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OSCE Calls for Restraint in Ukraine Following Latest Surge in Violence
Jun05

OSCE Calls for Restraint in Ukraine Following Latest Surge in Violence

OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic condemned on Thursday the latest surge in violence in Ukraine and called for restraint and abstention from the use of force. Dacic called on all parties to the conflict to return to the negotiating table, pursue a political solution through the Trilateral Contact Group and fully...

Key Tender for Units 5, 6 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP at Standstill
Jun03

Key Tender for Units 5, 6 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP at Standstill

Units 5 and 6 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power plant need a replacement of the automated neutron flux control system in order to have their capacity increased. The measure is part of the life extension and modernization program for units 5 and 6 of the Kozloduy NPP, according to investor.bg. The replacement of the system was requested...

Slovakia Proposes to Russia Gas Pipeline Involving Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary
Jun03

Slovakia Proposes to Russia Gas Pipeline Involving Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary

Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico announced presented Tuesday in Moscow a gas pipeline project involving Bulgaria, Romania, and Hungary. Fico presented to his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev a new option for delivering Russian gas to Central and Eastern Europe, according to reports of the TASS news agency, The gas pipeline project, which...

Bulgaria is again within the scope of Russian sanctions against the West
Jun03

Bulgaria is again within the scope of Russian sanctions against the West

Russia and the West continue to impose counter sanctions against each other. Several days ago, at the insistence of the European Union, Moscow sent to a series of European embassies a list containing the names of 89 people from 17 countries, whose access to the Russian Federation was banned due to their critical attitude towards Russia’s...

Yoav Chudnoff: a Tale of Bulgaria, US and a Talking Imperial Eagle
Jun03

Yoav Chudnoff: a Tale of Bulgaria, US and a Talking Imperial Eagle

When John B Jackson, an American diplomat who by the mid-1900s had served in US diplomatic missions all over the world, learned in 1903 that Bulgaria would be added to Greece, Romania and Serbia in his portfolio, he was “dead set against it”. “He said, I don’t want to be here, take me away, it’s backward. As time...

Georgia’s Saakashvili Gives Up Citizenship
Jun02

Georgia’s Saakashvili Gives Up Citizenship

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakavshvili has renounced his Georgian citizenship in favor of that of Ukraine.This comes amid a dispute between Kiev and Tbilisi over Saakashvili’s extradition, demanded by Georgian authorities over accusations he is facing there. Ukraine is so far refusing to hand him over, despite an extradition...

Bulgaria Hosts Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting
Jun01

Bulgaria Hosts Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting

The aim of the forum is to exchange information, formulate measures and decide upon measures for promoting eco-friendly policies. Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev made a speech at the official opening ceremony. ”Antarctica shall be used for peaceful purposes,freedom of scientific investigation in Antarctica shall continue,projects,...

Mykola Baltazhy: Failed Reform Would Be No Smaller Threat to Ukraine than Russia
Jun01

Mykola Baltazhy: Failed Reform Would Be No Smaller Threat to Ukraine than Russia

Novinite has asked the ambassadors of the six Eastern Partnership countries working with the EU to boost ties to comment on the outcome of the May 22 Riga Summit, EU membership prospects and whether Bulgaria could play any role in their European integration.Below is our interview with H.E. Mykola Baltazhy, the Ambassador of Ukraine to Bulgaria....

Bulgaria Energy, Finance Mins ‘to Attend Key Russia Forum’
Jun01

Bulgaria Energy, Finance Mins ‘to Attend Key Russia Forum’

Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov and Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova will take part in the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2015, news sources say.SPIEF, an international forum hosted by Russia annually since 1997, brings together developed and emerging economies’ state and business leaders to discuss key challenges...

Russia Issues Travel Ban on 89 EU Politicians      
May30

Russia Issues Travel Ban on 89 EU Politicians     

Moscow has issued a list of European Union politicians barred from Russia in response to EU’s own sanctions and travel bans on Russian officials imposed over the annexation of Crimea and Moscow’s alleged role in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said. AFP quoted Rutte as saying on Friday that Russia...

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