East European Countries

People are our greatest asset. Wanna buy them?

People are our greatest asset. Wanna buy them?

Published 19/11/2018

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Eastern Europe’s chronic labor shortage is feeding into corporate takeover activity, with some companies making acquisitions to snap up skilled workers or [more…]

Stolen Picasso resurfaces in Romania six years later

Stolen Picasso resurfaces in Romania six years later

Published 18/11/2018

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - A painting believed to be “Tête d’Arlequin” by Pablo Picasso stolen in 2012 from Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum has turned up in Romania, [more…]

Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS in first launch since accident

Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS in first launch since accident

Published 17/11/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - An unmanned rocket carrying cargo blasted off into space on Friday in the first launch of a Russian-made Soyuz-FG rocket from Kazakhstan’s [more…]

‘We trust our rocket’, crew says ahead of first space launch since…

‘We trust our rocket’, crew says ahead of first space launch since…

Published 15/11/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A U.S. astronaut said on Thursday she had full confidence in the safety of the Russian-made Soyuz rocket that will blast a [more…]

Russia’s Putin says everyone should be free to attend Davos forum

Russia’s Putin says everyone should be free to attend Davos forum

Published 15/11/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that everyone should be free to decide whether or not to attend the Davos World [more…]

Russia’s Putin to meet Pence in Singapore on Thursday: source

Russia’s Putin to meet Pence in Singapore on Thursday: source

Published 15/11/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of an international conference in Singapore on Thursday, [more…]

After aborted mission, NASA astronaut confident about December launch

After aborted mission, NASA astronaut confident about December launch

Published 14/11/2018

(Reuters) - The American astronaut who will hitch the first ride on a Russian rocket since last month’s aborted launch and dramatic emergency landing is [more…]

Mayweather’s switch to octagon could prove biggest test

Mayweather’s switch to octagon could prove biggest test

Published 05/11/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Floyd Mayweather’s route to boxing greatness has been carefully crafted without taking unnecessary risks, yet his announcement of a fight for a [more…]

Russia halts release of Hollywood movie that shows Kremlin coup

Russia halts release of Hollywood movie that shows Kremlin coup

Published 02/11/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia blamed bureaucracy rather than censorship for a decision to halt the release of a Hollywood movie that tells the fictional story [more…]

Russian Soyuz rocket failure caused by damaged sensor: investigation

Russian Soyuz rocket failure caused by damaged sensor: investigation

Published 01/11/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The abortive launch last month of a manned Soyuz mission to space was caused by a sensor damaged during the rocket’s assembly [more…]