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    US “extremely worried” about the scale of corruption in Ukraine
    Sep19

    US “extremely worried” about the scale of corruption in Ukraine

    KIEV – US Vice President Joe Biden is “extremely worried” about the scale of corruption in Ukraine. He warned Ukrainian President Petro …read more Source:...

    Fury as Putin and Berlusconi drink 240-year-old wine
    Sep19

    Fury as Putin and Berlusconi drink 240-year-old wine

    Criminal case opened after 1775 Jeres de la Frontera was opened during cellar tour in Crimea …read more Source: The Irish...

    Vice President Margarita Popova meets with international academic group
    Sep19

    Vice President Margarita Popova meets with international academic group

    Vice President Margarita Popova met today at the Presidency in Sofia with participants in the international interdisciplinary project Picturesque Bulgaria: Bulgarian Literary Routes. The event is under the auspices of the head of state, the press service of the Presidency said. The project’s participants include professors and students in...

    Sesil Karatantcheva wins Tokyo tennis tournament qualification match
    Sep19

    Sesil Karatantcheva wins Tokyo tennis tournament qualification match

    Sesil Karatantcheva has started with a win her participation in the qualifications of the tennis tournament in Tokyo with a prize fund worth 1 million US dollars. She beat Kyoka Okamura of Japan 6:3, 6:4. In the next round she plays versus Olga Savchuk of Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio...

    Putin, Berlusconi and the 240-year-old bottle of wine
    Sep19

    Putin, Berlusconi and the 240-year-old bottle of wine

    A bottle of 1775 Jeres de la Frontera was brought to Crimea by Count Mikhail Vorontsov during the reign of Catherine the Great. It was worth an estimated €80,000. On Friday, Vladimir Putin and Silvio Berlusconi were accused of drinking it. The Russian president was showing his friend and former Italian prime minister round the Massandra winery in...

    Borders of European (dis)Union in a divided world (see the Economist maps)
    Sep19

    Borders of European (dis)Union in a divided world (see the Economist maps)

    The Economist writes that “Europe will soon have more physical barriers on its national borders than it did during the Cold War. This year’s refugee crisis, combined with Ukraine’s ongoing conflict with Russia has seen governments plan and construct border walls and security fences across the mediterranean and eastern Europe… Since...

    ’Tis but a modest migration proposal
    Sep19

    ’Tis but a modest migration proposal

    If I were Greek, I’d be feeling pretty pissed just about now. The very Germans who couldn’t bring themselves to spit at a Greek dying of thirst by the side of the road this summer are now flinging the doors open to an influx of migrants from outside Europe (even as Angela Merkel has had second thoughts about it). Frankly, I’d be...

    Sixteenth-century lessons for 21st-century Italy
    Sep19

    Sixteenth-century lessons for 21st-century Italy

    Italy needs a reboot — appropriate enough in a country shaped like an item of footwear. Few countries can boast anything like the heritage the land that produced the Roman Empire and the Renaissance. But few, in Europe at least, are as uncertain about what the future holds. Italy is the soft underbelly of the European project, and perhaps the...

    Putin and Berlusconi sued over ‘Ukrainian’ wine: Russian president and disgraced former Italian leader accused of uncorking a 240-year-old bottle in Crimea
    Sep19

    Putin and Berlusconi sued over ‘Ukrainian’ wine: Russian president and disgraced former Italian leader accused of uncorking a 240-year-old bottle in Crimea

    Putin and his old friend Berlusconi spent last weekend in Crimea, touring ancient ruins and visiting the peninsula’s prized Massandra winery. …read more Source: Daily...

    Putin and Berlusconi in Crimea wine row
    Sep19

    Putin and Berlusconi in Crimea wine row

    Ukrainian prosecutors draw up charges against the head of a Crimean winery for allegedly opening a vintage bottle for Vladimir Putin and Silvio Berlusconi. …read more Source:...

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