2014 in Europe

This is a list of 2014 events that occurred in Europe.

Years in Europe: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Centuries: 20th century · 21st century · 22nd century
Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s 2040s
Years: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

 
Violent clashes between protesters and police on Hrushevskoho Street, Kyiv

FebruaryEdit

 
Angry protesters set fire to the building of the Government of Tuzla Canton.
 
2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony
 
Labor Unions' House, used as Euromaidan headquarters, on fire following police raid

MarchEdit

 
March for Dignity in Plaza de Colón, Madrid

AprilEdit

 
Checkpoint in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine, during the Sloviansk standoff
 
Huge crowds attending the canonization ceremony of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II

MayEdit

 
Rescue effort after the Soma mine disaster

JuneEdit

 
Republican manifestation in Madrid in the aftermath of King Juan Carlos' abdication

JulyEdit

 
Makeshift memorial at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

AugustEdit

 
Apartment building in Lysychansk destroyed during War in Donbass.

SeptemberEdit

 
High officials taking part in the NATO Summit of Newport
 
1.8 million people took part in the Catalan Way.

OctoberEdit

 
Demonstration against the tax on internet in Budapest, 26 October

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

DeathsEdit

JanuaryEdit

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MarchEdit

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DecemberEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ Graeme Wearden (31 December 2013). "Latvia joins eurozone at midnight despite little public enthusiasm". The Guardian.
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  5. ^ "U.S. Air Force helicopter crash on UK coast kills 4". CNN. 8 January 2014.
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  7. ^ "110,000 march in Spain's Basque country". SBS. 12 January 2014.
  8. ^ "Huge march in Spain after ban on ETA prisoner rally". BBC News. 11 January 2014.
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  15. ^ "Gagauzia Voters Reject Closer EU Ties For Moldova". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. 3 February 2014.
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  22. ^ "Police clash with students in Kosovo, dozens reported injured". Reuters. 7 February 2014.
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  26. ^ "Belgium's parliament votes through child euthanasia". BBC News. 13 February 2014.
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  41. ^ "Estonia PM Ansip resigns - Europe's longest-serving PM". BBC News. 4 March 2014.
  42. ^ "Crimea exit poll: About 93% back Russia union". BBC News. 16 March 2014.
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  44. ^ Charles McPhedran; Anna Arutunyan (16 March 2014). "Crimea votes to join Russia; Ukrainians prepare for war". USA Today.
  45. ^ "Russian parliament's upper house unanimously approves annexation of Crimea". Fox News. 21 March 2014.
  46. ^ Steve Gutterman; Adrian Croft (21 March 2014). "Putin completes Crimea's annexation, Russia investors take fright". Reuters.
  47. ^ "Ukraine crisis: EU signs association deal". BBC News. 21 March 2014.
  48. ^ Adrian Croft (21 March 2014). "European Union signs landmark association agreement with Ukraine". Reuters.
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  52. ^ Michael Kelley (27 March 2014). "YouTube Blocked In Turkey Amid High-Level Intelligence Leak". Business Insider.
  53. ^ "Turkey moves to block YouTube access after 'audio leak'". BBC News. 27 March 2014.
  54. ^ "Slovakia elects Andrej Kiska as president". The Guardian. 30 March 2014.
  55. ^ "Slovak tycoon Andrej Kiska wins presidency". BBC News. 29 March 2014.
  56. ^ "Union protest against unemployment turns violent in Brussels". Reuters. 4 April 2014.
