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Bulgarian PM: Immediate Payment of over 600 million to the Road Builders will be approved today

“Today, we hope that the proposal for immediate payment of over 600 million to construction companies will pass through a legal commission, which is, however, 50% of the money owed to them.” This was stated by Prime Minister Kiril Petkov at the beginning

Politics | April 13, 2022, Wednesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 2087

Road Builders across Bulgaria in a National Protest over Suspended Repairs

Road builders from across Bulgaria are protesting today. They threaten to block key routes.

Politics | April 13, 2022, Wednesday // 09:36 | Viewed: 2360

Bulgarian MFA: The position on North Macedonia remains Unchanged. There is no room for Misinformation

“The position for RN Macedonia is unchanged. There is no room for misinformation”, Bulgaria’s Deputy Foreign Minister Velislava Petrova said at an emergency briefing tonight, a BGNES reporter reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 12, 2022, Tuesday // 20:57 | Viewed: 2600

False start of the procedure for the removal of Bulgaria's Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev

False start of the procedure for removal of the Bulgarian Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev. The Supreme Judicial Council again did not start the debate on the signals against Geshev. After 3 hours of disputes and a number of procedural steps, the meeting wa

Politics | April 12, 2022, Tuesday // 20:46 | Viewed: 2062

Bulgarian President while on a visit to Portugal: Killing of Civilians during a Conflict is a War Crime

“The use of chemical weapons and the killing of civilians during conflict is a war crime. After witnessing so many innocent civilian victims already, our call is for the possible organization of an independent international investigation as soon as possib

Politics » Diplomacy | April 12, 2022, Tuesday // 20:25 | Viewed: 2233

Chinese air force fly over Bulgaria to deliver Missiles to Serbia

For the second day in a row, a group of six military transport planes of the Chinese Air Force flew over Bulgaria in the direction of Belgrade. It is believed that this is a supply of anti-aircraft missile system HQ-22, reported De Re Militari

Politics » Defense | April 11, 2022, Monday // 09:31 | Viewed: 5451

Bulgaria has its first F-16 pilot

At a ceremony in the 162nd Squadron of the US Air Force, Captain Alexander Velinov was recognized as the first Bulgarian pilot to undergo the initial training course for flying an F-16.

Politics » Defense | April 10, 2022, Sunday // 10:14 | Viewed: 3850

Bulgarian PM: Bulgaria expects to receive its OECD Roadmap

“Bulgaria expects to receive its OECD Roadmap to begin work on it”, Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said during a meeting in Delphi with Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Mathias Cormann

Politics | April 9, 2022, Saturday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2889

Bulgaria: Despite the Cabinet’s request, the President will not remove the head of the National Security Service

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev will not remove the head of the National Security Service (NSS), General Emil Tonev.

Politics | April 9, 2022, Saturday // 12:13 | Viewed: 3064

Russia has declared two Bulgarian Diplomats Persona Non Grata

Russia has declared two employees of the Bulgarian embassy in Moscow persona non grata as a retaliatory measure. This is stated in a statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry today, quoted by TASS.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 8, 2022, Friday // 17:22 | Viewed: 2637

Red paint splashed over the Russian Embassy in Bulgaria

Nikolay Hadjigenov, a lawyer and former MP, splashed red paint on the sign of the Russian embassy in Sofia. An hour later, he was arrested and taken away in a patrol and handcuffed, broadcasting the conversation live on his phone in a police car.

Politics | April 8, 2022, Friday // 16:16 | Viewed: 8673

Belarus declared Bulgaria an “unfriendly” country

The President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko considers Bulgaria an unfriendly state.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 8, 2022, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 3351

Bulgarian PM explained why the Russian Ambassador has still not been Expelled

Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov answered a journalistic question about the actions of the Bulgarian state towards the Russian Ambassador Eleonora Mitrofanova.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 8, 2022, Friday // 14:40 | Viewed: 3088

Bulgarian PM: I will not try to make any Agreements for North Macedonia without the Coalition

“We have a clearly written coalition agreement, which we strictly abide by. We observe all our actions to be in unison with it. As Prime Minister, I have no right in any way, nor will I try to make any agreements, we have a framework position, a declarati

Politics | April 8, 2022, Friday // 11:42 | Viewed: 2685

Romanian minister sentenced to six years in prison for Corruption arrested in Bulgaria

Former Romanian Tourism Minister Elena Udrea, who was finally sentenced to six years in prison for corruption yesterday, has been arrested in Bulgaria and will be handed over to Romanian authorities, BTA reported.

Politics | April 8, 2022, Friday // 10:24 | Viewed: 3539

The Russian Ambassador in Bulgaria was not pleased with the name changes around the Embassy

“We would strongly support the initiative of the Sofia administration in case the new name change discussed is a tribute to the memory of Soviet heroes Marshals Tymoshenko, Rybalko, Kozhedub, Colonels Generals Zhmachenko and Lyudnikov, legendary guerrilla

Politics » Diplomacy | April 8, 2022, Friday // 09:27 | Viewed: 4300

Bulgaria: Magistrate from the Special Prosecutor's Office was threatened with murder

The Sofia District Prosecutor's Office is initiating pre-trial proceedings on a received signal for systematic monitoring and threatening to kill a magistrate from the Specialized Prosecutor's Office, the prosecution said.

Politics | April 7, 2022, Thursday // 14:36 | Viewed: 2431

The EC gave the Green Light to Bulgaria's Recovery and Sustainability Plan

The European Commission is giving the green light to Bulgaria's Recovery and Sustainability Plan. This was stated by the president of the commission Ursula von der Leyen from the Granite Hall of the Council of Ministers in Sofia at a joint press conferenc

Politics | April 7, 2022, Thursday // 13:47 | Viewed: 2925

Expert: The situation of the Bulgarian Army is tragic! We had the strongest Army in the Balkans

“The situation of the Bulgarian army is tragic.” This was said in an interview for the Bulgarian National Radio by the expert on international security and chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee of the 45th National Assembly Dimitar Gardev

Politics » Defense | April 7, 2022, Thursday // 10:21 | Viewed: 3511

Bulgaria will send to Ukraine 2000 Helmets and 2000 Bulletproof Vests

The Council of Ministers decided to provide free of charge to the Government of Ukraine assistance for the protection of its citizens, which consists of personal protection gear - two thousand helmets and two thousand bulletproof vests.

Politics » Defense | April 6, 2022, Wednesday // 17:51 | Viewed: 2241

Bulgarian and Dutch fighters will jointly perform airspace protection tasks

The Air Force of the Kingdom of the Netherlands relocated four F-35 aircraft today, April 6, at Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria. They will perform tasks on enhanced airspace protection together with the Bulgarian Air Force until May 31, 2022.

Politics » Defense | April 6, 2022, Wednesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2273
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