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Congress Steps Up on Foreign Policy
Jun22

Congress Steps Up on Foreign Policy

When President Trump began taking a wrecking ball to some of America’s traditional foreign policies, going so far as to threaten the country’s long and sturdy relationship with its Western European allies, many hoped that the other branches of government would provide a counterweight to the executive branch, and restrain his worst...

Trump meets Ukraine’s president, U.S. adds to Russia sanctions
Jun21

Trump meets Ukraine’s president, U.S. adds to Russia sanctions

President Donald Trump met with Ukraine’s president on Tuesday and expressed support for a peaceful resolution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine but said nothing about Russia’s role, while the U.S. government added to sanctions over Moscow’s actions, reported Reuters. Trump sat down in the Oval Office with Ukrainian President...

Ukrainian President Will Meet Trump on Tuesday
Jun20

Ukrainian President Will Meet Trump on Tuesday

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday, Poroshenko’s office said, Reuters reported.”It is very important that my meeting, as the Ukrainian president, in the White House will be earlier than Putin’s meeting,” it quoted Poroshenko, who is already in the United...

Foreign Minister Zaharieva outlines foreign policy priorities of Bulgaria in front of diplomatic corps
Jun16

Foreign Minister Zaharieva outlines foreign policy priorities of Bulgaria in front of diplomatic corps

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has outlined the foreign policy priorities of the government before the diplomatic corps in this country. Especially important for the cabinet will be the accession of the country to Schengen and the Eurozone. The main topics of the forthcoming EU Council presidency of Bulgaria will be Brexit, the...

Joint military trainings of Bulgaria and Ukraine discussed
Jun14

Joint military trainings of Bulgaria and Ukraine discussed

Bulgarian Head of Defense Gen. Andrei Botsev and Ukraine’s Land Forces Commander Gen. Sergey Popko discussed options for joint participation of both states’ military formations in international trainings and exercises. Gen. Popko expressed his gratitude for taking care of Ukrainian soldiers and officers, treated and rehabbed at the...

Bulgarian Student Found Dead in Ukraine
Jun13

Bulgarian Student Found Dead in Ukraine

A Bulgarian student who was declared missing in Ukraine on 1 June been found dead, Ukrainian media report. Elya Dishli was a 4th year student of dental medicine in the Ukrainian city of Ivano – Frankivsk. She is a daughter of former Bulgarian MP from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) Zia Dishli, reported BNR. Her body, discovered...

Bulgarian student found dead in Ukraine
Jun13

Bulgarian student found dead in Ukraine

A Bulgarian student who was declared missing in Ukraine on 1 June has been found dead, Ukrainian media report. Elya Dishli was a 4th year student of dental medicine in the Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivsk. She is the daughter of former Bulgarian MP from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) Zia Dishli. Her body, discovered on Monday close...

Record high number of participants at Chernomorski Zvutsi Choir Festival this year
Jun08

Record high number of participants at Chernomorski Zvutsi Choir Festival this year

The annual Chernomorski Zvutsi /Black Sea Sounds/ Choir Festival was unveiled in the port town of Balchik yesterday. The settlement’s mixed choir of the same name hosts the event. Choir workshops take place traditionally within the frameworks of the forum. This year the formation’s members will work under the guidance of Georgi...

Rada Confirms Accession to NATO Ukraine’s Foreign Policy Goal
Jun08

Rada Confirms Accession to NATO Ukraine’s Foreign Policy Goal

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday, June 7, adopted a bill which sets as Ukraine’s foreign political objective the accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, according to an UNIAN correspondent.The adopted legislation provides that the main principle of Ukraine’s foreign policy is to deepen cooperation with the North...

Ethnic Bulgarians in Ukraine want protection from Bulgarian state
Jun08

Ethnic Bulgarians in Ukraine want protection from Bulgarian state

Ethnic Bulgarians from the Ukrainian city of Bolhrad and the region have turned to the Bulgarian state with a call for protection of their rights. This becomes clear from a letter by the “Bulgarian Assembly” civic organization, headed by Valeriy Tverdovski. The call was triggered by the increasing number of hostile manifestations of...

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