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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...

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...

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