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Bulgaria to Discuss Gas, Trade, Tourism with Russia Jan 27-28
Jan13

Bulgaria to Discuss Gas, Trade, Tourism with Russia Jan 27-28

Bulgaria will discuss with Russia the potential construction of a gas distribution center on Bulgarian territory in compliance with the European Union legislation later this month, the government in Sofia said on Wednesday. “Russia is considered to be one of the supply sources of the proposed gas distribution center,” the Bulgarian government...

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds to Quarterfinals in Sydney
Jan13

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds to Quarterfinals in Sydney

The highest ranking Bulgarian male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov proceeded to the quarterfinals of the Apia International tournament which is taking place in Sydney. In a match from the second round on Wednesday, Dimitrov defeated Pablo Cuevas from Uruguay with 7:6 (2), 6:4. Thus the Bulgarian recorded his second victory against Cuevas in their...

Bulgaria’s Dimitrov to Face Pablo Cuevas in Sydney ATP 250
Jan11

Bulgaria’s Dimitrov to Face Pablo Cuevas in Sydney ATP 250

Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria’s top male tennis player, is set to play against Pablo Cuevas (Uruguay) in the second round of the ATP 250 tournament in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday. Dimitrov and Cuevas have met two times on the tennis court, with each having gained one victory over the other. In case of a win on Wednesday, January 13,...

Bulgaria’s Dimitrov to Face Pablo Cuevas in Sydney ATP 250
Jan11

Bulgaria’s Dimitrov to Face Pablo Cuevas in Sydney ATP 250

Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria’s top male tennis player, is set to play against Pablo Cuevas (Uruguay) in the second round of the ATP 250 tournament in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday. Dimitrov and Cuevas have met two times on the tennis court, with each having gained one victory over the other. In case of a win on Wednesday, January 13,...

Tsvetana Pironkova with successful start in Sydney
Jan10

Tsvetana Pironkova with successful start in Sydney

Bulgaria’s top tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova was victorious in the first round of the tennis tournament in Sydney. Pironkova who joined the tournament on a “wild card” defeated Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko with 7: 6 (2), 6: 2. The match lasted nearly two hours. It was the third success for Pironkova out of four meetings between...

Tennis: Pironkova Defeats Tsurenko in Apia International Sydney 1st Round
Jan10

Tennis: Pironkova Defeats Tsurenko in Apia International Sydney 1st Round

Bulgaria’s top female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova has prevailed against Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko in the first round of the Apia International Sydney tournament on Sunday. Pironkova defeated Tsurenko 7-6; 6-2 to move to the second round of the tournament held in Sydney, Australia. In the second round, Pironkova will be joined by...

Beech forests in Central Balkan range are the Bulgarian contribution to UNESCO project
Jan10

Beech forests in Central Balkan range are the Bulgarian contribution to UNESCO project

Ancient beech forests in the reserves of the Central Balkan National Park can get worldwide recognition after Bulgaria was invited to join the initiative of UNESCO called “beech forests – a common heritage of Europe”. It covers beech massifs in the Carpathians, in Slovakia and Ukraine, and old beech forests in Germany. The...

Come to Know Bulgaria and its 100 National Tourist Sites
Jan10

Come to Know Bulgaria and its 100 National Tourist Sites

Over 6 million tourists have joined till now the Come to Know Bulgaria – 100 National Tourist Sites National Movement which will mark its 50th jubilee in 2016. It is organized by the Bulgarian Tourist Union with no analogue across the globe. The idea is the whole state to be toured around in an organized manner and with the purpose of visiting...

Secrets of ancient church of St. Nikolay Mirlikiiski
Jan10

Secrets of ancient church of St. Nikolay Mirlikiiski

We reach the small church of St. Nikolay Mirlikiiski near the Rila Hotel downtown Sofia looking for priest Nikolay Neshkov. The priest used to serve in the other church of St. Nikolay Mirlikiiski downtown Sofia, known as the Russian church. The Orthodox priests, great choir and atmosphere had turned the Russian church into an attractive place for...

Ex-Head of Bulgaria’s DPS Party Determined to Stay in Politics
Jan07

Ex-Head of Bulgaria’s DPS Party Determined to Stay in Politics

Lyutvi Mestan, the former head of Bulgaria’s second-largest opposition party DPS, vowed to stay in politics despite recent developments. Speaking at a press conference with his wife and with lawmakers who quit the DPS’s group in Parliament, saying they would “follow him”, he asserted he had done to change the party’s...

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