When the Cold War ended and the Soviet Union dissolved, a new era of democratic expansionism was heralded, as Francis Fukuyama declared the end of history, optimistically assuming human ideological evolution had ended and liberal democracy ultimately triumphed over the authoritarianism of communism and fascism as the final form of human government.
Czech leader defends decision to attend Moscow parade
PRAGUE -- Milos Zeman will attend Victory Day celebrations in Moscow in order to express "his gratitude for the fact Czechs are not forced to speak German today."
Russia will on May 9 organize a military parade to mark 70 years since World War II victory.
The subway in Bulgaria's capital Sofia recently started giving bilingual audio directions - in both Bulgarian and English.
Since the subway extension to the airport is scheduled to launch in April, an increased influx of foreigners is expected in town, according to an official statement released Monday.