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Bulgaria – alluring destination for scuba divers
Nov26

Bulgaria – alluring destination for scuba divers

Tourists have been coming to Bulgaria from abroad eager to see shipwrecks in the country’s territorial waters. Diving and underwater exploration has been growing more and more popular among Bulgarians as well. For example, at the initiative of the Scuba Diving Centre in Varna, in May 2011, the government airplane used by Todor Zhivkov, a...

Bulgaria Reports No Change in Russian Gas Supply, Transit Volumes
Nov25

Bulgaria Reports No Change in Russian Gas Supply, Transit Volumes

Bulgaria said on Wednesday that supplies of Russian natural gas to the country and the volumes for transit to its neighbours are flowing normally – several hours after Russia said it has stopped supplying gas to Ukraine. Bulgaria, which is almost entirely dependent on Russia for its gas imports, receives them via a transit pipeline crossing...

PM Borissov: pressure along gas pipeline to Bulgaria down
Nov25

PM Borissov: pressure along gas pipeline to Bulgaria down

Pressure along the gas pipeline to Bulgaria is down after Russia has cut off gas supplies to Ukraine. A meeting has been called in Sofia to discuss the problem and Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has briefed the meeting about the situation. Premier Boyko Borissov who is on a visit to China has said that Bulgaria has taken precautions to avoid...

No change in Russian gas supplies to Bulgaria
Nov25

No change in Russian gas supplies to Bulgaria

After today Gazprom cut supplies of Russian gas to Ukraine because Kiev failed to provide advance payments for more of the “blue fuel”, currently there is no change in the mode of operation and supply to domestic and transit gas network of Bulgaria, said the Energy Ministry. The requests at the entry point to the national gas...

Gazprom Suspends Gas Deliveries to Ukraine
Nov25

Gazprom Suspends Gas Deliveries to Ukraine

Russian energy concern Gazprom has stopped supplying UKriane with gas, with CEO Alexey Miller saying Kiev is failing to make the payments needed. A prepayment system was introduced by Moscow last year, amid a gas pricing dispute that started soon after Crimea was incorporated into Russia. Interfax quotes Miller as saying Ukraine has issued no new...

Russia to cut gas supplies to Ukraine, Bulgaria does not expect gas supply disruptions
Nov24

Russia to cut gas supplies to Ukraine, Bulgaria does not expect gas supply disruptions

Russia is to cut the supplies of natural gas to Ukraine on Tuesday or Wednesday, because that country failed to pay a deposit, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak announced. In relation to that announcement, the Chief Executive Director of Bulgarian Bulgartransgaz Georgi Gegov said he was assured by Minister Alexander Novak that the...

Bulgaria’s Kubrat Pulev to Box Maurice Harris in Hamburg on December 5
Nov24

Bulgaria’s Kubrat Pulev to Box Maurice Harris in Hamburg on December 5

The Bulgarian heavyweight boxer Kubrat Pulev will face Maurice Harris from the US at a Sauerland Event promotion in Hamburg on December 5. In his last bout in October, Pulev defeated the Brazilian George Arias, but did not show an impressive performance. In his professional career, the Bulgarian has recorded 21 victories (eleven of them by...

Go2Balkans Conference to Look for Joint Tourism Promotion in SE Europe
Nov23

Go2Balkans Conference to Look for Joint Tourism Promotion in SE Europe

A Southeastern European conference called Go2Balkans is due to begin in Sofia on Wednesday bringing together tour operators, hoteliers and municipalities from Bulgaria and the wider region.Focused on popularizing the cultural and historical heritage and nature of countries from the Balkan Peninsula, the event will be held at the Inter Expo Center...

100-200 People Apply Daily for Certificates Proving Their Bulgarian Descent
Nov21

100-200 People Apply Daily for Certificates Proving Their Bulgarian Descent

Between 100 and 200 people are applying on a daily basis for certificates proving their Bulgarian descent. This was revealed by Ivanka Slavcheva, a chief expert at the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, at the opening of the sixth session of the world parliament of Bulgarians. The main topic of the two-day forum will be state of the Bulgarian...

World Parliament of Bulgarians underway in Varna
Nov21

World Parliament of Bulgarians underway in Varna

More than 200 ethnic Bulgarians from Moldova, Macedonia, Hungary, Romania, Cyprus Serbia and France have joined the sixth session of the World Parliament of Bulgarians underway in the Black Sea port of Varna. The Speaker of the parliament Prof. Plamen Pavlov was explicit that Bulgaria was not active in its policies towards Bulgarians abroad who...

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