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    New Year In Bukovina
    Jan15

    New Year In Bukovina

    An eclectic array of fancy dress costumes and masks were on display, as Ukrainians celebrated New Year according to the Julian calendar in the Bukovina region, bordering Romania. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    “Cost of EU-Russia sanctions reaches 75 billion last year”
    Jan15

    “Cost of EU-Russia sanctions reaches 75 billion last year”

    Russia’s losses due to EU sanctions amounted to EUR 25 billion last year, First Deputy Minister of Economic Development Aleksei Likhachev said this week.Speaking at the 2016 Gaidar Forum conference, he said that EU’s estimated losses due to Russia’s countermeasures were EUR 50 billion in 2015, and EUR 40 billion the year before....

    Nominees in main Oscars categories
    Jan15

    Nominees in main Oscars categories

    LOS ANGELES: Here are the nominees in the main categories for the 88th Academy Awards, to be handed out on February 28 in Hollywood: Best picture: “The Big Short” “Bridge of Spies” “Brooklyn” “Mad Max: Fury Road” “The Martian” “The Revenant” “Room” “Spotlight” Best director: Adam McKay, “The Big Short” George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”...

    Ukraine, Georgia and Azerbaijan Agree to Transport on Trans-Caspian Route
    Jan15

    Ukraine, Georgia and Azerbaijan Agree to Transport on Trans-Caspian Route

    Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Ukraine signed a protocol in Baku on the establishment of competitive feed-in tariffs for cargo transportation on the Trans-Caspian international transport route. This is stated in the message of the administration of sea ports of Ukraine. The protocol was signed by the head of CJSC Azerbaijani Railways Javid...

    Ukraine plans to focus on Azerbaijan
    Jan15

    Ukraine plans to focus on Azerbaijan

    Stagnation in bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Ukraine is coming to the end, as two countries need to update a platform for cooperation and reboot partnership. …read more Source:...

    ‘Revenant’ leads Oscar noms with 12, only white actors again
    Jan15

    ‘Revenant’ leads Oscar noms with 12, only white actors again

    This photo provided by Twentieth Century Fox shows, Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from the film, “The Revenant.” The film was nominated for an Oscar for best picture on Thursday. The 88th annual Academy Awards will take place on Feb. 28 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Twentieth Century Fox via AP)The brutal 1820s frontier revenge...

    Russia Asks Dutch Officials to Look into New MH17 Evidence
    Jan15

    Russia Asks Dutch Officials to Look into New MH17 Evidence

    Russian aviation officials say they have uncovered new evidence about the 2014 downing of a Malaysian jet over eastern Ukraine and are asking Dutch investigators to look into the findings.The Dutch Safety Board said in its final report released in October that Malaysia… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Refugees Forced To Leave Russia
    Jan15

    Ukrainian Refugees Forced To Leave Russia

    Some Ukrainian refugees will have to leave Russia by February 1, under new rules imposed last autumn. There are exceptions for those from certain parts of war-torn eastern Ukraine, and others who have applied for and received permission to stay. It’s not clear how many people need to pack their bags, but RFE/RL’s Current Time found...

    Bulgaria to be Promoted as Tourist Destination at Rio Olympics
    Jan15

    Bulgaria to be Promoted as Tourist Destination at Rio Olympics

    Bulgaria will be promoted as a tourist destination at the 2016 Olympic Games which will be taking place in Rio de Janeiro this summer. This was announced by Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova in an interview for the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) on Thursday. Bulgaria will be also promoted at other leading sports events, such as the European Ski...

    Perimeter protection business booms in tandem with Europe’s refugee crisis
    Jan15

    Perimeter protection business booms in tandem with Europe’s refugee crisis

    Many of the security systems at the perimeter protection trade fair, previously the preserve of protective states, are now being deployed in homesAnyone who steps unwanted over the threshold of a property with a Peperosso atomiser installed can expect an immediate burning sensation as chilli paprika is sprayed in their face. The instruction...