Saturday, May 30, 2015

Europe Today Snapshot -- Southwestern Ukraine Road Network to Get Badly Needed Repair

Image credit  (c) Romanian Global News 2015.

19 countries share the Danube River Basin, which makes it the world’s most international river basin. More than 81 million people of different cultures and languages call the Danube Basin their home.

International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River

Mouths of the Danube/Danube Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Biosphere:
The waters of the Danube, which flow into the Black Sea, form the largest and best preserved of Europe's deltas. The Danube delta hosts over 300 species of birds as well as 45 freshwater fish species in its numerous lakes and marshes.

UNESCO World Heritage Site:  Danube Delta

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Europe Today (UN Secretary General Visits Sovereign Ukraine; and Bowing to Vladimir Putin Roman-Style Bust near Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Photo credits:  (c) AFP and Anastasia Vlasova 2015. Copyrights controlled.

"Angela Merkel today warned Russia that it could not think about returning to the Group of Seven major industrialised nations as long as it flouted international law in Ukraine as symbolised by the annexation of the Ukrainian Autonomous Republic of Crimea."