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    Unhappy new year for Coca-Cola as it upsets first Russia, then Ukraine
    Jan05

    Unhappy new year for Coca-Cola as it upsets first Russia, then Ukraine

    Both countries left fizzing with indignation over company message that included controversial mapAll Coca-Cola wanted to do was to wish consumers a happy new year, but instead it ended up stirring anger in two markets, Russia and Ukraine, over the disputed territory of Crimea.The Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula was annexed by Moscow in March 2014...

    Bulgaria to remain factor of stability in dynamic geostrategic environment: minister
    Jan05

    Bulgaria to remain factor of stability in dynamic geostrategic environment: minister

    In an interview for the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency about the challenges of Bulgaria’s foreign policy in 2016, Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Daniel Mitov said that Sofia would aim at assisting the countries in solving the problems that remained unsolved in 2015 such as the refugee and immigrant flow from the Middle East and...

    Russia ‘supplying gas to Ukrainian town’ during cold snap after it pleaded for help
    Jan05

    Russia ‘supplying gas to Ukrainian town’ during cold snap after it pleaded for help

    Mayor denies appealing to Vladimir Putin as Kremlin claims it has begun unilaterally pumping “humantarian” gas from Crimea following cold snap. …read more Source: The...

    The Ukrainians starting a new life – in Russia
    Jan05

    The Ukrainians starting a new life – in Russia

    About 1.5 million have fled the conflict in Donetsk, with their choice of destination largely set by their allegiance in the war“It’s a scary feeling when you land at the end of the earth and you literally know nobody,” said Tatyana Kurlayeva while sipping a cappuccino in a cafe in Magadan, a bleak city in the far east of Russia. Kurlayeva,...

    Natural gas woes – obscurity during winter
    Jan05

    Natural gas woes – obscurity during winter

    On New Year’s Eve Bulgaria narrowly missed a rather unpleasant “déjà vu.” The case between Overgas and Gazprom reminded us of the frosty days at the beginning of January 2009, when deliveries of Russian gas through Ukraine stopped completely because of financial disputes between Moscow and Kiev. During those days the Bulgarian...

    “My Nazi Legacy”: a film about guilt and memory
    Jan05

    “My Nazi Legacy”: a film about guilt and memory

    Philippe Sands (centre) with Niklas Frank (left) and Horst von Wächter (right) in the killings fields of Ukraine : Ian Kershaw–the fall and rise of modern Europe Like many other descendants of Holocaust victims, Philippe Sands wanted to find out more about the circumstances of their deaths. The lawyer and academic, author of Lawless World and...

    MEP Austrevicius Says EU-Ukraine Relations Developed as Never Before
    Jan05

    MEP Austrevicius Says EU-Ukraine Relations Developed as Never Before

    Relations between the European Union and Ukraine have become so deeply institutionalized and developed as never before. …read more Source:...

    Polish president offers New Year’s welcome to refugees from Ukraine
    Jan05

    Polish president offers New Year’s welcome to refugees from Ukraine

    President of Poland Andrzej Duda has expressed his “joy” that ethnic Poles from war-torn eastern Ukraine have been given asylum in Poland. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Vladimir Putin unleashes new secret weapon in fight against ISIS, an army of RATS
    Jan05

    Vladimir Putin unleashes new secret weapon in fight against ISIS, an army of RATS

    Russian scientists in Rostov-on-Don, near the Ukrainian border, have been placing microchips inside the rodents’ heads and training them to recognise explosives and drugs. …read more Source: Daily...

    RuNet Users Get Creative In Response to Ukrainian President’s Fake Magazine Cover
    Jan05

    RuNet Users Get Creative In Response to Ukrainian President’s Fake Magazine Cover

    Shortly after New Year, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tweeted a photo of a cover of The Economist magazine featuring his face among many other international leaders. The magazine cover turned out to be fake and resulted in a perfect storm of parodies and memes on the Russian-speaking Internet. On January 3, Poroshenko posted a photo of the...

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