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Zupagrafika Presents BLOKOSHKA: A Modernist Architectural Matryoshka

Added: 17.01.2018 18:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Inspired by the former Eastern Bloc concrete modernist estates, "BLOKOSHKA: Modernist Architectural Matryoshka", is a playful tour inside out the "sleeping districts" of Moscow, plattenbau constructions of East Berlin, Warsaw estates built over the ruins of old ghetto, and the panelak blocks in Prague. The Modernist Architectural Matryoshka is a set of 4 pre-cut and pre-folded nesting blocks to open in half and place inside of one another. Includes a note on Eastern European housing architecture. Includes a note on Eastern European housing architecture.
After World War II European cities were in urgent need of providing their population with new homes


Macedonia: The decades-long quarrel over its name

Added: 17.01.2018 9:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

PARIS: The name chosen by the small eastern European country of Macedonia at its independence 27 years ago has been steadfastly rejected by its neighbour Greece. The bitter dispute has stalled the young Balkan nation's efforts to take its place in the European Union and other international institutions. Amid a new push for a solution, here is an outline of the row: Macedonia proclaims its independence from the former Yugoslavia in September 1991 but its recognition by...

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EU over in 10 years - and THESE are the four countries that will bring down Brussels

Added: 13.01.2018 16:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

NIGEL Farage has predicted the European Union will not survive the next 10 years as tensions grow between Brussels and four key member states in Eastern Europe.


If you don't like it LEAVE! Guy Verhofstadt blasts Poland and Hungary as EU cracks show

Added: 10.01.2018 15:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

GUY Verhofstadt has stuck the knife into eastern European states for kicking back against demands from Brussels and threatened them to leave the European Union if they do not want to follow the rules.


‘They’re LYING’ Polish President blasts EU as Brussels threatens to REMOVE voting rights

Added: 21.12.2017 13:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

POLISH President Andzej Duda has accused the EU of “lying” about his country as the bloc launches unprecedented proceedings to sanction the eastern European state.


EU set to snatch power from Poland with ‘nuclear option’ as battle with east rages

Added: 20.12.2017 11:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

EUROPEAN Union chiefs are preparing to punish Poland by stripping it of its voting rights as they step up their fight against the eastern European state.


[Ticker] EU and Russia in Balkan gas race

Added: 19.12.2017 8:02 | 1 views | 0 comments

The EU on Monday signed a grant agreement to invest €101.4 million in the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Krk, Croatia, in order to increase the diversification of energy sources of Central and South Eastern Europe and to give an economic lift to the region. Meanwhile Russia's Gazprom announced that it would build a €70 million liquefied natural gas plant in Zvornik, in Bosnia's Serb-dominated region.

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AP: Move Underway To Get Kids Out Of Orphanages

Added: 19.12.2017 7:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

From Eastern Europe to China to the African nation of Rwanda, intensive efforts are underway to get children out of orphanages. (Dec. 19)


Jean-Claude Van Damme Is Ready to Get Serious

Added: 14.12.2017 15:09 | 1 views | 0 comments

“My name is Jean-Claude Van Damme,” announces the 57-year-old Belgian star in the opening words of Amazon’s surreal comedy, Jean-Claude Van Johnson. Van Johnson is his black ops alias, and those low-budget flicks he’s been shooting in Eastern Europe have just been an excuse to bust Bulgarian heroin traffickers. When ...


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