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    2015 – toughest for Bulgarian tourism as of 10 years
    Oct19

    2015 – toughest for Bulgarian tourism as of 10 years

    The Association of Bulgarian Tour Operators and Tourist Agents declared that 2015 has been so far the heaviest year for Bulgarian tourism as of a decade. There was a 9 percent drop over the first 8 months of the year due to the decreased number of Russian and Ukrainian tourists. At the same time the European markets didn’t see any...

    When Donald Trump quits
    Oct19

    When Donald Trump quits

    After sending mixed signals about what might drive him to withdraw from the presidential race, Donald Trump settled on a definitive answer last month: “I’m never dropping out.” The next day, he tweeted, “I’m leading big in every poll and we are going to WIN! Remember, Trump NEVER gives up!” But, like many successful businessmen, the...

    Cult of Stalin sweeps back into Ukraine’s Donetsk rebel ‘republic’
    Oct19

    Cult of Stalin sweeps back into Ukraine’s Donetsk rebel ‘republic’

    Separatists exploit Soviet nostalgia in coal-mining city formerly known as Stalino in bid to cement their Moscow-backed rule – while glossing over Stalin’s atrocities …read more Source: The...

    Belarus a stable bridge between EU and EEU, Richard Sakwa says
    Oct19

    Belarus a stable bridge between EU and EEU, Richard Sakwa says

    Over the past couple of years Belarus has become one of the main mediators between the west and the east in Europe. The image of Alexander Lukashenko has made an amazing transformation from “Europe’s last dictator” into a political figure promoting the Ukrainian peaceful settlement. …read more Source:...

    The Brits fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Oct19

    The Brits fighting in eastern Ukraine

    The British men fighting with pro-Russian rebels in Eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Stalin portraits emerge in heart of Ukraine’s rebel-held territory
    Oct19

    Stalin portraits emerge in heart of Ukraine’s rebel-held territory

    Soviet nostalgia rules as images of the former dictator go on display in the centre of Donetsk, the rebel capital of eastern Ukraine once called StalinoThree portraits of the former Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin are on display in the centre of Donetsk, the rebel capital of eastern Ukraine, as the separatist authorities fuel a mood of Soviet...

    Putin’s foreign legion
    Oct19

    Putin’s foreign legion

    The New York Times praises the efficiency of Vladimir Putin’s military modernization on daily display over the skies of Syria. No big surprise here. The Soviet Union showed that a totalitarian state can concentrate its limited resources on the military, weak economy or not. The Times article, however, misses the point that Putin’s...

    VIDEO: UK Ukraine rebel: ‘I’m not a terrorist’
    Oct19

    VIDEO: UK Ukraine rebel: ‘I’m not a terrorist’

    A British man speaks to the BBC about his decision to travel to eastern Ukraine to fight with pro-Russian forces. …read more Source:...

    Row between Oxford University and Ukrainian Embassy as books say Crimea belongs to Russia
    Oct18

    Row between Oxford University and Ukrainian Embassy as books say Crimea belongs to Russia

    Oxford University Press came under fire after the new book for pupils aged 11 to 14 said the Crimea, which was annexed by Russian troops last year, is no longer part of Ukraine. …read more Source: Daily...

    Poroshenko: Hold Russia accountable for MH17
    Oct18

    Poroshenko: Hold Russia accountable for MH17

    Russia should be held responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, although Ukraine could have done more to prevent the disaster by closing its airspace, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Sunday. In an interview on CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, Poroshenko said Russia should “absolutely” be held accountable for the...

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