Russia poses a threat to Ukraine, the entire region, and directly to the United States, so Congress would like to make sure that the new president of Ukraine will develop a partnership with Washington. Read more here. ...
Anastasia Shepeleva. Kyiv Post. Sat, 25 May 2019 11:36:05 +0000.
President of the Tribunal Jin-Hyun Paik said that Russia and Ukraine have until June 25 to submit reports on the incident in the Kerch Strait to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
Tass. Sat, 25 May 2019 14:27:06 +0300.
LUNCAVITA, Romania (AP) - In 2014, the Romanian village of Luncavita had one of the lowest voter turnouts in the country for the European Parliament election - all of 19.3%. ...
Laurentiu Colintineanu. Washington Times. Fri, 24 May 2019 06:45:17 -0400.
The remains emerged at a construction site in January. "I think it's very late, but better late than never," said Marcel Drimer, an 85-year-old Holocaust survivor.
Sasha Ingber. NPR. Wed, 22 May 2019 16:48:27 -0400.
A 29-year-old Polish mother who gave birth to sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where the infants are said to be doing fine, doctors said Tuesday.
Fox News. Wed, 22 May 2019 13:59:07 GMT.
The Under-20 World Cup kicks off in Poland this week. Previous Under-20 Golden Ball winners include Lionel Messi, Paul Pogba, and Sergio Aguero. Here are ten players with a good chance of added their name to that illustrious list.
By Steve Price, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 22 May 2019 13:02:00 +0000.
An EU-funded project has driven collaboration on renewable energy between businesses and researchers in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia and Moldova with counterparts from EU countries. ...
European Commission. Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT.
Ukraine's new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation's legislature and called a snap election in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliament. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 21 May 2019 12:16:44 -0400.
Poland's prime minister has outraged the Jewish community by saying compensation for property seized during World War II would represent a posthumous triumph for Adolf Hitler. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 21 May 2019 10:43:00 -0400.
German police on Tuesday will hand over to Israel thousands of stolen papers and manuscripts belonging to Max Brod, the friend and literary executor of Czech writer Franz Kafka.
The Local. Tue, 21 May 2019 11:50:57 +0200.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - The Latest on Ukrainian politics (all times local): 1.10 p.m. The Kremlin has voiced hope that the newly sworn Ukrainian president will help normalize ties with Russia. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 20 May 2019 04:13:26 -0400.
A court in the Czech Republic has handed a suspended three-year prison sentence to a soldier after finding him guilty of joining Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 17 May 2019 13:25:36 +0000.
Belarus has begun exporting the 9P135M1(RB) anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) launcher, a source from the country’s defence industry told Jane’s at the MILEX 2019 exhibition being held in Minsk on 15–18 May. ...
Dmitry Fediushko, Minsk. Janes 360. Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT.
Top seed and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka won twice Thursday, defeating Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova and Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu in straight sets to advance to the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome.
Reuters. Thu, 16 May 2019 19:06:50 -0400.
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Wednesday his country would again turn to Russia for natural gas supplies if Exxon Mobil Corp has not decided by September whether to invest in a massive Black Sea offshore project. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 15 May 2019 18:57:49 -0400.
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.