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BRC to leave for Ukraine by end of the month
Mar05

BRC to leave for Ukraine by end of the month

By the end of the month humanitarian aid of the Bulgarian Red Cross will be leaving for Ukraine, announced for Radio Focus BRC chairman Hristo Grigorov. He further informed that many Bulgarians voice their will to help people in the regions of Ukraine affected by military actions. Grigorov expressed his hope that the aid will reach all who need...

Rossen Plevneliev conducts consultations with MRF and BSP
Mar05

Rossen Plevneliev conducts consultations with MRF and BSP

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev continues his talks with the parliamentary forces within the so-called month of political consultations. Today he is to meet with representatives of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms and with the Bulgarian Socialist Party, to discuss the priorities of the two formations during the current year. During the...

62 % of Bulgarians Oppose Issue of New BGN 16 B Debt – Survey
Mar04

62 % of Bulgarians Oppose Issue of New BGN 16 B Debt – Survey

According to the latest survey of Mediana agency, 62 % of Bulgarians oppose the issue of new BGN 16 B debt, while only 10 % approve it. The latest survey on the social and political attitudes, which was conducted in the period of the parliamentary debate and approval of the debt, was issued on Wednesday. A similarly high number of Bulgarians (60...

Majority of Russians Oppose Military Action in Donbass
Mar04

Majority of Russians Oppose Military Action in Donbass

Close to 60% of the Russian people are against military deployment of Russian forces in Donbass even if tensions escalate. Merely 25% of people would support military action with Russian participation, while 16% found the question difficult to respond to. The data is based on a sociological survey of public opinion, as reported by the Bulgarian...

Strandja International Boxing Tournament: We are proud of Bulgarian Amazons
Mar04

Strandja International Boxing Tournament: We are proud of Bulgarian Amazons

The 66th edition of the traditional Strandja International Boxing Tournament for amateurs this year marked a great interest, also being a checkpoint before the start of the Baku 2015 European Games in June. The tournament is the oldest one in Europe and has been taking place since 1950. The first international presence at the event was marked in...

US Extends Sanctions Against Russia, EU Ready to Follow Suit
Mar04

US Extends Sanctions Against Russia, EU Ready to Follow Suit

EU leaders and US President Barack Obama expressed readiness on Tuesday to extend the sanctions against Russia in case the Minsk ceasefire is further violated. This happened at a video conference between Obama and the leaders of Germany, France, UK, Italy and European Council President Donald Tusk, EurActiv reports. The other participants in the...

Mine Blast in Eastern Ukraine ‘Kills 30′
Mar04

Mine Blast in Eastern Ukraine ‘Kills 30′

At least 30 people have been left dead by a blast in the Zasyadko coal mine in Ukraine’s east, in an area controlled by rebels, according to media reports.More than 40 are thought to be trapped underground, Lentra.ru quotes a Donetsk People’s Republic official as saying. According to Vladimir Tsymbalenko, who oversees technology in...

Ukraine MPs Mull Setting Up ‘Parliament Police’ after Tuesday Fight
Mar04

Ukraine MPs Mull Setting Up ‘Parliament Police’ after Tuesday Fight

A Ukrainian lawmaker has proposed the creation of a “parliamentary police” after a new brawl that ended up violently on Tuesday, Russian media report.Dmitro Dobrodomov told Ukrainian TV channel 112 “serious fights” required the measure if such incidents are to be prevented in the future.The fight emerged as Oleg Lyashko,...

Russia, EU Representatives to Engage in Frank Talks over Ukraine
Mar03

Russia, EU Representatives to Engage in Frank Talks over Ukraine

Russia’s Economic Development Minister Alexey Ulyukayev and EU TRade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom are to hold talks over the implementation of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement. Representatives of Ukraine will not be present at the negotiations, ITAR TASS reported. Ulyukayev stated that he expects ” a frank conversation”...

1878 Liberation opened doors for European development of Bulgaria
Mar03

1878 Liberation opened doors for European development of Bulgaria

In Bulgaria, National Day March 3 is Liberation Day. This day finally dawned following five centuries of Ottoman domination in the Bulgarian lands and after many years of spiritual revival and national-liberation struggles. Those struggles peaked in the 1876 April Uprising. It was not an isolated act of despair but part of a deep crisis in...

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