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    Celebrating the Malanka winter festival – in pictures
    Jan15

    Celebrating the Malanka winter festival – in pictures

    Villagers in Krasnoilsk, western Ukraine, celebrate Malanka, the old New Year’s Eve. According to the Julian calendar it falls on 13 January, and is marked with two days of festivities to symbolise the release of spring … …read more Source: The...

    Greece, refugee crisis and Brexit? No this ISN’T the end of the EU insists defiant Juncker
    Jan15

    Greece, refugee crisis and Brexit? No this ISN’T the end of the EU insists defiant Juncker

    TOP Brussels bureaucrat Jean-Claude Juncker today defiantly insisted this year isn’t “the beginning of the end” for the European Union despite the problems mounting up for the 28-member bloc. …read more Source:...

    Miss Me? Witty Hackers Put Sherlock Villain Moriarty on Kyiv Subway Screens
    Jan15

    Miss Me? Witty Hackers Put Sherlock Villain Moriarty on Kyiv Subway Screens

    Moriarty, the villain from BBC’s Sherlock series surprised Kyiv metro riders on January 14. Image from Nash Kiev Facebook community. The subway passengers in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv got quite a shock on January 14 when images of Moriarty, the infamous villain from the Sherlock books and films, started popping up on the screens in the...

    “Cost of EU-Russia sanctions reaches 75 billion last year”
    Jan15

    “Cost of EU-Russia sanctions reaches 75 billion last year”

    Russia’s losses due to EU sanctions amounted to EUR 25 billion last year, First Deputy Minister of Economic Development Aleksei Likhachev said this week.Speaking at the 2016 Gaidar Forum conference, he said that EU’s estimated losses due to Russia’s countermeasures were EUR 50 billion in 2015, and EUR 40 billion the year before....

    Bulgaria to be Promoted as Tourist Destination at Rio Olympics
    Jan15

    Bulgaria to be Promoted as Tourist Destination at Rio Olympics

    Bulgaria will be promoted as a tourist destination at the 2016 Olympic Games which will be taking place in Rio de Janeiro this summer. This was announced by Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova in an interview for the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) on Thursday. Bulgaria will be also promoted at other leading sports events, such as the European Ski...

    Perimeter protection business booms in tandem with Europe’s refugee crisis
    Jan15

    Perimeter protection business booms in tandem with Europe’s refugee crisis

    Many of the security systems at the perimeter protection trade fair, previously the preserve of protective states, are now being deployed in homesAnyone who steps unwanted over the threshold of a property with a Peperosso atomiser installed can expect an immediate burning sensation as chilli paprika is sprayed in their face. The instruction...

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds to Semifinals in Sydney
    Jan15

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds to Semifinals in Sydney

    The highest ranking Bulgarian male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov proceeded to the semifinals of the Apia International tournament which is taking place in Sydney. In the quarterfinal, Dimitrov defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov from Ukraine with 4:6, 6:3, 6:4. The quarterfinal was played over two days as rain interrupted the match several times, with...

    Ukraine pushing for return of Crimea
    Jan15

    Ukraine pushing for return of Crimea

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he is seeking help from the EU and the US in securing the return of Crimea to Ukrainian sovereignty. The… …read more Source:...

    Obama’s ‘slippery slope’ delusion
    Jan15

    Obama’s ‘slippery slope’ delusion

    In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama sounded a familiar and somewhat defensive theme about the Islamic State. Let’s not overreact, he said, against “masses of fighters on the back of pickup trucks and twisted souls plotting in apartments or garages … [who] do not threaten our national existence.” To intensify the fight...

    [Ticker] EU prepares to extend Ukraine sanctions by 1 year
    Jan14

    [Ticker] EU prepares to extend Ukraine sanctions by 1 year

    The EU foreign service has proposed extending an asset freeze on former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych and several of his associates by one year when it expires in early March. An EU diplomat familiar with the initial talks, held in Brussels on Thursday, said he’s confident the proposal will pass. …read more Source:...

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