainian government” and the German government, reports Spiegal Online. …read...

    UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began
    Apr29

    UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began

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    Belgium plans to hand out iodine pills in case of nuclear emergency
    Apr28

    Belgium plans to hand out iodine pills in case of nuclear emergency

    Belgium is considering handing out iodine tablets to the entire population in the event of a nuclear emergency. The pills are used to lessen the impact of radiation on the thyroid gland, and can reduce the risk of thyroid cancer after exposure. The measure was recommended by the Superior Health Council as part of a revision of the country’s...

    In the loop April 28: Chernobyl, Italian-Austrian border, Google competition, tobacco lobby
    Apr28

    In the loop April 28: Chernobyl, Italian-Austrian border, Google competition, tobacco lobby

    This week POLITICO’s lobbying reporter James Panichi talks with energy reporter Kalina Oroschakoff about the 30 year anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. Antitrust and competition reporter Nicholas Hirst joins to discuss the Commission’s accusations against Google for abusing its dominant position on the market. Jacopo Barigazzi...

    France’s lower house calls on EU to lift Russia sanctions
    Apr28

    France’s lower house calls on EU to lift Russia sanctions

    PARIS — France’s lower house of parliament adopted a resolution Thursday calling for the European Union to lift its economic sanctions against Russia, though less than a fifth of the chamber participated in the vote. Of the National Assembly’s 577 MPs, 101 voted. Fifty-five voted in favor and 44 were against the resolution, which...

    Soviet apocalypse
    Apr28

    Soviet apocalypse

    “MY MOTHERLAND is the Soviet Union,” reads a sentence written in cursive script in one of the exercise books scattered on the floor of an abandoned school in Pripyat, a Soviet-era ghost town in Ukraine next to the Chernobyl nuclear plant. The town, built for the plant’s workers and their families, was evacuated on the afternoon of April...

    Throwing events in Brest welcome athletes from four countries
    Apr28

    Throwing events in Brest welcome athletes from four countries

    The two-day competitions in hammer, discus, javelin throwing and shot-putting will be held at the Brest Sport Center. Partaking in the events will be more than 200 athletes from Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, and Moldova. …read more Source:...

    Russia lets sister of jailed pilot Savchenko return to Ukraine: Poroshenko
    Apr28

    Russia lets sister of jailed pilot Savchenko return to Ukraine: Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday the sister of jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko had been allowed back to Ukraine, after Russian border guards had prevented her from crossing the border last night, saying she was under investigation. …read more Source:...

    ‘Stark deterioration of press freedom’ in Europe, says Index on Censorship
    Apr28

    ‘Stark deterioration of press freedom’ in Europe, says Index on Censorship

    Campaign group says there has been a 30% rise in incidents involving journalists, voicing particular concern about Turkey and UkraineThere has been a “stark deterioration of press freedom” in Europe in 2016 with conflict in Turkey and Ukraine creating especially difficult conditions for journalists. Index on Censorship said it had seen 301...

    Prof. Elena Genova presents: The Samokov School of iconography
    Apr28

    Prof. Elena Genova presents: The Samokov School of iconography

    As public relations entered a new stage in the 18th and 19th century, different schools of art took shape in Bulgaria. That was the age of the Bulgarian National Revival; in Western Europe the 18th century was the Age of Enlightenment, a time when the national idea and the national-liberation struggles burgeoned. Education and culture flourished....

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