The Russian women’s basketball league is among the biggest, best, and richest in the world. With big-time play has come big-time squabbles and scandals among Russia’s teams. From the Russian news magazine Ezhenedelny Zhurnal.
Croatia, which the European Commission recently deemed ready to become a candidate country, receives seven times less EU funding than candidate countries, and 160 times less than the new member states, says the Croatian business daily Dnevnik.
The Moldavian daily Vremea interviewed Stanislav Belkovski, a board member of the Council for National Strategies of the Russian Federation and the chief curator of the council's Transdniestrian branch.