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  58. ^ Luke Harding (10 April 2014). "Russia suspended from Council of Europe over Crimea and Ukraine". The Guardian.
  59. ^ "Citing Crimea, PACE suspends voting rights of Russian delegation and excludes it from leading bodies". PACE. 10 April 2014.
  60. ^ "Seven killed in mine blast in eastern Ukraine". Reuters. 11 April 2014.
  61. ^ "Anti-austerity protest in Rome, Italy turns violent". CTV News. 12 April 2014.
  62. ^ "Pro-Russian separatists declare new republic in Ukraine". EFE. April 16, 2014.
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  65. ^ "MAE: Cererea Tiraspolului privind independența este o sfidare la adresa integrității R. Moldova". Realitatea.net. 16 April 2014.
  66. ^ Nolan Feeney (26 April 2014). "Catholics Flock to Vatican for Historic Papal Canonization". Time.
  67. ^ Laura Smith-Spark; Delia Gallagher; Ben Wedeman (27 April 2014). "Sainthood for John Paul II and John XXIII, as throngs pack St. Peter's Square". CNN.
  68. ^ Kole Casule (28 April 2014). "Macedonia's conservatives re-elected; opposition condemns vote". Reuters.
  69. ^ "Over 100,000 people taking part in May Day unions demonstration in central Moscow". The Voice of Russia. 1 May 2014.
  70. ^ "Death toll reaches 46 people, 125 injured in Odesa clashes, fire". Kyiv Post. 3 May 2014.
  71. ^ Sergei L. Loiko; Carol J. Williams (2 May 2014). "Police say 42 killed in Odessa in worst violence of Ukraine crisis". Los Angeles Times.
  72. ^ Marja Novak; John Irish (5 May 2014). "Slovenian PM Bratusek resigns, wants early election". Reuters.
  73. ^ Nicholas Paphitis (5 May 2014). "Greece: Smuggling Boats Capsize, 22 Migrants Drown". ABC News.
  74. ^ "Twenty-two migrants drown after boats capsize off Greek island". Reuters. 5 May 2014.
  75. ^ Teis Jensen; Annabella Nielsen (10 May 2014). "Austria's 'bearded lady' Conchita Wurst wins Eurovision Song Contest". Reuters.
  76. ^ John D. Stoll (11 May 2014). "Conchita Wurst of Austria Wins Eurovision Song Contest". The Wall Street Journal.
  77. ^ "Austria wins Eurovision Song Contest". BBC News. 10 May 2014.
  78. ^ "Insurgents in eastern Ukraine declare independence". The Washington Post. 12 May 2014. Archived from the original on 13 May 2014.
  79. ^ "Soma'da 301 işçi hayatını kaybetti". Anadolu Ajansı. 17 May 2014.
  80. ^ "Turkey coal mine explosion: Death toll rises". BBC News. 14 May 2014.
  81. ^ Talia Kayali; Gul Tuysuz; Michael Martinez (14 May 2014). "Transformer explodes in Turkish coal mine; 201 die in fire". CNN.
  82. ^ "U Doboju više od 20 žrtava poplave". e-Novine. 17 May 2014.
  83. ^ Ivica Petrović (18 May 2014). "Zvanično petoro mrtvih u poplavama u Srbiji". Deutsche Welle.
  84. ^ Aida Cerkez (18 May 2014). "Bosnia floods create new land-mine risk in Balkans". U-T San Diego.
  85. ^ Vladimir Soldatkin (20 May 2014). "At least six killed in train crash near Moscow". Reuters.
  86. ^ "Health Ministry reports 16 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donetsk Oblast; Luhansk Oblast declares martial law". Kyiv Post. 22 May 2014.
  87. ^ Alexander Smith (22 May 2014). "11 Ukrainian Troops Killed in Ambush as Luhansk Declares Martial Law". NBC News.
  88. ^ "Brussels fatal gun attack at Jewish museum". BBC News. 24 May 2014.
  89. ^ Laura Smith-Spark; Elwyn Lopez; Pierre Meilhan (24 May 2014). "3 dead in shooting at Jewish Museum of Belgium". CNN.
  90. ^ Armand Vervaeck (24 May 2014). "Damaging earthquake in Greece / Turkey (Aegean Sea) – at least 278 injured – strong aftershocks". Earthquake-Report.com.
  91. ^ Lanie Goodman (24 May 2014). "Turkish Drama 'Winter Sleep' Wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival". The Wall Street Journal.
  92. ^ Shaun Walker; Alec Luhn (25 May 2014). "Petro Poroshenko wins Ukraine presidency, according to exit polls". The Guardian.
  93. ^ "Petro Poroshenko claims Ukraine presidency". BBC News. 25 May 2014.
