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Austria, Germany and Romania top travelling destinations for Bulgarians in June
Jul27

Austria, Germany and Romania top travelling destinations for Bulgarians in June

565,000 Bulgarians travelled abroad in June 2016, or 20.7 percent up on June 2015, the National Statistical Institute has announced. The increase is biggest in the number of Bulgarian nationals travelling to Austria – 99.2 percent, Germany – 50.8 percent and Romania – 23.3 percent. At the same time visits to Russia have dropped by 6.3 percent, to...

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Discussing Energy Projects, Sanctions Policy on Washington Visit
Jul24

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Discussing Energy Projects, Sanctions Policy on Washington Visit

The implementation of priority energy projects in Bulgaria and the region of southeastern Europe have been in the focus of a meeting of Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov with Amos Hochstein, U.S. Special Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, in Washington. The two sides emphasised the importance of accelerating the...

Minister Mitov meets with Amos Hochstein and Daniel Fried on second day of his visit to USA
Jul24

Minister Mitov meets with Amos Hochstein and Daniel Fried on second day of his visit to USA

On the second day of his official visit to the USA Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Daniel Mitov met with the Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs at the US Department of State Amos Hochstein and with the State Department’s Coordinator for Sanctions Policy Daniel Fried, the press center of the Bulgarian...

Bulgaria Says Gas Link with Romania to Be Completed in Autumn 2016
Jul23

Bulgaria Says Gas Link with Romania to Be Completed in Autumn 2016

Bulgaria will have its gas interconnection with neigbouring Romania completed in the autumn, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said. Petkova and her Romanian counterpart Victor Vlad Grigorescu on Saturday inspected the site of the construction of the underwater section of the gas link at Marten, in Ruse Region on the Bulgarian bank of the...

Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria to Test Bi-Directional Gas Flows by Year’s End
Jul21

Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria to Test Bi-Directional Gas Flows by Year’s End

Flows of natural gas flows between Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria will be tested by the end of 2016 under interconnection agreements signed by the grid operators of the three countries, petrochemicals market information provider ICIS has reported, citing an inside source. “The deals will allow bi-directional virtual flows spanning the region from...

Belarusian Journalist Killed in Explosion in Kiev
Jul20

Belarusian Journalist Killed in Explosion in Kiev

Journalist Pavlo Sheremet died in a blast in Kiev, Ukrainian and Russian media report.The incident happened as Sheremet was driving a car owned by Elena Pritule, the head of Ukrainska pravda (“Ukrainian Truth”), one of the media outlets he worked for. What caused the blast was not immediately clear, but subsequent reports attributed...

Ukrainian Journalist Killed in Explosion
Jul20

Ukrainian Journalist Killed in Explosion

Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sheremet died in a blast in Kiev, Ukrainian and Russian media report.The incident happened as Sheremet was driving a car owned by Elena Pritule, the head of Ukrainska pravda (“Ukrainian Truth”), one of the media outlets he worked for. What caused the blast was not immediately clear. Ukraine’s President...

Bulgaria participates in new international trainings in the Black Sea
Jul19

Bulgaria participates in new international trainings in the Black Sea

Bulgarian naval forces joined two other military trainings in the Black Sea after the end of Breeze 2016 international military training, Bulgaria’s Ministry of Defense informs. From July 18 until July 21 Bodri corvette takes part at the Romanian military training with international participation in the Black Sea named Sea Shield 2016. From...

Mirela Demireva wins title at Night of Athletics
Jul17

Mirela Demireva wins title at Night of Athletics

European high jump vice-champion Mirela Demireva has won the title in the Night of Athletics tournament in Heusden-Zolder, Belgium. The 26-year old Bulgarian high jumper cleared 191 cms. in her first attempt, after which she made unsuccessful attempts at 200 cms. Second and third place went to Yuliya Chumachenko (188 cms.) and Iryna Herashchenko...

A day in pictures
Jul14

A day in pictures

A round table entitled “The role of education for the preservation of Bulgarian identity” was organized by the BTA and the first regional press club of the Bulgarian News Agency outside Bulgaria – in Bosilegrad, neighboring Serbia and in partnership with the GLAS club. The event was joined by prominent Bulgarian public figures, representatives of...

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