Turkish tourism players expect over 10 pct increase in arrivals from Ukraine

An increase of over 10 percent is expected in the number of Ukrainian tourists visiting Turkey this year, according to a leading sector representative. 

The head of the Hoteliers Association of Turkey (TÜROB), Timur Bay?nd?r, said a double-digit increase will be seen in the number of Ukrainian tourists in 2016, adding that around 700,000 Ukrainians visited Turkey last year. 

More than 400 Ukrainian soldiers "flee to to Russia"

More than 400 Ukrainian soldiers "flee to to Russia"

MOSCOW -- Ukrainian authorities' orders to troops to fight their own people are "impossible," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has told Itar-Tass on Monday.

His comments came as 438 Ukrainian military personnel reportedly fled across the border into Russia overnight.

Romanian, U.S. lawmakers sign common declaration on Ukraine

The presidents of the US Congress Group of Friendship with Romania (the Congressional Romania Caucus) and the Pro-America Group of the Romanian Parliament adopted on Tuesday a common declaration welcoming the presidential election in Ukraine and strongly disapproving the aggression of the Russian Federation against this country by the annexation of Crimea and the destabilization of southern and

President Plevneliev: Bulgaria Backs EU Decisions on Ukraine

President Rosen Plevneliev has emphasized the clear and unambiguous support of Bulgaria for all decisions of the EU and the European Parliament in an interview for Deustchlandfunk.

Asked to comment on the crisis in Ukraine, he noted that Russia's annexation of Crimea had questioned the very foundations of the system of international law.