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Press review
Nov28

Press review

The budget of the National Health Insurance Fund for next year is doomed to failure and it is clear even now that the money will not be enough, Capital writes. It is evident even now that there will be a shortage of around BNG 450 million which means there will be no payments for hospitals or medicines. There is another option – to update the...

Arseny Yatseniuk Elected As Prime Minister Of Ukraine
Nov28

Arseny Yatseniuk Elected As Prime Minister Of Ukraine

Ukraine’s parliament elected Arseny Yatseniuk for a new term as prime minister at its opening session on Thursday. President Petro Poroshenko and a newly-formed coalition in the assembly supported his appointment during the first session of the parliament, which was elected in October. A total of 341 deputies in the 450-seat parliament...

Arseny Yatseniuk Elected For Prime Minister Of Ukraine
Nov27

Arseny Yatseniuk Elected For Prime Minister Of Ukraine

Ukraine’s parliament elected Arseny Yatseniuk for a new term as prime minister at its opening session on Thursday. President Petro Poroshenko and a newly-formed coalition in the assembly supported his appointment during the first session of the parliament, which was elected in October. A total of 341 deputies in the 450-seat parliament...

International project to develop regional cultural tourism
Nov26

International project to develop regional cultural tourism

The Union of the Bulgarian Black See Local Authorities /UBBSLA/ is a partner at an international project, named ALECTOR – Collaborative Networks of Multilevel Actors to advance quality standards for heritage tourism at Cross Border Level, executed under the CBC Black Sea Programme. The goal of the project, which is to end next year, is the...

Tony Blair Urges West-Russia Cooperation Against Islamic Extremism
Nov26

Tony Blair Urges West-Russia Cooperation Against Islamic Extremism

The West should cooperate with Russia in confronting Islamic extremism, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has said. In an interview for the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, Blair pointed to Islamic extremism as presenting the largest long-term threat to security. Despite the strained relations over Ukraine, the West should be ready to seek...

French President Suspends Delivery of First Mistral Warship to Russia
Nov25

French President Suspends Delivery of First Mistral Warship to Russia

France’s President Francois Hollande has announed the delivery of a Mistral helicopter carrier to Russia is now suspended until further notice. Paris has cited the ongoing unrest in Ukraine’s east as a reason. “The President of the Republic considers that the situation in eastern Ukraine still does not permit the delivery of the...

Klitschko’s Promotion Agency Sues Pulev Over Drug Allegations
Nov25

Klitschko’s Promotion Agency Sues Pulev Over Drug Allegations

The promotion agency of reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko K2 has filed a lawsuit against Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev because of his allegations that the Ukrainian might be using drugs. Pulev announced this at a meeting with Bulgarian media in Sofia earlier today. In the months leading to their November 15 match, Pulev protested...

Russia Halts Coal Supplies to Ukraine
Nov25

Russia Halts Coal Supplies to Ukraine

Ukraine’s Minister of Energy Yuriy Prodan announced on Monday that Russia had suspended coal supplies to Ukraine. This is to bring additional harm to the energy policy of the country, which is already experiencing serious problems with the supply of coal due to the conflict in the Donbass region, where most of the coal reserves lie. Earlier...

EU High Representative Calls for Restart in West-Russia Relationship
Nov25

EU High Representative Calls for Restart in West-Russia Relationship

The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini called for a restart in the relationship between the West and Russia. In an interview for Austrian daily Kurier, Mogherini explained that Russia has a close relationship with the European Union (EU) and is very important in terms of the common European...

Jonathan Allen: Bulgaria Needs Transparent Public Procurement, Predictable Business Environment
Nov24

Jonathan Allen: Bulgaria Needs Transparent Public Procurement, Predictable Business Environment

Novinite.com is interviewing ambassadors of Bulgaria’s main trading partners as well as neighboring countries. Here is an interview with the British Ambassador to Bulgaria Jonathan Allen. What major bilateral projects are currently in the making? All year we have been running a bilateral project called “100 years UK in BG.” It celebrates a...

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