Instructors of the National Guard of Ukraine are conducting training for Ukrainian border guards and military personnel from Moldova and Georgia as part of the Ukrainian-American exercise Sea Breeze 2018. ...
Helen Mukhina. Kyiv Post. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 15:00:45 +0000.
From the downing of a civilian airliner over Ukraine to operations in Syria to the 2016 United States election, the G.R.U. has been an arm of the Russian state.
Andrew E. Kramer. New York Times. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 23:05:09 GMT.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, known as Nato, grew largely out of Cold War fears of Soviet aggression and expansionism following a communist coup in Czechoslovakia, the Soviet blockade of Berlin and other incidents. ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 10:15:36 +1200.
Researchers in the Czech Republic uncovered proof ticks, which can carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, may prefer type A blood. Supermodel Bella Hadid has often spoken about her battle with Lyme.
Daily Mail. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 16:38:13 +0100.
Droughts, frosts and other unfavorable conditions are expected to cause late damage to the European Union's rapeseed harvest, cutting output in leading producers Germany, France and Poland, experts said on Thursday.
Reuters. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 10:28:43 -0400.
The Romanian prosecutor who was removed this week from her post leading the fight against corruption amid allegations of misconduct will use her expertise in a new job, the prosecutor general said Wednesday.
Fox News. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:41:42 GMT.
Slovakia has agreed to a $1.9 billion deal to buy 14 U.S.-made F-16 fighter jets to replace its aging Russian-made MiG-29s, its defense ministry said Wednesday. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:12:14 -0400.
Poland’s Ministry of Defence has announced that small-arms manufacturer Fabryka Broni Łucznik-Radom (FBLR) has delivered the final 2,131 wz. 96C Beryl rifles to the Polish Armed Forces. ...
Remigiusz Wilk, Warsaw. Janes 360. Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT.
In Britain the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has been dubbed the most successful campaign in Europe and today has over 180,000 members globally. Now the Czech Craft Beer Alliance is investing to push exports to the U.K. and Ireland. ...
By Roger Aitken, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 8 Jul 2018 17:04:00 -0400.
Corruption and the conflict with Russian-backed rebels in Ukraine's east will top the agenda at a European Union summit with Ukraine on Monday in Brussels. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 08 Jul 2018 05:40:00 -0400.
A nonalcoholic brew joins the growing market to help chemo patients overcome the changes in their palates that make food unappealing. And it just might help them feel better, too.
Elizabeth Zahradnicek-haas. NPR. Fri, 06 Jul 2018 08:02:48 -0400.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives today in Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest state, for a summit with leaders of 16 Central and East European nations.
Straits Times. Fri, 06 Jul 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
Polish Judge Malgorzata Gersdorf walks into the Supreme Court building, defying new legislation forcing her to retire as court president and putting the judiciary on a collision course with the government.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 4 Jul 2018 07:27:55 EDT.
Facts About Eastern Europe
Eastern European States include Belarus, the Czech Republic, Hungary,
and Moldova as well as Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Ukraine.
The government websites listed below provide official news and travel
information about each of these Eastern Europe countries.
The Republic of Belarus' capital city is Minsk, and its national
currency is the Belorusian Rouble. Belorusian and Russian are
the primary languages used in Belarus, and in 2007, the population
of Belarus was estimated at 9,725,000.
The Czech Republic's capital city
is Prague, and its national currency is the Koruna. Czech is the
nation's official language, and in 2007, the Czech Republic's estimated
population was 10,229,000.
The Republic of Hungary's capital city is Budapest, and its currency
is the Forint. Magyar is the primary language used by Hungarians,
and in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 9,956,000.
The Republic of Moldova's capital city is Chisinau, and its currency
is the Leu. Moldovan's official language is Moldovan, and in 2007,
the country's estimated population was 4,329,000.
The Republic of Poland's capital city is Warsaw, and its currency is
the Zloty. The primary language used in Poland is Polish, and in
2007, the country's estimated population was 38,518,000.
Romania's capital city
is Bucharest, and its national currency is the Leu. Romania's
official language is Romanian, and in 2007, the country's estimated
population was 22,276,000.
The Slovak Republic's
capital city is Bratislava, and its currency is the Koruna.
Slovakia's official language is Slovak, and in 2007, the country's
estimated population was 5,448,000.
Ukraine's capital city
is Kiev, and its currency is the Hryvnia. Ukrainian and Russian
are Ukraine's primary languages, and in 2007, the country's estimated
population was 46,300,000.