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2014-07-01 12:33:24

"Cloudsource to Ukraine" presentation & reception will take place on July 23rd at Fairmont San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 23rd, the Ukrainian Consulate General in San Francisco will present to the business leaders of San Francisco Bay Area the Strategic Initiative designed to make Ukraine a global leader of IT outsourcing, while helping the Silicon Valley businesses increase their profitability and scalabilty. The presentation will start at 6PM in...

2014-06-25 08:23:47

Sees Landa Nanography(TM) as game changer for the print industry WESEL, Germany and REHOVOT, Israel, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The specialty chemicals Group ALTANA and Landa Corporation have concluded an equity financing agreement under which ALTANA will invest EUR100 million (~US$135 million) for a minority stake in Landa Digital Printing. Both companies see the agreement not only as a financial investment, but also as a starting point for a long-term strategic partnership to...

2014-06-18 12:24:28

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russian producer Gazprom halted supplies [http://www.icis.com/press-releases/icis-shares-intelligence-on-the-russia-ukraine-relations-as-natural-gas-crisis-unfolds ] of natural gas to Ukraine as of 10am Moscow time on 16 June after the supplier switched Ukrainian incumbent Naftogaz to a pre-payment system for gas. European transit via Ukraine has not been affected. Established energy market intelligence provider, ICIS...

2014-06-16 20:21:04

-- Event, under the patronage of Ukraine Member of Parliament Serhiy Hrinevetsky, dedicated to the music of composer of Sergei Rachmaninoff -- ODESSA, Ukraine, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Odessa, Ukraine is the site of the first-annual "Black Sea Music Fest," an international music festival dedicated to the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff and sponsored by the United World International Fund. Held from June 13-18 at Odessa's Philharmonic Hall, the event is performed by Odessa's...

2014-06-13 04:20:53

AMSTERDAM, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VimpelCom Ltd. ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, today announces the appointment of Peter Chernyshov as CEO of its Ukrainian Business Unit, Kyivstar. Peter Chernyshov will succeed Igor Lytovchenko, the Kyivstar founder, who has decided to retire from the company after 20 years in the role of CEO. The appointment will take effect from June 25, 2014. Commenting on the...

2014-04-28 12:35:53

IT Sector Launches Foundation to Establish Ukraine's Knowledge Economy by 2020 NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The BrainBasket Foundation (www.brainbasketfoundation.com), a non-profit dedicated to growth in Ukraine, has been launched by Ukraine's leading IT companies to make the industry the driving force of the country's economy. The Foundation's main objectives are to train an additional 100,000 IT professionals by 2020, and generate more than $10 billion in export revenues. "This...

2014-04-01 23:31:32

Ukrainian Information Technology (IT) Development Center Launches Kiev, Ukraine (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Founder Ihor Pidruchny has launched the Ukrainian Information Technology (IT) Development Center today in hopes to raise awareness to promote the Ukrainian IT industry. The program will feature a social media campaign on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to encourage interaction with Ukrainian IT talent. The initiative’s mission is to let the world know that despite the current political...

2014-03-27 23:01:25

Mr. Pasternak of Aeroscraft Corporation Recognized for His Support for Ukraine's Efforts Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The founder and CEO of the Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), Mr. Igor Pasternak, was saluted by the Embassy of Ukraine in Washington, DC this week for his work to foster greater support for Ukraine’s democratic sand efforts. Pasternak was formally recognized with a prestigious “Certificate of Honor” on Friday, March 20 2014, which cites his significant...

2014-03-12 12:25:27

WARREN, Mich., March 12, 2014 The Michigan National Action Network (NAN) will join members of the Ukrainian community in a 'Free Ukraine' press conference at the Ukrainian Consulate at 26601 Ryan Road in Warren, Michigan at 11:00 AM this morning (Wednesday March 12, 2014). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/DE81828 At any time before or after this press conference, Nykoriak who witnessed all this UKRAINE-RUSSIA controversy first hand will be available for interview....

2014-02-04 08:30:03

EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Dakota County (MN) court granted a judgment in favor of Eagan-based dermatologist Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D. for the full amount he paid Inside Sports & Entertainment Group, commonly known as InsideSEG, and its owner, Ety Rybak, for his family to see international superstar Sade at the Target Center in Minneapolis. In his complaint, Crutchfield claimed that he purchased a "world class experience" from InsideSEG based on the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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