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A Trump Deal for Mueller to Look At

Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow tells Adam Davidson that at least one of the president’s business dealings should be “out of scope” to special counsel …

Robert Mueller


Jono Dunnett’s epic Windsurf round Europe from Norway’s Arctic to the Black Sea continues as he gives us an unedited clip from the crossing from …


A river cruise from Budapest to the Black Sea


Ships fooled in GPS spoofing attack suggest Russian cyberweapon

<b>I put a report out on this some time ago, but nobody seems to have caught the significance.</b><p><b>This is active GPS spoofing on a fairly large scale.</b><p><b>This</b> …


Skateboarding Russia’s wild south in Sochi

After spending a week in two inland cities of the Russian south, we finally reached the Black Sea. For Russians, the Black Sea is more than just a …


Police in Çorum apprehend 119 migrants who entered Turkey illegally - CRIME

CRIME >Police in Çorum apprehend 119 migrants who entered Turkey illegally<p>ÇORUM – Anadolu Agency<p>Police in the Sungurlu district of the Black Sea …


Video Takes You Inside an Abandoned Shipwreck in Romania

Kayaking through crystal-clear waters is a spectacular activity on its own, but it gets even better when you're exploring an abandoned shipwreck.<p>A …


A Turbulent Black Sea Fills a Three-Story Wall in Kiev, Ukraineby on August 10, 2017

London-born and Cape Town-based artist Jake Aikman paints scenes that aim to capture the mysterious nature of environments at the edge of …


Ukrainian Lifeguard Rescued After Washing Up on Shores of Crimea

He had fallen asleep on an inflatable trampoline.<p>Earlier this month, Mykhailo Doroshenko, a 19-year-old Ukrainian lifeguard, had just finished his …


BBC World Service - The Compass, On The Black Sea, On the Black Sea: a Land Forgotten

Ghost states like Abkhazia have the trappings of independence, but are unrecognised by most of the world. On the far north-east shore of the Black Sea, the region is determined to preserve its independence and ancient culture, including a pagan religion based around animal sacrifices, but the price …


Crimea Suffers From Blackouts, as Russian Authorities Cut Supplies

Since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula in March 2014, Crimeans have suffered repeated power shortages


Join a skate raid on the Russian Riviera!

Russia is usually associated with snow, and frost, which is hardly a surprise, since most of the Russian territories have winter for half the year. …


Wreckages in Black Sea to be examined - SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY >Wreckages in Black Sea to be examined<p>ZONGULDAK – Anadolu Agency<p>Scientific research has been initiated on shipwrecks dating back …


Shipwreck Kayaking

LinkGet a unique perspective on a rusted out shipwreck, as a kayaker takes us on a slow float through the submerged innards of the Evangelia …

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Hilton DoubleTree Varna Black Sea Resort 33 EUR rates

DoubleTree by Hilton Varna Golden Sands, Bulgaria is a hotel that has made my ‘remember’ list of hotels. I made my first trip to Bulgaria in late …


Putin Is Thirsty – the Troubling Problem of Kaliningrad

Watch Kaliningrad. This oft-forgotten Russian exclave, squeezed between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea, may be the focal point for a …


Dishes from the Black Sea and beyond: exclusive extract

These recipes bind fragments of many Caucasian cultures. The author of new book Kaukasis describes how she cherishes the region’s traditions while creating something new<p>In times of great economic struggle, people fall apart. I have seen it happen, where close friends, parents and their children or …


Turkey's Erdogan claims Germany abetting terrorists

Reuters Staff<p>2 Min Read<p>ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Monday of assisting terrorists by not responding to thousands of files sent to Berlin or handing over suspects wanted by Turkish authorities.<p>"Germany is abetting terrorists," Erdogan told a conference in …


Europe's Summer Travel Season Melts Amid Heatwave

A heatwave, anti-tourism protests and new screening regulations are turning Europe's summer vacation season into a nightmare in some places.


Putin cultivates strongman persona with holiday adventures

MOSCOW: Russia's President Vladimir Putin, who loves to cultivate a virile man-of-action image, was shown on Russian TV Saturday spear-fishing in a …


The decline of international law and the fear of war - MURAT YETKİN

MURAT YETKİN >The decline of international law and the fear of war<p>NATO’s relationship with Russia is more difficult than it has been at any point …


EU sanctions Russians over turbine delivery to Crimea

The EU has imposed fresh sanctions on three more Russian companies and three individuals, including the country’s deputy energy minister, in response …


Kremlin to Release GoPro Footage From Putin’s Spear-Fishing Trip

Brace yourselves for the latest addition to President Vladimir Putin’s macho exploits in the wilds of Russia. The Kremlin says he went spear-fishing …


119 dolphins died this year on Romania's Black Sea coast

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian environmentalist group says more than 100 dolphins have died along Romania's Black Sea coast this year, caught up in fishermen's nets.<p>Mare Nostrum, a non-governmental association, said Thursday 119 dolphins had washed up on shores, urging people to "adopt a …


Explosions at arms depot in breakaway Abkhazia injure dozens

MOSCOW – Dozens of people were injured by explosions that ripped through a munitions depot in Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia on Wednesday, officials said.<p>The Russian embassy in Abkhazia said the explosions shook a military arsenal in the village of Primorskoye. About 50 people were …

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Jamiroquai headlines at Black Sea Jazz Festival

The eleventh Black Sea Jazz Festival was bigger and bolder than ever this year at its beautiful beachside venue in Batumi, the third largest city in Georgia.<p>The line-up featured hip hop trio De La Soul, jazz and gospel band Cory Henry and The Funk Apostles and funk and acid jazz genius Jamiroquai …


Russia"s naval power: From Peter the Great to Putin the Great? - ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ

ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ >Russia’s naval power: From Peter the Great to Putin the Great?<p>Since 1980, Russia celebrates its Navy Day on the last Sunday of July. …


Russia in display of naval might

Russia’s annual Navy Day parade in gives Moscow the chance to display to the world its maritime power and military strength.<p>Overseen by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the ceremony which traditionally takes place on the last Sunday in July, this year features representatives of the Baltic, Black …


French museum raises a glass to 'cradle of wine-making' Georgia

France's Cite de Vin museum will toast Georgia's 9,000-year history as the global birthplace of wine-making in a new exhibition from Monday.

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Azerbaijan, Without Explanation, Drops Out of NATO Exercises

When NATO military exercises kick off in Georgia next week, they will include troops from the United States, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, and Armenia. …