Ukraine: Voters Strive For New Faces, Eight Parties To Enter The Parliament, And Rabinovich And Boyko To Share Voters’ Affinity In The East, Poll Suggests

Ukraine: Voters Strive For New Faces, Eight Parties To Enter The Parliament, And Rabinovich And Boyko To Share Voters’ Affinity In The East, Poll Suggests

According to the survey taken in early May 2018, If the parliamentary elections in Ukraine were to be held ‘this Sunday’, the new Ukrainian parliament would consist of MPs belonging to eight political parties. Though contrary to previous results obtained in March, the biggest support of Ukrainian voters would be given to the Batkivschyna Party headed by Yulia Tymoshenko (16.2%) followed by the Solidarnist Party of the incumbent Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko (9.6%), ”Za Zhittya” Party headed by Vadim Rabinovich (9.1%), and the Radical Party headed by Oleg Lyashko. The smaller…

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Outdoor swimming pool in Brussels: “when, when, when?”

Outdoor swimming pool in Brussels: “when, when, when?”

People passing by Brussels North station were surprised last week as supporters of the outdoor pool in the Belgian and Flemish capital decided to turn the fountain outside the North station into a pool for the day. Pool is Cool is the organisation that for years now has been pressing for Brussels to get its own open air swimming pool. It regularly courts publicity in order to argue its case and last week’s open air pool at the North Station was no exception. The swimming pool had a beach, deck…

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“If Europe does not solve the problem of migration, then in 5 years the EU will not”

“If Europe does not solve the problem of migration, then in 5 years the EU will not”

The EU conference of asylum Ministers failed to reach an agreement on the reform Of the rules on asylum and reception of migrants within the European Union. Speaking after the meeting, the Belgian Secretary of State responsible for asylum and migration policy Theo Francken (Flemish nationalist) said “The reform of the Dublin Regulation is dead”. Mr Francken went on to call to bring illegal migration to a halt. Central to Tuesday’s talks were proposals to modify the Dublin Regulation. The Dublin regulation decrees that the first EU state that a…

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Charleroi site will play central role in new Alstom 150-million-euro Norwegian railway contract

Charleroi site will play central role in new Alstom 150-million-euro Norwegian railway contract

The French company Alstom announced on Tuesday that it had landed a contract with Norway’s railway authority to equip its trains with the ERTMS on-board train control solution and to manage the system for up to 25 years. Alstom’s Charleroi site will play an essential role in the execution of the contract. The deployment of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) onboard system should help increase the effectiveness and reliability of the Norwegian railway network by reducing delays in the transport of passengers and goods while guaranteeing a maximum…

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