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BBC: Bulgarians Tweeting in Cyrillic Confused for Russian Bots
May28

BBC: Bulgarians Tweeting in Cyrillic Confused for Russian Bots

Cyrillic is an ancient script dating back more than 1,000 years with the earliest form of the alphabet emerging in Bulgaria in the 9th Century. But some Bulgarians have found their Twitter accounts suspended and tweets hidden because they are thought to be the work of Russian bots, as Russian also uses the Cyrillic alphabet. Bulgarian blogger...

Kiev: Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in Clashes with pro-Russian Rebels
May28

Kiev: Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in Clashes with pro-Russian Rebels

Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed in a clashes with pro-Russian rebels in the eastern part of the country, reports BGNS referring to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. Initially, there was only one soldier killed, but the Security Office of the country (SBU) later confirmed that two other soldiers were killed by shots in the Lugansk region....

Square in honor of Dimitar Peshev unveiled in Kiev
May28

Square in honor of Dimitar Peshev unveiled in Kiev

In Kiev Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Ukraine Boyko Borissov and Volodymyr Groosman opened a square and unveiled a memorial in honour of Bulgarian politician Dimitar Peshev, who contributed to the rescue of Bulgarian Jews during the Second World War. PM Borissov thanked for the implementation of the initiative, and Groosman pointed out that the...

Real Madrid Beats Liverpool for another Champions League Trophy
May27

Real Madrid Beats Liverpool for another Champions League Trophy

As Liverpool ask what might have been, Gareth Bale and Real Madrid just go and do things so rarely seen. Zinedine Zidane’s side completed a feat for the ages in Kyiv by winning a third successive European Cup and fourth in five years, and that after a goal for the ages – if also a goalkeeping mistake for the ages. In a final score of...

Ukraine and Bulgaria will Build an International Road
May27

Ukraine and Bulgaria will Build an International Road

Ukraine and Bulgaria will build an international road and cooperate in the field of education. This was stated by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during his meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, writes Segodnia, quoted by Focus. In Ukraine, teachers will be preparing for the schools located in the places where Bulgarians...

Pompeo: Russia is Aggressively Trying to Strengthen its Positions in the Balkans
May26

Pompeo: Russia is Aggressively Trying to Strengthen its Positions in the Balkans

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said Russia is aggressively trying to strengthen its position in the Balkans, and President Trump’s administration is opposed to this, he added, reports bgnes. “The threat that the Russians continue to aggressively strengthen their influence on the Balkans is real and we have to fight,” he...

Before Moscow PM Borissov to visit Zagreb, Kiev
May25

Before Moscow PM Borissov to visit Zagreb, Kiev

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will visit Croatia and Ukraine on May 26 and 27, the government’s press service has said. Next week he is scheduled to visit Moscow. The date of this visit has not been officially announced in Sofia, but according to Russian sources it is planned for 30 May. On Saturday in Zagreb, Prime Minister Borissov will...

Cyrillic – graffiti alphabet from A to Z
May25

Cyrillic – graffiti alphabet from A to Z

An international graffiti exhibition dedicated to the Cyrillic alphabet opened on May 24, the Day of Bulgarian Education, Culture and Slavonic Scripture, in Gifted Sofia Gallery. The event is organized for the second consecutive year and curator is famous graffiti artist from Varna, Aleksi Ivanov, who is the man behind the idea for such an...

The French President Macron is on an Official Visit to Russia
May24

The French President Macron is on an Official Visit to Russia

A year after French and Russian presidents Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin met in Versailles in Paris, today the Russian head of state will meet his French counterpart in the Constantinian Palace near St. Petersburg. The two leaders will discuss the Iranian nuclear program, the crisis in Syria and Ukraine. The positions of Moscow and Paris on...

Japanese scholar researches Bulgarian dialects in Romania and Bessarabia
May22

Japanese scholar researches Bulgarian dialects in Romania and Bessarabia

Japanese scholar Kenta Sugai encountered Bulgarian language during his studies at the Tokyo University of Foreign Languages ​​where he first studied Russian philology. As a linguist he was fascinated by the grammatical features of Bulgarian among other Slavic languages. He focused on the study of dialects of Bulgarian migrants in Romania. For 2...

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