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Bulgarian Minister Discusses Judicial Reform with Senior Officials of CoE, ECHR
Mar17

Bulgarian Minister Discusses Judicial Reform with Senior Officials of CoE, ECHR

Bulgaria’s Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov and Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe (CoE), have discussed Bulgaria’s judicial reform strategy and the independence of the judiciary in the country. Ivanov is on a two-day working visit to Strasbourg on March 16-17. Ivanov’s agenda includes high-level...

NATO Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe to Arrive in Bulgaria on 2-Day Visit
Mar16

NATO Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe to Arrive in Bulgaria on 2-Day Visit

General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, NATO Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, will arrive in Bulgaria on Tuesday on an official two-day visit. During his visit, he will meet with Bulgaria’s Deputy Defense Minister Dimitar Kyumyurdzhiev and Bulgaria’s Chief of Defense, Vice-Admiral Rumen Nikolov. General Bradshaw will also visit the 68th...

King Simeon for Novinite: Bulgaria Shouldn’t Turn Its Back on Russia Just because of NATO
Mar16

King Simeon for Novinite: Bulgaria Shouldn’t Turn Its Back on Russia Just because of NATO

As Novinite.com already reported, Bulgarian intellectuals, politicians and public figures have launched an initiative with the stated aim of making full use of the international authority of the country’s last King and former Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to its benefit. In an exclusive interview for Novinite.com he said he was...

Bulgarian shooters have no training center but lots of medals
Mar16

Bulgarian shooters have no training center but lots of medals

The European Shooting Championship in Arnhem, the Netherlands has brought joy and satisfaction to Bulgarian fans of the sport. Anton Rizov showed incredible performance and deservingly won the gold medal in the 10m rifle event. This has been the biggest success so far in his career and the first title in the history of Bulgarian men’s rifle...

Survey: Most Bulgarians Oppose Imposition of New Sanctions Against Russia
Mar16

Survey: Most Bulgarians Oppose Imposition of New Sanctions Against Russia

According to the latest survey of Alpha Research, the majority of Bulgarians – 61 % oppose the imposition of new sanctions against Russia, while 39 % support their extension. The survey, which was released on Monday, examines the social attitudes of Bulgarians on the country’s foreign policy, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine and the...

Hans-Gert Poettering: We are united for the better
Mar16

Hans-Gert Poettering: We are united for the better

“I welcome the German government’s willingness to resume talks with Bulgaria on the country’s accession to Schengen,” said former President of the European Parliament Hans-Gert Poettering in an interview for Radio Bulgaria after the presentation of his book We Are United for the Better. My European Way on the Bulgarian market. Its...

Conflict in Ukraine changes Bulgarians’ attitude to Russia
Mar16

Conflict in Ukraine changes Bulgarians’ attitude to Russia

A survey of the Alpha Research Agency on public attitudes in view of the conflict in Ukraine and the stand Bulgaria has taken shows that nearly one third of Bulgarians (29.6%) have changed negatively their attitude towards Russia. The Bulgarians still like Russia but are of the opinion that it cannot be a model for development nor can it offer...

Bulgarian-Greek Drama ‘The Lesson’ Grabs 4 Awards at 19th Sofia International Film Festival
Mar15

Bulgarian-Greek Drama ‘The Lesson’ Grabs 4 Awards at 19th Sofia International Film Festival

“The Lesson” (Bulgarian: Urok), a 2014 Bulgarian-Greek film directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, has won four awards at the 19th Sofia International Film Festival. “The Lesson snatched four awards at a ceremony on Saturday evening. The film received three awards by international juries and the audience award. The first feature-length...

Bulgarian-Greek Film ‘The Lesson’ Grabs 4 Awards at 19th Sofia International Film Festival
Mar15

Bulgarian-Greek Film ‘The Lesson’ Grabs 4 Awards at 19th Sofia International Film Festival

“The Lesson” (Bulgarian: Urok), a 2014 Bulgarian-Greek film directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, has won four awards at the 19th Sofia International Film Festival. “The Lesson snatched four awards at a ceremony on Saturday evening. The film received three awards by international juries and the audience award. The first feature-length...

IMF Calls for Better Banking Supervision in Bulgaria
Mar14

IMF Calls for Better Banking Supervision in Bulgaria

The IMF called for better banking supervision in Bulgaria in the concluding statement of its mission to the country, which was released on Friday. The IMF notes that the collapse of Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) and the deterioration in the fiscal balance tested the country’s macroeconomic and financial stability. The statement highlights...

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