Slavic countries

Ukraine, Belarus Make Up for Russians on Bulgaria's Property Market

Bulgaria is still at the forefront of preferred destinations for Russian-speaking real estate buyers, an investment company says.

Data from Green Life, an entity building and selling holiday properties in the country, shows the market has not yet been affected by the turmoil in Ukraine's east or by the tensions over the breakaway of Crimea.

Ukraine must enter 'substantial' talks with rebels, Putin says

President Vladimir Putin insisted Aug. 29 that Kiev must enter substantial talks with pro-Russian rebels amid a dramatic escalation of the fighting in Ukraine.

"It is necessary to make the Ukrainian authorities start substantial talks," he told youths at a pro-Kremlin summer camp in central Russia.

EU's Creative Europe programme promotes Balkan culture

EU's Creative Europe programme promotes Balkan culture

The Union allocated 1.5 billion euros for cultural and media projects.

The European Union’s Creative Europe programme is making 1.5 billion euros available to support regional cultural organisations, including cinema, and for translating books into regional languages.

Vulin meets Macedonian ambassador

BELGRADE - Serbia's Labour Minister Aleksandar Vulin met with Macedonian Ambassador Vera Jovenska Tipko on Omnday to discuss improvements to the cooperation between the two countries, especially in social security and employment.

The two also discussed Serbia's activities regarding the anniversary of the start of World War One, the Labour Ministy stated.