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    Nilüfer Göle on new forms of protest: Tahrir, Maidan, Gezi and Eagle’s Bridge
    Mar15

    Nilüfer Göle on new forms of protest: Tahrir, Maidan, Gezi and Eagle’s Bridge

    What is the common thing between the protest movements in the Tahrir Square, the Maidan, the Gezi Park and Eagle’s Bridge downtown Sofia? The specifics of these forms of protest and the way they are carried out on public spots is the key subject in the research of sociologist Nilüfer Göle, a professor at the leading French School for...

    Reactors at Bulgaria’s Kozloduy Nuclear Plant ‘among Most Dangerous in Europe’
    Mar15

    Reactors at Bulgaria’s Kozloduy Nuclear Plant ‘among Most Dangerous in Europe’

    Reactors at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant in Bulgaria are considered to be among the most dangerous in Europe, a report at German daily Der Tagesspiegel [DE] reads.It also cites a number of safety concerns raised in 2013 by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the global energy watchdog (even though some of the recommendations have...

    Ukrainian party has buried idea of technocrat government: president’s party
    Mar15

    Ukrainian party has buried idea of technocrat government: president’s party

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s reformist Samopomich party has effectively buried lawmakers’ plans to replace Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s government with a technocrat cabinet, a senior lawmaker in President Petro Poroshenko’s party said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    “What if?” history books normally annoy me – but History’s People is an exception
    Mar15

    “What if?” history books normally annoy me – but History’s People is an exception

    Margaret MacMillan’s selection of neglected voices in History’s People reminds us how individual choices and actions come to shape our world. Counterfactual history – also known as “What if?” history – bores me. Too often, the questions asked are predictable. What if the Spanish Armada had landed successfully in England? Would modern...

    Did Putin once again outfox Obama?
    Mar15

    Did Putin once again outfox Obama?

    Vladimir Putin’s announcement on Monday that Russia will begin pulling out of Syria appeared to take the White House by surprise, and revived concerns that the Russian leader is outmaneuvering Barack Obama. Just six months after he threw international relations into a tailspin by launching airstrikes in Syria, Putin on Monday declared that...

    EU pushes for closer Russia cooperation
    Mar14

    EU pushes for closer Russia cooperation

    The EU needs to take a tough line on Russia and keep its sanctions in place while at the same time engaging with Moscow to tackle problems such as Syria and Libya, the bloc’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said Monday. “We had unanimity among the 28” on new guidelines for the EU-Russia relationship, Mogherini told reporters after...

    Proximity along contact line in east Ukraine raises violence risks: OSCE
    Mar14

    Proximity along contact line in east Ukraine raises violence risks: OSCE

    BERLIN (Reuters) – International monitors want Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists to pull further apart along the line of contact in east Ukraine, a senior official with Europe’s main security and rights watchdog said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine President sees Yaresko as possible PM: spokesman
    Mar14

    Ukraine President sees Yaresko as possible PM: spokesman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko sees technocrat Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko and the head of the reformist Samopomich party as potential candidates for prime minister, spokesman Svyatoslav Tsegolko said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Latvian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian nationals detained in Spain for producing drugs
    Mar14

    Latvian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian nationals detained in Spain for producing drugs

    The police in Spain arrested five people, including from Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine, after seizing thousands of packages of rave drugs described as more toxic than cocaine or marijuana, reported LETA/BNS, referring to The Daily Star. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Latvian troops begin training Ukrainian army
    Mar14

    Latvian troops begin training Ukrainian army

    Soldiers from the Latvian Armed Forces together with soldiers from Canada, Great Britain, Lithuania and the USA have begun training troops from the Ukrainian armed forces reported official armed forces portal Sargs.lv Monday. …read more Source:...

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