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Students from Bulgaria and the world step into the shoes of MEPs
Mar30

Students from Bulgaria and the world step into the shoes of MEPs

A simulation of the decision-making process and legislative procedure in the EU “Model European Union” took place in Blagoevgrad, March 27-29. 108 university students from 22 countries, among them USA, Germany, France, Morocco, Ukraine took part in the conference “Regulation of immigration policy in the EU”, organized by the European Society Club...

Bulgaria’s PM Not Invited to Victory Day Celebrations in Moscow
Mar30

Bulgaria’s PM Not Invited to Victory Day Celebrations in Moscow

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has not received an invitation to participate in the celebrations in Moscow, which will commemorate the 70th anniversary of Victory Day on May 9. It is expected that Heads of State or Government and ministers from all over the world will gather in Moscow to witness the military parade of the Russian army,...

Bulgarian Hotel, Restaurant Owners Urge Eased Visa Regime for Russian Tourists
Mar29

Bulgarian Hotel, Restaurant Owners Urge Eased Visa Regime for Russian Tourists

Restaurant and hotel owners held a procession in the city of Burgas on Sunday, calling on the government to ease visa regulations for Russian tourists to help Bulgaria’s tourism sector cope with a recent decline in the number of Russian visitors. The procession of some 100 motor cars comprised representatives of hotel and restaurant owners...

Geopolitics in the Black Sea – a tale of power and interests
Mar27

Geopolitics in the Black Sea – a tale of power and interests

In a 2014 Stratfor Global Intelligence analysis, the founder and director of the firm for geopolitical intelligence Dr. George Friedman points to the Black Sea as a crucial geopolitical centre. “There are currently two active theaters of military action with broad potential significance. One is Ukraine, the other is in the Syria-Iraq region. In...

Liberian-Registered Ship Impounded at Varna Port After Unpaid Debt
Mar27

Liberian-Registered Ship Impounded at Varna Port After Unpaid Debt

The vessel with 14 Ukrainian sailors on board, currently anchored at the Varna port, ASIAN DREAM has issued state of emergency. People on board now have limited food and water supplies, as reported by NOVA news. The crew announced that they will abandon the vessel if they don’t receive at least basic food supplies immediately. The Bulgarian...

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....

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