- Russia MPs welcome Crimea referendum
The heads of Russia's two houses of parliament say they will support Crimea if the region votes to leave Ukraine in a referendum on 16 March.
BBC News. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 18:48:56 GMT.
- Crimea vote 'will not be recognised'
Ukraine's interim PM says "no-one in the civilised world" will recognise Crimea's referendum on joining Russia, as Moscow backs the vote.
BBC News. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:08:53 GMT.
- Ukraine split may destabilize Eurasia, Davutoğlu says
Any threat to the territorial integrity of Ukraine could lead to instability throughout Eurasia, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu warns
Hurriyet. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:51:00 +0200.
- Podcast: The Crimean Game Changer
We've been here before. In the conflicts in Georgia's breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia -- as well as in Moldova's separatist Transdniester region -- in the early 1990s. ...
Radio Liberty. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:55:54 +0000.
- US stocks drift lower as Ukraine tensions fester
Stocks are drifting mostly lower in afternoon trading Friday as tensions build in Ukraine, where the region of Crimea is preparing for a referendum on whether to split away and become part of Russia. ...
Miami Herald. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:08 EST.
- Events In Ukraine Show Need For A New American "Reset"
The ongoing events in Ukraine demonstrate to the world the Ukrainian people’s desire for a better future. ...
By Sen. Rob Portman. Forbes. Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT.
- Washington React: Obama, Putin Find Little Common Ground on Ukraine
U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but the two leaders found little common ground. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 06:36:24 -0500.
- Obama Phones Putin on Ukraine, Offers Diplomatic Solutions
U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin found little common ground during an hour-long phone call to discuss the crisis in Ukraine.During the call Thursday, the White House says President Obama told Mr. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:52:25 -0500.
- Ukraine to Russia: 'tear down the wall'
Ukraine’s prime minister says that Russia’s “aggression” damages hopes of persuading Iran and North Korea to reject nuclear weapons.
European Voice. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:59:55 GMT.
- Africa: Belarus Permanent Representative Presents Letter of Credence to the AUC Chairperson
[African Union]The Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union, H.E. ...
All Africa. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:15:11 GMT.
Eastern European States include Belarus, the Czech Republic, Hungary,
and Moldova as well as Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Ukraine.
The government websites listed below provide official news and travel
information about each of these Eastern Europe countries.
The Republic of Belarus' capital city is Minsk, and its national
currency is the Belorusian Rouble. Belorusian and Russian are
the primary languages used in Belarus, and in 2007, the population
of Belarus was estimated at 9,725,000.
The Czech Republic's capital city
is Prague, and its national currency is the Koruna. Czech is the
nation's official language, and in 2007, the Czech Republic's estimated
population was 10,229,000.
The Republic of Hungary's capital city is Budapest, and its currency
is the Forint. Magyar is the primary language used by Hungarians,
and in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 9,956,000.
The Republic of Moldova's capital city is Chisinau, and its currency
is the Leu. Moldovan's official language is Moldovan, and in 2007,
the country's estimated population was 4,329,000.
The Republic of Poland's capital city is Warsaw, and its currency is
the Zloty. The primary language used in Poland is Polish, and in
2007, the country's estimated population was 38,518,000.
Romania's capital city
is Bucharest, and its national currency is the Leu. Romania's
official language is Romanian, and in 2007, the country's estimated
population was 22,276,000.
The Slovak Republic's
capital city is Bratislava, and its currency is the Koruna.
Slovakia's official language is Slovak, and in 2007, the country's
estimated population was 5,448,000.
Ukraine's capital city
is Kiev, and its currency is the Hryvnia. Ukrainian and Russian
are Ukraine's primary languages, and in 2007, the country's estimated
population was 46,300,000.