Raluca Balascau

Bringing back life to the city centre while strengthening cooperation with Ukrainian partners. It’s happening in Botoșani, Romania, 40 kilometres south of the border with Ukraine. A city with a beautiful monumental centre that used to be a crossroads, where traders all around the world would meet to sell their goods and exchange. Some of […]

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Dmitrii Motorin

He is not a “beneficiary”: he’s a young cooperation actor, contributing to the discovery of solutions to improve people life and to foster progress across the European external borders. Dmitrii Motorin, 31, is a Russian researcher working for the CBC project OneDrop, under the South-East Finland-Russia programme. The initiative is developing a real break-through, a […]

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Jyri Mustonen

A growing global interest for the Arctic is unlocking considerable economic opportunities for the region, such as tourism. Among many aspects of Arctic tourism development in the northern parts of Finland and Russia, cross-border mobility is not the last on the list. The Vartius project, co-funded by the Karelia CBC Programme, creates the necessary pre-conditions […]

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Sorina Mortada

The energy demand is increasing all over the world, and some countries of the south-east Mediterranean region are already experiencing energy shortages and power cuts. In Lebanon, the building stock consumes around 78% of the overall electricity generated in the country. While this percentage varies across the region, this proportion is not negligible. That is […]

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Simona Postolache

Căpriana Monastery is one of the oldest Christian places of worship in the Republic of Moldova and it has been – throughout time – one of the most important monastic centres to the East of Prut River. There was buried Gavriil Bănulescu-Bodoni – one of the most emblematic Metropolitan Bishops of Moldova, a key figure […]

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Laura Boicenco

The Black Sea is a mosaic of complex interacting ecosystems, rich in natural resources and providing a vital habitat for endangered species. But this treasure is also threatened by the concentration of intense human activities: fishery, contaminated rivers, poorly treated wastewaters, gas, and oil industry exploitations, and of course the recent perforations in the seabed… […]

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Larisa Zubina

They used to measure the deepest point in the Mariana Trench, to prevent nuclear waste disposal in the oceans’ canyons, they described the deep-water fauna and carried millions of tons cargos… These are only some of the achievements accomplished by two great, historic ships – “Vityaz” and “Sołdek” – over the decades of service. Nowadays, […]

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