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Trump ‘Expects’ Russia Should Give Crimea Back to Ukraine – Official
Feb15

Trump ‘Expects’ Russia Should Give Crimea Back to Ukraine – Official

White House Spokesperson Sean Spicer said on Tuesday US President Donald Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine. At a daily news briefing, Spicer told reporters “President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the Russian government to de-escalate violence in the Ukraine and return Crimea.” However, Trump also...

Strandzha boxing tournament extended due to great interest
Feb14

Strandzha boxing tournament extended due to great interest

Executive Director of the Bulgarian Boxing Federation, Svetoslav Sapundzhiev, has announced that thanks to the huge interest shown in this year’s edition of the Strandzha Cup, the tournament will be extended. The 68th edition of the boxing tournament will be held in the period February 21 to 26 February in the Sofia Hall in the Bulgarian...

Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte serves liturgy in Plovdiv
Feb12

Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte serves liturgy in Plovdiv

The Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte led todaya holy liturgy at the metropolitan cathedral of Saint Marina in Plovdiv.The service that was honored by guests from other East Orthodox churches was held to mark the10th anniversary since the enthronement of Plovdiv Metropolitan Nikolay. The two-day events are dedicated to Saint Luke of Crimea – a...

NSI: Bulgaria’s exports to non-EU countries dwindle
Feb09

NSI: Bulgaria’s exports to non-EU countries dwindle

In 2016 Bulgaria’s exports to non-EU countries decreased with 5.9% as compared to 2015 and amounted to nearly EUR 7.5 billion, the National Statistical Institute informs. Turkey, China, Macedonia, Serbia, the Russian Federation and the USA are Bulgaria’s biggest non-EU trade partners. 49% of Bulgaria’s export to non-EU countries...

Bulgaria’s Trade with Non-EU Countries Dipped in 2016
Feb09

Bulgaria’s Trade with Non-EU Countries Dipped in 2016

Exports to third countries shrank by 5.9% in 2016 compared to the previous year, national statistics show.The amount exported for that time was BGN 14.957 B, with Turkey, China, Macedonia, Serbia, Russia and the US being the main non-EU partners for Bulgarian goods, according to preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).These...

Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Dipped in 2016
Feb09

Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Dipped in 2016

Exports to third countries shrank by 5.9% in 2016 compared to the previous year, national statistics show.The amount exported for that time was BGN 14.957 B, with Turkey, China, Macedonia, Serbia, Russia and the US being the main non-EU partners for Bulgarian goods, according to preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).These...

Inspiration and perseverance is all you need to succeed: Eugenia Radoslava
Feb05

Inspiration and perseverance is all you need to succeed: Eugenia Radoslava

Eugenia Radoslava is a pianist with a tight concert schedule. Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Tunisia and Israel are only some of the countries where she has been in concert either as soloist or as member of various chamber formations. She was born in Bulgaria but has for decades been living in Vienna where she received an MA degree from the...

OSCE: Civil Population in Eastern Ukraine in Dire Straits
Feb04

OSCE: Civil Population in Eastern Ukraine in Dire Straits

The situation of the civil population in eastern Ukraine is reaching critical levels in the regions affected by the escalation in fighting between government forces in Kiev and pro-Russian separatists, stated Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, who is currently chairman of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Kurz...

Poroshenko Will Call NATO Membership Referendum in Ukraine
Feb02

Poroshenko Will Call NATO Membership Referendum in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told a German newspaper he considers calling a referendum on whether his country should join NATO.In an interview with German daily Berliner Morgenpost, he has said the will of Ukrainians must be taken into account, citing an increase in support among Ukrainians for joining the alliance.”Four years...

Moscow: Hungary Could Join North Stream, Turkish Stream
Feb01

Moscow: Hungary Could Join North Stream, Turkish Stream

In the near future, Hungary could join the projects of Gazprom North stream and Turkish Stream, announced Yuri Ushakov, aide to Russia’s President on the eve of Putin’s visit to Budapest. “I would like to point out the fair prospects for strengthening cooperation between Russia and Hungary in the oil-gas sphere: deliveries from Russia...

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