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2013-07-19 12:23:33

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the US-Ukraine Observer: At the invitation of The Kiev Times and the American Spiritual Diplomacy Foundation, a small delegation of Native Americans from the Sioux Nation, more specifically the Lakota people, and Native Americans living in Hawaii, recently arrived in Kiev. The Sioux Nation was represented by their chief, Joseph Brings Plenty; his son Cole Brings Plenty; and Evelyne Serais, a...

Cast Bronze Buckle Found In An Ancient Eskimo Dwelling
2011-11-15 06:25:40

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder have discovered the first cast prehistoric bronze artifact found in an ancient Eskimo dwelling. The researchers believe the object to have been made in East Asia. The function of the object has scientists puzzled. The Eskimos could have used the object to clasp on their clothing or may have been worn by a shaman in religious practices. The object contains two parts, a rectangular bar connected to a broken circular ring. The object is 2...

2011-08-06 00:00:00

Dating site ElenasModels.com released survey data "Why Western Men Seek Russian Women", based on an online focus group for the website's users listing reasons why men seek 'Russian brides'. Among most quoted reasons are Russian women's strong family values and decline in family values in today's western culture. Gold Coast, QLD, Australia (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Dating site ElenasModels.com released survey data "Why Western Men Seek Russian Women", based on an online focus group for the...

2011-01-21 08:47:00

MOSCOW, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Euro 200M worth of deals will be executed during just the first day of the Russian National Exposition at the International Green Week 2011 Initiative, which opened in Berlin on Monday. A total of around euro 500M worth of investment projects will be presented by the Russian participants at the largest European agricultural fair. "Foreign investment and market share for Russian agricultural products at the world markets are two main issues which we...

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2009-08-28 13:28:40

Madonna's publicist says the U.S. pop singer felt compelled to speak out at a concert in Bucharest, Romania, about the plight of Gypsies in Eastern Europe. The recording artist was met with boos when she preached tolerance of the minority group, known also as Roma, at a gig this week. The BBC reported Madonna's spokeswoman, Liz Rosenberg, explained the entertainer made the remarks after learning of the prejudice Romany people experience in Eastern Europe. Madonna has been touring with a...

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2009-02-12 15:14:14

The indigenous Samis in Sweden's far north, once known for rounding up their reindeer on skis, have apparently traded in their skis for snowmobiles. "Everything progresses in this world. We have to hang on and follow the development," Jaavna Allas, a 30-year-old Sami reindeer herder, told AFP. "It wouldn't be possible to herd reindeer today on skis. The grazing areas are so few and far between." They have used modern techniques of rounding up reindeer for decades now, but recently have faced...

2008-07-22 00:00:24

By Peter Popham Italy shamed over photo highlighting growing disquiet over treatment of Gypsies. By Peter Popham It is another balmy weekend on the beach in Naples. By the rocks, a couple soak up the southern Italian sun. A young man in sunglasses and a white T-shirt saunters by, playing with his mobile phone. Inches away, their feet poking from under beach towels that cover their faces and bodies, lie two drowned Roma children. The girls, Cristina, 16, and Violetta, 14, were buried...

2008-07-08 06:00:10

Integrated communication services provider Comstar UTS has acquired Ural Telephone Company (UTC), a telecoms operator in the Ekaterinburg and Sverdlovsk regions of Russia, for RUB 1.02 billion ($43.4m). UTC provides local and zonal connection services, as well as broadband internet access for residential and corporate subscribers. It owns 800km of fiber-optic connection network which currently covers most of the territory of Ekaterinburg, as well as the largest towns of the Sverdlovsk...

2006-03-28 08:20:00

By Michael Winfrey and Tsvetelia Ilieva STARA ZAGORA, Bulgaria -- Roska, a pretty 15-year-old Roma girl, thinks she's too young to get married. But her family has brought her to this gritty central Bulgarian city to look for a husband, saying that if they don't find a match for her soon, they can forget about a dowry. "How do you think life is? We're looking to get some money," said Valia, Roska's 20-year-old cousin. "Maybe someone will like her and give us something." For girls in Roska's...

2005-12-23 12:49:16

By Andras Gergely VELKE SLEMENCE, Slovakia (Reuters) - Anna Pasztor cried as she embraced a cousin who lives only a few hundred metres down the street, but whom she had not met for over 20 years because of the fortified border wall dividing the village. The ethnic Hungarian village, now split between Ukraine and Slovakia, had been divided since 1945 when a wall marking the new Soviet-Czechoslovak border sliced through its main street, breaking families apart and cutting off the...