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    ‘Have you noticed that Eurovision is very popular with gay people?’
    May12

    ‘Have you noticed that Eurovision is very popular with gay people?’

    For once, music and fun takes pride of place ahead of politics in Ukraine …read more Source: The Irish...

    Hi-Tech Park, Microsoft choose best Belarusian startups
    May12

    Hi-Tech Park, Microsoft choose best Belarusian startups

    Each team had three minutes to present their project and two minutes to answers questions from the judges and the audience. Three winners were named. The Scrawless team won the first place and will go to the Imagine Cup 2017 semifinals in Kiev where it will compete with the best teams in the Commonwealth of Independent States. …read more...

    AGERPRES documentary “The Land between the Waters,” acclaimed at Romanian Film Evenings
    May12

    AGERPRES documentary “The Land between the Waters,” acclaimed at Romanian Film Evenings

    The documentary “The Land between the Waters, the People of the Danube Delta,” an AGERPRES Video production on the Danube Delta, recounting life stories of locals – Lippovans, Ukrainians or Greeks, was presented on Friday within the Serile Filmului Romanesc – SFR (Romanian Film Evenings) festival in Iasi. …read more...

    Eurovision Song Contest: Who are the past winners?
    May12

    Eurovision Song Contest: Who are the past winners?

    The Week looks back at the last ten years of the competition One-Minute Read Friday, May 12, 2017 – 4:14pm On Saturday night, delegations from across Europe will arrive in the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev for a night of glam and glitter at the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest. See related …read more Source: The...

    The world’s third most active internet ad clickers live in Latvia
    May12

    The world’s third most active internet ad clickers live in Latvia

    Latvia’s internet users actively click on advertisements. Activity is higher only in Ukraine and Turkey, according to results of a study of Gemius. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Don’t miss Trump’s incredibly telling non-answer on financial ties to Russia
    May12

    Don’t miss Trump’s incredibly telling non-answer on financial ties to Russia

    A simple question that deserves a real answer. Donald Trump’s admission that he had the Russia investigation on his mind when he fired FBI Director James Comey has, naturally, attracted the lion’s share of attention out of Thursday night’s interview with NBC News’s Lester Holt. But he made another telling admission in...

    Mogherini: Military solution not answer to Ukrainian, Syrian conflicts
    May12

    Mogherini: Military solution not answer to Ukrainian, Syrian conflicts

    Political will is needed to solve the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini told BNS in an interview. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria’s Eurovision Singer Lands in Mess Over Crimea
    May12

    Bulgaria’s Eurovision Singer Lands in Mess Over Crimea

    A brief performance in Russian-occupied Crimea has caused controversy for Bulgaria’s Eurovision performer, Kristian Kostov, whose song, ‘Beautiful Mess’ is otherwise tipped to do well. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Ukrainians Welcome Visa-Free Travel To EU
    May12

    Ukrainians Welcome Visa-Free Travel To EU

    European Union member states have endorsed visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens entering the EU’s Schengen Area. The new visa regime is set to come into effect on June 11. RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service asked residents of Kharkiv to share their reactions to the decision. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Roma, Jews in Hungary celebrate gypsy singer’s progress in Eurovision song contest
    May12

    Roma, Jews in Hungary celebrate gypsy singer’s progress in Eurovision song contest

    (JTA) — Roma and Jewish groups in Hungary celebrated as a Roma singer’s song about oppressed minorities advanced to the finals of the Eurovision song contest. Joci Pápai, 35, is the first Roma to represent Hungary in the continental song competition among 42 countries. He made the cut in the semi-finals Thursday night in Kiev, along with...