Archive for December 15th, 2013

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December 15, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

Ahead of a visit to Moscow by Ukraine’s president, protesters filled central Kyiv, warning him not to sign a trade pact with Russia. Ruslana Lyzhychko, the pop singer who is […]

Christmas Carols in Veliko Turnovo on December 16

December 15, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Christmas Carols event is being held in Veliko Turnovo on December 16 2013. An open invitation to the event was issued by Catherine Barber, deputy h ...

Two candidates shortlisted in Bulgarian Orthodox Church Varna Metropolitan election re-run

December 15, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The electoral college in the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s Varna diocese shortlisted, in a vote on December 15 2013, two candidates to the new Met ...

Bulgarian railways BDZ begins ticket sales for holiday season

December 15, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s state railways BDZ started selling tickets for the entire winter festive season on December 16. As a matter of policy, BDZ only sells tic ...

  • Thousands attend Nelson Mandela’s funeral
    December 15, 2013, by VOANews

    The funeral of late South African president Nelson Mandela is underway in his ancestral home of Qunu, where thousands of people have gathered in a large tent erected for the […]

  • Ukraine president suspends officials over protest crackdown
    December 15, 2013, by VOANews

    In a conciliatory move toward protesters, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has suspended his deputy security council chief and the head of the Kyiv city administration for their suspected involvement in […]

  • Can Ukraine’s two nations stay under one roof?
    December 15, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    To understand what is happening in Kyiv today, remember that Ukraine has a larger landmass in Europe than France, the largest nation of the European Union. From East to West, […]