Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday admitted Russia had only itself to blame for its current economic slowdown, saying the energy-rich country had to find "new factors" to dynamise its sluggish growth, AFP informed.
Yerevan. Armenia's parliament approved on Thursday a 2014 budget intended to ease entry into a Russia-led Customs Union, despite opposition objections that the proposals fail to tackle poverty, AFP reported.
Kavarna. Mayor of the Bulgarian coastal town of Kavarna, Tsonko Tsonev, takes part in the closing conference of the EUROCITIES network held in Brussels in cooperation with the European network of Mayors Making the Most of EU Funds for Roma Inclusion (MERI), the press office of Kavarna Municipality announced.