- Scotland's Martinez Losa era begins with deserved win in Hungary
Scotland usher in the Pedro Martinez Losa era with a deserved victory over Hungary to open their Women's World Cup qualifying campaign in Budapest.
BBC News. Fri, 17 Sep 2021 19:59:33 GMT.
- There are no occupied territories in Ukraine, Russian mission to UN says
Gennady Kuzmin said that "the eastern part of Ukraine does not want to live under the reign of nationalists that seized power after the 2014 coup. ...
Tass. Fri, 17 Sep 2021 21:30:57 +0300.
- Belarus Suspends Probe Into Killing Of Anti-Government Protester
The Belarusian Prosecutor-General's Office says it has suspended an investigation into the death of Raman Bandarenka, the anti-government protester whose killing in November 2020 intensified unprecedented protests.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:13:39 +0000.
- Hungary v Scotland: Rachel Corsie targeting maximum points from opening World Cup qualifiers
Captain Rachel Corsie is targeting maximum points from Scotland's opening two 2023 World Cup qualifiers.
BBC News. Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:10:29 GMT.
- Ornate Medieval Shield Looted by the Nazis Will Be Returned to the Czech Republic
Created in the 16th century, the intricately decorated piece of armor was once owned by Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Smithsonian. Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:15:00 +0000.
- Pope Francis Criticizes Political Use of Christianity
On a four-day visit to Slovakia and Hungary, Francis had strong words for those who wield Christian symbols for personal gain.
Jason Horowitz. New York Times. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 19:38:11 +0000.
- MSPO 2021: Leonardo to offer M346 FA to Polish Air Force
Leonardo Poland is to offer its M346 FA (Fighter Attack) aircraft to replace the Polish Air Force's obsolete Su-22 M1, Marco Lupo, the company's president ...
Janes 360. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 15:21:45 Z.
- During Visit, Pope Reaches Out to Slovakia's Roma
Pontiff visits eastern part of country in gesture of inclusion to communities that have been historically marginalized.
Voice of America. Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:16:02 -0400.
- Robot wars: Russia and Belarus trial deadly combat bots and new tactical vehicles in huge war games
The 'Zapad-2021' war games, which will run until next Thursday on Russia and Belarus's western flanks including sites close to the EU's borders, have alarmed Ukraine and some NATO countries.
Daily Mail. Sun, 12 Sep 2021 15:46:25 +0100.
- Pope to Orban's Hungary: Open Your Arms to Everyone
Pope Francis urges Hungary to 'extend its arms towards everyone,' in veiled critique of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's anti-migrant policies.
Voice of America. Sun, 12 Sep 2021 03:34:36 -0400.
- IMF to launch virtual mission to Belarus to gather data on economy
It comes after the leaders of Russia and Belarus agreed to set up a unified oil and gas market and to deepen economic integration.
Straits Times. Sat, 11 Sep 2021 09:18:42 +0800.
- Key Belarus opposition leader sentenced to 11 years
Top Belarus opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova has been sentenced to 11 years in jail by a court in Minsk.
ABC News. Mon, 06 Sep 2021 18:31:26 -0400.
- Poland gives visa to another Belarusian athlete critical of regime
Olga Safronova follows Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya who defected to Poland last month after she said coaches had ordered her to fly home from Olympics.
Sydney Morning Herald. Mon, 06 Sep 2021 06:59:12 +1000.
- Biden meets Ukraine president, pledges U.S. support against Russian aggression
President Biden on Wednesday reassured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy that the U.S. will stand by Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression. At the first face-to-face meeting between the two leaders at the White House, Mr. ...
Jeff Mordock. Washington Times. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 16:33:34 -0400.
- EU Accuses Belarus Of Exploiting Asylum Seekers, As People Cross Eastern Borders
Poland, Latvia and Lithuania say Lukashenko is using asylum seekers to wage "Hybrid war."
By Frey Lindsay, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 31 Aug 2021 11:09:22 -0400.
- Multiple people hospitalized with food poisoning after landing in New York from Ukraine, reports say
At least 27 people from a Jewish group were hospitalized Tuesday night for food poisoning upon returning to New York City from Ukraine, according to media reports.
Louis Casiano. Fox News. Wed, 25 Aug 2021 02:08:07 GMT.
- Water levels at lake in Hungary drop, extreme heat to blame
Lake Velence, a shallow, freshwater lake in central Hungary, is a haven for more than 100 types of birds, dozens of species of fish and throngs of tourists who come to bathe in its waters for relief from the hot summers.But ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 14 Aug 2021 20:01:37 +1200.
- Biden administration slaps new sanctions on Belarus
President Biden on Monday imposed new sanctions on Belarus and the regime of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, whose crackdown on political opponents has drawn international condemnation. Mr. ...
Jeff Mordock. Washington Times. Mon, 09 Aug 2021 11:30:00 -0400.
- Lukashenko's Reign of Fear Hits the Olympics and Beyond
The spectacular defection of Belarusian Olympic sprinter Kristina Timanovskaya shows how great the fear of the country's dictator Alexander Lukashenko has become. Particularly after a mysterious death in Kiev.
Spiegel Online. Sat, 7 Aug 2021 13:03:51 +0200.
- Belarus to close border as Lithuania turns away migrants
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.