Archive for February 20th, 2014

February 20, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

The European Union has agreed to impose sanctions against Ukraine, including visa bans and asset freezes targeting those believed responsible for the country’s worst violence in years. The details are […]

EU talks with government, opposition in Ukraine continue

February 20, 2014, by VOANews

Three foreign ministers from the EU are in talks again with President Viktor Yanukovych on finding a way out of Ukraine’s crisis. France’s ...

Poland ready to accept Ukrainians seeking medical help or refugee status

February 20, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

Poland’s prime minister Donald Tusk said that Polish hospitals are getting ready to take in Ukrainian citizens injured in the street fights of Kiev, ...

Slovakia on alert over neighbouring Ukraine

February 20, 2014, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

Slovakian foreign minister Miroslav Lajčák and other EU foreign ministers were meeting to impose sanctions on people who are, in their words, respon ...

  • Film review: Inside Llewyn Davis
    February 20, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Two-thirds into Inside Llewyn Davis, the titular main character, a folk singer with a beautiful voice but no money, finally gets the chance to perform for a major record producer […]

  • Film review: Saving Mr. Banks
    February 20, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    However mean you think Mary Poppins was, the woman who created her gave the impression of being even meaner. And yet, to paraphrase Renoir, people always have their reasons. Mrs. […]

  • Question marks loom larger over proposed new election code
    February 20, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s members of Parliament spent several hours on February 20 voting on the second reading of the proposed new election code, but question marks continue to loom over the future […]

  • Signs of economic growth returning to Greece
    February 20, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greece posted a current account surplus in 2013, the first time since official data collection began in 1948, the country’s central bank said on Wednesday. After seeing the recession ease […]