- Quick guide to Russia-Ukraine military tensions
What you need to know about Russia's troop build-up around eastern Ukraine.
BBC News. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 23:40:04 GMT.
- Putin could spark war in Europe by invading Ukraine, ex-US ambassador warns
Russia is just 'one step away from war' with Ukraine, a news report on state TV said on Sunday, branding the country a 'Nazi' state that may have to be 'de-Nazified' by force.
Daily Mail. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:24:14 GMT.
- Belarus Takes Euronews Off The Air
Belarusian authorities have stopped the European news network Euronews from broadcasting inside the country.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:59:59 +0000.
- Press review: Erdogan goes to bat for Ukraine and West irked by Kyrgyz constitutional vote
Top stories from the Russian press on Monday, April 12th
Tass. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 13:00:01 +0300.
- Blinken to return to Brussels to discuss Russia, Ukraine tensions
Secretary of State Antony Blinken will join Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin for discussions at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, regarding Iran, Russia and Afghanistan, a top U.S. official said on ...
John Bowden. The Hill. Sun, 11 Apr 2021 19:58:08 +0000.
- US, Allies Question Moscow's Motives Near Ukraine
Washington and key allies call on Russia to ease tensions following what they described as the biggest military buildup in the region since it seized Crimea in 2014
Voice of America. Fri, 09 Apr 2021 21:27:26 -0400.
- Russian Troop Movements and Talk of Intervention Cause Jitters in Ukraine
Russia has amassed more troops on the Ukrainian border than at any time since 2014. Western governments are asking: Why now?
Andrew E. Kramer. New York Times. Fri, 09 Apr 2021 19:59:44 +0000.
- NI beat Ukraine in first leg of play-off - report & highlights
Northern Ireland score two away goals to beat favourites Ukraine 2-1 in the first leg of the Euro 2022 play-off.
BBC News. Fri, 09 Apr 2021 17:54:00 GMT.
- US pledges 'unwavering support' to Ukraine amid military build-up at Russian border
The United States yesterday said it was in discussions with its Nato allies over Russia's military build-up near the Ukrainian border as fresh reports showed ballistic missiles arriving in the region.Jen Psaki, the White House ...
New Zealand Herald. Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +1200.
- US Asks Russia to Explain 'Provocations' on Ukraine Border
The reported Russian troop buildup and movements bordering eastern Ukraine have become the latest point of tension in icy US-Russian relations.
Voice of America. Mon, 05 Apr 2021 18:36:32 -0400.
- Air Lease (AL) Delivers One of Ten Boeing 737-8 to Blue Air
Air Lease (AL) delivers first of ten new Boeing 737-8 jets to Romania-based carrier Blue Air on long-term lease.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 05 Apr 2021 13:19:00 GMT.
- Polish hospitals struggle with surge of virus patients
BOCHNIA, Poland (AP) - Polish hospitals struggled over the Easter weekend with a massive number of people infected with COVID-19 following a huge surge in infections across Central and Eastern Europe in recent weeks. ...
Rafal Niedzielski. Washington Times. Mon, 05 Apr 2021 02:26:51 -0400.
- Biden affirms support for Ukraine in first call to leader
- Russia's Ukraine actions escalate again, sparking US anger
The Biden administration on Wednesday expressed concern about what it called escalations of Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine
Fox News. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 14:42:40 GMT.
- Can Belgium Win Euro 2020?
The Czech Republic handed Belgium a reality check in World Cup qualifying.
By Samindra Kunti, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 30 Mar 2021 16:37:52 -0400.
- Longest-serving bookseller among 25,000 Czech virus victims
PELHRIMOV, Czech Republic (AP) - A year after the Czech Republic recorded its first death from the coronavirus, the central European nation paused to remember all the citizens who lost their lives in the pandemic. ...
Karel Janicek. Washington Times. Sun, 28 Mar 2021 03:08:57 -0400.
- Deep grace, playfulness jump out among films capturing art of dance
Eight short films from Australia, Sweden, Lebanon and Romania offered surprising and contrasting commentary on art and life.
Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 28 Mar 2021 16:31:50 +1100.
- Thousands of animals aboard cargo ships could die if Suez Canal remains blocked, NGO warns
Animals being transported on 13 vessels -- mostly Romanian -- could be at risk of dying if the situation is not resolved in the next few days.
Cnnwire. ABC News. Sat, 27 Mar 2021 20:01:16 +0000.
- How the Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Girl Inspired an Exhibition
The discovery of a forgotten document leads to a deep dive into a Jewish family's Eastern European history that was all but lost
Smithsonian. Tue, 23 Mar 2021 16:00:00 +0000.
- How scientists are using declassified military photographs to analyse historical ecological change
Researchers are using Cold War spy satellite images to explore changes in the environment, including deforestation in Romania, marmot decline in Kazakhstan and ecological damage from bombs in Vietnam.
Science Daily. Thu, 17 Dec 2020 11:29:39 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 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.