A groundbreaking ceremony for the Russian-sponsored gas pipeline project South Stream was held Thursday at site of the Bulgarian compressor station "Rasovo."
The village of Rasovo is in northwestern Bulgaria in the minciplaity of Medkovets, Montana region.
The ceremony was attended via video link from the building of the Council of Ministers in the capital Sofia by the CEO of Russian energy giant Gazprom, Alexei Miller, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria Plamen Oresharski, the Minister of Economy and Energy of Bulgaria, Dragomir Stoynev, and the Energy Minister of the Russian Federation, Alexander Novak....
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