BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Romanian prosecutors are considering terror charges for a 20-year-old man who allegedly injured 10 people with a knife and car, ...
Daily Mail. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:55:01 +0000.
MOSCOW (AP) - Ukraine's prime minister on Wednesday accused local officials of causing a crisis that has left hundreds of thousands without heating in freezing weather. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:28:22 -0500.
Macedonian authorities detained two former government officials currently on trial for corruption, after ex-Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison term.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:20:31 +0000.
Aleksey, 14, was maimed by a grenade in Ukraine. Sixth graders in Lyons, NY held a walkathon to raise money to send him to summer camp.
By Sarah Ferguson, Unicef Usa. Forbes. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:57:34 -0500.
BUDAPEST, Hungary – Europe needs to diversify its energy supplies to cut its dependency on Russia, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Nov. 13. ...
Victoria Petrenko. Kyiv Post. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:02:35 +0000.
The head of Poland's financial market regulator resigned on Tuesday, the state-run news agency said, hours after he was summoned by the prime minister over newspaper reports he had sought a multi-million dollar bribe from a bank.
Reuters. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:32:32 -0500.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) - Slovakia's president has condemned a move by the country's police, which started questioning the organizers of recent massive anti-government protests over allegations of staging a coup and corruption. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:10:10 -0500.
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis announced on 10 November that the Thai Ministry of Defence (MoD) has expressed interest in acquiring an undisclosed number of Aero Vodochody L-39NG jet trainers/light-attack aircraft. ...
Jiri Kominek, Prague. Janes 360. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT.
Romania's president said Monday his country isn't ready to take over the European Union's rotating presidency on Jan. 1 and called for the government to step down. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:36:20 -0500.
Two separatist-controlled regions of eastern Ukraine announced the winners of leadership elections on Monday that were dismissed by Kiev and its international allies as a sham exercise engineered by Russia to install puppet regimes. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:02:52 -0500.
It once was a steady love affair: Poland and Europe. The Eastern bloc country, finally throwing off the Soviet yoke, wanted nothing more than to belong to Europe - its institutions, its people, its way of thinking.
Straits Times. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
European Council President Donald Tusk, a former Polish prime minister, yesterday denounced the eurosceptic populists governing Poland as "contemporary Bolsheviks" who threaten the nation's independence.
Irish Independent. Sun, 11 Nov 2018 18:30:00 +0000.
Poland is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its rebirth as an independent state on Sunday with a multitude of events across the country, including marches, Masses, and the national hymn being sung in more than 600 public places. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 11 Nov 2018 09:34:43 -0500.
Sloane Stephens, CoCo Vandeweghe and Madison Keys carried the United States in the semifinals, but none of them will take the court against the Czech Republic this weekend.
Cindy Shmerler. New York Times. Wed, 07 Nov 2018 23:23:07 GMT.
A Yemeni journalist and activist seeking asylum in Sweden has been asked to move to the Czech Republic to have her case heard there, despite having family resident in Sweden.
The Local. Mon, 05 Nov 2018 16:00:31 +0100.
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.