Archive for September 5th, 2013

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September 5, 2013, by Alex Bivol

As the Vilnius summit of EU’s Eastern Partnership draws nearer, at which several former Soviet states are expected to sign association agreements with the EU, Russia appears to have stepped […]

Film review: We’re the Millers

September 5, 2013, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

Now that marijuana is slowly becoming legalized in parts of the US, it stands to reason that marijuana comedies will start to become mainstream. We ...

Film review: Riddick

September 5, 2013, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

“Back in the day,” as actor Vin Diesel likes to say in his revenge and car-chasing films, Diesel spoke to The Prague Post. He was in town ...

IOC set to choose 2020 Olympics host city

September 5, 2013, by VOANews

The International Olympic Committee is meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this week and will vote Saturday on the host city for the 2020 Summer Olymp ...

  • Bulgaria heads for Unification Day long weekend
    September 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria has a long weekend from September 6 as the country marks Unification Day, with Plovdiv the main focus of celebrations. Unification Day commemorates the 1885 re-unification of Bulgaria that […]

  • World leaders begin G20 summit in Russia
    September 5, 2013, by VOANews

    Leaders of the world’s 20 major economies, both developed and developing, are meeting in the Russian city of St. Petersburg Thursday and Friday to discuss economic and other issues.  The […]

  • Russian conservatism on gay issues provokes clash with West
    September 5, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Gay marriage is increasingly legal in Europe. Gay parades are massive events in European capitals. So how are gays faring in Russia, sometimes seen as Europe’s largest nation? In Russia, […]

  • aerial photo by nasa of the island of cyprus
    Cyprus in a jittery state of preparedness over Syria
    September 5, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The likelihood of a British involvement in military action in Syria may have all but vanished after the House of Commons “no” to the UK government’s plans, but the state […]