Bulgaria is a negative example in terms of economic development after its EU accession, Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev believes.
Bulgaria is facing a decision about what to do with pipes of South Stream left useless after the project was abandoned, the BBC reveals in a special report from the country's "maritime capital" Varna.
German ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has named the reasons pushing Europe to stop South Stream construction.
The debate on Vladimir Putin's cancellation of the construction of the South Stream pipeline was animated, but somehow one-sided, writes Andrey Gurkov of Deutsche Welle's Russian section, quoted by the BTA wire service.
Bulgaria's "Mom" Brussels and its "Dad" Washington had warned Bulgaria to suspend its funding if it allows South Stream on its soil, Russian news agency RIA wrote on Friday.
Falling oil prices and Western pressure have forced Russia to cancel South Stream, according to an article published in the online edition of The Economist.
Bulgaria lacks coherence if one judges by its attitude to various energy projects, Russia's permanent envoy to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov, has claimed.
The article is from New Statesman.
Bulgaria, the country ranking last among EU nations in terms of press freedom, has a media landscape controlled by "several oligarchs", the New York Times wrote on Thursday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is doing his best to influence policy-making in individual member states, particularly in Bulgaria, German magazine Der Spiegel wrote on Monday.
In an article, entitled “How Bulgaria’s New Prime Minister Buries South Stream” the Russian website slon.
The new Bulgarian government will prioritize growth over austerity to placate the public mood, the Economist has predicted.
Bulgaria has now an opportunity to call to account those responsible for the developments at Corpbank, with "prosecutions and jail sentences where appropriate", an article on Forbes magazine's website reads.
The present deadlock at Bulgaria's Corporate Commercial Bank is a result of the combination of "weak Bulgarian institutions and frankly unbelievable Bulgarian politics", Forbes magazine wrote Saturday.
In an analysis entitled "How Bulgarian Political Elite Betrayed Russia" the Russian think tank Centre for Political Analysis claims that Bulgarian oligarch groups deny access to political life of pro-Russian parties and circles.
Italy is a democracy with a mafia on the inside, while Bulgaria is mafia with democracy on the inside, journalist and writer Roberto Saviano believes.
Bulgaria looks likely to get yet another unstable, divided government following October 5 snap general election, The Economist has said.
German daily newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau has published an article on the situation in Bulgaria after the early elections on October 15.
Austrian daily newspaper Der Kurier has published an article devoted to the return to power of former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov after the early elections in Bulgaria.
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