FIFA has no plans to move 2018 World Cup from Russia

...billion budget for building and renovating 12 stadiums, and other construction projects, for the first World Cup in Eastern Europe.Restricting Russian financial institutions' access to European capital markets was suggested to a meeting of EU...

Fight our socialist drift

...but strictly supervised by the political arm of Stalin's power structure.Soon after Soviet occupation in 1945 in Eastern Europe, private property began to be confiscated from private owners to be distributed among the workers, five to eight...

Cellphone operator Vodafone reveals scale of government snooping

...weren't the only ones applauding Vodafone's actions. Norway's Telenor Group, which also has operations across Eastern Europe and Asia, offered support, noting governments have the ultimate responsibility to act.The countries included in...

Heat wave sweeps Eastern Europe

BUCHAREST, Romania -- The worst heat wave in half a century has swept Eastern Europe, causing a reported 20 deaths in Romania and sending people plunging into fountains and standing-room-only pools in search...

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A lack of leadership

...act of open aggression that puts the very freedom of Eastern Europe in question, the world looks to the United States...democratic allies Germany, the United Kingdom and much of Eastern Europe.There is little doubt the president's toothless...

Sprint Cup event in Texas postponed until Monday

...another story," Ecclestone said when asked about a possible Haas entry.The other 2015 bidder is believed to be an Eastern Europe-based entry backed by Colin Kolles, who formerly was at defunct teams HRT, Midland and Spyker.

Wine Time: Giocato Pinot Grigio 2011, Slovenia

...bottle aging.The wine is produced by Aleks Simcic (SEEM-chitch), widely considered one of the best winemakers in eastern Europe. Giocato is produced by the renowned Edi Simcic winery, owned by Aleks' father. The Giocato label was developed...

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...of decorated Easter eggs from eastern Europe are on display through May 8 at...and has become an art form in eastern Europe. The display features "written...through the islands ends in Quebec. Eastern Europe EMERYVILLE, Calif. -- One way...

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Clearing away the rubble

...have thought that freedom came to Eastern Europe with the collapse of the Soviet...leaves ruins. And our friends in Eastern Europe are laboring mightily to this...to Moldova, Belarus and beyond Eastern Europe to Cuba, Burma and Zimbabwe...

NATO: Who pays?

...American Treaty Organization to include nations of Eastern Europe, the pact seems headed toward Senate ratification...trouble trying to figure out why they should pay for Eastern Europe's preparedness while their own is being recklessly...

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