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Public service media have the prime task of telling the truth
May21

Public service media have the prime task of telling the truth

Under-financing, digital development, engaging the young audience – these are the challenges all public service media in Southeastern Europe face. This was made clear at a forum, organized by the Bulgarian National Radio. For Radio Bulgaria, the directors of public service media in the Balkans commented current problems in the media environment....

Putin and Merkel Talk In Sochi about Iran, Ukraine and Nord Stream 2
May19

Putin and Merkel Talk In Sochi about Iran, Ukraine and Nord Stream 2

Russian President Vladimir Putin has held wide-ranging talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the Ukraine conflict, Europe’s response to the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, and the construction of a pipeline bringing gas from Russia to Germany. Putin said Russian natural gas may still flow to neighboring Ukraine even...

Russia will soon Open Bridge linking Crimea to Russia
May15

Russia will soon Open Bridge linking Crimea to Russia

AFP, KERCH: Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to unveil Tuesday a highly symbolic bridge linking southern Russia to the Crimea, four years after the peninsula was annexed from Ukraine. The Crimean Bridge, at 19 kilometers will be Europe’s longest, overtaking Lisbon’s Vasco da Gama Bridge. Built at a cost of 228 billion rubles...

No Cruise Ship to Visit Varna or Burgas this Summer
May14

No Cruise Ship to Visit Varna or Burgas this Summer

No passenger ship will visit Varna and Burgas this summer. This is an anti-record for the cruise season in Bulgaria, bTV reports. The main reason for the absence of passenger ships is the geopolitical situation in the Black Sea basin in recent years. Cruise companies plan their visits at least 2-3 years ahead. This means that the plans for the...

Eurovision 2018: This is the Running Order of the Grand Final!
May11

Eurovision 2018: This is the Running Order of the Grand Final!

The running order was proposed by Christer Björkman, Contest Producer from the production team of Host Broadcaster RTP, and approved by the EBU’s Executive Supervisor and the Chairman of the Reference Group, the governing body of the contest on behalf of all 43 participating broadcasters. Each act drew in which half of the Grand Final they...

11 May, day of Saints Cyril and Methodius: “The roses of Bulgaria” initiative unites Bulgarian weekend schools around the world
May11

11 May, day of Saints Cyril and Methodius: “The roses of Bulgaria” initiative unites Bulgarian weekend schools around the world

The Bulgarian weekend schools set up by Bulgarians abroad are self-organized entities, supported by the Bulgarian state. They devote a great deal of time and effort to preserve all things Bulgarian and keep the bond with Bulgaria alive. A large-scale initiative is being launched, under the name “The roses of Bulgaria” to make the work of the...

Minister Nikolina Angelkova: 5,400 workers from abroad in tourism expected this summer
May10

Minister Nikolina Angelkova: 5,400 workers from abroad in tourism expected this summer

This summer we are expecting the greatest number of seasonal workers from countries outside the EU to come from Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova. Heightened interest has also been registered from the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia, said in Rousse Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova. She stated that last year around 3,400 seasonal workers from...

Belgian Received a Fine for Driving at 696 km / h
May07

Belgian Received a Fine for Driving at 696 km / h

A Belgian citizen was very surprised when he received a fine ticket for driving at a speed of 696-kilometer per hour with his Opel Astra, the French press reported. The man who is about 30 years old blew his eyes several times, when he saw the speed-score sheet, detected by police radar in Kyivren municipality, near the border with France, said...

Thousands Arrested in Protest against Putin
May06

Thousands Arrested in Protest against Putin

NBC News (MOSCOW) — Riot police moved in at a rally in Moscow Saturday afternoon as thousands of people took to the streets to voice their discontent with the government of Vladimir Putin, just days before his inauguration for a fourth presidential term. Thousands took part in the rally in Moscow’s Pushkinskaya Square, where some protesters...

7 countries participate in International Sailing Regatta in Burgas
May03

7 countries participate in International Sailing Regatta in Burgas

7 countries take part in the International Sailing Regatta “Port Burgas – Burgas Sailing Week.” The competition starts today in the Black Sea port of Burgas and will last until Sunday. The competition includes sailors from Bulgaria, Finland, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia and Germany. The regatta can be watched from the...

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