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Bulgaria's Defence Chief Addresses Unprecedented Security Challenges at Annual Conference

During the annual Chief of Defence Conference, Bulgaria's Defence Chief Admiral Emil Eftimov underscored the significant challenges facing the Alliance and the democratic world

Politics » Defense | February 21, 2024, Wednesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1644

Bulgaria to Assist Ukraine in Repairing Helicopters

Hristo Gadjev, the chairman of Bulgaria's parliamentary committee on defense, has unveiled plans for Bulgarian involvement in repairing Ukrainian helicopter

Politics » Defense | February 19, 2024, Monday // 18:18 | Viewed: 2272

Border Crisis: Bulgaria Faces 50% Surge in Illegal Migrant Attempts

Bulgaria's Border Police Directorate General has revealed a significant surge in migrant attempts to cross the country's borders during the summer of 2023 compared to the previous year.

Politics » Defense | February 19, 2024, Monday // 17:40 | Viewed: 2641

Bulgarian APCs Designated For Ukraine Are Still Not Transported - Why?!

As Bulgaria prepares for a cabinet rotation, Defense Minister Todor Tagarev finds himself under mounting criticism for delays in providing crucial military aid to Ukraine

Politics » Defense | February 19, 2024, Monday // 13:20 | Viewed: 2346

Mayor of Bulgarian Town Launches Referendum Amid Plans for NATO Troop Expansion

In a move that underscores the complexities of Bulgaria's evolving defense strategy, Yambol Mayor Valentin Revanski has announced plans to hold a local referendum regarding the proposed expansion of the Kabile barracks area to accommodate 2,000 NATO troop

Politics » Defense | February 16, 2024, Friday // 14:29 | Viewed: 2189

Bulgaria Meets the NATO Requirements of 2% of GDP for Defense

Bulgaria has joined the ranks of 18 NATO nations meeting the alliance's criterion of allocating 2 percent of GDP for defense spending

Politics » Defense | February 15, 2024, Thursday // 14:26 | Viewed: 2342

Russia's War Victory Could Lead to Buffer Status for Romania and Bulgaria, Warns Analyst

As tensions escalate in Eastern Europe, Bulgarian political analyst Assoc. Iskren Ivanov sheds light on the potential consequences of a Russian victory in the ongoing war in Ukraine

Politics » Defense | February 15, 2024, Thursday // 12:09 | Viewed: 3486

Bulgaria: Uncertainty Surrounds Defense Minister's Future After Rotation

Bulgaria's Defense Minister Todor Tagarev revealed that he has not yet received an invitation to continue in his post following the government rotation

Politics » Defense | February 5, 2024, Monday // 18:15 | Viewed: 2324

Bulgaria Sends Long-Awaited Armored Personnel Carriers to Ukraine

Amidst months of political debates and vetoes, Bulgaria has finally dispatched the promised armored personnel carriers (APCs) to Ukraine, marking the culmination of a six-month journey with diplomatic twists and turns

Politics » Defense | February 3, 2024, Saturday // 09:00 | Viewed: 2812

Finnish Fighter Jets Join NATO Defense Mission Over Bulgaria

The Finnish Air Force has announced its participation in NATO's air defense mission over Bulgaria, Romania, and the Black Sea

Politics » Defense | February 2, 2024, Friday // 15:31 | Viewed: 2909

Bulgaria's Hades Unleashes New Kamikaze Drone: Secures Major Ukrainian Order

Bulgarian defense powerhouse Hades Defense Systems has announced the commencement of mass production for its cutting-edge kamikaze drone, the NEM-600

Politics » Defense | February 1, 2024, Thursday // 17:19 | Viewed: 3003

Steadfast Defender - 90,000 Of NATO Deployed Near Russia

NATO is increasing its military presence in the Atlantic and Arctic regions

Politics » Defense | January 31, 2024, Wednesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 3142

Bulgarian Defence Minister Explores Military Collaboration with Ukrainian Ambassador

In a strategic meeting on Monday, Bulgarian Defence Minister Todor Tagarev engaged in discussions with Ukraine's Ambassador to Sofia, Olesya Ilashchuk

Politics » Defense | January 29, 2024, Monday // 19:30 | Viewed: 2160

Surge in Illegal Migrants: Bulgaria's 2023 Stats Revealed

Bulgarian authorities apprehended 18,554 third-country nationals as illegal migrants in 2023, reflecting a significant 10.7% surge compared to the previous year, according to data released by the Interior Ministry

Politics » Defense | January 28, 2024, Sunday // 13:00 | Viewed: 3806

Negligible Migrant Pressure On The Bulgarian-Turkish Border

Migrant pressure on the Bulgarian-Turkish border remains at negligible levels, according to Interior Ministry Secretary General Zhivko Kotsev

Politics » Defense | January 26, 2024, Friday // 17:35 | Viewed: 2678

Bulgaria Grants Approval for Turkish Military Planes to Enter its Airspace

Bulgaria has given its nod for Turkish fighter jets to access Bulgarian airspace, marking the first such agreement between the two nations

Politics » Defense | January 26, 2024, Friday // 14:41 | Viewed: 3169

Bulgaria Faces Urgent Need for Modern Missile Defense System

Bulgaria is currently exposed to the threat of ballistic missile attacks and is in critical need of upgrading its air defense capabilities

Politics » Defense | January 23, 2024, Tuesday // 12:00 | Viewed: 3008

Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey Forge Naval Alliance

The Mine Counter-measures Task Group Black Sea, formed through an agreement among Bulgaria, Romania, and Turkey in January, is anticipated to achieve operational readiness by April or May

Politics » Defense | January 22, 2024, Monday // 15:30 | Viewed: 3751

US Recognizes Bulgaria's Vital Role as Ally Amid Regional Security Challenges

The United States considers Bulgaria a crucial ally, recognizing its exceptionally important role in light of the prevailing security conditions in the region

Politics » Defense | January 20, 2024, Saturday // 11:10 | Viewed: 3860

Defense Minister: Talks Underway With US On The Deployment Of Missile Complexes In Bulgaria

Defense Minister Todor Tagarev announced from the parliamentary rostrum today that almost all of the first eight F-16s ordered by the US are already in production

Politics » Defense | January 18, 2024, Thursday // 15:08 | Viewed: 3266

Bulgarian Border Police Thwarted 180,000 Illegal Entry Attempts by Migrants in 2023

Bulgarian border police successfully prevented approximately 180,000 attempts by migrants to enter the country illegally in 2023, according to recent data released by the Interior Ministry on Wednesday

Politics » Defense | January 17, 2024, Wednesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 3165
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