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      80% of Bulgarians in Ukraine to have their own administrative centres
      May21

      80% of Bulgarians in Ukraine to have their own administrative centres

      The administrative reform in the Bolhrad region in Ukraine took place without explanatory work, which caused tension, said Anton Kisse, a member of Ukraine’s Rada talking to the Bulgarian National Radio. The mayor of the Bessarabian village of Babata, Petar Dobrev, also commented for the Bulgarian National Radio that the reform began in...

      Ukraine protests over declaration of Bulgaria’s Parliament on Bolhrad region
      May21

      Ukraine protests over declaration of Bulgaria’s Parliament on Bolhrad region

      Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed protest over the declaration of the Bulgarian National Assembly against the planned administrative-territorial reform which divides the Bolhrad region in Odessa district, populated mainly with ethnic Bulgarians, into five independent parts. The issues concerning the territorial-administrative...

      Bolhrad region in Ukraine populated with ethnic Bulgarians will retain its borders: Foreign Ministry
      May20

      Bolhrad region in Ukraine populated with ethnic Bulgarians will retain its borders: Foreign Ministry

      The Bolhrad region in Ukraine’s Odessa district populated mainly with ethnic Bulgarians will retain its current borders and will not be divided within the frameworks of the planned administrative-territorial reforms, Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba said in a phone conversation with Bulgaria’s Deputy Premier...

      Bulgarian Parliament adopts declaration in defense of Bolhrad Bulgarians in Ukraine
      May20

      Bulgarian Parliament adopts declaration in defense of Bolhrad Bulgarians in Ukraine

      Bulgaria’s Parliament has adopted by full consensus a declaration in defense of the Bulgarian community in Ukraine. The reason is the administrative-territorial reform that has started in Ukraine, which divides the Bolhrad region into 5 independent parts. The Bolhrad region (also known by its Russian name Bolgrad) is a natural...

      Bulgaria wants Bolhrad region of Ukraine preserved as Bulgarian
      May19

      Bulgaria wants Bolhrad region of Ukraine preserved as Bulgarian

      Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva discussed, with her Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba, Kiev’s plans for an administrative-territorial reform of Bolhrad region. In a telephone conversation, Minister Zaharieva asked Ukraine to reconsider its position and take into consideration the opinion of the 200,000-strong...

      Bulgaria to subsidize 2,000 places for Bulgarian students coming from abroad
      May13

      Bulgaria to subsidize 2,000 places for Bulgarian students coming from abroad

      The Council of Ministers has approved the number of students and doctoral students admitted to study in the higher schools and scientific organizations of Bulgaria in the academic year 2020-2021. The state will subsidize the education of 38,390 students from Bulgaria, of 2,000 Bulgarians from abroad, as well as subsidize 150 places in state...

      Life in Yafo, the Bulgarian capital of Israel under quarantine
      May09

      Life in Yafo, the Bulgarian capital of Israel under quarantine

      They call Yafo (Jaffa) “the Bulgarian capital of Israel” even though there are practically no young people left there who are descendants of immigrants from Bulgaria. It is thought to be one of the oldest settlements in the world with archaeological finds dating back to the 18th century BC. According to ancient Greek legends, it is here that...

      Bulgaria renders humanitarian aid to 12 countries
      May07

      Bulgaria renders humanitarian aid to 12 countries

      The Bulgarian government has granted EUR 328,000 /636,150 Leva/ in humanitarian aid to 12 partner countries from the Western Balkans, the Eastern Partnership and the EU’s southern neighbourhood. Part of the money will be used to buy medical supplies for Serbia, North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Armenia,...

      Biggest number of foreign students in Bulgaria come from Greece, UK and Germany
      Apr24

      Biggest number of foreign students in Bulgaria come from Greece, UK and Germany

      More than 16,000 foreign students are studying in Bulgaria during the 2019-2020 academic year which is 5.5% more than during the previous academic year and i43% more compared to 2015-2016, indicate National Statistical Institute data. The biggest number of foreign students is from Greece – -23.7%, followed by the UK – 16.1%, Germany...

      Bulgaria’s authorities deny rumors of radiation danger
      Apr21

      Bulgaria’s authorities deny rumors of radiation danger

      The radiation situation in Bulgaria is in its normal range, the heads of the Fire Safety and Civil Defense Chief Directorate and the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology categorically said at an extraordinary briefing at the Council of Ministers Building. The special briefing was held due to reject the rumors circulating on the social...