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      Turkish Stream has delivered 460 million cubic meters of gas to Turkish-Bulgarian border
      Jan28

      Turkish Stream has delivered 460 million cubic meters of gas to Turkish-Bulgarian border

      Since January 1, when Russian gas sales to Turkey and Europe started, the Turkish Stream pipeline has delivered 1 billion cubic meters of gas. About 54% of this volume was aimed for the Turkish market, and about 46% was delivered to the Turkish-Bulgarian border, Russian Energy Company Gazprom has informed. Turkish Stream is planned to replace the...

      Balkan Developments
      Jan27

      Balkan Developments

      Strong quake in Turkey claims lives of 31 people31 people died in the strong earthquake that his Eastern turkey on Friday. The epicenter of the quake with a magnitude of 6.8 on the Richter scale that hit Elazig province was in the small coastal town of Sivrice. The earthquake was also felt in neighboring towns and countries. Rescue operations...

      Students of Bulgarian descent to be exempt from paying university fees in Bulgaria
      Jan24

      Students of Bulgarian descent to be exempt from paying university fees in Bulgaria

      Students from the Bulgarian diaspora in Albania, Kosovo, Moldova, North Macedonia, Ukraine and Serbia will be exempt from paying fees for their studies in Bulgarian universities. The Bulgarian cabinet decided that these students will receive scholarships amounting to EUR 123 per month in the first year of their studies. The decision concerns the...

      Jens Stoltenberg: Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey are valuable partners in the Black Sea
      Jan10

      Jens Stoltenberg: Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey are valuable partners in the Black Sea

      The Black Sea is of strategic importance for NATO and we are constantly assessing the need to further strengthen our presence, NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a joint press conference with Romania’s Premier Ludovic Orban. We have to remember that three of our member states are littoral states to the Black Sea:...

      Balkan developments
      Jan06

      Balkan developments

      Zoran Milanović wins presidential elections in Croatia The former prime minister of Croatia Zoran Milanović won the second round of the presidential elections in Croatia with almost 53 percent of the vote. Former head of state from the ruling Croatian Democratic Union Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović won 47 percent of the votes. 53-year old Milanović is...

      72% of Bulgarians support the reinstatement of compulsory military service
      Dec30

      72% of Bulgarians support the reinstatement of compulsory military service

      Bulgaria’s Minister of Defense and Deputy Prime Minister for Security, Krasimir Karakachanov, talked about the changes that started in the Bulgarian army and the regional security in the Balkans. He summarized the process of change as follows: “I don’t want to sound like I’m boasting, but what has not been done for 30 years, for...

      New monument to Captain Petko Voyvoda keeps memories of his deed alive
      Dec21

      New monument to Captain Petko Voyvoda keeps memories of his deed alive

      A monument to Captain Petko Voyvoda was unveiled in Sofia’s Boris Garden on occasion of the 175th birth anniversary of the Bulgarian revolutionary who fought against the ottomans in the Rhodopes and Aegean Thrace. The voivode participated at the Russo-Turkish War of 1878 as part of a detachment consisting of 3,000 Bulgarians. After...

      Bulgaria’s tourist sector expects to repeat the successes of the record 2018
      Dec19

      Bulgaria’s tourist sector expects to repeat the successes of the record 2018

      The tourist sector in Bulgaria is expected to cope well with the challenges this year and to repeat the good results of the previous 2018, officials from Bulgaria’s Ministry of Tourism have stated. The winter season has already started, with lodging, dining establishments and businesses ready to meet the challenges. There is a slight...

      Bulgaria to grant EUR 1 million to the Western Balkans, Ukraine and Georgia
      Dec18

      Bulgaria to grant EUR 1 million to the Western Balkans, Ukraine and Georgia

      The Bulgarian government has approved grants for the development of Serbia, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Albania, Montenegro, Ukraine and Georgia. The money is earmarked for the implementation of 35 projects in eight countries with a total value of EUR 1 million. The projects are aimed at improving the quality of education and...

      Bulgarian folk songs on the programme of festive concerts in Russia
      Dec12

      Bulgarian folk songs on the programme of festive concerts in Russia

      In a couple of days’ time the Boryana all-female folklore choir from Plovdiv with artistic director Nikolay Gurbanov is leaving on a brief tour of Russia. They will have three concerts with renowned singer from the Strandzha region Zlatka Stavreva. “A cultural delegation from Bulgaria was invited to visit Russia and take part in the festive...