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Bulgaria tries not to be alternative to refugees’ Balkan route
Mar07

Bulgaria tries not to be alternative to refugees’ Balkan route

Preliminary data claims that today’s EU–Turkey summit intends to put an end to the non-regulated migrant flow towards West and North Europe across the West Balkan countries. The flow along that route has been seriously restricted recently and that has resulted in refugees and traffickers’ increased interest towards circumventing...

Veliko Tarnovo’s Summer Medieval Festival now international
Mar05

Veliko Tarnovo’s Summer Medieval Festival now international

Troupes for Medieval recreations from 5 countries have been invited to participate in the Summer Medieval Festival in the old Bulgarian capital of Veliko Tarnovo. That is why the festival which had four editions last year at the Tsarevets fortress with troupes from this country only now turns into an international event. “We have invited...

An obelisk in a maize-field or what “Roman” Bulgaria looked like
Mar04

An obelisk in a maize-field or what “Roman” Bulgaria looked like

Imagine you have to wade across a field of maize, overgrown with briars. Why? To take photographs of an obelisk from Roman times, part of a high priest’s mausoleum. There’s no need to imagine it – that is precisely what happened to the publishers of the album A Guide to Roman Bulgaria. With the exception of Milena Raycheva, they...

Bulgaria Marks 138th Anniversary of Liberation from Ottoman Rule
Mar03

Bulgaria Marks 138th Anniversary of Liberation from Ottoman Rule

Bulgaria marks on March 3 its National Holiday, the anniversary of its liberation from Ottoman rule. 138 years ago, in a tiny town near Istanbul named San Stefano, a peace treaty was signed bringing Bulgaria back to the political map. The treaty was a result of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878, known in Bulgaria as the Liberation War. Russia...

Bulgaria Marks Anniversary Since Liberation of Ottoman Rule
Mar03

Bulgaria Marks Anniversary Since Liberation of Ottoman Rule

Bulgaria marks on March 03 its National Holiday, the anniversary of its liberation from Ottoman rule. 138 years ago, in a tiny town near Istanbul named San Stefano, a peace treaty was signed bringing Bulgaria back to the political map. The treaty was a result of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878, known in Bulgaria as the Liberation War. Russia...

The Liberation of Bulgaria and the role of media
Mar03

The Liberation of Bulgaria and the role of media

The Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 was different from other military clashes of the two empires. Regardless of Russia’s strategic goals, the war was declared as a war in protection of Christianity. „All of our loyal citizens are aware of the empathy with which we have always treated the fate of the oppressed Christian population of Turkey....

Anna Buxton: “Very often a person feels more Bulgarian when they are away from Bulgaria”
Mar02

Anna Buxton: “Very often a person feels more Bulgarian when they are away from Bulgaria”

On March 3, as part of events marking Bulgaria’s Liberation Day, the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London will host the exhibition “Maps of Bulgaria.” It will be presented by our compatriot Anna Buxton, a researcher of Bulgarian history, translator and writer, wife of well-known translator of Bulgarian literature Christopher...

We pay tribute to doctors, paramedics and Samaritans who died for freedom
Mar02

We pay tribute to doctors, paramedics and Samaritans who died for freedom

On March 2 the Bulgarian Red Cross organizes a tribute ceremony at the Doctor’s monument in Sofia in relation to the 138th anniversary of the Liberation of Bulgaria from Ottoman rule. The organization has invited to join the event the ambassadors of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Romania, Finland, state leaders, representatives of...

Lost in Lack of Translation: Svetlana, Bulgaria and the Conflict in Ukraine
Mar02

Lost in Lack of Translation: Svetlana, Bulgaria and the Conflict in Ukraine

Novinite is introducing Svetlana Belenets, a Ukrainian seeking asylum in Bulgaria, and Carl Spate, a Briton who has been helping her along the way and who contacted us to tell their story. “I sent an email to the Ministry of Interior that Sveta is an illegal immigrant; then sent another one to the State Refugee Agency. She will be illegal...

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor Says No Extradition Request Submitted from Ukraine
Mar02

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor Says No Extradition Request Submitted from Ukraine

Ukraine has not yet demanded the extradition of Georgi Bliznakov, a Bulgarian national from authorities in Sofia, Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov said on Tuesday afternoon. On Monday, private broadcaster bTV reported that Kiev would seek the extradition of Georgi Bliznakov on the grounds of alleged “illegal crossing of Ukraine’s border,...

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