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World Commemorates 29 Years since Chernobyl Disaster
Apr26

World Commemorates 29 Years since Chernobyl Disaster

The nuclear power explosion at the Chernobyl power plant happened on April 26, 29 years ago. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived near the site in order to honor the memory of the victims of the heavy industrial incident that left a mark on the entire world. ”The restoration and development of independent Ukraine is irreversibly...

The World Commemorates 29 Years since the Chernobyl Disaster
Apr26

The World Commemorates 29 Years since the Chernobyl Disaster

The nuclear power explosion at the Chernobyl power plant happened on April 26, 29 years ago. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived near the site in order to honor the memory of the victims of the heavy industrial incident that left a mark on the entire world. ”The restoration and development of independent Ukraine is irreversibly...

US ‘Acting against Gazprom Moves in Greece’
Apr23

US ‘Acting against Gazprom Moves in Greece’

The US is seeking to block a proposal Gazprom made in Athens on a Greek leg of the so-called “Turkish Stream” pipeline, the Greek Foreign Minister has said.In an interview with the Associated Press Greece’s top diplomat Nikos Kotzias quoted US Secretary of State John Kerry as saying Washington would send its top energy envoy...

Bulgaria-Greece Gas Link to Be Ready by end-2018
Apr22

Bulgaria-Greece Gas Link to Be Ready by end-2018

Construction of the gas interconnection grid between Bulgaria and Greece will begin in March 2016 and will be completed by the end of 2018, Bulgaria’s Energy Minister has said. Under initial plans, the infrastructure was to be in place and become operational sometime in 2018. Temenuzhka Petkova made the announcement following what she...

Bulgaria-Greece Gas Link to Ready by end-2018
Apr22

Bulgaria-Greece Gas Link to Ready by end-2018

Construction of the gas interconnection grid between Bulgaria and Greece will begin in March 2016 and will be completed by the end of 2018, Bulgaria’s Energy Minister has said.Temenuzhka Petkova made the announcement following what she described as a “historic” meeting between officials from Bulgaria, Greece and Romania that was...

For the first time in 2015 tourist liner docks in Varna
Apr22

For the first time in 2015 tourist liner docks in Varna

The first for this year tourist liner Princendam with 800 tourists onboard, docked at Port Varna on the Black Sea coast. For the many cruise ships that were expected to dock there but did not, there one single reason – the crisis in Ukraine, comments Vladimir Karadzhov, cruise ships operator for Bulgaria. This year there will be only 8 liners...

OSCE Reports Intensified Fighting Around Donetsk Airport
Apr22

OSCE Reports Intensified Fighting Around Donetsk Airport

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine reported intensified fighting around Donetsk airport and Shyrokyne as well as military movements on both sides of the contact line. This was stated in the latest report of the SMM, which monitors the implementation of the Minsk agreements. The report, which was released on Tuesday, said that...

Bulgaria to Post 70 Troops to Deal with Refugee Influx at Border
Apr22

Bulgaria to Post 70 Troops to Deal with Refugee Influx at Border

Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev announced on Wednesday that 70 troops will be posted to the border with Turkey in order to help the border police deal with the influx of refugees. The troops will be stationed at the border on April 27 and the Defence Ministry will also help with military equipment, the minister said in an interview for...

US Welcomes Poland’s USD 5 B Military Spending
Apr22

US Welcomes Poland’s USD 5 B Military Spending

The US has welcomed the announced plans of the Polish government to purchase US-produced Patriot surface-to-air missiles at a total cost of USD 5 B. Reportedly, additional USD 3 B will be spend on weapons from European contractors. The helicopters 725 Carcal also known as Super Cougar will be a part of the purchase. The statement was released at...

US Expresses Support for Bulgarian Constitution Amendments
Apr21

US Expresses Support for Bulgarian Constitution Amendments

The US will be standing next to Bulgaria in tough times. The statement was made by Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Hoyt Yee following his meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov. ”Bulgaria is a friend and an alley in both good and bad times on an international and regional level,” Yee said. ” I am hereby...

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