Archive for August, 2014

  • Analysts: Putin unfazed by tougher sanctions
    August 1, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    The European Union on July 29 agreed to more severe sanctions against Russia in response to its continued promotion of instability in eastern Ukraine. The U.S. quickly followed suit with […]

  • EU slaps sanctions on five Russian banks
    August 1, 2014, by VOANews

    The European Union has sanctioned five Russian banks to protest Moscow’s intervention in restive eastern Ukraine. The EU said it is limiting the banks’ access to European capital markets, which […]

  • Floods hit western and central Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania
    August 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Heavy rains have unleashed floods that caused serious damage to roads and other infrastructure in western and central Bulgaria, including the Vratsa and Plovdiv regions, endangered a key power station […]