"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."
The big surprise of these elections in Ukraine has been the sudden rise into third place nationally of a local party run by a local
Darth Vader was prevented from voting in Ukraine’s legislatory elections…
The Internet Party’s main candidate, dressed as the legendary Star Wars
Voting in Eastern Ukraine reveals a few more of the divisions in society. The young vote differently to the old, some miss the certainties of the
Western Ukraine’s biggest city Lviv basked in sunshine as voters went to the polls. This is the heartland of nationalism, and turnout should be high
Polls have opened and voting is underway in Ukraine’s first election since former president Victor Yanukovich was ousted by street protests in
On the southern frontline in Mariupol, Ukraine’s major port in the east, the election takes place under separatist and pro-Russian guns dug in just
On Sunday Ukrainians vote in parliamentary elections after a momentous year in which people power ousted a pro-Russian political establishment, and
* Ukraine went to the polls on October 26 in a crunch parliamentary election.
* By 23:30 CET on October 26, the exit polls put the Petro Poroshenko
How will Ukraine’s elections affect its uneasy relationship with Russia?
Many of the MPs who get elected are likely to have strong negative
Visiting troops ahead of Sunday’s parliamentary election, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk knows the fight against separatist rebels is not
Russia and Ukraine have failed to conclude a deal on gas prices during talks in Brussels on Tuesday.
They will meet again next Wednesday in the
With pressure mounting to resolve the gas dispute with Russia, Ukraine is preparing itself for a long, cold winter.
The uncertainty about a
A powerful explosion shook the largest rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine on Monday October 20, as daily battles continue in the region despite
Germany’s foreign intelligence agency has concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was downed in Ukraine by pro-Russian rebels.
The shockwave from a powerful explosion at a Donetsk chemical plant could be felt kilometres away at a press conference held by pro-Russian rebels in
Following the instalment of the provisional government and then the election of a new president, Ukrainians will choose new lawmakers in their
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has denounced elections which are due to be held in the east of Ukraine in November by rebels.
Under a new law
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have made limited progress about resolving a row over Russian gas supplies
The Kremlin said talks between Russia, Ukraine and European leaders were “full of misunderstandings and disagreements.”
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry
After months of intense conflict parts of Donetsk resemble a ghost town. Under heavy bombing, shelling and shooting many have died and many more have