- Getting around Prague: Public transport and travel guide
With its fascinating history, grand Gothic and Baroque architecture and its laid-back bohemian attitude, the Czech capital offers plenty for a weekend break or even longer.
Daily Mail. Wed, 23 May 2018 18:30:13 +0100.
- Report: Trump Lawyer Cohen 'Paid by Ukraine' to Arrange WH Talks
Michael Cohen was secretly paid at least $400,000 by Ukraine to arrange talks between President Donald Trump and Ukranian president Petro Poroshenko last year at the White House, the BBC is reporting.
Newsmax. Wed, 23 May 2018 13:00:29 EDT.
- Belarusian Court Reportedly Jails Ukrainian Reporter For Eight Years
Media reports say a Belarusian court has sentenced a Ukrainian reporter to more than eight years in prison after convicting him of espionage.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 23 May 2018 16:47:44 +0000.
- Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks
Michael Cohen took at least $400,000 to arrange a meeting between Ukraine leader and Trump, sources tell BBC.
BBC News. Wed, 23 May 2018 16:08:28 GMT.
- Belarusian court jails Ukrainian journalist for 8 years
The Supreme Court of Belarus on May 23 sentenced Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sharoiko to eight years on espionage charges. ...
Oleg Sukhov. Kyiv Post. Wed, 23 May 2018 15:24:43 +0000.
- Russian Hackers Have The Power To Kill The Internet Across 500,000 Routers
Kill switch could take hundreds of thousands offline. And Ukraine appears to be the target.
By Thomas Fox-brewster, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Wed, 23 May 2018 11:23:00 -0400.
- Putin and Macron to discuss Iran, Ukraine, Syria during SPIEF
Russia and France will sign several documents on cooperation after the negotiations between Presidents Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron, which will be held on May 24-25 in St. Petersburg
Tass. Wed, 23 May 2018 18:08:16 +0300.
- Ukraine: Massive Cyberattack Possible Before Champions League Final
Ukraine's state security service (SBU) on Wednesday warned of a possible cyber attack on state bodies and private companies ahead of the Champions League soccer final in Kiev on Saturday. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 23 May 2018 10:48:33 -0400.
- Aides: Poland's sick ruling party leader keeps full control
Aides to the hospitalized leader of Poland's ruling party say Jaroslaw Kaczynski has retained full control and no decisions are made without him.
Fox News. Wed, 23 May 2018 14:15:12 GMT.
- U.S. Company Announces Further Developments in Romania Media Investments
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On April 20th, Ellaal Goldberg Corporation, a U.S. ... ...
Business Wire. Wed, 23 May 2018 13:00:00 UTC.
- STR: Europe hotel performance for April 2018
Italy occupancy reaches all-time high for AprilSwitzerland posts lowest April ADR on recordPoland performance comparisons positive due to Easter calendar shiftLONDON -- Europe's hotel industry reported increases across the three key performance ...
Hsyndicate. Wed, 23 May 2018 12:08:54 +0200.
- Ford will add second model at Romania plant
Ford won't say which second model it will add at its plant in Craiova, Romania, but it's speculated that it could be an electric SUV.
AutoNews.com. Wed, 23 May 2018 04:47:02 EST. Subscription required.
- Belarus ends diplomatic 'Ice Age' with Sweden six years after teddy bear spat
Six years after a bitter diplomatic row broke out over a pro-democracy stunt involving teddy bears, Belarus has appointed a new ambassador to Sweden.
The Local. Wed, 23 May 2018 08:04:39 +0200.
- Slovakia procures domestically produced Zuzana 2 155 mm SPHs
The Slovak government on 23 May approved a Ministry of Defence (MoD) request for a EUR175 million (USD206 million) procurement of 25 ShKH Zuzana 2 155 mm self-propelled howitzers (SPHs) for the Slovak armed forces. ...
Jiri Kominek, Prague. Janes 360. Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT.
- Ukraine's Poroshenko: We've Listened to Foreign Partners on Corruption Law
President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday that Ukraine had taken into account most international recommendations in the latest draft law to create an anti-corruption court, which may be voted on by parliament this week. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 22 May 2018 08:46:01 -0400.
- Belarus slams UK embassy over rainbow flag on day against homophobia
Officials accuse the UK of challenging "traditional values" as it marked the day against homophobia.
BBC News. Tue, 22 May 2018 10:16:06 GMT.
- Romanian children sickened after eating school sandwiches
Romanian authorities say at least two dozen children were taken to a hospital after they possibly were sickened by sandwiches served at their school
ABC News. Mon, 21 May 2018 11:25:46 -0400.
- Romanian children sickened after eating school sandwiches
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Romanian authorities say at least two dozen children were taken to a hospital after they possibly were sickened by sandwiches served at their school. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 21 May 2018 11:25:24 -0400.
- On Soccer: Champions League Final Is a Tight Fit in Kiev. So How About New York?
Price-gouging in Ukraine has fans scrambling and UEFA thinking: does the European Champions League final really have to be played in Europe?
Rory Smith. New York Times. Mon, 21 May 2018 05:00:05 GMT.
- Blackhawks' Hossa says he's done playing
Marian Hossa is ready to say goodbye to hockey, telling Slovakian media outlet Novy Cas, "I will not play hockey anymore," in an interview published Saturday.
Reuters. Sat, 19 May 2018 17:51:23 -0400.
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.