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Bulgaria Marks NATO Solidarity Day

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is turning 61 on Sunday, April 4, 2010.

Politics » Defense | April 4, 2010, Sunday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1546

New Bulgarian Rangers Company to Guard Afghanistan Airport

The Bulgarian Defense Ministry informed Friday that the rotation between the 1st and 2nd Bulgarian army companies guarding the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, had concluded.

Politics » Defense | April 2, 2010, Friday // 19:50 | Viewed: 2969

Bulgaria Jails Top Ranking Military Officers for 10 Years

Two high-ranking Bulgarian military officers have been sentenced to ten years each over embezzlement of army assets.

Politics » Defense | March 31, 2010, Wednesday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1769

Bulgaria Military Contracts Face Legal Sanctions

Bulgaria's Defense Minister, Anyu Angelov, has warned that his department may face legal sanctions by the Arbitration Court.

Politics » Defense | March 29, 2010, Monday // 18:32 | Viewed: 1556

Bulgaria Foreign Minister Backs European Missile Shield

Bulgaria Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, has stated that the construction of a missile shield that covers all European countries would restore the confidence of European citizens in NATO.

Politics » Defense | March 27, 2010, Saturday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1662

MP: Bulgaria's Former Govts Looted Army Property

Bulgaria's former cabinets have committed gross abuses by selling large amounts of Defense Ministry property for scrap, alerted a ruling party MP.

Politics » Defense | March 26, 2010, Friday // 18:20 | Viewed: 2038

Bulgaria Defense Minister: No Staff Cuts at Headquarters

Bulgaria Defense Minister, Anyu Angelov, has stated that he does not foresee redundancies at the Defense headquarters in Sofia.

Politics » Defense | March 25, 2010, Thursday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1150

'Bloated' Bulgaria Army Administration Set for 30% Cut

Bulgaria Defense Minister Anyu Angelov has stated that the administration of Bulgaria's Army needs to be reduced by up to 30%.

Politics » Defense | March 22, 2010, Monday // 12:55 | Viewed: 1430

Bulgaria Agrees Military Cooperation with Serbia

The Bulgaria military deputy chief, Minko Kavaldjiev, is leading a delegation to Belgrade, in a continuing program of cooperation with the Serbian military.

Politics » Defense | March 17, 2010, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 4134

Bulgaria Becomes Part of International Defense Logistics Unit

Bulgaria's Cabinet approved Wednesday a memorandum for the country's participation in an international integrated logistics unit.

Politics » Defense | March 17, 2010, Wednesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1933

Bulgarian Military Protest over Health Insurance Changes

A couple of hundred military officers gathered Tuesday night for a silent protest in downtown Plovdiv.

Politics » Defense | March 16, 2010, Tuesday // 19:43 | Viewed: 1419

Bulgaria Parliament Speaker: No Missile Shield Discussions

Bulgaria's Parliamentary Speaker, Tsetska Tsacheva, who is on an official visit to Moscow, has stated that Bulgaria has not discussed whether it should join the proposed US missile shield.

Politics » Defense | March 16, 2010, Tuesday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1897

MIT Professor: Bulgaria Can Count on US Security Guarantees

Realizing the current US plan for a missile shield in Europe, including elements based in Bulgaria, will have a negligible impact on Russian defense, a leading MIT researcher told Novinite.

Politics » Defense | March 8, 2010, Monday // 22:28 | Viewed: 3568

Bulgaria NGOs Demand Referendum on US Defense Shield

Bulgarian Non-Government Organizations have united in their demand to hold a referendum about adopting elements of the planned US missile defense shield in the country.

Politics » Defense | March 4, 2010, Thursday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2395

Bulgaria Hints It Needs US Missile Shield Because of Iran, Russia Confused

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry formally replied to a note of the Russian government that no official talks had been held for locating elements of the US missile defense in Europe on Bulgarian soil.

Politics » Defense | February 19, 2010, Friday // 17:24 | Viewed: 2012

Moscow: Bulgaria Must Disclose Aims of US Shield Talks

Moscow's official query over Bulgaria's plans to deploy US air defence missiles on its soil concerns the "aims and existence of such talks", according to a Russian foreign ministry statement.

Politics » Defense | February 19, 2010, Friday // 08:43 | Viewed: 1541

Russia Demands Explanation from Bulgaria over US Missile Defense

Russia has made a formal request asking Bulgaria for clarifications regarding the potential location of elements of the US missile defense in Europe on Bulgarian soil.

Politics » Defense | February 18, 2010, Thursday // 20:09 | Viewed: 1283

Condition of Bulgarian Rangers Injured by Taliban Is Improving

The health condition of all 3 Bulgarian rangers, injured during a Taliban rocket attack in Kandahar is improving rapidly, the Bulgarian Defense Ministry informs.

Politics » Defense | February 18, 2010, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1531

Russia Piles up Pressure on Bulgaria over Missile Shield

Russia has demanded once again that Bulgaria explains in details its planned involvement in a new US missile defence system in Europe which came as an unwelcome surprise to Moscow.

Politics » Defense | February 17, 2010, Wednesday // 20:26 | Viewed: 2333

Bulgaria PM 'Deaf' to Russia-US Spat over Missile Shield

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has denied the country is in talks with the United States over its involvement in a new US missile defense system in Europe which has come as an unwelcome surprise to Moscow.

Politics » Defense | February 17, 2010, Wednesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 3031

German Paper: Bulgaria Role in US Missile Defense to Renew Europe Debates

The talk about Bulgaria's potential participation in the US missile defense is going to renew the debates in Europe about the American project from the time it was proposed by George W.

Politics » Defense | February 17, 2010, Wednesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1602
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