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Bulgaria’s President Plevneliev and European leaders call on President-elect Trump to bolster transatlantic alliance between USA and EU
Jan11

Bulgaria’s President Plevneliev and European leaders call on President-elect Trump to bolster transatlantic alliance between USA and EU

Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev and sixteen European political leaders called on in an open letter the President-elect of the United States Donald Trump to bolster the transatlantic alliance between the USA and the EU. In their message to President-elect Trump they pointed out that the ongoing destabilization in Ukraine and the...

Putin ‘Not Seeking US Greatnesss’, Bulgaria President, 16 Others Tell Trump
Jan11

Putin ‘Not Seeking US Greatnesss’, Bulgaria President, 16 Others Tell Trump

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev is the only sitting head of state to sign a letter to US President-elect Donal Trump advising him against rapprochement with Russia.The message to Trump, signed by 17 current and former officials from across Central and Eastern Europe (and obtained and uploaded by the Washington Post), appeals to...

Bulgaria Set to Record 8-Million Tourist Mark
Jan10

Bulgaria Set to Record 8-Million Tourist Mark

As many as 8 million tourists will have officially visited Bulgaria at the end of January, counting from February, outgoing Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said. Angelkova has told the Bulgarian National Television every month of 2016 was “unprecented” in the number of arrivals to the country. As many as 5.5 million foreign...

2017 – highlights and changes in geopolitics and security
Jan04

2017 – highlights and changes in geopolitics and security

Stable instability is what awaits us in 2017, but there will be a balance of power. This is the forecast Nina Dyulgerova, professor of international relations made at a press conference “2017 – highlights and changes in geopolitics and security”, that took place at the Bulgarian news agency, BTA. “Globally, there is a change and it will be...

Elitsa Kostova drops out of the Brisbane qualifiers
Dec31

Elitsa Kostova drops out of the Brisbane qualifiers

Bulgaria’s second-best female tennis player Elitsa Kostova dropped out of the Brisbane International tennis tournament with a prize fund of USD 1 million. Kostova lost 1:6; 5:7 to Kateryna Bondarenko (Ukraine) in the second qualifying round. The twenty six year old Bulgarian earned USD 1862 and 13 points for the WTA ranking. Currently,...

Russia ‘Mulled Buying Bulgarian Product’ for Cyber Attacks – NY Times
Dec30

Russia ‘Mulled Buying Bulgarian Product’ for Cyber Attacks – NY Times

A Bulgarian product was one of the options considered by Russian authorities for cyber attacks, a New York Times article says. The text tells a story about Aleksandr Vyarya, a programmer who turned down an offer from the government to join a team of hackers. Vyarya, whose experience was mostly about protecting people from hackers, is reported as...

Bulgaria’s Socialists, Russian Ambassador Discuss Bilateral Ties
Dec30

Bulgaria’s Socialists, Russian Ambassador Discuss Bilateral Ties

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leadership has met Russian Ambassador to Sofia Anatoliy Makarov, party officials say. It is “high time” for Bulgaria to have a “responsible and balance attitude and policy both westward and eastward,” Kaloyan Pargov, the head of BSP’s structure in Sofia, has told the Bulgarian...

Ruse Ice Fest
Dec29

Ruse Ice Fest

An indoors ice fest is taking place for a first time ever in Bulgaria and also in the Balkans. The Danube town of Ruse hosts for a third year in a row its Ruse Ice Fest which will continue till 15 February 2017. Sculptors from 8 countries created ice figures on the topic given: Ice Tale with motifs from the Frozen Kingdom. More than 130 ice...

Russian Website Names President ‘Bulgarian Obama’ over Remarks
Dec28

Russian Website Names President ‘Bulgarian Obama’ over Remarks

An interview of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev with Germany’s Frankfurter Allegemeine Zeitung (FAZ) has sparked outrage in Russian media. Plevneliv has been referred to as “the loyal servant of Brussels” by Federalnoe Agentstvo Novostey (Federal News Agency), with a piece reading he “traded friendship with Russia for...

Moderate Earthquake Rocks Romania’s Vrancea
Dec28

Moderate Earthquake Rocks Romania’s Vrancea

A 5-6 magnitude quake hit Vrancea county in Romania early Wednesday and was felt across Bulgaria, seismologists and media report. There are no reports of injured people after the quake.The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre measured its epicenter at a depth of 98 km beneath the surface, 148 km north of the capital Bucharest and 8 km west of...

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