The issue with the price of the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant in the town of Belene in Bulgaria has not been discussed in Moscow Wednesday evening at the meeting of the Bulgarian-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission for Trade, Economic, S
Krasimir Parvanov, head of Bulgaria's National Electricity Co. who was fired and reinstated after signing an agreement with Rosatom Corp, claims the document is not legally binding.
Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko has renewed calls for Bulgaria to take measures in order to push ahead the project for the construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline.
Bulgaria's Economy Minister Traicho Traikov and Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko have not demonstrated any agitation over the scandal that shook the Bulgarian government regarding the Bulgarian-Russian talks for the Belene NPP.
The scandal that shook Tuesday night the Bulgarian government over the latest agreements signed with Russia for the Belene nuclear power plant has seen a dramatic twist on Wednesday.
Bulgarian Finance Minister Simeon Djankov believes there is no conflict in the Bulgarian government even though the Cabinet has been shaken by a scandal over the talks with Russia for the Belene NPP.
The European Commission is going for an all-out review of the legal and safety framework of Bulgaria's already big time troubled Belene nuclear power plant project, including over the seismic risk.
Bulgaria's Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Traicho Traikov, has received a final warning from the country's PM, Boyko Borisov over pledging he will fire the head of the National Electrical Company (NEK).
Turkey plans to construct a nuclear power plant right on the Bulgarian border in the region of Eastern Thrace, virtually on the Black Sea coast.
Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, had been appraised of all details and had approved the final version of annex 12, signed Tuesday by the Bulgarian National Electric Company, NEK, and the Russian "Atomstroyexport.
Bulgaria's Minister of Economy and Energy, Traicho Traikov, is going to appear in plenary hall Wednesday to inform the Members of the Parliament about contracts signed with Russia for the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant, NPP, in the Dan
Bulgaria's right-wing Blue Coalition demanded Wednesday to urgently summon to the Parliament Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov, and Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, to explain the latest energy blunder.
The Russian Ambassador to Sofia, Yuriy Isakov, has stated late Tuesday that the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant, NPP, in the Danube town of Belene is of strong interest for Bulgaria.
Russia and Bulgaria will sign until June 1 an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for building a nuclear power plant at Belene, in the north of the Balkan country, a representative of Rosatom said.
Rosatom has not taken a decision to freeze the Belene plant, a spokesman for the company said in Moscow on Tuesday.
Russia is piling up huge pressure on Bulgaria to convince it into building Belene nuclear power plant and Tuesday's controversial agreement is yet another proof of that, according to the leader of the country's biggest right-wing party.
Bulgaria's Economy Minister Traicho Traikov has fired the head of the National Electric Company NEK Krasimir Parvanov over a blunder in the negotiations with Russian company Rosatom for the construction of the Belene NPP.
Bulgarian National Electric Comany and Russian Atomstroyexport have reached a deal Tuesday to extend their negotiations on the planned Belene NPP.
The Belene NPP has fallen into a legal vacuum and any developments might be frozen for 3 months, announced Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Energy Traicho Traikov Tuesday.
The French energy giant Gas de France Suez considers investing EUR 100 M in Bulgarian biomass plants, the country's Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov announced Monday.
Bulgaria's government should list on the stock exchange the new company for the second nuclear power plant at Belene to test the economic viability of the controversial project, the chairman of the country's energy forum has suggested.
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