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Iliyan Vassilev: Russia Dropped South Stream for Economic Reasons

The decision to abandon South Stream was prompted by Russia’s current economic difficulties as well as desire to focus investment on joint energy projects with China, Bulgaria's former ambassador in Moscow Iliyan Vassilev has said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1104

Bulgarian Politicians Don't Believe South Stream Is Over

"We should concentrate and look into this, and if the project is as profitable as EUR 400 M a year, we should save it.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 22:12 | Viewed: 791

Harri Salmi: I Encourage Bulgarian Authorities To Take Steps In Implementing Urgent Reforms

Novinite.com is interviewing the ambassadors of EU member states, Bulgaria's main trading partners and neighbouring countries. On the occasion of Finland's Independence Day on December 6, Novinite.com has also interviewed the country's ambassador to Bulga

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 16:09 | Viewed: 9892

Jordan Kamchev: Bulgaria, Macedonia Should Perform Jointly on Western Balkans

An interview of Novinite.com with Jordan Kamchev, a Macedonian businessman , on the challenges ahead of Macedonia and its relations with Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Interview | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 3357

Nina Dyulgerova: Russia Playing Poker with South Stream to Shift EU Position

An interview of Novinite with prof.

Novinite Insider » Interview | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1665

Hristo Kazandzhiev: Russia Might Curb Gas Supplies to Bulgaria over South Stream

Novinite.com and Novinite.bg have asked energy expert Hristo Kazandzhiev for a comment on Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement that the South Stream gas pipeline project is coming to a halt.

Novinite Insider » Interview | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1822

Bulgaria to Lose USD 600 M over Suspension of South Stream – Ex-Minister

Former Energy Minister Rumen Ovcharov has estimated Bulgaria’s losses from the suspension of the South Stream gas pipeline at around USD 600 M.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1483

Irina Bokova: It's Time For a Woman to Become UN Secretary-General

UNESCO head Irina Bokova has said she does not see "any obstacle" for the next UN Secretary-General to be a woman.

Novinite Insider » Interview | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 09:41 | Viewed: 863

Bulgaria’s Industrial Capital Association Opposes Minimum Wage Hike

Vasil Velev, Chair of the Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association (BICA), has pointed out that all associations of employers adamantly oppose the proposal for an increase in the minimum wage.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | December 1, 2014, Monday // 09:23 | Viewed: 668

Bulgarian Authorities Popularizing Radical Islam - Expert

Everything around the anti-terrorist operation conducted in Bulgaria this week is helping radical Islam to rise to popularity, a former security official says.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 986

Jonathan Allen: Bulgaria Needs Transparent Public Procurement, Predictable Business Environment

What major bilateral projects are currently in the making?

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | November 24, 2014, Monday // 17:28 | Viewed: 21581

Ricardo Guerra: Brazil Cannot Count on China for Its Exports as Much as It Did

The second party of Novinite.com's interview with Ricardo Guerra de Aráujo, Chargé d’Affaires at the Brazilian Embassy in Sofia, focused on the challenges and positioning in the global system nowadays.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | November 24, 2014, Monday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1572

Should Bulgaria Be Afraid of Patriotic Front's 'Ethnic Tune'?

From the first days of the recent Bulgarian government the nationalist coalition called Patriotic Front has made numerous attempts at crossing the line of ethnic and religious tolerance. But this should be nothing to worry about.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 16:54 | Viewed: 1496

Chair of Bulgarian Industrial Assoc. Urges Swift Reforms in Administration, Pension System

Bozhidar Danev, Chair of the Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA), has recommended swift reforms in the sphere of administration and the pension system.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 21, 2014, Friday // 19:36 | Viewed: 873

Klaus Iohannis: Romanians Voted for Change in Doing Politics

The result of Romania's recent presidential vote and the massive turnout have sent a clear message Romanians want a significant change in the way politics is done, newly elected President Klaus Iohannis has said.

Novinite Insider » Interview | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1303

Latifa Akharbach: Morocco Is Ambitious about Its Relations with Bulgaria

Morocco's Ambassador to Bulgaria, Latifa Akharbach, has turned to Novinite to shed more light on the reasons that make the forthcoming Days of Morocco so special.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 01:07 | Viewed: 4850

Ricardo Guerra: Bulgaria Should Increase Added Value of Its Exports

The first part of Novinite.com's interview with Ricardo Guerra de Aráujo, Chargé d’Affaires at the Brazilian Embassy in Sofia, on the future ahead of Brazil and its relations with Bulgaria after the re-election of President Dilma Rousseff.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 19:09 | Viewed: 1704

Vladimir Putin: Ukraine Needs Federalisation to Resolve Crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for federalisation of Ukraine to resolve the conflict opposing the government in Kiev to pro-Moscow rebels in the country’s eastern regions.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 17, 2014, Monday // 19:29 | Viewed: 827

Dimitar Bechev: Presidential Vote Showing Romania’s Maturity, Consolidation

Novinite has asked Dimitar Bechev* to comment on the results of November 16 presidential run-off vote in Romania won by Sibiu city mayor Klaus Iohannis, an ethnic German.

Novinite Insider » Interview | November 17, 2014, Monday // 17:10 | Viewed: 2946

Careful with These Turkish-Language News, Politicians

Who could have imagined just a few weeks ago the issue of to have or not to have Turkish-language news would be reintroduced to public attention? In a matter of days strange ideas filled the air: from replacing news with cultural programs or moving them f

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 14, 2014, Friday // 21:19 | Viewed: 939

French, UK Ambassadors Share Know-How on Council of EU Chairmanship

His Excellency Xavier Lapeyre de Cabanes, French Ambassador to Bulgaria, and Sarah Riley, Deputy Ambassador of the UK to Bulgaria participated in a conference dedicated to Bulgaria's first-ever chairmanship of the Council of the EU in 2018.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | November 14, 2014, Friday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1872