Archive for May 8th, 2014

May 8, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

After the unresolved border dispute with Croatia regarding Prevlaka peninsula, Montenegro has encountered a new border dispute with Kosovo. The forest complex on the border of Montenegro and Kosovo of […]

Putin lobbies for Chinese backing in Ukraine standoff

May 8, 2014, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to travel to China later this month, hoping to seal energy deals and build diplomatic relations amid a souring ...

Ukraine separatists to hold secession vote on May 11

May 8, 2014, by VOANews

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine say they voted unanimously on Thursday in favor of holding a referendum on independence on Sunday as planne ...

Ukraine’s Victory Day celebrations curtailed because of fears of war, violence

May 8, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

For the first time in the history of independent Ukraine, Victory Day celebrations will be held in a war-like atmosphere as fears of a full-scale Russ ...

  • Professor Robert Winston opens Sofia Science Festival
    May 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Professor Robert Winston, well-known for his several BBC television series and a pioneer in IVF, was the star opening speaker at the 2014 Sofia Science Festival on May 8. Lord […]

  • European elections 2014: Romania – dress rehearsal
    May 8, 2014, by Alex Bivol

    The expanding reach of the European Union made it inevitable that European Parliament elections will occasionally come in close proximity with national elections – such is the case of Romania […]

  • European elections 2014: Greece – dawn or dusk?
    May 8, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    On May 25, Greece’s voters will cast their ballots not only in the European Parliament elections but also in the second phase of local elections – and the choices they […]

  • European elections 2014: Bulgaria – any change?
    May 8, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    When Bulgaria last held European Parliament elections in 2009, they were followed a few weeks later by scheduled elections for the National Assembly; now, in 2014, many are hoping that […]

  • Bulgaria’s European Parliament elections: Notebook, May 8
    May 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Gas, grain, agriculture and more gas – these were among the themes as leaders and candidates of Bulgaria’s political parties in the country’s European Parliament elections crisscrossed the landscape on […]