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    Nowhere Man: Ukrainians Swap Out Lenin For Lennon
    Mar02

    Nowhere Man: Ukrainians Swap Out Lenin For Lennon

    Imagine all the people, living for today. And ditching their Soviet past. The 6,000 residents of Kalyny, in western Ukraine, hope to do just that. They have renamed Vladimir Lenin Street after the late Beatle John Lennon. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarusian scientists honored with awards
    Mar02

    Belarusian scientists honored with awards

    Belarusian scientists are among the awardees of the national academies of sciences of Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Euro organizers increase security budget after Paris attacks
    Mar02

    Euro organizers increase security budget after Paris attacks

    Euro 2016 organizers have increased the security budget by 15 percent in the wake of the Paris attacks. The attacks that left 130 people dead in November have forced organizers to “strengthen” safety measures, with the security budget up to 34 million euros ($36.9 million), organizing president Jacques Lambert said on Wednesday at a...

    Russian prosecutor demands 23 years in jail for female Ukrainian pilot
    Mar02

    Russian prosecutor demands 23 years in jail for female Ukrainian pilot

    A prosecutor asked a Russian court on Wednesday to jail Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko for 23 years, saying she was guilty of complicity in killing two Russian journalists reporting on the fighting in east Ukraine, Russian media reported. …read more Source: Channel...

    Crimea row geography textbook changed
    Mar02

    Crimea row geography textbook changed

    A geography textbook that prompted a complaint from the Ukrainian embassy for showing Crimea as part of Russia is changed. …read more Source:...

    Anna Buxton: “Very often a person feels more Bulgarian when they are away from Bulgaria”
    Mar02

    Anna Buxton: “Very often a person feels more Bulgarian when they are away from Bulgaria”

    On March 3, as part of events marking Bulgaria’s Liberation Day, the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London will host the exhibition “Maps of Bulgaria.” It will be presented by our compatriot Anna Buxton, a researcher of Bulgarian history, translator and writer, wife of well-known translator of Bulgarian literature Christopher...

    Russia seeks 23 years jail for Ukraine pilot
    Mar02

    Russia seeks 23 years jail for Ukraine pilot

    MOSCOW: Russia’s state prosecutor on Wednesday demanded a 23-year prison sentence for Ukrainian pilot and lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko accused of killing two Russian journalists in war-torn Ukraine. “The prosecution requested 23 years,” one of Savchenko’s lawyers, Mark Feigin, said on Twitter. After more than a year in detention, the...

    Russian prosecutor demands 23 years in jail for female Ukrainian pilot
    Mar02

    Russian prosecutor demands 23 years in jail for female Ukrainian pilot

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A prosecutor asked a Russian court on Wednesday to jail Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko for 23 years, saying she was guilty of complicity in killing two Russian journalists reporting on the fighting in east Ukraine, Russian media reported. …read more Source:...

    First deal to sell grain for export registered at Belarusian commodity exchange
    Mar02

    First deal to sell grain for export registered at Belarusian commodity exchange

    “The ever first deal to sell grain for export was registered at the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange. 15,000 tonnes of rye worth over $1.5 million was sold to Ukraine in just one trading session,” Roman Yaniv informed. …read more Source:...

    Russian Prosecutor Calls For 23-Year Sentence Against Savchenko
    Mar02

    Russian Prosecutor Calls For 23-Year Sentence Against Savchenko

    Russia’s prosecutor has called for a 23-year prison term for Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, who has been accused by Russian authorities of involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...