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  1. Tracing Jewish heritage along the DanubeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    Like many who share my hair texture and fondness for rugelach, I am the descendant of Jewish forebears who boarded boats in the first half of the 20th century to escape bad times for our people in Central and Eastern Europe. These intrepid emigrants took to the water, settled in America and built a Jewish-American culture of creative assimilation.


  2. Pontis Foundation gives out Via Bono awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Slovak Spectator

    THE PONTIS Foundation handed out the 15th annual awards for companies doing business in a responsible way March 26, with top awards going to Accenture and The foundation accepted 61 nominations for the 2014 Via Bona Slovakia Awards, from which 23 advanced to the second round. "We thank to all firms.


  3. Large group of smugglers of migrants from Kosovo arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | B92

    European police forces have dismantled a large international criminal network that smuggled irregular migrants to Western European countries for money. In a Europol-coordinated operation, which involved the police services of several countries, 77 people of various nationalities were arrested "in Kosovo, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, the Czech Republic, France and Germany," a Europol statement said.


  4. One year since Crimea's annexation: Russia's interests in Ukraine run deepRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Hill

    ... to Europe is piped through the territory of Ukraine. Eight European countries - Italy, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Bulgaria, Romania - get their gas from a pipeline via Ukraine. Thus, it is critical for Russia maintain control ...


  5. State takes control of GabcikovoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Slovak Spectator

    PRIME Minister Robert Fico announced that the state was assuming full control over the GabA A kovo hydroelectric power plant on March 9, and presented the change as a means to partially redress what he sees as the unfair privatisation of SlovenskA ElektrA rne in 2006. "I have good news for Slovakia because today at the special cabinet session we carried out further legal steps on whose basis I can say that we are taking back full state ownership and full control of the GabA A kovo hydropower plant," Fico said, as quoted by the SITA newswire.


  6. Ukraine puts Visegrad solidarity to the testRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    Central Europe is sharply divided on the crisis in Ukraine, while the EU is anxious to maintain unity. Several of the countries reject the very notion of Russia as a security threat.


  7. CIA-controlled Ukraine: Hunger, economic collapse and police stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Indy Media

    ... A teacher in West Ukraine is threatened with 5 years of inprisonment Tens of thousands have fled to Hungary, Slovakia or Russia to avoid the draft. Swedish doctors for human rights https://uprootedpalestinians ... 1 comment

  8. Central European Countries Establish Visegrad Patent Institute To...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Intellectual Property Watch

    In a move towards increased regional cooperation in the field of intellectual property, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic have signed an agreement to set up the Visegrad Patent Institute . And representatives of the parties to the agreement say that their ambitions reach further, towards ensuring the recently-established body becomes a regional hub for patent cooperation in Central-Eastern Europe.


  9. Support for Russian Sanctions Is Waning, Just Look Who's Visiting the KremlinRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Bloomberg

    ... partner" by Putin; Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is due next in Moscow, in April. Along with Hungary, Slovakia, Austria and Spain, the three countries were reluctant backers of economic curbs to protest Russia's interference with Ukraine. As a ...


  10. VSMU participates in international project of puppetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Slovak Spectator

    ... and other activities will be presented at the festival of puppetry colleges of the Visegrad Four (Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, the Czech Republic) countries - Meeting / Stretnutie that will be organised in June 2015 by the Old Theatre of Karol SpiA A ...


  11. Slovakia hosts Tatra summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAKIA is set to host a meeting of foreign affairs ministers from Visegrad Four and Nordic-Baltic Eight in the High Tatras on March 12 and 13, making it one of the largest meetings as part of Slovakia's presidency of the V4, Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak told the TASR newswire. This will be the third such session involving the V4 and NB8 countries , with the first one having taken place in Gdansk, Poland, and the other in Narva, Estonia.


  12. Cloud boosts demand for datacentres in Poland and eastern EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Computer Weekly

    ... whole region. The second largest country in terms of revenue in 2014 was the Czech Republic, followed by Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine." According to PMR analysis, almost 60% of Poland's datacentre space is located in Warsaw and ...


  13. Foreign trade surplus of a 300 million in January, a 4.65 billion in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2014 | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAK foreign trade recorded a surplus of 307.4 million in January, a year-on-year drop of 136.3 million, the Slovak Statistics Office announced March 11. Overall exports stood at 5.084 billion in January, which amounts to an annual fall of 2.1 percent, the SU said. Imports rose by 0.6 percent y-o-y to 4.776 billion.


  14. Slovak wine wins gold in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Slovak Spectator

    The country defeated other participants from the central European region. The Czech Republic won six gold and 24 silver medals, while Hungary received nine gold and 11 silver medals.


  15. State taking full control over GabcikovoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAKIA is assuming full control over the Gabcikovo hydropower plant. Prime Minister Robert Fico announced this on March 9 after the state won a legal dispute with Slovenske Elektrarne over the validity of the contract regarding operation of the Gabcikovo hydropower plant.


  16. Visegrad Film Forum brings Oscar-winner for soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Slovak Spectator

    THE VISEGRAD Film Forum 2015, an international filming platform, brings in its 4th year Christopher Newman, three-time Oscar winner for sound; Sicilian directors, scriptwriters Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza Central and eastern Europe will be represented by Slovak Ludmila Cvikova, independent film curator, script, film funding and festival strategies advisor now based in Amsterdam, and Brigitta Bacskai, young Hungarian film editor who will present her work on her debut feature Free Entry, which was shot exclusively during two years of the Sziget music film festival in Budapest. The four-day event will be opened on March 11 with a screening of Godfather attended by Christopher Newman, who received an Oscar nomination for the film.


  17. Stevenson Gallery Features Auschwitz-BirkenauRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    ... Exploring Eastern Europe," features photos from the entirety of the trip - during which the group visited Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Austria - and capture street life, scenery, landscapes and architecture. Jefferson Steele, a ...


  18. Vintage Toronto Ads: A Taste of HungaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Torontoist

    Walking into the Country Style Hungarian Restaurant along Bloor Street in the Annex is more than dining on central European cuisine served on checkered tablecloths. The venerable eatery stands as one of the last links to the strip's past, before Hungarian businesses, butchers, and restaurants gave way to cheap sushi joints and falafel spots.


  19. Issue of the Day : Tiriac, billionaire againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Nine O'Clock

    ... billionaires, four each, each of them having one in the top 1000. The other East European states, namely Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia and Bulgaria (Russia and the other former USSR states are not included), are not listed with any billionaires. ...


  20. Advent plans sale of Partner in Pet Food: sourcesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Reuters

    ... .5 billion last year. PPF's products are sold in 37 markets. It has 1,200 employees and eight factories in Hungary, Slovakia, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic.