- Sacha Baron Cohen offers to pay 'Borat' mankini fines
A group of Czech tourists were arrested and fined for wearing the revealing swimsuits in Kazakhstan.
BBC News. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:26:12 GMT.
- Central & Eastern Europe Fixed Services Trends and Forecasts 2017-2022 - Research and Markets
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Fixed Services in Central and Eastern Europe: Trends and Forecasts 2017-2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. ...
Business Wire. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:01:00 UTC.
- Bialowieza forest: EU threatens Poland with fine over logging
Europe's top court says Poland must prove it has stopped logging in Bialowieza forest or face fines.
BBC News. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:49:28 GMT.
- Clashes near vital infrastructure in eastern Ukraine may have 'grave' impact on population, UN warns
Recent escalation of fighting in close proximity of critical infrastructure and services in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, could endanger over a million lives, the top United Nations official in the country has warned.
UN News Centre. Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST.
- Statement by the OECD regarding the status of the accession process with Russia & co-operation with Ukraine
Further to a meeting of its governing Council on 12 March 2014, the OECD has postponed activities related to the accession process of the Russian Federation to the OECD for the time being.
OECD. Acquired Sun, 12 Mar 2017.
- Measles outbreak in Romania kills 17 children
March 12, 2017 1:08 AMBUCHAREST (AFP) - A measles outbreak in Romania has killed 17 children and infected thousands more since September due to poverty and an anti-vaccination movement, local media reported on Saturday (March 11).
Straits Times. Sun, 12 Mar 2017 01:08:22 +0800.
- Moldovan President Looks To Bolster Russia Relations With Moscow Visit
Moldovan President Igor Dodon says he will look to strengthen relations with Moscow when he travels to Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin on March 16-18.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 12 Mar 2017 00:37:05 +0000.
- Hundreds Protest In Belarus City Against Tax On Jobless
Several hundred people have staged a protest in the southwestern Belarusian city of Pinsk, calling for the scrapping of a law imposing a tax on jobless people. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 11 Mar 2017 17:52:50 -0500.
- Hungarian PM Defends New Asylum Law Criticized by UN
Hungary's prime minister on Friday defended a new refugee law that was criticized by the United Nations and human rights groups. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 20:25:32 -0500.
- Retail Banking Country Snapshot: Poland 2016
NEW YORK, March 6, 2017 -- Poland has an oligopolistic market for banking services, with the two largest providers PKO Bank Polski and mBank controlling over a third of the current account market. ...
PR Newswire. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 22:05:00 EST.
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.