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South Stream project remains in the past, the future lies in local gas deposits
Dec12

South Stream project remains in the past, the future lies in local gas deposits

According to Russia’s authorities, Bulgaria can not rely anymore on the South Stream gas pipeline project. After the short bewilderment and disappointment of the Bulgarian authorities which followed the speech of Russian President Vladimir Putin who announced the cancellation of the gas project, Bulgarian Premier Boyko Borissov reacted...

Ukraine President Says ‘Real Ceasefire’ Being Upheld
Dec12

Ukraine President Says ‘Real Ceasefire’ Being Upheld

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asserted a “real ceasefire” which entered into force on Tuesday is now being observed.While on an official visit to Australia, Poroshenko asserted a truce had been registered “for the first time in seven months in Ukraine.””You cannot imagine how important this is to me. This...

UN Reports Record Number of Migrants Crossing Seas
Dec11

UN Reports Record Number of Migrants Crossing Seas

The United Nations Refugee Agency warned that the international community was faced with increasing difficulties to respond to the growing number of people making dangerous sea journeys in search of asylum or migration. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that some governments were increasingly...

Kiev, Separatists to Extend Ceasefire as `Day of Silence` Mostly Observed
Dec10

Kiev, Separatists to Extend Ceasefire as `Day of Silence` Mostly Observed

The Ukrainian army is planning on extending the ceasefire with the pro-Russian separatists, following a one-day truce on Tuesday during which the warring sides largely abstained from attacking each other. The military spokesman Andriy Lysenko announced that although government positions have been attacked, there was a serious decrease in the...

Slovakia intends to build gas pipeline to Bulgaria
Dec10

Slovakia intends to build gas pipeline to Bulgaria

The Slovak gas transmission system operator Eustream is planning to build a gas pipeline from Slovakia to the Bulgarian-Turkish border to the tune of EUR 750 million, the Slovak Internet Media vEnergetike informs. According to the preliminary plans, the Eastring gas pipeline will start from the Slovak gas compression station in Velke Kapusany at...

Bulgaria’s Exports to Third Countries Down 7.1% Y/Y in Jan-Oct 2014
Dec10

Bulgaria’s Exports to Third Countries Down 7.1% Y/Y in Jan-Oct 2014

In the period January – October 2014,Bulgaria’s exports to third countries decreased by 7.1% on the year, reaching BGN 13.5 B, according to the National Statistical Institute (NSI). Bulgaria’s main trade partners were Turkey, Singapore, the Russian Federation, China, Macedonia, and Serbia, which accounted for 53.0% of the...

Bulgaria Would Still Get Transit Gas, Transit Millions
Dec08

Bulgaria Would Still Get Transit Gas, Transit Millions

The debate on Vladimir Putin’s cancellation of the construction of the South Stream pipeline was animated, but somehow one-sided, writes Andrey Gurkov of Deutsche Welle’s Russian section, quoted by the BTA wire service. Everyone talks about the pipeline that was not meant to be and who would get to suffer the most. The participants...

Mogherini to Discuss Syria, Ukraine in Turkey Visit
Dec08

Mogherini to Discuss Syria, Ukraine in Turkey Visit

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is due to meet Turkish leaders an an attempt to secure Ankara’s support for the fight against Islamic State (IS) and sanctions against Russia.According to her own Twitter account Mogherini is also to touch the issue of Turkey’s EU accession which has been blocked for years now by the stalled...

Russian Deputy Minister Accuses US of Seeking to Overthrow Putin
Dec08

Russian Deputy Minister Accuses US of Seeking to Overthrow Putin

“It is hardly any secret that the aim sanctions is to create social and economic conditions to change [the ones in] power in Russia,” a deputy minister has told Russia’s lower house of Parliament, the State Duma.”Everything” points to the fact that establishing a background which could lead to such kind of...

Russia, France Demand Immediate Ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine
Dec08

Russia, France Demand Immediate Ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine

Russia and France insist on the declaration of an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and bringing to an end the bloodshed that has gripped the eastern part of the country. This became clear after the unexpected meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Francois Hollande on Saturday afternoon. Hollande made a...

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