Archive for February 13th, 2014

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February 13, 2014, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

One of the last polls to be published before the March 15 2014 presidential race in Slovakia has confirmed a frequently voiced theory. If Prime Minister Robert Fico fails to […]

Olympics takes aim at Russia’s smoking, drinking problem

February 13, 2014, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

Organizers at the Winter Olympics in Sochi hope the Games will inspire healthy living in Russia – a country that suffers from high rates of prem ...

Sofia municipality refuses permission for ‘Lukov march’ honouring far-right general

February 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia municipality has declined to give permission for the annual “Lukov March” that had been planned by the far-right Bulgarian National ...

What’s on: Bulgarian archaeology 2013

February 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Archaeology Institute and Museum will host the seventh annual exhibition showcasing some of the more interesting findings of las ...

  • Film review: Winter’s Tale
    February 13, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Winter’s Tale attempts something very clever: It sidesteps criticism by very overtly presenting itself as a fairy tale. In other words, it plays by a different set of rules than […]

  • Film review: One Chance
    February 13, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Nice guys finish last. Except in the case of Paul Potts, a chubby 30-something Welshman with a chipped tooth, who has always dreamed about becoming an opera singer, but whose […]

  • Plevneliev and Ataka: Not quite on the same page
    February 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev began on February 13 the “month of political consultations” that he initiated in 2012 with parties represented in Parliament, by meeting MPs from ultra-nationalists Ataka. But […]

  • Lorry drivers lift blockade of Bulgarian-Turkish border
    February 13, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The blockade of the past three days by protesting lorry drivers at the Bulgarian-Turkish border was lifted in the first few minutes of February 13 2014 after Bulgaria agreed to […]