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    Moldova Has One of the Largest Cemeteries in Eastern Europe
    Feb01

    Moldova Has One of the Largest Cemeteries in Eastern Europe

    Moldova’s sprawling Saint Lazarus cemetery is one of the largest graveyards in Eastern Europe.It lies on a hill in Chisinau, the capital of this impoverished nation located between European Union member Romania and Ukraine. Built in the 1960s, it covers 200 hectares (495… …read more Source:...

    Russia Shrugs Off Allegations Against Putin
    Feb01

    Russia Shrugs Off Allegations Against Putin

    The story of Russian President Vladimir Putin over the last few years has been one of his steady descent from a leader welcomed and even feted around the world to one who has had allegations of murder and corruption levied at him. Last month, a British public inquiry concluded Putin probably signed off on the 2006 murder of a former Russian spy...

    Armenia’s Economy 2015 and EEU Implications
    Feb01

    Armenia’s Economy 2015 and EEU Implications

    INTRODUCTION Amid political and economic turbulences of recent years Armenia strives to maintain some balanced status enabling its integration possibilities and cooperation with various economic unions. Following this policy and with hope to exclude extra political and economic impacts, Armenia announced on its intention of engagement with the...

    Soviet-Era Monument Torn Down In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Soviet-Era Monument Torn Down In Eastern Ukraine

    A crowd in the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk tore down a statue of Soviet-era leader Grigory Petrovsky on January 29. Petrovsky, who led the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic in the 1920s and 1930s, is seen as one of the architects of the mass famine known as the Holodomor that killed millions of Ukrainians. The statue was one of the...

    Moldova has one of the largest cemeteries in Eastern Europe
    Feb01

    Moldova has one of the largest cemeteries in Eastern Europe

    Moldova’s sprawling Saint Lazarus cemetery is one of the largest graveyards in Eastern Europe. It lies on a hill in Chisinau, the capital of this impoverished nation located between European Union member Romania and Ukraine. Built in the 1960s, it covers 200 hectares (495 acres) and is dotted with wooden, metal and stone crosses, inscribed...

    Deadline Day: a three-ring circus for optimists and cynics
    Feb01

    Deadline Day: a three-ring circus for optimists and cynics

    Credits Sky Sports Football’s obsession with money is distilled to perfection as the transfer window closes – and Sky Sports pulls out the stops once again Analysis Monday, February 1, 2016 – 11:53am Blame Robinho. It was the Brazilian’s shock arrival at Manchester …read more Source: The...

    Palestinian Authority envoy commemorates Holocaust in Brazil
    Feb01

    Palestinian Authority envoy commemorates Holocaust in Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — The ambassador of the Palestinian Authority in Brazil joined several Jewish and non-Jewish officials to commemorate the Holocaust at a ceremony in Brazil’s capital. “I could not be absent. It is very important to remember this date,” PA envoy to Brazil Ibrahim Alzeben declared at the event in Brasilia in honor of...

    The Briefing: The Ukraine Deadlock
    Feb01

    The Briefing: The Ukraine Deadlock

    Petro Porishenko heads to Berlin as the Western powers push for a settlement to the conflict in Donbas. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Armenia ranks 54th in Heritage Foundation’s 2016 Index of Economic Freedom
    Feb01

    Armenia ranks 54th in Heritage Foundation’s 2016 Index of Economic Freedom

    Armenia ranks the 54th (moderately free) in the US- based Heritage Foundation’s 2016 Index of Economic Freedom. According to the 2016 Index of Economic Freedom, Armenia has scored 67.0. To note, Azerbaijan ranks the 91st, Georgia – 23rd, Turkey – 79th, Iran – 171st. As for the CIS countries, Kazakhstan ranks the 68th,...

    “Re-tooling an army from scratch,” as it fights a war
    Feb01

    “Re-tooling an army from scratch,” as it fights a war

    U.S. and allied forces try and equip Ukrainian soldiers to stay alive and hold their ground in the grinding fight against Russian-backed rebels …read more Source:...