Archive for May 28th, 2015

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May 28, 2015, by Maria Lipman for the European Council on Foreign Relations

This week, both houses of the Russian parliament approved legislation regarding “undesirable organisations”. According to the new norm, a prosecutor can deem any foreign or international organisation “undesirable” if it […]

Investigators will question Russia on World Cup bid

May 28, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

Swiss authorities lobbed a grenade at Russia’s already tainted award to host the 2018 World Cup when it started criminal proceedings on suspected ...

Greece anxious about tourism this year

May 28, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

Greece was hoping to set a record in tourist numbers this summer, but the turbulent debt crisis has clouded the forecast. Recent disputes over billion ...

What’s On: 2015 ‘Opera Open’ in Plovdiv from June 19 to July 22

May 28, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Plovdiv State Opera is to present “Opera Open”, a programme of five performances, from June 19 to July 22 2015 at the Ancient Theatre in Bulgaria ...

  • EC asks Bulgaria to implement bank recovery directive
    May 28, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission said on May 28 that it has asked 11 EU member states, Bulgaria among them, to fully implement the provisions of the bank recovery and resolution directive. […]

  • US sponsors weigh support after Fifa corruption charges
    May 28, 2015, by VOANews

    Sponsors are calling for football’s governing body Fifa to make changes while its regional federations debate the future of its often-criticized leader after the United States and Switzerland unveiled major […]