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EU, Ukraine, Russia Agree on October-March Gas Supplies
Sep26

EU, Ukraine, Russia Agree on October-March Gas Supplies

Three-way talks involving the EU, Russia and Ukraine have ended with an agreement on the terms of gas supplies between October this year and March 2016, the EU Commission has said. Ukraine will be committed to securing transit via its territory to the EU, while Russia will lower prices at which it is selling gas to Ukraine by decreasing the...

Economic crisis at an end, media crisis continues
Sep25

Economic crisis at an end, media crisis continues

An international meeting of journalists “Economic crisis at an end, media crisis continues. Why?” brought together journalists from the Balkan and the Black Sea region in Varna. At the event, organized by the Union of Bulgarian Journalists, the participants from Bulgaria, Serbia, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine discussed the problems and the...

Putin, Obama to Meet During UN General Assembly Session on September 28
Sep25

Putin, Obama to Meet During UN General Assembly Session on September 28

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama will meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session which will be held on September 28. The information was confirmed both by Russian and US officials on Thursday, TASS news agency reports. Despite their profound differences over the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, the...

Bulgaria to Host 2016 Arraiolos Meeting of EU Presidents
Sep22

Bulgaria to Host 2016 Arraiolos Meeting of EU Presidents

Bulgaria will host the 2016 edition of the Arraiolos meeting, which gathers the non-executive presidents of EU member states. Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev identified the hosting of the meeting as a historical success for Bulgaria and its foreign policy. He stated this at the end of this year’s edition, which was hosted by the German...

President Plevneliev: If they cannot overcome crises as a community, EU countries are threatened by instability
Sep21

President Plevneliev: If they cannot overcome crises as a community, EU countries are threatened by instability

The European Union needs a new dose of confidence that will unite European countries in overcoming the worst series of crises in recent years, said in Erfurt President Rosen Plevneliev, who participated in the 11th meeting of Heads of State of Central and Eastern Europe. The Bulgarian President stressed that the European Union was undergoing only...

Close to 290,000 foreign tourists visit Sofia over first six months of 2015
Sep20

Close to 290,000 foreign tourists visit Sofia over first six months of 2015

The number of tourists from abroad who have visited Sofia over the January – June 2015 period is up by 5.7 percent; the number of tourists from Bulgaria stands at over 291,000, according to data of the Tourism municipal enterprise. Data from the past five years show an annual rise in the number of visitors to Sofia. However, the number of foreign...

Sesil Karatantcheva drops out of Tokyo tennis tournament qualifications
Sep20

Sesil Karatantcheva drops out of Tokyo tennis tournament qualifications

Sesil Karatantcheva has dropped out of the Toray Pan Pacific Open Tennis Tournament in Tokyo, after losing to No. 251 seed Olga Savchuk, Ukraine 1:6, 2:6 in a match from the second round of the tournament qualifications. The Bulgarian tennis player started her partcipation in Tokyo by winning versus Kyoka Okamura of Japan 6:3, 6:4. …read...

Vice President Margarita Popova meets with international academic group
Sep19

Vice President Margarita Popova meets with international academic group

Vice President Margarita Popova met today at the Presidency in Sofia with participants in the international interdisciplinary project Picturesque Bulgaria: Bulgarian Literary Routes. The event is under the auspices of the head of state, the press service of the Presidency said. The project’s participants include professors and students in...

Sesil Karatantcheva wins Tokyo tennis tournament qualification match
Sep19

Sesil Karatantcheva wins Tokyo tennis tournament qualification match

Sesil Karatantcheva has started with a win her participation in the qualifications of the tennis tournament in Tokyo with a prize fund worth 1 million US dollars. She beat Kyoka Okamura of Japan 6:3, 6:4. In the next round she plays versus Olga Savchuk of Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio...

Drop of export to Greece in July, Ukrainian markets restored
Sep18

Drop of export to Greece in July, Ukrainian markets restored

There has been a growth marked as of the start of the year of import and export, with a change of 9.4 percent of export on the previous year, according to preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute /NSI/. However, the export growth went 2 percent down in July. “The drop of prices of petrol products is one of the reasons, as those are...

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