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    Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years
    Oct30

    Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years

    CHISINAU, Moldova — Moldovans began voting Sunday for a president in an election that could move the former Soviet republic closer to Europe or push it back into Russia’s orbit. It is the first time in 20 years citizens have directly voted for their president in a country where many are angry about high-level corruption. Both the...

    Moldova votes in first presidential polls in two decades
    Oct30

    Moldova votes in first presidential polls in two decades

    CHISINAU: Ex-Soviet Moldova went to the polls Sunday in its first popular presidential election since the 1990s, seen as a tug-of-war between supporters of closer relations with Russia and those seeking EU integration. The crisis-hit country of 3.5 million wedged between Ukraine and Romania is the poorest in Europe and has struggled with a string...

    Man changes name to ‘iPhone Sim’ to win an iPhone 7
    Oct30

    Man changes name to ‘iPhone Sim’ to win an iPhone 7

    You might think you love your iPhone 7, but you definitely don’t love it more than one Ukrainian man who recently made a great sacrifice to get one: giving up his very name. The possibly-too-hardcore Apple fan, formerly known as Olexander Turin, actually changed his name to iPhone Sim (sim means “seven” in Ukrainian) to win an...

    Kiev Calls for Closer Cooperation with Tehran in Diverse Fields
    Oct30

    Kiev Calls for Closer Cooperation with Tehran in Diverse Fields

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv voiced his country’s willingness to boost cooperation with Iran in all spheres, including energy, agriculture and industry. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years
    Oct30

    Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldovans began voting Sunday for a president in an election that could move the former Soviet republic closer to Europe or push it back into Russia’s orbit. It is the first time in 20 years citizens have directly voted for their president in a country where many are angry about high-level corruption. Both the...

    Could Moldova’s first presidential poll in 20 years push it back into Russia’s orbit?
    Oct30

    Could Moldova’s first presidential poll in 20 years push it back into Russia’s orbit?

    Ex-Soviet Moldova went to the polls Sunday in its first popular presidential election since the 1990s, seen as a tug-of-war between supporters of closer relations with Russia and those seeking EU integration. The crisis-hit country of 3.5 million wedged between Ukraine and Romania is the poorest in Europe and has struggled with a string of...

    Sofia shows reticence towards future increase of NATO forces near border with Russia
    Oct30

    Sofia shows reticence towards future increase of NATO forces near border with Russia

    NATO’s Defense Ministers decided that the alliance should launch 4 military battalions consisting of 4,000 soldiers in the Baltic countries in response to Russia’s decision to deploy 330,000 military men along its western border. The USA is to deploy a battalion of 900 soldiers to Eastern Poland, as well as a contingent of tanks and...

    Man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone
    Oct30

    Man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone

    A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 after an electronics store offered the latest Apple product More… …read more Source: Emirates...

    Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone
    Oct29

    Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 after an electronics store offered the latest Apple product to the first five people who do that. The 20-year old iPhone Sim (Seven) got the coveted prize Friday. He said he might change it back to his original name, Olexander Turin, when he has children. The price...

    An Education and a Pleasure
    Oct29

    An Education and a Pleasure

    Anne Applebaum is an expert on world affairs, and in particular on Eastern Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union. She is the author of several books, including Gulag: A History, which won the Pulitzer prize. And she is a columnist for the Washington Post.Her husband, Radek Sikorski, is a Polish politician, journalist, and writer. He was...