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2013-04-10 08:21:52

NEW YORK, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Week (http://www.aviationweek.com), the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, today announced its 2013 MRO Regional Conference for Eastern Europe, Baltics & Russia. The event will examine the area's aviation maintenance market as it struggles to cope with rising fuel costs and fierce competition. The conference will be held May 14-15, 2013 at the Radisson Blu...

2013-04-09 04:21:32

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Several Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) countries represent compelling opportunities for smart grid investments but are often overshadowed by their Western European neighbors. Smart meter spending alone in the CEE region will reach $10.3 billion cumulatively by 2023, with almost all electric utilities completing full smart meter deployments over that time period. A new study released today by Northeast Group, LLC - Central & Eastern Europe...

2013-04-04 08:25:59

KYIV, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukrainian parliament voted in favor of the law regulating the country's joining the UN Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. The document aims to create a complex international system of firearms trafficking control and promote cooperation between the participating parties. The...

2013-03-25 16:24:20

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the US-Ukraine Observer: Long-time senior advisor to President Ronald Reagan, Peter Hannaford has called on opposing political forces in Ukraine to find common ground on important issues. Writing for the leading conservative publication, The American Spectator, Hannaford writes: "For Ukraine to move forward with its democracy, the time has come for opposing forces on important issues to find a way to...

2013-03-06 16:28:16

KYIV, Ukraine, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Having received USD 1.5 billion credit from China, Ukraine plans to export back about 4 million tons of grain in 2013 calendar year. Such are the terms of USD 3 billion loan agreement between the Export-Import Bank of China and the State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine (SFGCU), reports korrespondent.net. The contract between Ukraine and China, which was signed in July 2012, stipulated the supply of Ukrainian grain during...

2013-03-04 12:27:16

Acquisition Advances PRA's Footprint in Eastern Europe RALEIGH, N.C., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced it has acquired privately held ClinStar, LLC, a clinical research organization managing Phase I-IV clinical research trials in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Belarus and the Baltic States. Through its operations in the region, ClinStar provides clinical development services to a wide range of pharmaceutical and...

2013-03-04 08:33:56

RAMSEY, The Isle of Man, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Please refer to the relevant legal information at the end of this document IBS Group Holding Limited (IBSG:GR; IBSGq.DE), a leading software developer and IT services provider in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced its preliminary unaudited operating results for the third quarter of the financial year ending March 31, 2013 as well as the nine month period ending December 31, 2012 (3Q and 9M FYE March 31,...

2013-02-19 04:21:41

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Across 35 emerging market countries, there are more than 400 vendors vying for the more than $66 billion smart grid market opportunity by 2023. Among these 400 vendors, the number of local-based vendors active in smart grid projects currently exceeds the number of large international vendors, signaling an opening up of the smart grid vendor landscape. A new study from Northeast Group - Emerging Markets Smart Grid: Vendor Analysis - highlights this...

2013-02-11 04:20:30

DUBAI, UAE, February 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlos Valdecantos has recently joined Delta Partners as a Partner. Carlos will actively contribute to the advisory business in the Middle East, Africa and Central and Eastern Europe regions being based in Delta Partners' Barcelona office. Carlos joins Delta Partners with extensive experience in the management consulting business in the TMT industry. Before joining Delta Partners Carlos had been advising all major telecom...

2013-02-05 04:20:45

KYIV, Ukraine, February 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As of February 3, 2013, Ukrainian corn producers exported 7.95 million tons of corn - 1.4 tons more than last year in a year-on-year comparison, informed the Agrarian Ministry of Ukraine. Following the world's leading corn exporters - the U.S., Argentina, and Brazil, Ukraine became top corn supplier among European countries. In 2012, Ukraine produced about 20 million tons of corn; more than half of it the country is ready to...


Latest eastern Europe Reference Libraries

Ferruginous Duck, Aythya nyroca
2012-01-12 23:11:03

The Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca) is a medium-sized species of diving duck found in Eurasia. Its breeding habitat is marshland and lakes with water depth of at least 3-4 feet. It breeds in southern and eastern Europe and southern and western Asia. It is somewhat migratory, and winters farther south into north Africa. It is one of the species to which the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) applies. The adult male Ferruginous Duck is rich...

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2008-05-04 22:57:27

The Danube Crayfish or Galician Crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus), is a species of crayfish native to eastern Europe. It can be distinguished most easily from the commoner European or broad-fingered crayfish (Astacus astacus) by the relatively thinner "fingers" of the claws. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2007-08-14 04:15:26

Whiskered Bats (Myotis mystacinus), and related species, are small European bats with long fur. M. alcathoe is the smallest among the European whiskered bats and uses the highest-frequency echolocation calls of all the European Myotis species. It prefers to hunt in small valleys with deciduous trees and flowing water. Initial records from Greece and Hungary indicate a distribution range in south-eastern Europe. The analysis of morphological, behavioral and especially genetic characters...

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2007-02-12 21:55:00

The European Copper Skink, Ablepharus kitaibelii, also known as the Juniper Skink or Snake-eyed Skink, is a species of lizard from the skink family Scincidae. This lizard is found in Eastern Europe and southwestern Asia. It is found under stones and leaves in dry places, such as slopes, fields, and meadows. The Copper Skink has immovable eyelids unlike many other skinks. It has bronze colored skin with dark sides. They are small and slender and grow up to about 6 inches long. They are also...

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