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The Bulgarian Who Kicked a Woman in Berlin Subway Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison
Jul07

The Bulgarian Who Kicked a Woman in Berlin Subway Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

The Bulgarian who kicked a woman down a flight of stairs at an underground station in Berlin in October 2016, was sentenced to 35 months of imprisonment by a German court, DPA reported on 6 July, quoted by BNT. The incident was recorded from Hermannstrasse CCTV cameras. The attacker was identified and soon arrested. The incident caused a storm of...

Ukrainian Visa-Free Travel to EU Continues to Produce Large Number of Fakes in Russian Media
Jul06

Ukrainian Visa-Free Travel to EU Continues to Produce Large Number of Fakes in Russian Media

Ukrainian visa-free travel to the European Union continues to produce an inordinately large number of fakes in the Russian media. Russia’s internet newspaper Ukraina.ru has added its voice to the cacophony of fakes in a false story claiming that visa-free travel doesn’t work, as a group of Ukrainians were denied entry to Bulgaria...

Kaliakra – energy at the expense of nature and taxpayers
Jul05

Kaliakra – energy at the expense of nature and taxpayers

Cape Kaliakra /meaning Beautiful Cape, Greek/ is situated some 70 km to the northeast of the Black Sea port city of Varna. The beautiful natural and archaeological reserve is one of the Top 100 National Tourist Sites. It is also the home of rare and endangered plant and animal species – Kaliakra is the only important place in Bulgaria in terms of...

Bulgarian military industry to participate in army’s rearmament as well?
Jul04

Bulgarian military industry to participate in army’s rearmament as well?

Bulgaria has been planning the large-scale rearmament of its army to the tune of more than EUR 2 bln. by 2029. This is due to both the obsolescence of the mostly Russian equipment available and also because NATO has been more and more insisting in its appeals that all member-states should spare 2% of GDP for their armies. Moreover, Sofia feels...

Tihomir Trifonov places fourth in Diamond League event
Jul02

Tihomir Trifonov places fourth in Diamond League event

In his debut in a start of the Diamond League, Tihomir Ivanov finished fourth in the high jump event in Paris with a result of 228 cm. Ivanov jumped 228 in his first try but then failed three times at 230. Winner became Mutaz Barshim with 235 cm, followed by the Ukrainian Bogdan Bondarenko with a result of 232 cm and Syrian Majededdin Ghazal also...

Ties with Bulgarians living abroad given new momentum
Jun30

Ties with Bulgarians living abroad given new momentum

The outgoing week will be remembered for the demonstration, on several different occasions, of a heightened interest inside the country in Bulgarians who, for one reason or another, live abroad. An interest that has always been there, but which now seems to be acquiring new dimensions. One of the factors that set this pattern seems to be that the...

Turkey Handed Over the 6- month Presidency of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation  to Ukraine
Jun30

Turkey Handed Over the 6- month Presidency of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation to Ukraine

Turkey handed over the six-month rotating presidency of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) to Ukraine on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reported.Following the 36th BSEC Council of Foreign Ministers meeting in Istanbul, Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz made the handover to Ukraine.Ukrainian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vadim...

Bulgaria’s coalition Government  to Table  Amendments to Speed up the Process of Granting Citizenship
Jun29

Bulgaria’s coalition Government to Table Amendments to Speed up the Process of Granting Citizenship

Bulgaria’s coalition government is to table in the National Assembly proposed amendments to the Bulgarians Abroad Act and the Bulgarian Citizenship Act to speed up the process of granting citizenship to applicants from non-EU countries, quoted by the Independent Balkan News Agency. Principal beneficiaries are expected to be those claiming...

Bulgarian Council of Ministers Approves Draft Agreement on Labour Migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine
Jun28

Bulgarian Council of Ministers Approves Draft Agreement on Labour Migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine

At its regular weekly sitting, the Council of Ministers approved draft agreements on labour migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine. After the sitting Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov, who is in charge of Bulgarians abroad, announced that persons wishing to work in Bulgaria for a period of 90 days will now be able to obtain the documents...

Government facilitates hiring of ethnic Bulgarians from abroad
Jun28

Government facilitates hiring of ethnic Bulgarians from abroad

At its regular weekly sitting, the Council of Ministers approved draft agreements on labour migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine. After the sitting Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov, who is in charge of Bulgarians abroad, announced that persons wishing to work in Bulgaria for a period of 90 days will now be able to obtain the documents...

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