Bulgaria: Protest for “Neutrality” in the War in Ukraine – Z symbols and Russian flags everywhere (PHOTOS)

Buses brought supporters of the far-right political party “Vazrazhdane” (Revival) to protest in front of the parliament building. Among them were people that had the symbol "Z" written on clothes, posters, flags. The "Z" symbol is a pro-Kremlin symbol of

Politics | April 6, 2022, Wednesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 5621

In the Bulgarian Parliament: only one Political Party condemned the Atrocities in Bucha

The political party “Democratic Bulgaria” was the only parliamentary group to condemn the atrocities committed by Russian troops in Bucha. This happened with a declaration on the first plenary day of the week, read from the parliamentary rostrum by MP Ant

Politics | April 6, 2022, Wednesday // 12:07 | Viewed: 3066

Bulgarian PM Kiril Petkov met with Albanian President Ilir Meta

Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov met with the President of Albania Ilir Meta, who is on an official visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart. The talks focused on bilateral relations and regional co-operation, as well as the E

Politics » Diplomacy | April 5, 2022, Tuesday // 17:11 | Viewed: 3068

NATO is Strengthening its Eastern Flank: 900 US troops are already in Bulgaria

NATO has made progress in strengthening its eastern flank, with four new multinational battle groups in Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria reaching their first level of combat readiness. This was announced by the DPA news agency, citing a spokesman f

Politics » Defense | April 5, 2022, Tuesday // 13:02 | Viewed: 3267

President Radev: Bulgaria says unconditionally “Yes“ to Albania for the start of EU Negotiations

The President of the Republic of Albania Ilir Meta is on a two-day official visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev. The two presidents made statements after their meeting.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 5, 2022, Tuesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 3230

Survey on the Political Climate in Bulgaria: GERB ahead of We Continue the Change

Exactly one year after the last regular elections for the National Assembly, former prime minister Boyko Borissov’s party GERB is ahead of current prime minister Kiril Petkov’s “We Continue the Change” as the first political force in Bulgaria. This is sho

Politics | April 5, 2022, Tuesday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2569

The US has approved the sale of Eight F-16 Fighters to Bulgaria

The US State Department approved the sale to Bulgaria of 8 new F-16 fighters (F-16 C Block 70) and related equipment, Reuters reported, citing a statement from the Pentagon's Defense and Security Cooperation Agency.

Politics » Defense | April 5, 2022, Tuesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 2580

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister was Interrogated at the Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office

Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov announced, after his two-and-a-half-hour interrogation at the Sofia City Prosecutor's Office over the possible extortion of Vasil Bozhkov by former Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and former Finance Minister Vladislav G

Politics | April 4, 2022, Monday // 16:53 | Viewed: 4023

Bulgarian Defense Minister Denied the News that Greek military will Strengthen the Army

“Greek military are passing through Bulgaria, but will not have anti-aircraft missile systems in our country”, it became clear from an interview with Bulgarian Defense Minister Dragomir Zakov for bTV. Thus, Zakov refuted the information circulated by the

Politics » Defense | April 4, 2022, Monday // 09:24 | Viewed: 3289

Greece will Strengthen NATO forces in Bulgaria

Greece is backing NATO forces in the Alliance's east wing with light anti-aircraft artillery in line with its commitment to join the NATO Response Force (NRF), which was activated immediately after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, BGNES reported.

Politics » Defense | April 3, 2022, Sunday // 13:56 | Viewed: 3454

By the end of May NATO will set up Battle Groups from the Baltic to the Black Sea

Bundeswehr Inspector General Eberhard Zorn said that by the end of May, NATO would set up battlegroups in all countries “from the Baltic to the Black Sea” to strengthen the alliance's eastern flank.

Politics » Defense | April 3, 2022, Sunday // 13:03 | Viewed: 2973

Bulgarian MP: Bulgaria will provide Military-Technical assistance to Ukraine

“Bulgaria will provide military-technical assistance to Ukraine - this proposal of ‘Democratic Bulgaria’ will be voted on next week.” This was announced by the co-chairman of the DB party Atanas Atanasov.

Politics | April 3, 2022, Sunday // 12:49 | Viewed: 3132

68.9% of Bulgarians want Bulgaria to maintain a Firm Position on North Macedonia in the EU

68.9% of the people in Bulgaria believe that the country should maintain its firm position on the accession of the Republic of North Macedonia to the EU. Just over a fifth are of the opposite opinion - that our country should soften its position.

Politics | April 2, 2022, Saturday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2988

First Secretary of the Russian Embassy in Bulgaria has been declared Persona Non Grata

The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has handed over a note declaring the first secretary of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Bulgaria, who is suspected of espionage by the Bulgarian authorities, persona non grata.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 2, 2022, Saturday // 09:38 | Viewed: 3727

Two SANS Employees accused of Espionage were Fired, more Russian Diplomats might be Expelled from Bulgaria

The two SANS (State Agency for National Security) employees investigated for espionage in favor of Russia have been removed. They are heads of sectors and departments in the agency, said SANS chairman Plamen Tonchev.

Politics | April 1, 2022, Friday // 16:00 | Viewed: 2689

Bulgaria: Two SANS Officers and Someone from a Ministry are under Investigation for Espionage

Two employees of SANS (State Agency for National Security) at the middle management level and an employee of a Bulgarian Ministry but not of the Ministry of Interior, are the subject of investigations for espionage in favor of the Russian Federation after

Politics | April 1, 2022, Friday // 13:24 | Viewed: 2427

Bulgarian PM: Bulgaria has Not Promised a Date for lifting the Veto for North Macedonia

Bulgaria has not promised a specific date for lifting the veto on the start of negotiations for the membership of the Republic of North Macedonia in the EU, Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said in Blagoevgrad.

Politics | April 1, 2022, Friday // 10:54 | Viewed: 2844

Bulgaria’s President wants the Veto on North Macedonia to Continue and thinks Providing Weapons to Ukraine is a Risk

President Rumen Radev reiterated that as head of state he would not allow Bulgaria to be involved in the military conflict in Ukraine. He answered a question about the parties' proposal to send military support.

Politics | March 31, 2022, Thursday // 18:12 | Viewed: 4309

Bulgaria’s Special Prosecution targets SANS for Russian Espionage while SANS is Investigating the same Issue

A special operation against Bulgarian counterintelligence agents is taking place in the building of the State Agency for National Security in Sofia(SANS). According to unconfirmed information from Nova TV, the investigation is against SANS employees accus

Politics | March 31, 2022, Thursday // 17:11 | Viewed: 3310

Bulgaria: Refugees from Ukraine will have Free Health Insurance

Refugees from Ukraine who receive temporary protection status in Bulgaria will be mandatory health insured. This was decided at the first reading by the deputies after a heated debate in which GERB voted against but in the end the majority of deputies fro

Politics | March 31, 2022, Thursday // 16:14 | Viewed: 2649

Bulgaria can provide Ukraine with Мilitary Equipment but not Aircraft and Defense Systems

Bulgaria can send military equipment to Ukraine, but not MiG-29 aircraft and C-300 air defense systems, as there is a shortage, and they are critical to protecting the airspace. This was stated to BTV by Deputy Minister of Defense Yordan Bozhilov. He said

Politics » Defense | March 31, 2022, Thursday // 15:55 | Viewed: 3370
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