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    Coca-Cola blames ad agency for map showing Crimea as part of Russia
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola blames ad agency for map showing Crimea as part of Russia

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. drinks firm Coca-Cola on Wednesday blamed a marketing agency for a map used in an online advertising campaign that showed Crimea to be part of Russia and which drew protests and threats of a boycott from angry Ukrainians. …read more Source:...

    Belarus emphasizes need for peaceful resolution of Ukraine crisis
    Jan06

    Belarus emphasizes need for peaceful resolution of Ukraine crisis

    “Belarus has been making consistent effort to facilitate de-escalation of the conflict as it is genuinely interested in a speedy resolution of the crisis in Ukraine,” the review of Belarus’ foreign policy and the activities of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2015 reads. …read more Source:...

    Belarus refuses to support Russia over Crimea issue at the UN
    Jan06

    Belarus refuses to support Russia over Crimea issue at the UN

    Kolya Lukashenka and Vladimir Makei at the UN Efforts of the Belarusian diplomacy at the main part of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly at the end of 2015 brought mixed results. Alexander Lukashenka’s statements during the high-level segments of the session went largely unnoticed. Belarusian diplomats did rather well on the issues...

    Previously unknown texts of Malevich’s speeches discovered in Kiev
    Jan06

    Previously unknown texts of Malevich’s speeches discovered in Kiev

    “This is a landmark event for the cultural life of Kiev. Up to now, the Kiev period has been the least studied period of Kazimir Malevich’s creative life,” art manager, researcher of the artist’s works Tatyana Filevskaya noted. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine imposes additional measures on border with Belarus in connetion with Russia’s ban on transit
    Jan06

    Ukraine imposes additional measures on border with Belarus in connetion with Russia’s ban on transit

    Ukraine adopted additional measures and reinforced the checkpoints on the Belarusian-Ukrainian border as Russia introduced a new regime of cargo transit to Kazakhstan (via Belarus). …read more Source:...

    Crimea children’s theatre forced to shut for ‘promoting western propaganda’
    Jan06

    Crimea children’s theatre forced to shut for ‘promoting western propaganda’

    Popular drama school complains of harassment from local officials who accused them of championing Ukrainian nationalism. RFE/RL reportsA popular children’s drama school that staged Ukrainian-language plays in Crimea is shutting down after what its founders describe as a campaign of harassment from local officials. Svitanok (Sunrise) taught...

    Coca-Cola upsets first Russia then Ukraine with New Year greeting
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola upsets first Russia then Ukraine with New Year greeting

    Warring neighbours furious at drink giant’s maps depicting the disputed territory of Crimea …read more Source: The...

    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...

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