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    Ukrainian President Poroshenko to visit Turkey
    Mar08

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko to visit Turkey

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is to make an official visit to Turkey on March 9-10, the Ukrainian president’s office said in a statement on March 7 …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    News24.com | Ukrainians picket Russian embassy over pilot
    Mar08

    News24.com | Ukrainians picket Russian embassy over pilot

    Hundreds of angry Ukrainians have picketed Moscow’s embassy in Kiev as global calls grew for the release of a hunger-striking military helicopter pilot on trial in Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Retracts Appointment Of ‘Homophobic’ Family Ombudsman
    Mar08

    Ukraine Retracts Appointment Of ‘Homophobic’ Family Ombudsman

    Ukraine’s government has retracted the recent appointment of Adrian Bukovynskiy to the post of family ombudsman after activists complained he is biased against homosexuals. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Female Soldiers Fight For Equality On The Battlefield
    Mar08

    Ukraine’s Female Soldiers Fight For Equality On The Battlefield

    Around 100 female recruits are training at a camp near Lviv to become full-time members of the Ukrainian army. They don’t know whether their unit will be sent into combat, but these soldiers are already winning their first battle — proving that they have the same skill and courage as their male counterparts. (Halyna Tereshchuk, Marian...

    Russian Imports of Georgian Wine Skyrocket After Ban is Lifted
    Mar08

    Russian Imports of Georgian Wine Skyrocket After Ban is Lifted

    Russia has more than doubled its imports of Georgian wine in the first two months of the year, only three years after lifting a ban on sales of the drink, Georgia’s National Wine Agency reports. Moscow’s relations with Tbilisi were nearing an all-time low in 2006, when Georgia’s then-President Mikheil Saakashvili openly pursued...

    Bulgarian universities start to receive Bulgarian students, living abroad
    Mar08

    Bulgarian universities start to receive Bulgarian students, living abroad

    The ministry of education kicks off an information campaign among the Bulgarian communities abroad for recruitment of students, PhDs and graduates who want to study at universities in this country as of the new academic year. The information days /March 14 – 31/ will be held in Moldova, Ukraine, Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia. Those will...

    Ukrainian Protesters Demand That Russia Release Savchenko
    Mar08

    Ukrainian Protesters Demand That Russia Release Savchenko

    A few hundred people have marched from Ukraine’s Defense Ministry to the Russian Embassy in Kiev to demand that Russia release Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko.Among those taking part in Tuesday’s demonstration were members of Ukraine’s parliament and a journalist who was… …read more Source:...

    Protesters Demand Savchenko Release
    Mar08

    Protesters Demand Savchenko Release

    Hundreds of marchers marched through the streets of Kyiv to demand that Russia release detained Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    STRATFOR founder George Friedman: ‘Be ready for war’
    Mar08

    STRATFOR founder George Friedman: ‘Be ready for war’

    YouTube/ConsciousInterstate warfare is a thankfully unusual occurrence in the present day. State-assisted nonstate groups frequently fight governments, a scenario currently unfolding in Syria, Eastern Ukraine, and a host of other places. But you’d have to go back to the US-led invasion of Saddam Hussein’s Iraq in 2003, or the...

    STRATFOR founder George Friedman: ‘Be ready for war’
    Mar08

    STRATFOR founder George Friedman: ‘Be ready for war’

    YouTube/ConsciousInterstate warfare is a thankfully unusual occurrence in the present day. State-assisted nonstate groups frequently fight governments, a scenario currently unfolding in Syria, Eastern Ukraine, and a host of other places. But you’d have to go back to the US-led invasion of Saddam Hussein’s Iraq in 2003, or the...