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    Breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia seeks vote on joining Russia
    Oct20

    Breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia seeks vote on joining Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia has said it plans to hold a Crimea-style referendum on joining Russia, a move that risks inflaming the Kremlin’s already strained ties with the West. …read more Source:...

    Bulgarian Tour Operators Experience Hardest Year in Past Decade
    Oct20

    Bulgarian Tour Operators Experience Hardest Year in Past Decade

    The chairperson of the Association of Bulgarian tour operators and travel agents, Bayko Baykov, said on Monday that Bulgarian tourism is experiencing its hardest year in the past decade. According to Kalin Draganov, a member of the association, cultural tourism in the country was mainly developed by the municipalities. In his words,...

    Medicine and Health 2015 expo to feature equipment and technologies from 100 producers
    Oct19

    Medicine and Health 2015 expo to feature equipment and technologies from 100 producers

    Participants from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Italy, Germany, Lithuania, Pakistan, Slovakia, Turkey, and Estonia will demonstrate the latest developments of the research centers, innovative medical technologies, modern medicines, equipment, expendable supplies and technology for the modernization of the healthcare system. …read more Source:...

    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...

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