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US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State to Meet with PM Borisov in Sofia
Apr21

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State to Meet with PM Borisov in Sofia

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Hoyt Yee will visit Bulgaria for the second time in 7 months. Hoyt Brian Yee is part of the team of Victoria Jane Nuland, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the United States Department of State. No information has been released as regards the purpose of Hoyt Yee’s visit...

Authorities tighten grip on tax evasion in real property deals
Apr20

Authorities tighten grip on tax evasion in real property deals

In the time of the real estate boom from 2006 to 2008 many nationals of UK, the Scandinavian countries and Russia bought vacation homes in Bulgaria. Demand from nationals of Ukraine and Russia continued even after that. There is no precise statistics about the real properties of foreign nationals in this country, because a few of them –...

France Still in Talks with Russia over Mistral Warships
Apr20

France Still in Talks with Russia over Mistral Warships

The two Mistral warships France was to deliver to Russia are still subject to discussion, French President Francois Hollande has said.Hollande told Canal+ TV station on Sunday that the Paris is “busy negotiating a solution to the crisis,” according to DefenseNews.The delivery of the two amphibious assault ships, the Sevastopol and the...

Minister: Drop of Russian Tourists to Be Compensated by European Visitors
Apr18

Minister: Drop of Russian Tourists to Be Compensated by European Visitors

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said on Saturday that the declining interest of Russian tourists towards Bulgaria could be compensated by visitors from the rest of Europe. Russia and Ukraine represented an important, but not the sole market for Bulgarian tourism, Angelkova added in an interview for private bTV station. Her words came amidst...

Minister: Drop of Russian Tourists to Be Compensated by Europan Visitors
Apr18

Minister: Drop of Russian Tourists to Be Compensated by Europan Visitors

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said on Saturday that the declining interest of Russian tourists towards Bulgaria could be compensated by visitors from the rest of Europe. Russia and Ukraine represented an important, but not the sole market for Bulgarian tourism, Angelkova added in an interview for private bTV station. Her words came amidst...

Bulgarian Socialist Party to Try to Appeal New Debt of BGN 16 B at Constitutional Court
Apr17

Bulgarian Socialist Party to Try to Appeal New Debt of BGN 16 B at Constitutional Court

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has drafted an appeal to the Constitutional Court against the new debt of BGN 16 B. A motion needs to be backed by at least 48 MPs to reach the Constitutional Court, with BSP having a total of 39 MPs, according to dnevnik.bg. BSP Chair Mihail Mikov announced Friday that the appeal would be presented to other...

Port Burgas registers canceled cruise visits
Apr17

Port Burgas registers canceled cruise visits

Port Burgas administration has received cancellations of12 out of the total 31 visits of cruise ships through the current year. The reason the shop owners put forth, is the lack of possibility for these ships to visit the following destinations along the Black Sea cruise programme, namely the ports of Odessa, Yalta, Sochi. Big cruise companies...

Another Ukrainian Journalist Found Dead, Murder Suspected
Apr17

Another Ukrainian Journalist Found Dead, Murder Suspected

The editor in chief of the Ukrainian publication Neteshinskiy Vestnik has been murdered, as reported by the Bulgarian National Television. The body of Olga Moroz has been found in her home in the city of Neteshin. Investigators have found traces of violence. The reasons behind the murder have not yet been established, but according to the police...

Another Ukrainian Journalist Found Dead
Apr17

Another Ukrainian Journalist Found Dead

The editor in chief of the Ukrainian publication Neteshinskiy vestnik has been murdered, as reported by the Bulgarian National Television. The body of Olga Moroz has been found in her home in the city of Neteshin. Investigators have found traces of force. The reasons behind the murder have not yet been established, but according to the police the...

Putin Considers War with Ukraine Impossible, Has No Imperial Ambitions
Apr16

Putin Considers War with Ukraine Impossible, Has No Imperial Ambitions

Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed a possible war between Moscow and Kiev and said that he did not harbour any ambitions of reviving the Russian empire. These statement were made during the annual televised question and answer session, which was held on Thursday. Putin answered a total of 90 questions during the “Direct Line with Vladimir...

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