- American woman is reunited with her Romanian family 25 YEARS after she was kidnapped at birth
Belle Barbu was born to a low-income family in Romania who were falsely informed that she had died just days after her birth. But instead she had been taken to a human trafficking orphanage.
Daily Mail. Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:44:53 GMT.
- Slovak linked to reporter slaying sentenced in separate case
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) - A businessman allegedly linked to the slaying of an investigative journalist in Slovakia has been sentenced to 19 years in prison in a separate case of forgery. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 27 Feb 2020 06:37:40 -0500.
- UNIAN: Ukrainian officer posts update on enemy death toll in Donbas on Feb. 26
Officer of the 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Anatoliy Shtefan has posted an update on the enemy death toll in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, in the past day. Read more here. ...
Anastasia Shepeleva. Kyiv Post. Thu, 27 Feb 2020 11:26:37 +0000.
- Hungary's new patriotic education meets resistance
The right-wing government aims to instil national pride - but teachers criticise a new curriculum.
BBC News. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 00:32:32 GMT.
- Tourist remains missing after Ben Nevis walk
Tomas Gafrik, from Slovakia, was last heard from on Thursday morning when he posted a video.
BBC News. Mon, 24 Feb 2020 09:57:20 GMT.
- Former Ukraine Diplomat Marie Yovanovitch Has Book Deal
Former Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, the career diplomat who during the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump offered a chilling account of alleged threats from Trump and his allies, has a book deal.
Newsmax. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:28:28 EDT.
- Hysteria over coronavirus sparks violent protests in Ukraine
Coronavirus hysteria sparks violent clashes in Ukraine, with protesters attacking buses carrying people evacuated from China and officials warn of disinformation
ABC News. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:35:27 -0500.
- Riots break out over coronavirus evacuees
Ukraine's effort to quarantine more than 70 people evacuated from China over the new virus outbreak plunged into chaos as local residents opposing the move engaged in violent clashes with police.
Irish Independent. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 02:30:00 +0000.
- AerCap Signs Lease Agreement with Belavia Airlines for 3 Embraer E195-E2 Aircraft
AerCap Holdings N.V (NYSE: AER) today announced it has signed an agreement with Belavia - Belarusian Airlines for the lease of three new Embraer E195-E2 aircraft. The aircraft are from AerCap's order book with Embraer.
Travel Industry Wire. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:43:33 EST.
- Trump Fires Pentagon's Top Policy Official as Impeachment Fallout Continues
John Rood certified last year that Ukraine had made enough progress in fighting corruption to release nearly $400 in U.S. military aid, undermining White House explanation for the freeze.
Voice of America. Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:15:07 -0500.
- Outspoken US Labor Leader Owen Bieber Dies at 90
UAW head was fierce foe of apartheid and also backed Poland's Solidarity movement.
Voice of America. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 19:22:35 -0500.
- Poland's Overhaul Of Its Courts Leads To Confrontation With European Union
The country's ruling Law and Justice party has sought to dramatically reshape the courts, triggering popular protests and threatening Poland's status within the EU parliamentary process.
Rob Schmitz. NPR. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 16:41:37 -0500.
- Australia to face Belgium, Belarus in Fed Cup quest
Runners-up Australia have been drawn against Belgium and Belarus in the group stage of the 2020 Fed Cup finals to be played in Budapest in April.
Sydney Morning Herald. Wed, 12 Feb 2020 07:35:22 +1100.
- This Czech Well May Be the World's Oldest Wooden Structure
Researchers suspect the 7,200-year-old well stayed intact because it spent several centuries underwater
Smithsonian. Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:24:07 +0000.
- France's Macron aims to improve ties with Poland during trip
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron began a two-day visit to Poland on Monday that both sides hope can improve strained relations. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 03 Feb 2020 05:38:01 -0500.
- Trump lawyers, House managers field questions as Republicans try to contain fallout from Bolton revelations
The White House has objected to the publication of a book written by U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton that depicts Trump as playing a central role in a pressure campaign on Ukraine.
CBC News. Wed, 29 Jan 2020 09:43:42 EST.
- Ukraine House Davos Reaches New Heights in 2020 - its 3rd Year
KYIV, Ukraine, Jan. 28, 2020 -- The press conference of the Ukraine House Davos Organizing Committee (UHOC) was held at the Interfax-Ukraine Press Center today. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:14:00 +0000.
- Arsenal Target January Move For Shakhtar Donetsk Center-Back Mykola Matviyenko
Arsenal are looking to bolster their backline as they target a move for Shakhtar Donetsk's Mykola Matviyenko, according to reports in Ukraine.
By Sam May, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:47:42 +0000.
- Commercial Metals Rides on Favorable Markets & Acquisition
Commercial Metals (CMC) poised to benefit from strong rebar-margin environment, construction activity in the United States and positive momentum in the Poland operations.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:53:00 GMT.
- Severe childhood deprivation has longstanding impacts on brain size in adulthood
Researchers have shown that the brains of young adult Romanian adoptees who were institutionalized as children are around 8.6% smaller than the brains of English adoptees who have not suffered this form of deprivation.
Science Daily. Mon, 06 Jan 2020 16:19:43 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.