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Russia manipulates public opinion in Bulgaria on Ukraine, defense ministry declares
Mar26

Russia manipulates public opinion in Bulgaria on Ukraine, defense ministry declares

The ministry of defense expresses its concern, caused by the manipulation attempts on public opinion in Bulgaria via media campaigns and speeches of political figures, regarding the war in Ukraine. A hybrid war is taking place in this country, the institution’s Report on the state of military forces in 2014 reads, as published on the...

Has EU enlargement fatigue opened new geopolitical gaps on Balkans?
Mar26

Has EU enlargement fatigue opened new geopolitical gaps on Balkans?

In Sofia, a third national conference entitled “Balkans in the XXI century – Bulgarian Perspective” has taken place. Lecturers from the University of National and World Economy, representatives of the Bulgarian academic community and of the embassies of Russia, Ukraine and Turkey, diplomats, and members of the Student...

Bulgaria ‘Stage of Hybrid War over Ukraine,’ Official Report Says
Mar26

Bulgaria ‘Stage of Hybrid War over Ukraine,’ Official Report Says

Information campaigns and cyber attacks carried out on the sidelines of the conflict in Ukraine are an example of a “new type of fighting a war”, Bulgaria’s Defense Ministry points out in a document.Its recently published Report on the state of the armed forces in 2014 [BG], the ministry says it is concerned over “attempts...

Bulgaria ‘Stage of Hybrid War over Ukraine’
Mar26

Bulgaria ‘Stage of Hybrid War over Ukraine’

Information campaigns and cyber attacks carried out on the sidelines of the conflict in Ukraine are an example of a “new type of fighting a war”, Bulgaria’s Defense Ministry points out in a document.Its recently published Report on the state of the armed forces in 2014 [BG], the ministry says it is concerned over “attempts...

Bulgaria’s Top Tennis Players Off to Successful Start in Miami Tennis Open
Mar26

Bulgaria’s Top Tennis Players Off to Successful Start in Miami Tennis Open

Bulgarian tennis player Sesil Karatancheva goes on with her stable performance in the Miami Open tournament. The second best in the Bulgarian ranking was off to a successful start Thursday, defeating US player Lauren Davis by 6:3, 7:6 (5). Karatancheva will be facing the ranked number 21 in the tournament Garbiñe Muguruza in the next round....

Pironkova and Karatancheva qualify for second round in Miami
Mar26

Pironkova and Karatancheva qualify for second round in Miami

Tsvetana Pironkova started with a victory her tenth participation in the tennis Masters tournament of Miami Open. She won over Katerina Kozlova, Ukraine by 6:4, 6:3. Pironkova had so far no victory in the professional tour for more than a month now. Her next opponent will be Flavia Pennetta, Italy, placed under No. 15 in the tournament draw....

MEPs Endorse EUR 1.8 B Aid Package for Ukraine
Mar25

MEPs Endorse EUR 1.8 B Aid Package for Ukraine

The European Parliament on Wednesday approved EUR 1.8 B in fresh financial aid for Ukraine. “This financial assistance package will be used in order to balance the budget and help Ukraine sustain its economy, to repay the debts that are due this year,” rapporteur Gabrielius Landsbergis commented ahead of the vote. According to...

Ukraine Moves to Boost Armed Forces Personnel to 250,000
Mar25

Ukraine Moves to Boost Armed Forces Personnel to 250,000

President Petro Poroshenko has signed into law a bill to increase the number of Ukraine’s armed forces personnel to 250,000, including 204,000 military servicemen, Interfax-Ukraine reported on Wednesday. The bill, approved by Ukrainian lawmakers earlier this month, states the increase is aimed at ensuring “the timely deployment of troops to...

Two Senior Ukrainian Officials Arrested During Cabinet Meeting
Mar25

Two Senior Ukrainian Officials Arrested During Cabinet Meeting

Two senior Ukrainian officials were arrested during a meeting of the cabinet on Wednesday on charges of high-level corruption. The head of Ukraine’s State Emergency Service Serhiy Bochkovsky and his deputy Vasyl Stoyetsky were arrested, the BBC reports. Both of them, who were arrested during a meeting of cabinet with a significant media...

Sofia Airport, Varna Airport Voted among Top 10 Airports in Eastern Europe
Mar25

Sofia Airport, Varna Airport Voted among Top 10 Airports in Eastern Europe

Sofia Airport and Varna Airport have made it into the top 10 of Best Airports in Eastern Europe in a ranking of Skytrax for 2015. Bulgaria is the only country in the region to have two airports in the top 10 for Eastern Europe. Sofia Airport ranks 7th and Varna Airport ranks 10th. The ranking for Eastern Europe is headed byBudapest’s Liszt...

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