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Bulgaria Increases Prices of Visas for Russian Citizens
Jul06

Bulgaria Increases Prices of Visas for Russian Citizens

Bulgaria has moved to raise the price of visas issued to Russians who want to visit the country the Bulgarian visa agency in Russia has said.The measure has been in force since June 29 (last Monday) and was introduced due to the rouble’s fall against the euro, an official statement [RU] reads.Visa officials on both sides are yet to...

Bulgaria’s President to visit Ukraine
Jul06

Bulgaria’s President to visit Ukraine

On July 7 and 8 Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev will pay an official visit to Ukraine, accompanied by Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov. Talks are to focus on the status of political dialogue, trade and economic cooperation, bilateral relations in the spheres of energy, tourism, education and the European perspective of the Ukraine. The sides...

Bulgaria FM Visiting Ukraine’s Odessa
Jul06

Bulgaria FM Visiting Ukraine’s Odessa

A visit of Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov to Odessa Oblast in Ukraine has entered its second day.Mitov is in Odessa on June 5-6. On Sunday he met Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin, who visited Bulgaria in mid-February. The two ministers, who also held a meeting with the Bulgarian community in Odessa (which is thought to be...

NATO Secretary General Inaugurates Force Integration Unit in Romania
Jul03

NATO Secretary General Inaugurates Force Integration Unit in Romania

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg inaugurated a NATO Forces Integration Unit (NFIU) in Bucharest as part of his visit to Romania on Thursday. This is one of six small headquarters, which will be stationed across the eastern part of the Alliance to facilitate planning, exercises and potential reinforcements, the other five to be situated in...

Bulgaria Will Continue Helping Moldova Build Closer Ties with EU
Jul02

Bulgaria Will Continue Helping Moldova Build Closer Ties with EU

Bulgaria remains committed to the European integration of Moldova, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said at a meeting with outgoing Moldovan Ambassador in Sofia Alexandru Prigorski on Thursday. Bulgariawill continue to support Moldova with expertise and good practices on Chisinau’s path to building closer ties with the EU, Mitov said. During...

No Risk for Bulgaria from Forest Fires Around Ukraine’s Chernobyl
Jul02

No Risk for Bulgaria from Forest Fires Around Ukraine’s Chernobyl

Forest fires in the exclusion zone around Ukraine’s closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant haven’t led to a rise in radioactivity levels in Bulgaria, the Interior Ministry in Sofia said on Thursday. According to the Interior Ministry, “there is no risk for the lives and health of the people on Bulgaria’s territory”, state news...

Donbass Introduces Special Regime of Self-Governance, to Hold Local Elections
Jul02

Donbass Introduces Special Regime of Self-Governance, to Hold Local Elections

The authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) will introduce a special regime of self-governance on its territory and plan holding local elections on October 18. This was announced by DPR Prime Minister Alexander Zakharchenko in a statement on Thursday, TASS news agency reports. Zakharchenko said that the unilateral...

Bulgaria wins EUROFAN  for the third time
Jul02

Bulgaria wins EUROFAN for the third time

Bulgaria’s team won for the third time in a row the international EUROFAN tournament for football fans from all over Europe. By tradition the contest was held in the city of Lvov, Ukraine. The Bulgarians snatched the title convincingly after scoring 26 times and allowed only one gall. At the semifinal they defeated Belarus by 2:0, while in...

Bulgaria Granted Citizenship to 808 Foreign Nationals in 2013 – Eurostat
Jul02

Bulgaria Granted Citizenship to 808 Foreign Nationals in 2013 – Eurostat

According to the latest figures of Eurostat, which were released on Wednesday, Bulgaria granted citizenship to 808 foreign nationals in 2013. Bulgaria granted the third lowest number of citizenships in the EU, the only two member states granting less being Lithuania and Slovakia. A total of 94 % of the people who were granted Bulgarian...

Ukraine President Says No Special Status for Donbass in Constitution
Jul02

Ukraine President Says No Special Status for Donbass in Constitution

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that a special status the country’s Donbass region in the east will not be enshrined in the constitutional amendments prepared recently.Poroshenko made the comment after submitting the amendments which boost regional competences aiming at decentralization, but falling short of the...

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