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      Rent-a-terrorist?
      Jan22

      Rent-a-terrorist?

      The terrorist act in Paris, the arrest of 5 Russian citizens of Chechen origin and the crisis in Crimea found a Europe with a very weak immune system. We are witnessing the overlaying and mutual strengthening of several types of threats – on the one hand the well-known radical Islam and on the other – the unknown face of Russian nationalism. That...

      NATO Secretary General visits Sofia
      Jan22

      NATO Secretary General visits Sofia

      NATO Secretary General Yens Stoltenberg arrives for a visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of Bulgarian Head of State Rossen Plevneliev. Besides with the President, Stoltenberg is also to have talks with Premier Boyko Borissov, with Defense Minister Nikolai Nenchev and Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov. Talks will focus on Bulgaria’s...

      Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs rejects proposal to reconsider sanctions against Russia
      Jan21

      Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs rejects proposal to reconsider sanctions against Russia

      The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Bulgarian Parliament has rejected the proposal of the Bulgarian Socialist Party for reconsidering the current sanctions against Russia in relation to the conflict in Ukraine. Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has told lawmakers that dialogue was possible only in case there was mutual trust. According to...

      Bulgaria hopes to remain part of Russian gas transit route
      Jan20

      Bulgaria hopes to remain part of Russian gas transit route

      PM Boyko Borissov announced that on 21 February Sofia would be hosting a high-level meeting of the European Union energy ministers and Energy Commissioner Maros Sefcovic. In the context of Russia’s decision to suspend the South Stream project Borissov voiced hopes that Bulgaria would remain part of the Russian gas transit route to Europe....

      Bozhidar Lukarski: We rely Ukraine to replace Russia in trade
      Jan20

      Bozhidar Lukarski: We rely Ukraine to replace Russia in trade

      At the moment Bulgarian exporters suffer serious losses from Russia’s current economic policy of restrictions of the access of Bulgarian production to Russian markets, said Bulgarian Minister of Economy Bozhidar Lukarski during a meeting with Ambassador of the Ukraine to Sofia Mykola Baltazhy. Minister Lukarski pointed out that this country...

      Collapsed old and newborn expectations characterize outgoing week
      Jan17

      Collapsed old and newborn expectations characterize outgoing week

      Within just two days during the outgoing week a reversal took place in Sofia’s expectations of how to diversity its energy sources. The idea of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov to build a gas hub near the port city of Varna with EU funds powered by the South Stream gas pipeline were nipped in the bud by Russian consortium Gazprom. The head of...

      Travelling the world on bicycle with Vyacheslav Stoyanov
      Jan17

      Travelling the world on bicycle with Vyacheslav Stoyanov

      You dream of going around the world, but you first need to complete your education or make a fortune? Are you waiting for your children to grow up? Indeed, the obstacles that we create in order to turn our dreams into illusions never end… Why not put conventions aside, give away your property, or take it all in a backpack and head towards...

      Philip Hammond launches week of high-level visits in Bulgaria
      Jan15

      Philip Hammond launches week of high-level visits in Bulgaria

      Bulgaria will be the focus of top diplomats for a week. A Wednesday visit to Sofia was made by British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond – the first of its kind in 17 years. Only hours later the US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Sofia, and soon the NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg will also arrive here. Among the highlights in the...

      Bulgaria, United States share strategic relationship
      Jan15

      Bulgaria, United States share strategic relationship

      Bulgaria and the United States are ready to introduce a new dynamics in bilateral cooperation by laying an emphasis on economic relations, energy security, the rule of law and state security. It was the common position of President Rossen Plevneliev and US Secretary of State John Kerry, who spoke today at the presidency. The Bulgarian head of...

      Balkan visit of British Foreign Secretary starts with talks in Bulgaria
      Jan14

      Balkan visit of British Foreign Secretary starts with talks in Bulgaria

      British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has had talks in Sofia with his Bulgarian counterpart Daniel Mitov. He announced that the EU sanctions imposed on Russia should remain in force until Moscow started to fulfill the commitments of the Minsk agreements on Ukraine. Minister Mitov pointed out different European citizens express various views...