- Ukraine to construct two naval bases in Black Sea, says Zelensky
Zelensky also disclosed plans to extend military cooperation with Turkey, the UK and the US
Tass. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:43:19 +0300.
- Cal Thomas: Can Joe Biden be trusted? Hunter Biden scandal begs the question
Joe Biden should be pressed before Nov. 3 to explain his son Hunter's financial dealings in Ukraine and Beijing.
Cal Thomas. Fox News. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 11:00:44 GMT.
- U.S. Charges Russian Intelligence Officers in Major Cyberattacks
Prosecutors said the suspects hacked elections in France, the electricity grid in Ukraine and the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Michael S. Schmidt and Nicole Perlroth. New York Times. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 01:16:04 +0000.
- Iran, Ukraine In New Round Of Talks Over Downed Plane
Iran is hosting officials from Ukraine in a second round of talks over compensation for a Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran in January after being struck by two missiles, killing 176 people.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 18:03:28 +0000.
- Europe second wave: Belgium is facing a 'tsunami' of coronavirus infections
Belgium's infection rate is the second-worst in Europe after the Czech Republic and cases have doubled in a month to more than 222,000.
Daily Mail. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 15:00:51 +0100.
- Kenya's Jepchirchir breaks own half-marathon record in Poland
Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir breaks her own world record for a women-only half marathon in Gdynia, Poland.
BBC News. Sat, 17 Oct 2020 11:52:02 GMT.
- Hunter Biden: What was he doing in Ukraine and China?
What is the background to the claims made by President Trump about Ukraine and the Bidens?
BBC News. Sat, 17 Oct 2020 03:06:25 GMT.
- Romania cleared to buy advanced ship-killing missiles
The agreement could be worth about $300 million.
Yahoo. Fri, 16 Oct 2020 16:35:26 -0400.
- US election: Donald Trump seizes on dubious Biden-Ukraine tabloid story
Looking to undermine rival Joe Biden 20 days before the election, President Donald Trump's campaign has seized on a tabloid story offering bizarre twists to a familiar line of attack: Biden's relationship with Ukraine. But the ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 15 Oct 2020 14:06:26 +1200.
- Kayleigh McEnany Twitter account locked
Twitter has locked the account of White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany because she shared a story about Hunter Biden and Ukraine. President Trump's campaign war room posted an image of an effort by Ms. ...
Dave Boyer, Victor Morton and Victor Morton, Dave Boyer. Washington Times. Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:49:26 -0400.
- Russia, Poland and Iran each hit new coronavirus records
A second wave of COVID-19 continues apace, with Russia, Poland and Iran all reporting bleak numbers on Wednesday.
Sydney Morning Herald. Wed, 14 Oct 2020 23:54:52 +1100.
- Pro-Trump campaign ad uses stock footage from Russia, Belarus
A pro-Trump campaign ad released last week in three battleground states used stock footage from Russia and Belarus.America First Action's ad represents the fourth ad in favor of President ...
Justine Coleman. The Hill. Wed, 14 Oct 2020 00:50:54 +0000.
- The Latest: Slovakia sees record new infections for 3rd day
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - Coronavirus infections in Slovakia have hit a record high for the third straight day, reaching almost 1,200 in a day for the first time. ...
The Associated Press. Washington Times. Fri, 09 Oct 2020 01:13:06 -0400.
- US Lawmakers Put Extra Pressure on Lukashenko Regime as Belarus Protests Continue
House Foreign Affairs Committee approves Belarus Democracy Act.
Voice of America. Tue, 06 Oct 2020 04:26:19 -0400.
- US Held Back on Belarus Sanctions, Hoping for Joint Move With EU
EU vowed in August to impose sanctions on Belarus for alleged election fraud and for human rights abuses since, but Cyprus, has stood in the way.
Voice of America. Wed, 30 Sep 2020 20:24:17 -0400.
- Stolen First Editions by Galileo, Newton Discovered Beneath Floor in Romania
Authorities have recovered 200 rare books pilfered in a 2017 London heist
Smithsonian. Tue, 22 Sep 2020 14:43:20 +0000.
- Belarusian Opposition Leader Facing Up To Five Years In Prison After Thwarting Expulsion Attempt
The protest leader has been charged with undermining national security.
By Jemima Mcevoy, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Wed, 16 Sep 2020 16:02:26 -0400.
- Biden call with Ukraine leader shared by 'Russian agent' has been watched, shared millions of times
The audio, disclosed by an "active Russian agent," was seized on by President Trump as well as his supporters to promote conspiracy theories about Biden.
Ap. ABC News. Sat, 12 Sep 2020 15:06:40 +0000.
- Deutsche Bank to Pay Penalty for Lapses in Ukraine Sanctions
The U.S. unit of Deutsche Bank (DB) is required to pay a penalty of $583,100 to the Office of Foreign Assets Control for Ukraine-related sanctions violations.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:24:00 GMT.
- The oldest Neanderthal DNA of Central-Eastern Europe
A new study reports the oldest mitochondrial genome of a Neanderthal from Central-Eastern Europe. ...
Science Daily. Tue, 08 Sep 2020 11:33:28 EDT.
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.