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Bulgaria to Draft Anti-Hybrid War Strategy
Feb17

Bulgaria to Draft Anti-Hybrid War Strategy

Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said authorities are planning to develop a national strategy to counter acts of hybrid warfare.Nenchev has noted the Bulgarian state institutions are taking increasingly seriously cyber crimes and will include tough measures against them in their strategy. His comments come at a conference themed...

EC Unveils Set of Energy Security Measures
Feb16

EC Unveils Set of Energy Security Measures

The European Commission proposed on Tuesday a package of measures aimed at addressing possible interruptions of energy supply to the EU. “These measures include moderating energy demand, increasing energy production in Europe (including from renewables), further developing a well-functioning and fully integrated internal energy market, as well as...

Press review
Feb15

Press review

In an interview for Sega, Nikola Kazakov, President of the State Agency for Refugees says that refugees now spend no more than a few hours in Bulgaria. The trafficking rings are functioning flawlessly and practically all foreigners continue West. For months refugee centres have been registering disappearances in large numbers; in the August 2015...

Putin Needs ‘Phone Call’ to End War in Syria, UK’s Hammond Says
Feb14

Putin Needs ‘Phone Call’ to End War in Syria, UK’s Hammond Says

It is Russian President Vladimir Putin who can bring the civil war in Syria to an end, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said. It will depend on “whether the Russians are prepared to use their influence” to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the Independent quotes him as saying on The Andrew Marr Show....

The temple-well at Gurlo village
Feb10

The temple-well at Gurlo village

We found out about the “temple-well” near Gurlo village near Pernik from mountain guide Stanoy Arabadjiev who has been endeavouring to spark interest in Bulgarian antiquities. To enter, we had to clear the thicket that was hiding it from view. The well is said to be a temple to the Sumerian god Enki. It was discovered in 1971 by archaeologist...

Bulgaria Posts BGN 2 B Deficit in 2015 Trade with Third Countries
Feb09

Bulgaria Posts BGN 2 B Deficit in 2015 Trade with Third Countries

Bulgaria ran a deficit of BGN 2.0 B in trade with third countries last year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) announced on Tuesday. In December 2015, the balance of trade with third countries showed a deficit of BGN 23.2 M, the NSI said citing preliminary data. Bulgaria’s exports FOB to third countries increased by 0.6% last year...

Bulgaria Reveals Names of Suspected Attackers of Alexei Petrov
Feb03

Bulgaria Reveals Names of Suspected Attackers of Alexei Petrov

Four Ukrainian nationals have been charged with last year’s attempted murder of Alexei Petrov, a former employee of Bulgaria’s domestic security service DANS. The names of the suspected attackers were announced by the Prosecutor’s Office at a joint press briefing with the Ministry of the Interior in Sofia on Wednesday. The...

Bulgaria Police Arrest Alleged Mastermind of Attack on Ex-Security Agent
Feb02

Bulgaria Police Arrest Alleged Mastermind of Attack on Ex-Security Agent

A Ukrainian citizen has been detained in Bulgaria who the prosecution believes to have masterminded the attack against former security agent Alexei Petrov, the Bulgarian National Television has said.More to follow. …read more Source:...

Bulgaria Energy Min Denies ‘Plans to Circumvent Ukraine Gas Routes’
Jan30

Bulgaria Energy Min Denies ‘Plans to Circumvent Ukraine Gas Routes’

The Balkan gas hub project put forward by Bulgaria is not aimed at going around Ukraine’s gas transportation network, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said on Saturday. “I dare say [our concept of Balkan[ is really suffessful and feasible, considering the advantage which Bulgaria has to realize such a project,” Petkova told...

Mixed company invests EUR 55 mln. in production and processing of mushrooms in Razgrad
Jan30

Mixed company invests EUR 55 mln. in production and processing of mushrooms in Razgrad

A factory for the production and processing of Oyster mushrooms will be built up on the territory of Razgrad. The Bio-Agro Resource+ mixed company of Bulgarians, Russians and Ukrainians intend to invest some EUR 55 million The company points out that it will use technologies for the production and processing of organic mushrooms, grown on straw....

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