"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
Document shows how US Air Force proposed to drop atomic weapons on densly populated areas and target civilians in big cities.
Set in Estonia in the 1950s, ‘The Fencer’ is the Finnish contender for an Oscar nomination in the Foreign Film category and it has already received a
NATO has just released extremely-detailed figures on its members’ spending on defence.
To save you getting drowned in the depth of the data, we’ve
The news that Russia could lose the 2018 World Cup if there is evidence Moscow has paid bribes to obtain the award threatens to strain further the
Ten crocodiles with a rich heritage dating back to the Cold War return to Cuba. Their parents were Castro and Hilly presented by Fidel Castro to the
As part of our series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought it, Natalia Marshalkovich looks at the Soviet Union
A march to mark 25 years of independence: Lithuanians turned out for commemorations of the Soviet exit amid warnings their freedom could once again
The pope has praised one of his predecessors, John Paul II, for his role in the fall of the Berlin Wall – and appealed for the construction of
It is one of Berlin’s most potent reminders of the Cold War.
Built by the American National Security Agency in the 1960’s, the listening towers on
Russia has asked Lithuania to help in its search for deserters from the former Soviet army going back more than 20 years.
Moscow wants to prosecute
Beneath the new memorial to the 100 civilians who died during the Maidan protests in Kyiv, President Petro Poroshenko led the Independence day
Poland has been marking the 70th anniversary of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising.
It began on August 1 as
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has hailed Eduard Shevardnadze’s “great contribution to perestroika policies”.
Shevardnadze, who has died
Former Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze has died at the age of 86.
Shevardnadze straddled the world stage as Soviet President Mikhail
As the West prepares to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, voices are being raised to stress the colossal role played by Russia
The Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his country will never recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea – and warns that he believes
Soviet-era dissident Natalya Gorbanevskaya has died in Paris at the age of 77.
The poet and translator was best remembered for her protest in
The poorest of the former Soviet republics is holding elections this Wednesday to decide the president of Tajikistan. The Central Asian country’s
In a field on the outskirts of Kiev, the World War II battle for the city has once again been fought between Soviet troops and the German army
Margaret Thatcher visited Kiev in 1990 when Ukraine was still part of the Soviet Union.
Many experts and politicians in Eastern Europe, believe it