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    Bulgaria’s DefMin Raises ‘Hybrid Warfare’ Hypothesis over MiG-29s
    Sep28

    Bulgaria’s DefMin Raises ‘Hybrid Warfare’ Hypothesis over MiG-29s

    Bulgaria probably used to pay twice the normal price for the maintenance contracts it had with Russian company RSK MiG to repair fighter jets from its military aircraft fleet, Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said.In an interview with private national NOVA TV channel, Nenchev suggested the money might have been used either for...

    Ban Ki-moon thanks Lukashenko for constructive role in resolving Ukraine conflict
    Sep28

    Ban Ki-moon thanks Lukashenko for constructive role in resolving Ukraine conflict

    Alexander Lukashenko and Ban Ki-moon discussed the situation in south-east Ukraine. They stressed that victims among peaceful citizens are inadmissible. …read more Source:...

    The return of the ‘Afgantsy’
    Sep28

    The return of the ‘Afgantsy’

    The sleeve of rebel fighter Yuri Protsenko shows his allegiance in the ongoing conflict in his native Ukraine: He wears the patch of the largest Russia-backed separatist militia in the country, the Vostok Battalion, which he joined in February of last year. In Kyiv, Igor Panasyuk is readying himself for combat against rebels like Protsenko. Stout...

    Bulgaria Working on Joint ‘Balkan’ Tourism Product
    Sep28

    Bulgaria Working on Joint ‘Balkan’ Tourism Product

    Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said that Bulgaria is to present a joint tourism product with “neighboring Balkan countries”. In an interview with Focus News Agency on Sunday, she has explained that Bulgaria and Romania, which have already applied with a joint project under the INTERREG (European Territorial Cooperation)...

    A bad hair day in Kiev
    Sep28

    A bad hair day in Kiev

    KIEV — The average salary of a Ukrainian woman is just under a $150 a month, which is less than in many countries in the developing world. Yet the gorgeous locks of hair on her head are worth as much as $2,000 — more than a year’s salary — in an upscale New York salon, where it’s tipped in keratin and sold as “Russian” hair...

    Dutch website says it will trigger referendum on EU-Ukraine ties
    Sep27

    Dutch website says it will trigger referendum on EU-Ukraine ties

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch website said on Sunday it had garnered enough signatures to force the Netherlands to hold a non-binding referendum on the EU’s association agreement with Ukraine, in a move meant to signal popular dissatisfaction with Dutch European policy. …read more Source:...

    Over 440,000 Dutch call for referendum on Ukraine EU treaty
    Sep27

    Over 440,000 Dutch call for referendum on Ukraine EU treaty

    A Dutch citizens’ initiative to force a referendum on a far-reaching treaty between Brussels and Ukraine had gathered 446,000 signatures… …read more Source:...

    Italy’s Berlusconi says Crimea split from Ukraine was democratic
    Sep27

    Italy’s Berlusconi says Crimea split from Ukraine was democratic

    ROME (Reuters) – Four-time Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Sunday the Crimean people had made a democratic choice to split from Ukraine and hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin as the world’s greatest political leader. …read more Source:...

    Easier access for foreign experts to Bulgarian labor market
    Sep27

    Easier access for foreign experts to Bulgarian labor market

    Highly qualified foreigners will have easier access to jobs in the IT and outsourcing sectors in Bulgaria. This is what planned changes to the “blue card” regulation envisage. The changes have been submitted by Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova and Minister of Labor and Social Policy Ivailo Kalfin. If the project was approved, foreign...

    On Syria, Putin goes for his holy grail
    Sep27

    On Syria, Putin goes for his holy grail

    On Monday September 28, Russia’s president will propose to the UN General Assembly his plan for a broad coalition to defeat ISIS. His words will be backed by clear evidence of a substantial Russian military buildup in Syria, including Russian fighters entering Syrian airspace with transponders off. Whereas Russian troops and equipment were...

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