- Ukraine PM Honcharuk offers to quit in audiotape furore
PM Honcharuk appears to mock President Zelensky's grasp of economics in a leaked recording.
BBC News. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:43:16 GMT.
- Lev Parnas says Donald Trump ordered US ambassador to Ukraine fired because of her trash talk
In a whirlwind spree of cable news interviews on Thursday, Parnas recounted his role in President Donald Trump's alleged scheme to pressure the Ukrainian president.
Daily Mail. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:30:13 GMT.
- Ukrainian prime minister submits resignation after tapes emerge
Ukraine's prime minister submitted his resignation Friday, days after he was caught on tape saying the country's president knows nothing about the economy.
CBC News. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:52:45 EST.
- BBC: Ukraine PM Honcharuk offers to quit in audiotape furore
Ukraine’s Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has tendered his resignation after a leaked audio recording apparently revealed him criticising the president. Read more here. ...
Anastasia Shepeleva. Kyiv Post. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:41:54 +0000.
- Ukraine Asks FBI to Help Probe Suspected Russian Hack of Burisma
Burisma was at the center of attempts by Trump in July to persuade Ukraine to announce an investigation into Joe Biden.
Voice of America. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:51:56 -0500.
- Serbia migrants: The man offering heat to people rejected by Europe
A priest tries to ease migrants' winter misery near Hungary's tightly-guarded border.
BBC News. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:10:38 GMT.
- New Report: Trump Violated US Funding Law at Center of Impeachment Trial
US leader temporarily withheld congressionally approved military aid to Ukraine while he pressed Kyiv for investigations to benefit himself politically.
Voice of America. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:56:01 -0500.
- FBI Visits Robert Hyde After Ukraine-Yovanovitch Texts Emerge
Federal investigators visited Republican congressional candidate Robert Hyde's home and office in Connecticut on Thursday, a few days after texts he sent about spying on the former ambassador to Ukraine emerged.
Newsmax. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:37:01 EDT.
- Trump violated law by withholding Ukraine aid: Government watchdog
Hours from the starts of the Senate impeachment trial, a government watchdog agency says President Trump violated the law by withholding military aid from Ukraine.
ABC News. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:59:11 -0500.
- White House broke law by withholding Ukraine aid, watchdog says
The ruling is a blow for US President Donald Trump as the Senate prepares to hold a trial on whether to remove him from office.
Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:56:05 +1100.
- Lev Parnas, Rudy Giuliani's associate: Donald Trump had knowledge of Ukraine pressure
WASHINGTON (AP) — A close associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer says he delivered an ultimatum in May to the incoming president of Ukraine that no senior U.S. ...
Michael Biesecker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker. Washington Times. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 06:37:42 -0500.
- EC backs Poland over Putin's WWII claims
The European Commission accused Vladimir Putin of "distorting historical facts" as it backed Poland in a heated war of words with Russia over the causes of World War II.
Irish Independent. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 02:30:00 +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.
- Hungary rule on NGOs' financing seen in conflict with EU law
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Restrictions imposed by Hungary on the financing from abroad of non-governmental organizations are incompatible with EU law, according to an opinion issued Tuesday by the European Union's Court of Justice. ...
Pablo Gorondi. Washington Times. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 05:20:07 -0500.
- Ukraine International Flight PS752 - A Shakespearean Tragedy?
A modern tragedy - the shootdown of Flight PS752 by an Iranian missile system forces us to ask some uncomfortable questions.
By Paul Kennard, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 12 Jan 2020 13:47:30 +0000.
- Ukrainian Jetliner Crashes Near Tehran Airport, Killing All 176 Aboard
The Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 crashed shortly after takeoff on Wednesday. Officials said the likely cause was mechanical problems.
Scott Neuman. NPR. Tue, 07 Jan 2020 23:46:00 -0500.
- 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.
- Circular Plastics: 2-Day Conference in Prague, Czech Republic; September 29th-30th, 2020
DUBLIN, Dec. 31, 2019 -- The "Circular Plastics: BioMass, GHG, Recycling; Disrupting Petroleum as Feedstock" conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 31 Dec 2019 12:00:00 +0000.
- Manufacturing, style capability have Skyline directing more of its sourcing to Poland
Skyline Furniture is looking to Poland as a mainstay of its international sourcing to support and complement its own domestic manufacturing operation. ...
Slaughter. Furniture Today. Mon, 16 Dec 2019 11:26:04 +0000.
- Merkel set to visit Auschwitz as Germany battles resurgence of anti-Semitism
Angela Merkel will visit the Auschwitz death camp in Poland on Friday for the first time in her 14 years as chancellor, as Germany grapples with a resurgence of anti-Semitism.
The Local. Tue, 03 Dec 2019 08:39:08 +0100.
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.