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Turkey Could Look Elsewhere for Gas Supplies, NPP Builder, Erdogan Tells Russia   
Oct08

Turkey Could Look Elsewhere for Gas Supplies, NPP Builder, Erdogan Tells Russia  

Turkey could receive the natural gas it needs from sources other than Russia, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday amidst mounting tensions between Ankara and Moscow over recent violations of Turkish airspace by Russian warplanes flying bombing missions in Syria, newswires reported. He also warned Russia that Turkey can find a...

Former and current leaders to discuss migration issues
Oct08

Former and current leaders to discuss migration issues

President Rossen Plevneliev is to open the international forum entitled “New visions for partnership and neighborly relations in Europe”. The conference will gather in Sofia current and former leaders of states and governments from Europe. They are to discuss measures for coping with the migration pressure. The attendants will also consider the...

Bulgaria’s Energoremont Holding AD Acquires Majority Stake in Electroimpeks AD
Oct07

Bulgaria’s Energoremont Holding AD Acquires Majority Stake in Electroimpeks AD

“Energoremont Holding” AD has acquired the majority stake in “Electroimpeks” AD, a company with over 50 years of international experience in the sphere of engineering services and the implementation of turnkey projects in the sphere of energy. The main sphere of activity of “Energoremont Holding” AD is maintenance and repair of power and heat...

The Netherlands is largest foreign investor in Bulgaria
Oct07

The Netherlands is largest foreign investor in Bulgaria

At a briefing after meeting his Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov expressed satisfaction with the fact that direct investments by the Netherlands in Bulgaria for the period 1996-2014 reach over 7 billion euros. This makes the Netherlands the largest foreign investor in this country. “We rely on the...

Bulgarian MPs Reject Proposal to Revoke Sanctions on Russia
Oct07

Bulgarian MPs Reject Proposal to Revoke Sanctions on Russia

Bulgarian lawmakers have narrowly turned down a proposal by the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) calling for sanctions against Russia to be reviewed.Sofia has enforced measures against the Russian Federation in line with the EU and the US policies toward Moscow after the Ukraine crisis began last year. The BSP, which was the senior...

Parliament rejects suggestion to lift sanctions against Russia
Oct07

Parliament rejects suggestion to lift sanctions against Russia

Bulgaria’s National Assembly rejected the suggestion of the Bulgarian Socialist Party – Left Bulgaria (BSP) for the step-by-step lifting of sanctions against Russia introduces due to the situation in Ukraine. The idea was to work out a decision of the National Assembly for an overall revision of the policy in view of the Russian Federation....

Gazprom Cuts in Half Turkish Stream’s Planned Capacity
Oct06

Gazprom Cuts in Half Turkish Stream’s Planned Capacity

Gazprom has cut in half the planned capacity of its Turkish Stream gas pipeline project, Interfax reported. “We will certainly pay great attention to the southern direction [of gas flows] in our strategy of diversification of transport routes,” Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller told reporters on Tuesday, according to the Russian news service. “At...

Bulgaria ‘Renouncing Its Air Force,’ RIA Novosti Says
Oct03

Bulgaria ‘Renouncing Its Air Force,’ RIA Novosti Says

Russian agency RIA Novosti has published a piece claiming that Bulgaria is about to renounce its own Air Force and “give its air[space] to NATO.” Bulgaria is dashing its hopes to develop a national security concept, replacing it with the principle: “Who doesn’t fly never falls down,” reads the text [RU], which...

Bulgaria ‘Renouncing Its Air Force,’ RIA Novosti Opines
Oct03

Bulgaria ‘Renouncing Its Air Force,’ RIA Novosti Opines

Russian agency RIA Novosti has published a piece claiming that Bulgaria is about to renounce its own Air Force and “give its air[space] to NATO.” Bulgaria is dashing its hopes to develop a national security concept, replacing it with the principle: “Who doesn’t fly never falls down,” reads the text [RU], which...

Eastern Ukraine to Postpone Local Elections for Next Year
Oct03

Eastern Ukraine to Postpone Local Elections for Next Year

Local elections in Ukraine’s Donbass region will be held in 2016 instead of this year, French President Francois Hollande has said.The announcement has come after a “Normandy Four” summit between the leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine, and Russia, the website Lenta.ru reports.Initially, the vote was to be held later in October,...

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