Archive for December, 2013

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    Three arrested for attack on refugees in Sofia
    December 3, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A third suspect was arrested on December 3 in connection with the serious assault and robbery two days earlier of three refugees in Sofia, Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry said. The three […]

  • Ukraine’s EU option still open amid stand-off with protesters
    December 3, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    With protesters occupying Kiev’s Independence Square, the Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, is facing the prospect of a general strike amid anger over his decision to cancel an agreement with the […]

  • Tired of mayhem at home, Yanukovych flees to China
    December 3, 2013, by Anastasia Forina of The Kyiv Post

    Thousands of Ukrainians remain on the streets in Kyiv, demanding the resignation of the country’s government as well as its President, Viktor Yanukovych. But the unrest at home did not […]

  • US urges Ukraine to listen to its people
    December 3, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged the Ukrainian government on Tuesday to “listen to the voices of its people” after President Viktor Yanukovych’s decision to spurn an agreement with […]

  • Bulgarian MP Georgi Markov quits GERB parliamentary group
    December 3, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The resignation of one of centre-right opposition party GERB’s MPs from its parliamentary group sparked surprise in the 42nd National Assembly. Georgi Markov, a 45-year-old economist who was party leader […]