  94. ^ "Lithuania's Dalia Grybauskaite wins re-election after run-off". BBC News. 25 May 2014.
  95. ^ Liudas Dapkus (26 May 2014). "Lithuanian president declares re-election victory". Yahoo! News.
  96. ^ "Eurosceptic 'earthquake' rocks EU elections". BBC News. 26 May 2014.
  97. ^ Nick Paton Walsh; Laura Smith-Spark (27 May 2014). "Ukraine: Fierce fighting closes Donetsk airport, claims dozens of lives". CNN.
  98. ^ Boris Cerni (1 June 2014). "Slovenia to Hold Early Vote on July 13 as Parliament Dissolved". Bloomberg.
  99. ^ Fiona Ortiz (2 June 2014). "Spain's King Juan Carlos abdicates". Reuters.
  100. ^ "King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates". BBC News. 2 June 2014.
  101. ^ Natalia Zinets; Vladimir Soldatkin (16 June 2014). "Russia cuts off gas to Ukraine as Kiev orders border secured". Reuters.
  102. ^ "Russia cuts gas supply to Ukraine after deadline passes without deal". Fox News. 16 June 2014.
  103. ^ "14 dead in Bulgaria flash floods, including 2 children; rescuers search for missing". The Straits Times. 21 June 2014.
  104. ^ "Bulgaria floods: At least 12 killed in Varna and Dobrich". BBC News. 20 June 2014.
  105. ^ Naftali Bendavid; Laurence Norman (27 June 2014). "EU Signs Pacts With Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova". The Wall Street Journal.
  106. ^ Michael Birnbaum (27 June 2014). "Russia pressures Moldova and Ukraine ahead of signing of E.U. Association Agreement". The Washington Post.
  107. ^ Scott Simmie (2 July 2014). "Two migrant tragedies in Mediterranean kill at least 115". The Star. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  108. ^ "Italy migrants: 'Seventy missing' off Sicily". BBC News. 2 July 2014.
  109. ^ "Another Moscow Metro Derailment Victim Dies in Hospital, Death Toll at 23". RIA Novosti. 16 July 2014.
  110. ^ "Russia derailment: '12 dead' in Moscow metro crash". BBC News. 15 July 2014.
  111. ^ "European Parliament elects Jean-Claude Juncker as president". Euronews. 15 July 2014.
  112. ^ Neil MacFarquhar; David M. Herszenhorn (17 July 2014). "Malaysia Airlines Jet Crashes in Ukraine, May Have Been Shot Down". The New York Times.
  113. ^ Ashley Fantz (17 July 2014). "Malaysia Airlines flight crashes in Ukraine". CNN.
  114. ^ "Multiple bus crash in Germany kills 10, injures 69". AP. 19 July 2014.
  115. ^ Tsvetelia Tsolova; Angel Krasimirov (23 July 2014). "Bulgaria's prime minister resigns with bank crisis unresolved". Reuters.
  116. ^ "Socialist-backed Oresharski Cabinet resigns in Bulgaria". Deutsche Welle. 23 July 2014.
  117. ^ Andrew Buncombe (24 July 2014). "Ukraine crisis: PM Arseny Yatseniuk resigns over his country's precarious energy situation". The Independent. Archived from the original on 2022-05-01.
  118. ^ "Ukraine names acting PM after Yatseniuk's shock resignation". France 24. 25 July 2014.
  119. ^ Megan Davies; Jack Stubbs; Thomas Escritt (28 July 2014). "Court orders Russia to pay $50 billion for seizing Yukos assets". Reuters.
  120. ^ Stanley Reed (28 July 2014). "$50 Billion Awarded in Breakup of Yukos". The New York Times.
  121. ^ Ivana Kottasova (11 August 2014). "Turkey picks a president: What to know about Erdogan's victory". CNN.
  122. ^ Ceylan Yeginsu; Sebnem Arsu (10 August 2014). "Turkey's Premier Is Proclaimed Winner of Presidential Election". The New York Times.
  123. ^ "France's Hollande orders cabinet reshuffle amid economy row". France 24. 25 August 2014.
  124. ^ Anne Penketh (25 August 2014). "France thrown into political turmoil after government dissolved". The Guardian.
  125. ^ Steve Almasy; Victoria Butenko (25 August 2014). "Ukrainian President dissolves parliament, schedules elections". CNN.
  126. ^ "Italy's Mogherini and Poland's Tusk get top EU jobs". BBC News. 30 August 2014.
  127. ^ François Becker (1 September 2014). "Paris building explosion toll rises to eight". Yahoo! News.
  128. ^ "Malta boat sinking 'leaves 500 dead' - IOM". BBC News. 15 September 2014.
