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Bulgaria's New Military Police Head Fired over Abuse of Power

Bulgaria's Defense Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, has fired the recently appointed head of the Military Police Service, Brigade General Ivan Mechkov.

Politics » Defense | September 1, 2009, Tuesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1865

Bulgaria Defense Minister: Defense Law Is Open to Corruption

Bulgaria Minister of Defense, Nikolay Mladenov, has stated that his main priority is to change the Defense laws in the country, which are "open to corruption.

Politics » Defense | August 30, 2009, Sunday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1468

Bulgaria Prosecutors to Have Lots of Work with Ministry of Defense

At least three deals made by the Ministry of Defense have been sent to be investigated by the Prosecutor's office, Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov stated Friday.

Politics » Defense | August 28, 2009, Friday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1785

Bulgaria Prosecutors Investigate Military Police Director

The Military Prosecutor's office in Sofia has completed pre-trial proceedings against the Director of Bulgaria's Military Police, Brigadier General Ivan Mechkov.

Politics » Defense | August 28, 2009, Friday // 14:14 | Viewed: 1898

Top Bulgarian Official in Conflict of Interest Scheme for BGN 1 M

A former top Bulgarian official is involved in a conflict of interest scheme for BGN 1 M.

Politics » Defense | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1895

Bulgaria Rangers to Guard Kabul Airport

A Bulgarian military contingent is going to guard the Kabul airport per the proposal of Defense Minister, Nikolay Mladenov.

Politics » Defense | August 19, 2009, Wednesday // 11:05 | Viewed: 3189

No Bulgarians Killed in Afghan NATO, Kandahar Airport Attacks

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defense has said that no Bulgarian soldiers or citizens have been killed or injured in two serious militant attacks in Afghanistan.

Politics » Defense | August 15, 2009, Saturday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2806

Bulgaria Trains New MiG-29 Fighter Pilot Squadron

Bulgaria is starting the training of a new squadron of pilots of MiG-29 fighter planes.

Politics » Defense | August 13, 2009, Thursday // 19:35 | Viewed: 5955

Minister: Bulgaria Defense Ministry Turned into Construction Firm

Bulgaria's new Defense Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, said Sunday the Defense Ministry had been turned into something like a construction firm in the recent years.

Politics » Defense | August 9, 2009, Sunday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1922

Bulgarian Navy Celebrates Its 130th Birthday

The Bulgarian Navy celebrates Sunday, August 09, 2009, the 130th year since its creation at a special ceremony in the Black Sea city of Varna.

Politics » Defense | August 9, 2009, Sunday // 12:18 | Viewed: 3432

Minister Mladenov: Defense Ministry Needs to Refocus on Defense

Bulgaria's new Defense Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, said Friday his main job would be restore the institution's focus on defense affairs.

Politics » Defense | August 7, 2009, Friday // 16:00 | Viewed: 2095

Russian Warship Arrives in Bulgarian Black Sea for Naval Drills

Russian warship, The Caesar Kunikov, has arrived in Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Varna to take part in the 14th Blackseafor naval drills.

Politics » Defense | August 6, 2009, Thursday // 19:53 | Viewed: 4494

200 Bulgaria Soldiers to Guard Afghanistan Airport in Kandahar

At least 200 Bulgarian soldiers will take part in the international security maintenance operation in Afghanistan which will guard the Kandahar Airport.

Politics » Defense | August 4, 2009, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 2454

Interpol Asks Bulgaria to Investigate FARC Weapons - Report

Bulgaria has been announced as one of the 27 countries whose weapons were found in Colombian FARC rebel encampments.

Politics » Defense | August 3, 2009, Monday // 12:38 | Viewed: 3615

New Bulgaria Defense Minister: Bulgarian Army Deserves Respect

The new Bulgarian Minister of Defense, Nikolay Mladenov, has stated that experts from his Ministry will decide where expenditure can be cut.

Politics » Defense | July 31, 2009, Friday // 13:17 | Viewed: 2017

Bulgaria Defense Ministry Awards Outgoing US Ambassador

The outgoing US Ambassador to Bulgaria, Nancy McEldowney, was awarded Monday a medal by the Bulgarian Defense Ministry.

Politics » Defense | July 20, 2009, Monday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1655

Bulgaria Defense Ministry Sued for Discrimination against Women

Bulgaria's Defense Ministry is facing a suit over a measure preventing women from joining the National Guard Unit.

Politics » Defense | July 17, 2009, Friday // 20:49 | Viewed: 3357

Bulgarian Navy with New Commander-in-Chief

The new Commander-in-Chief of the Bulgarian Navy, Rear Admiral Plamen Manushev, was inaugurated at a ceremony in the Black Sea city of Varna Friday.

Politics » Defense | July 17, 2009, Friday // 20:35 | Viewed: 3532

Plane with Votes of Bulgarian Rangers in Afghanistan Gets Flat Tire

The An-30 plane transporting the ballot boxes with the votes of the Bulgarian rangers currently stationed in Afghanistan had an accident on Monday.

Politics » Defense | July 7, 2009, Tuesday // 20:49 | Viewed: 3011

Bulgarian Army Aims to Dispose of Weapons in Turkey

General Zlatan Stoykov, Chief of Staff of the Bulgarian army, is set to propose that unnecessary Bulgarian weapons are disposed of in Turkey.

Politics » Defense | June 12, 2009, Friday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2737

Bulgaria Officers Set for Afghan Army Training Mission

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers confirmed Wednesday that Bulgarian army officers will help to train the Afghan army.

Politics » Defense | June 5, 2009, Friday // 09:43 | Viewed: 5914
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