What's Up Ukraine

What’s Up Ukraine? Euromaidan Anniversary and Kerch Strait Confrontation

– On November 3rd, Ukraine made another step to the establishment of a unified local Orthodox Church when President Poroshenko signed an agreement on cooperation with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the Istanbul-based leader of the worldwide Orthodox community. The move … Continue reading What’s Up Ukraine? Euromaidan Anniversary and Kerch Strait Confrontation

Orbán grants political asylum and prominent university is forced to relocate

– The end of October saw rising tensions on the Bosnian-Croatian border, where Croatian police were refusing migrants from Asia and Africa to enter into the European Union. As a result, Hungarian military has increased its presences along Hungary’s southern … Continue reading Orbán grants political asylum and prominent university is forced to relocate

Kremlin-aide front runner denied Interpol top job and Putin visits France for World War I Armistice

– 1st November – A teen boy, identified as Mikhail Zhlobitsky, has died after detonating explosive devices in the FSB’s headquarters in Arkhangelsk. Three officers were also hurt in the blast, but there were no other fatalities. The teen identified … Continue reading Kremlin-aide front runner denied Interpol top job and Putin visits France for World War I Armistice

Diplomatic tensions with Ukraine continues and Erdogan visits Budapest

– “Sport is the shared language of Central Europe”: on September 27th, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán inaugurated the TSC Football Academy in Topolya/Bačka Topola in Serbia, which was launched with a 9.5 million-Euros donation from the Hungarian Football Federation. … Continue reading Diplomatic tensions with Ukraine continues and Erdogan visits Budapest

Europe speaks: This is what European media has to say about the brutal murder of Viktoria Marinova

Viktoria Marinova, a journalist who worked for a local Bulgarian TV-station, was found dead on Saturday, 6 October 2018, in her hometown of Ruse. She was raped and murdered. Most of her possessions, including her glasses, her mobile phone and her wallet, were gone. Motivation of the ruthless act is still unclear, although many suggest it was related to her work. What is Europe writing? Here’s a bird’s eye view to get you updated with the European media landscape. Marinova’s investigation in EU-funds corruption American news outlet CNN reported that Marinova was investigating “corruption involving European Union funds for the … Continue reading Europe speaks: This is what European media has to say about the brutal murder of Viktoria Marinova