  129. ^ Nick Squires (15 September 2014). "Up to 700 migrants drown in Mediterranean as people smugglers accused of deliberately capsizing boat". The Telegraph.
  130. ^ "Catalan Way Becomes the Biggest Mobilization in European History". Assemblea Nacional Catalana. 11 September 2014. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014.
  131. ^ "Sweden election: Social Democrats rule out far-right pact". BBC News. 15 September 2014.
  132. ^ "Swedish left-wing bloc wins election". Aljazeera. 15 September 2014.
  133. ^ Dara Doyle; Ian Wishart (19 September 2014). "Scotland Votes Against Independence in Referendum, BBC Projects". Bloomberg.
  134. ^ "Scottish referendum: Scotland votes 'No' to independence". BBC News. 19 September 2014.
  135. ^ Alistair Smout; Guy Faulconbridge (20 September 2014). "Scots spurn independence in historic vote, devolution battle begins". Reuters.
  136. ^ "Thousands March Against War In Moscow, St. Petersburg". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. 21 September 2014.
  137. ^ "Ukraine crisis: Thousands march in Moscow anti-war rally". BBC News. 21 September 2014.
  138. ^ "Bulgaria explosives factory blast kills 15". BBC News. 2 October 2014.
  139. ^ Tsvetelia Tsolova; Stoyan Nenov (2 October 2014). "Blasts kill 15 people at Bulgaria explosives plant". Reuters.
  140. ^ "5 dead, 30 injured in deadly pileup at Egnatia Highway". Proto Thema. 6 October 2014.
  141. ^ Andrew Rettman (9 October 2014). "Estonia same-sex law breaks taboo in former Soviet states". EUobserver.
  142. ^ Richard Balmforth; Timothy Heritage (26 October 2014). "Ukraine leader wins pro-West mandate but wary of Russia". Reuters.
  143. ^ Shaun Walker; Oksana Grytsenko (26 October 2014). "Petro Poroshenko set to consolidate power in Ukraine elections". The Guardian.
  144. ^ Matthew Day (29 October 2014). "100,000 Hungarians march against 'internet tax'". The Telegraph.
  145. ^ Rick Lyman (29 October 2014). "Proposed Internet Tax Draws Hungarians to Streets in Protest". The New York Times.
  146. ^ Lamiat Sabin (30 October 2014). "State of Palestine officially recognised by Sweden". The Independent. Archived from the original on October 30, 2014.
  147. ^ Thomas Grove; Richard Balmforth (2 November 2014). "Ukraine crisis deepens after rebel vote in east". Reuters.
  148. ^ "European Parliament doesn't recognize illegitimate elections in parts of Ukraine's east". Kyiv Post. 4 November 2014.
  149. ^ "At least 24 migrants dead after boat sinks in Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul". Euronews. 3 November 2014.
  150. ^ Osman Orsal (3 November 2014). "At least 24 migrants die as boat sinks in Black Sea near Istanbul". Reuters.
  151. ^ "Klaus Iohannis wins Romanian presidential election". The Guardian. 16 November 2014.
  152. ^ "Romania election surprise as Klaus Iohannis wins presidency". BBC News. 17 November 2014.
  153. ^ "Romanian presidential election victory for centre-right candidate Klaus Iohannis". The Telegraph. 16 November 2014.
  154. ^ Balmforth, Richard; Tanas, Alexander (1 December 2014). "Moldova set to press on with pro-Europe course after election". Reuters.
  155. ^ "Moldova to press on with pro-Europe course after election". The Telegraph. 1 December 2014.
  156. ^ Irish, John (2 December 2014). "French parliament votes for recognition of Palestinian state". Reuters.
  157. ^ "Russia Chechnya: Deadly rebel attack rocks Grozny". BBC News. 4 December 2014.
  158. ^ "EU parliament recognizes Palestinian state 'in principle'". Deutsche Welle. 17 December 2014.
  159. ^ "Belarus's Lukashenka Appoints New PM". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. 28 December 2014.
  160. ^ "5 Dead in Ferry Disaster; Evacuation of Passengers Is Complete". ABC News. 29 December 2014.
  161. ^ Andrea Rosa; Nicole Winfield (29 December 2014). "At Least 5 Dead In Greek Ferry Disaster, Italian Official Reports". The Huffington Post.