Archive for March 19th, 2014

March 19, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Russian forces and Russian-backed Crimean “self-defence” units have moved against Ukrainian army bases in Crimea, following Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula on March 18. The Ukrainian […]

Bulgarian cabinet approves government securities issue on international capital markets

March 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s cabinet consented on March 19 2014 to preparations to issue government securities on the international capital markets, a government medi ...

Yad Vashem marks 70 years since the destruction of Hungarian Jewry

March 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial and Institute in Jerusalem, hosted on March 19 2014 a march of remembrance with dozens of Holocaust survivors to ma ...

Poll favours opposition candidate in Macedonia’s April presidential elections

March 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A public opinion poll by the Centre for Information and Research (CIG) has declared Macedonian opposition presidential nominee, Stevo Pendarovski, a f ...

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    Cyber peace reigns despite Russia, Ukraine tensions
    March 19, 2014, by Matthew Hilburn of VOANews

    While tensions on the ground in Ukraine are rising almost daily, one area of potential conflict is eerily quiet. Ukraine and Russia are both widely considered computer hacking powerhouses, yet […]

  • UN chief heads to Moscow, Kyiv
    March 19, 2014, by Margaret Besheer of VOANews

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will leave for Moscow and Kyiv Wednesday, in a bid to help diplomatically resolve the crisis over the Crimean peninsula. From the United Nations,The Security Council […]

  • Donetsk Russians say only Putin can save them
    March 19, 2014, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    It is a frigid evening in Donetsk’s Lenin Square, but the cold has not deterred a small crowd from maintaining a weeks-long protest against the new Ukraine government in Kyiv. […]

  • Crimea turns from tourist spot into peninsula of violence
    March 19, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    Kidnappings, threats and assaults of Ukrainian activists and journalists have become the norm in Crimea since the Russian military invasion of the Black Sea peninsula on February 27. On March […]