- US reserves funds for Kiev in case of escalation at Russia-Ukraine border - White House
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki called nonsense the idea that they have held back security assistance to Ukraine
Tass. Sat, 19 Jun 2021 01:28:21 +0300.
- White House freezes Ukraine military aid package: report
The White House has placed a temporary hold on a military aid package for Ukraine that included an arsenal of lethal weapons, according to a report Friday.
Thomas Barrabi. Fox News. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 20:06:11 GMT.
- Croatia 1-1 Czech Republic: Patrik Schick penalty puts Czechs on verge of last 16
The Czech Republic took a huge step towards qualifying for the last 16 at Euro 2020 with an entertaining draw against Croatia at Hampden Park.
BBC News. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 18:07:11 GMT.
- Huge meteorite did not play a part in demise of dinosaurs, study says
Geologists led by the University of Glasgow applied dating techniques to samples of melted rock created during the fiery landing of the meteorite, which created the Boltysh impact crater in Ukraine.
Daily Mail. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 19:03:09 +0100.
- New Research of Impact Crater Blows Away Previous Estimates on Its Age
Scientists say the Boltysh crater in Ukraine formed well after the impact in Mexico that caused the dinosaurs to go extinct
Smithsonian. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 18:00:00 +0000.
- Sweden take huge step towards last 16 with win over Slovakia
Emil Forsberg's second-half penalty ensures Sweden take a huge step towards qualifying for the last 16 at Euro 2020 with victory against Slovakia in St Petersburg.
BBC News. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 15:16:07 GMT.
- Moscow Court Postpones Extradition Hearing Of Belarusian Kickboxer
A court in Moscow has postponed an extradition hearing of Alyaksey Kudzin, a Belarusian champion kickboxer who is wanted in Minsk for taking part in mass protests against Belarus's authoritarian ruler Alyaksandr Lukashenka.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 13:57:30 +0000.
- Tributes for Eriksen as Denmark return to the pitch, Ukraine beat North Macedonia
Kevin de Bruyne set up one goal and scored the winner to give Belgium a 2-1 victory over Denmark in a game marked by an emotional tribute to Christian Eriksen.
Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 04:19:37 +1000.
- Biden and Putin Exchange Diplomatic Pleasantries, but Differences Remain
Human rights, cybersecurity, Ukraine continues to be sticking points.
Voice of America. Wed, 16 Jun 2021 23:55:41 -0400.
- Ukraine Says It Will Reject Agreements Made at Putin-Biden Summit
Ukrainian officials said they would not cooperate without a seat at the table.
Maria Varenikova and Anton Troianovski. New York Times. Wed, 16 Jun 2021 16:04:14 +0000.
- BBC journalists walk out of press conference in Belarus after detained blogger brought out
Two BBC correspondents walked out of a Belarusian press conference Monday after officials produced detained journalist Roman Protasevich to discuss last month's forced landing of the commercial airliner he was ...
Thomas Moore. The Hill. Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:32:58 +0000.
- Ukraine leader fears US-Russia summit won't produce results
- US Sending Ukraine Millions in Security Assistance
$150 million package includes counter-artillery systems, counter-drone systems and secure communication equipment.
Voice of America. Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:19:26 -0400.
- Russian influence key focus at Senate hearing on Belarus
Russia's growing influence in Belarus is complicating U.S. and Western efforts to pressure Minsk and force increasingly emboldened Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko to halt his crackdown on political opponents, the U.S. ...
Joseph Clark. Washington Times. Wed, 09 Jun 2021 17:12:58 -0400.
- Undervalued Germany U21 Team Win European Championship In Convincing Fashion
Not France, not England, not Spain but Germany has won the U21 European Championship hosted by Slovenia and Hungary this spring.
By Manuel Veth, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 06 Jun 2021 17:39:01 -0400.
- Jailed Belarusian journalist Roman Protasevich makes 'forced confession' on state TV
The dissident Belarusian journalist hauled off a Ryanair flight and thrown in jail has been paraded on Belarusian state television in an hour-long interview that his family and colleagues say was filmed under duress.Belarus ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 05 Jun 2021 08:04:06 +1200.
- Damen lays keel for new RNLN support ship
Damen Shipyards held a keel-laying ceremony for the Royal Netherlands Navy's (RNLN's) new combat support ship (CSS) at its yard in Galati, Romania, on 2 June.
Janes 360. Thu, 03 Jun 2021 14:30:54 Z.
- 4 Stocks Poised to Gain on Expanding European Solar Market
For 2021, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, Poland and France are projected to be the EU's top five solar markets.
Archan Sarkar. Zacks. Wed, 02 Jun 2021 14:23:00 GMT.
- Who is Roman Protasevich, the blogger seized by Belarus?
Who is Roman Protasevich, the blogger seized by Belarus? A profile.
ABC News. Sun, 30 May 2021 09:57:22 -0400.
- How the EU Wants To Sanction Belarus
The European Union seems strongly determined to sanction Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko after his country forced a Ryanair jet to land so it could arrest an exiled dissident. ...
Spiegel Online. Fri, 28 May 2021 19:05:00 +0200.
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 2020, the population
of Belarus was estimated at 9,449,323.
The Czech Republic's capital city
is Prague, and its national currency is the Koruna. Czech is the
nation's official language, and in 2020, the Czech Republic's estimated
population was 10,708,981.
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 2020, the nation's estimated population was 9,660,351.
The Republic of Moldova's capital city is Chisinau, and its currency
is the Leu. Moldovan's official language is Moldovan, and in 2020,
the country's estimated population was 4,033,963.
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
2020, the country's estimated population was 37,846,611.
Romania's capital city
is Bucharest, and its national currency is the Leu. Romania's
official language is Romanian, and in 2020, the country's estimated
population was 19,237,691.
The Slovak Republic's
capital city is Bratislava, and its currency is the Koruna.
Slovakia's official language is Slovak, and in 2020, the country's
estimated population was 5,459,642.
Ukraine's capital city
is Kiev, and its currency is the Hryvnia. Ukrainian and Russian
are Ukraine's primary languages, and in 2020, the country's estimated
population was 43,733,762.