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    Google translation error turns ‘Russia’ into ‘Mordor’
    Jan07

    Google translation error turns ‘Russia’ into ‘Mordor’

    Google says it has fixed a bug in its translation software that converted “Russian Federation” into “Mordor,” a fictional region in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy that has the nickname “Land of Shadow” and is home to the evil Sauron. The automated translation tool also turned “Russians” into “occupiers” while “Sergei Lavrov” — Russia’s...

    Lithuania has collected over USD 21,000 to help Ukrainian army
    Jan07

    Lithuania has collected over USD 21,000 to help Ukrainian army

    The Lithuania Riflemen’s Union has purchased several pieces of medical equipment and its members are taking them to the frontline of Ukraine’s Donbas region The post Lithuania has collected over USD 21,000 to help Ukrainian army appeared first on The Baltic Review. …read more Source: Baltic...

    Ian Bremmer laments weakening of US-Europe alliance | El País – Spain
    Jan07

    Ian Bremmer laments weakening of US-Europe alliance | El País – Spain

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    Ex-Head of Bulgaria’s DPS Party Determined to Stay in Politics
    Jan07

    Ex-Head of Bulgaria’s DPS Party Determined to Stay in Politics

    Lyutvi Mestan, the former head of Bulgaria’s second-largest opposition party DPS, vowed to stay in politics despite recent developments. Speaking at a press conference with his wife and with lawmakers who quit the DPS’s group in Parliament, saying they would “follow him”, he asserted he had done to change the party’s...

    Netflix Available in Bulgaria as Part of Expansion Around the World
    Jan07

    Netflix Available in Bulgaria as Part of Expansion Around the World

    Bulgaria is one of the 130 countries to which video streamer Netflix surprisingly announced on Wednesday it is expanding, its newly published list shows.Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings is quoted as saying at CES 2016, an international technology event, that the company is now bringing about “a new global TV network”.Another...

    Coca-cola New Year’s greeting upsets both Russians and Ukrainians
    Jan07

    Coca-cola New Year’s greeting upsets both Russians and Ukrainians

    Probably with good intentions, U.S. soft drink manufacturer Coca-Cola published a New Year’s greeting to customers on VK social network, by adding a picture of the territory of Russia with its internationally recognised borders, without land-grabbed Crimea. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    More Visitors to Bulgaria’s Ski Resorts during Christmas Holidays This Season
    Jan07

    More Visitors to Bulgaria’s Ski Resorts during Christmas Holidays This Season

    Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said more people visited ski resorts in the country around Christmas and New Year compared to the 2014-2015 winter holidays.Early estimates suggest the increase is nearly 3 percent, with some 370 tourists (both domestic and foreign) visiting and hotels cashing in BGN 337 M (EUR 172 M) from...

    The Latest: Ukraine ambassador says no one on UN Security Council speaks out against sanctions
    Jan06
    Coca-Cola map mix-up angers Russia and Ukraine
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola map mix-up angers Russia and Ukraine

    A New Year’s greeting from Coca-Cola has managed the rare feat of uniting Russia and Ukraine, in anger. The soft drinks giant posted a message to its customers on VK, a Russian social media site, featuring a map of Russia that did not include Crimea, which was annexed by Moscow in 2014. After a stream of complaints, the firm republished the...

    Ukrainians call for Coca-Cola boycott
    Jan06

    Ukrainians call for Coca-Cola boycott

    Ukrainians call for a boycott of Coca-Cola after the company shares a festive map of Russia including annexed Crimea. …read more Source:...

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