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In February 2018, the Number of the Trips of Bulgarian Residents Abroad was 379.5 Thousand
Mar28

In February 2018, the Number of the Trips of Bulgarian Residents Abroad was 379.5 Thousand

In February 2018, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 379.5 thousand or by 3.5% above the registered in February 2017. In comparison with the same month of the previous year, an increase was observed in the total number of the trips of Bulgarians to: Romania – by 12.9%, Turkey – by 10.6%, France – by 4.6%,...

NATO Expels Seven Russian Diplomats and Denies Accreditation to Three More
Mar28

NATO Expels Seven Russian Diplomats and Denies Accreditation to Three More

Nato has expelled seven Russian diplomats over the Salisbury nerve agent attack, the organisation’s secretary general has announced. Accreditation requests for three other Moscow officials have also been rejected to “send a clear message to Russia”, said Jens Stoltenberg, in the latest wave of global condemnation over the poisoning of...

Flights to Bulgaria and Cyprus Available from Bratislava Airport
Mar28

Flights to Bulgaria and Cyprus Available from Bratislava Airport

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on March 27 launched two new regular routes from M.R. Štefánik Airport in Bratislava (BTS) to Burgas in Bulgaria, and Paphos in Cyprus.. Both flights are available twice a week, on Tuesday and Saturday, Bratislava airport spokesperson Veronika Ševčíková told the TASR newswire, adding that this month the airline also...

Dozens of Russian Diplomats Expelled Across Globe
Mar27

Dozens of Russian Diplomats Expelled Across Globe

More than 130 Russian diplomats have been ordered to leave capital cities across the globe, as the West unites behind Britain over the Salisbury nerve agent attack. Some 60 Russians are to be expelled from the US, while suspected intelligence officers in Canada, Ukraine, Australia, Albania, Macedonia and a number of EU states will also be...

Bulgaria has not taken decision to expel Russian diplomats
Mar26

Bulgaria has not taken decision to expel Russian diplomats

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has confirmed in an interview to the Bulgarian National Radio that this country has not taken a decision to expel Russian diplomats. BNR has sought information from the ministry at the backdrop of decisions by the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Albania and 14 EU Member States to expel a total of over 100 Russian...

Poland Arrests Russian Agent while US Expels 60 Russian Diplomats
Mar26

Poland Arrests Russian Agent while US Expels 60 Russian Diplomats

Polish counterintelligence AWB reported on arresting a Polish official on suspicion of working for Russian intelligence services. “Marek V. has been in contact with agents from the Russian Special Services and sent them information on important investments for Poland,” AWB spokesman Stanislav Zarin told Polish PAP. He added that the...

Regional Museum of History in Sliven makes donation to Bessarabian Bulgarians in Moldova and Ukraine
Mar24

Regional Museum of History in Sliven makes donation to Bessarabian Bulgarians in Moldova and Ukraine

The Regional Museum of History (RMH) in Sliven has donated a few of its publications to the Hristo Botev Library in Chisinau, Moldova. The library was founded in 1992 by the Bulgarian diaspora in Moldova and is a subsidiary of the city library there. The books in it feature classical works of Bulgarian literature with the most popular being books...

The EU will Recall its Ambassador to Russia
Mar23

The EU will Recall its Ambassador to Russia

The European Union has recalled its ambassador from Moscow after leaders on the continent threw their weight behind Theresa May’s stance over the Salisbury attack. Several EU member states were poised to announce expulsions of diplomats, in a bid to dismantle Vladimir Putin’s spy network. Following a summit in Brussels to discuss the...

Cambridge Analytica: CEO Suspended, Zuckerberg Called to Testify in U.K. over Facebook’s use of Data
Mar21

Cambridge Analytica: CEO Suspended, Zuckerberg Called to Testify in U.K. over Facebook’s use of Data

LONDON — The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections. Cambridge’s board of directors suspended CEO Alexander Nix pending an...

EU’s Juncker Follows France, Germany in Congratulating Putin
Mar20

EU’s Juncker Follows France, Germany in Congratulating Putin

The European Union’s chief executive has written to Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his reelection, saying that Russia and Europe should “reestablish a cooperative pan-European security order”, according to Reuters. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker published the letter on his Twitter account on Tuesday,...

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