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Russia is warning NATO about exercises in Eastern Europe — the type of training Trump has said he could end at Putin’s request

Russia is again criticising NATO about military exercises after President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. While Russians have commented on that meeting, US intelligence and military officials appear to know little about what was discussed or agreed to. Trump hinted before the meeting that US participation in […]
Russia is warning NATO about exercises in Eastern Europe — the type of training Trump has said he could end at Putin’s request
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Stunning Photos Of Romania’s Post-Communist Industrial Decay

From 1965 to 1989, Romania was home to one of the most repressive totalitarian regimes in history under Nicolae Ceausescu. During that time, Romania underwent a period of intense industrialisation and urbanization under a program known as ” systematization“. With a stated goal of doubling the number of Romanian cities […]
Stunning Photos Of Romania’s Post-Communist Industrial Decay
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The Many Reasons You Should Keep An Eye On Serbia

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/350org/4042442286/”] Serbia hasn’t had the best time in the last few years. Regional strife with Kosovo refuses to die down, while this winter it took the brunt of Europe’s deadly cold snap.However, a fascinating article from the Economist points out that hidden beneath these attention-grabbing problems, it looks […]
The Many Reasons You Should Keep An Eye On Serbia
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Freezing Conditions Paralyze Danube River Shipping

[credit provider=”AP”] SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — At least four Balkan nations suspended shipping on the Danube River because of severe frost and the vast amount of ice blocking the heavily traveled waterway.Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Serbia made the decision because up to 90 per cent of the river’s surface is […]
Freezing Conditions Paralyze Danube River Shipping
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BMW Is ‘Sponsoring’ A Deadly Cold Snap That Has Killed 112 People In Eastern Europe

[credit provider=”Flickr/Jarrett Campbell” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/wjarrettc/4241228249/”] A German ad agency, Sassenbach, thought it had a “wind and weather-proof” plan to promote BMW’s Mini Cooper, the BBC reports.The firm used Berlin’s Free University Met Institute’s “Adopt a Vortex” scheme to rename a coming cold snap “Cooper” within Germany.
BMW Is ‘Sponsoring’ A Deadly Cold Snap That Has Killed 112 People In Eastern Europe
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Romanian Riots Reveal A Growing Gloom In Eastern Europe

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda”] BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian cities are gripped by the worst street violence in over a decade. Slovaks seem poised to re-elect a confrontational and divisive populist. Hungary alarms the European Union with laws that erode democratic rights.In former Soviet bloc nations now part of the […]
Romanian Riots Reveal A Growing Gloom In Eastern Europe
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This Is The Company That Took Burger King, Applebee’s And Starbucks To Eastern Europe

[credit provider=”Mike Lipscomb / Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mclipsco/1397990775/”] AmRest Holdings is an archetypal Central and Eastern European company.Forged in the post-communist fires by a young American abroad, this restaurant operator that brought pizza, burgers and fried chicken to western-starved eastern Europeans has outgrown its region and is now turning its attention to […]
This Is The Company That Took Burger King, Applebee’s And Starbucks To Eastern Europe
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