• Wed, Nov 25, 2015
    Submitted by Sanja Stamenkovic
    Globally, the Balkan countries' economy is not in bad shape, but still lags behind the Europe's average. All the Balkan countries have an open market economy, and belong to upper-middle income range, except Greece, which is in the high income group of countries. GDP per capita is often used as a...
  • Tue, Nov 03, 2015
    Submitted by ArishaUl
    As the Arctic is becoming an object of steadily growing attention, Murmansk has decided to train specially qualified staff able to work under the circumpolar conditions. In particular, the government of Murmansk Oblast has initiated the idea to establish an Arctic State University in the region’s...
  • Mon, Oct 26, 2015
    Submitted by Sanja Stamenkovic
    Gender equality is the pursiut for equal treatment of men and women. One of the key aspects of gender equality is the decision making. When deciding about the future, there is no better place to be than in the political leadership of the country.   Although the years when women had to fight for...
  • Tue, Oct 13, 2015
    Submitted by Sanja Stamenkovic
    On August 27th, 2015 Western Balkans Summit took place in Vienna. European institutions announced 200 million euro grant for co-financing 10 energy and transportation projects. The total value of the projects is estimated to be around 600 million euros. This infrastructure projects will only...
  • Thu, Oct 08, 2015
    Submitted by Gleb Yarovoy
    According to the newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda ("Komsomol Truth"), all five subregions of the Russian Barents are in the top ten most drinking regions in Russia. In fact, data from the Federal Service for Alcohol Market Regulation and Rosstat shows that volumes of purchased alcoholic drinks in the...