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Bulgaria Keen on Keeping Good Economic Ties with Russia, Lukarski Says
May25

Bulgaria Keen on Keeping Good Economic Ties with Russia, Lukarski Says

Bulgaria’s Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski has said the country is keen on preserving its traditionally good economic relations with Russia. Speaking during a meeting with Russia’s Deputy Minister of Economic Development Alexei Likhachev in Moscow on Sunday, Lukarski proposed to hold the next meeting of the joint Bulgarian-Russian...

Ukrainian Rebel Leader Alexey Mozgovy Reportedly Murdered Near Luhansk
May24

Ukrainian Rebel Leader Alexey Mozgovy Reportedly Murdered Near Luhansk

Commander of the battalion of the Luhansk national rebel movement Aleksey Mozgovoy has allegedly been murdered after an attack was performed on his car. Mozgovoy was on the critics of the Russian-supported separatists and to the Minsk ceasefire agreement. As reported by Ukrainian and Russian media, the accident happened on the road between...

May 24- triumph of spirituality
May24

May 24- triumph of spirituality

May 24 is one of Bulgaria’s brightest holidays. The Bulgarian nation glorifies the great deed of Holy Brothers Cyril and Methodius who created the Slavonic script. In 1980 Pope John Paul ІІ proclaims Cyril and Methodius spiritual co-patrons of Europe. May 24 is the Day of the Slavonic script and the Bulgarian education and culture. The...

Macedonia becomes reason for tension between Sofia and Moscow
May23

Macedonia becomes reason for tension between Sofia and Moscow

In the upper house of the Russian parliament, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the West could be wanting to change the government in Skopje in order to create a counterbalance to Russian influence in the region. The opinion that the destabilization of Macedonia was caused by external factors and that there were plans for splitting...

Bulgarian Farmers Hit By Russia Sanctions May Expect Compensations Totaling EUR 398 000
May22

Bulgarian Farmers Hit By Russia Sanctions May Expect Compensations Totaling EUR 398 000

Fruit and vegetable growers in Bulgaria may expect compensations of up to EUR 398 000 from the EU for the losses incurred as a result of the sanctions imposed on Russia and the country’s response to that policy, according to Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev. Donchev explained Friday in Parliament that the applications of Bulgarian...

Bulgaria Backs Idea for Gas Ring with Romania, Hungary, Slovakia
May22

Bulgaria Backs Idea for Gas Ring with Romania, Hungary, Slovakia

Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia have signed a joint declaration supporting the idea to link their countries’ gas transmission systems, Hungary’s Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó announced on Thursday evening. The idea is to build interconnections of existing gas supply infrastructure that would greatly increase the energy...

Tsipras Hopes to Agree Outlines of Fresh Aid Deal in Riga
May21

Tsipras Hopes to Agree Outlines of Fresh Aid Deal in Riga

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to meet German and French leaders in Riga this week to try to win consent for a joint statement that could give him more leeway in talks with international lenders and give a breath of air to his cash-strapepd government. Tsipras is expected to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and...

Premier Borissov participates at Eastern Partnership summit
May21

Premier Borissov participates at Eastern Partnership summit

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov attends the fourth summit of the Eastern Partnership held on May 21 and 22 in Riga (Latvia). Presidents, Premiers and Foreign Ministers of the EU member states and the partner countries-Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine take part at the summit. Bulgaria is among the countries...

Bulgaria Engineering Union Refutes ‘Suspended Cooperation’ Claims
May21

Bulgaria Engineering Union Refutes ‘Suspended Cooperation’ Claims

The Bulgarian engineering union has received no open letter from its Russian counterpart in which the latter declines cooperation.Asked by Novinite to comment, Iliya Keleshev, who heads the Bulgarian Branch Chamber – Machine Building, has denied reports which emerged earlier on Thursday that cooperation between the two bodies will not be...

Russian Business Body Declines Cooperation with Bulgaria over Sanctions
May21

Russian Business Body Declines Cooperation with Bulgaria over Sanctions

Russian engineering union Soyuzmash has refused to sign a cooperation agreement with its Bulgarian counterpart over Sofia’s tacit support for sanctions, TASS reported on Wednesday.In an open letter to the Bulgarian Branch Chamber – Machine Building signed by Soyuzmash head and MP Vladimir Gutenev, the association cites anti-Russian...

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