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    351 young people from Bulgarian communities abroad now students here
    Aug11

    351 young people from Bulgarian communities abroad now students here

    351 applicants from Bulgarian communities in Ukraine, Serbia, Kosovo, Kazakhstan and other countries are now entering universities in this country for the 2017/2018 academic year. 222 students come from Ukraine, 100 from Serbia, 27 – from Kosovo. The greatest number of them wanted to study medicine, computer science, economics, tourism, transport...

    351 Candidate Students From Traditional Bulgarian Communities Choose Bulgaria to Continue Their Education
    Aug11

    351 Candidate Students From Traditional Bulgarian Communities Choose Bulgaria to Continue Their Education

    Out of the 455 candidates, 351 candidate students from traditional Bulgarian communities in Ukraine, Serbia, Kosovo, Kazakhstan and other countries choose Bulgaria for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree after the secondary education for the 2017/2018 Year. 222 are ranked by Ukraine, 100 are from Serbia, 27 are from Kosovo, 1 from...

    Turkey says it is against EU sanctions on Russia
    Aug11

    Turkey says it is against EU sanctions on Russia

    Turkey does not approve sanctions imposed on Russia by the EU over its annexation of Crimea, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Amnesty International Demands Immediate Release Of Elderly Crimean Tatar Activist
    Aug11

    Amnesty International Demands Immediate Release Of Elderly Crimean Tatar Activist

    Amnesty International has urged authorities in Russia-controlled Crimea to immediately release a 76-year-old Crimean Tatar activist from jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Two Bulgarians Detained on a Merchant Ship in Spain with 18 Tonnes of Hashish
    Aug11

    Two Bulgarians Detained on a Merchant Ship in Spain with 18 Tonnes of Hashish

    Spanish police seized 18 tons of hashish on a merchant ship traveling under the Comoros flag, bTV reported. Among the 13- memeber crew are arrested also two Bulgarian citizens. The rest of them are Ukrainians. The ship was captured about 60 km from the province of Almeria in the Autonomous Province of Andalusia. The operation began a week ago...

    U.S. Considering Lethal Defensive Arms to Ukraine
    Aug11

    U.S. Considering Lethal Defensive Arms to Ukraine

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is considering arming Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons that Kyiv could use against Russia-backed separatists. Opponents argue arming Ukraine risks escalating the conflict while supporters say better weapons would act as a deterrence to Russian aggression and give a psychological and...

    Top cardinal aims to set up Pope visit to Russia
    Aug11

    Top cardinal aims to set up Pope visit to Russia

    ROME: A top cardinal due to meet President Vladimir Putin in Moscow this month says he will be hoping to do groundwork for Pope Francis to make a historic visit to Russia. Pietro Parolin, the number two in the Vatican hierarchy and its de facto foreign minister, is due in Russia from Aug 20 to 24. He is scheduled to meet both Putin and the head...

    Arctic Fjords Help Russia Combat Fish Shortage Problems
    Aug11

    Arctic Fjords Help Russia Combat Fish Shortage Problems

    Arctic fjords that hid Soviet nuclear-powered submarines during the Cold War are now being used as a weapon in the sanctions war with Europe – to rear fish that Russia can no longer import. Three years ago, Russia banned food imports from the West in response to a series of Western sanctions that aimed to punish Moscow for its role in the...

    Why the Pope ❤ Putin
    Aug11

    Why the Pope ❤ Putin

    An increasingly belligerent Vladimir Putin is finding a new friend in a man of peace: Pope Francis. The Vatican’s secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, is scheduled to fly to Moscow on August 20 to meet the Russian president and Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church. The four-day visit — the...

    Trump thanks Putin for expelling US embassy staff
    Aug11

    Trump thanks Putin for expelling US embassy staff

    BEDMINSTER: President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering the US embassy in Moscow to slash its staff — boasting that this would cut payroll costs. Last month, the Kremlin demanded that Washington reduce its diplomatic footprint in Russia by 755 employees — both US diplomats and local staff — and close...