Archive for May 6th, 2013

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May 6, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

When a gay group held a film festival in Moscow in April, there were the usual anti-gay protesters. But this time, there was an unexpected visitor: a policeman armed with […]

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Bulgaria could buy nine to 10 fighter jets, President Plevneliev says

May 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Estimates are that Bulgaria could purchase nine to 10 military fighter jets, President Rossen Plevneliev said on May 6, Bulgaria’s army day. Little ...

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Bulgaria’s 2013 elections: Into the home straight

May 6, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria’s political parties entered the home straight on May 6, with four days left to campaign ahead of the May 12 national parliamentary election ...

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Slovak capital hosts world wine contest

May 6, 2013, by Jana Liptakova of the Slovak Spectator

Slovakia is not particularly well known abroad for its wine production, but this is mainly because most of it is consumed locally. Quality has been i ...