- Czech president sees no reasons for hosting US missiles
Earlier, the Polish authorities said they could back the idea of hosting US missiles
Tass. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 05:20:38 +0300.
- Would be robbers stopped by three forklifts after they try to rob a construction site
A hilarious video shows three forklift drivers stop a would-be robbers from stealing from a construction site in the Czech Republic. The video was filmed in 2017.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:55:00 GMT.
- Ahead Of General Election, Moldova Opposition Leaders Say They've Been Poisoned
Two Moldovan opposition leaders have accused the authorities of poisoning them, three days before parliamentary elections.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:09:12 +0000.
- Czechs clean thousands of human bones in ossuary renovation
Restoration experts in the Czech Republic have been set an unusual task - to dismantle four towering pyramids made up of centuries-old bones from more than 40,000 human bodies, clean them up and then reconstruct them as before.
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:03:10 -0500.
- Slovaks mark anniversary of slayings of journalist, fiancee
Tens of thousands of people are rallying across Slovakia to mark the anniversary of the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee.
Fox News. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:31:07 GMT.
- Why Budapest Is The 'Go To' City For Entrepreneurs
European entrepreneurs with global aspirations have long viewed the likes of London and Berlin as the best places to start a business, but things are changing and many are now setting their sights on Budapest, the capital city of Hungary.
By Alison Coleman, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:34:00 -0500.
- Statue of Polish Solidarity priest accused of pedophilia removed
A statue of a priest who was leading figure in the movement that toppled Communism in Poland was removed by protesters, who accused the Catholic Church of neglecting accusations that he sexually abused minors. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 07:57:08 -0500.
- SBU: More than 30 raids under way across Ukraine as part of voters bribery case
More than 30 raids are under way across Ukraine in a move to prevent bribery of voters. ...
Helen Mukhina. Kyiv Post. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:53:58 +0000.
- Jan Kuciak: Marches in memory of murdered Slovakia journalist
A year after the targeted killing of journalist Jan Kuciak, marches are planned across Slovakia.
BBC News. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:02:50 GMT.
- Here's what you need to know about indictments against Paul Manafort
Paul Manafort faced charges in two separate federal courts on a slew of financial crime charges related largely to his lobbying work in Ukraine.
ABC News. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:50:20 -0500.
- Sweden-Hungary relations turn frosty as diplomatic row escalates
A diplomatic row over Budapest's new family policy heated up between Sweden and Hungary on Wednesday.
The Local. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:05:02 +0100.
- EU to take action against Poland if judges harassed for consulting ECJ
The European Commission will take action against Poland if its government is harassing judges for consulting the European Court of Justice on the legality of Polish reforms, Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans said Tuesday. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:36:41 -0500.
- Commons committee hears UN appeal to extend Mali mission
Canada is facing renewed pressure to keep its military helicopters in Mali until a relief force of Romanian aircraft arrives in October.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:48:03 EST.
- Russia Votes to Ban Smartphone Use by Military, Trying to Hide Digital Traces
Online posts, including pictures and videos, have given away the locations and activities of Russian troops, exposing Kremlin falsehoods about actions in Ukraine and Syria.
Ivan Nechepurenko. New York Times. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:52:58 GMT.
- EU blasts Hungary 'fake news' on migrants
The EU Commission condemns Hungary's right-wing government over a new poster campaign.
BBC News. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:35:14 GMT.
- Holocaust claims fuel Polish anger
Poland has pulled out of a summit in Israel after Israel's acting foreign minister said "many Poles" had collaborated with the Nazis in WW2 and shared responsibility for the Holocaust.
Irish Independent. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 02:30:00 +0000.
- Kiev reports first measles death as cases soar
KIEV (AFP) - Ukraine's capital has seen its first death from measles in a major outbreak, the health ministry said on Monday (Feb 18).
Straits Times. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 07:08:10 +0800.
- Facebook Voids Accounts Targeting Moldovan Election
Facebook said on Thursday it had disrupted an attempt to influence voters in Moldova, increasing concerns that EU elections in May could be prey to malign activity. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:54:03 -0500.
- Poland signs HIMARS contract
On 13 February Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak signed a contract for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) in the presence of President Andrzej Duda and US Vice President Mike Pence. ...
Nicholas Fiorenza, London. Janes 360. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 07:53:49 GMT.
- President Vladimir Putin's terrifying 'retirement' plan: Forcing a 'unification' with Belarus
The dominoes are once again beginning to fall in Europe. Crimea. Ukraine. Georgia. And it's all because Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn't believe in nation states. Except, perhaps, his own.Putin has stated that ...
New Zealand Herald. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:35:01 +1200.
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.