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Personal Story: Svetlana and her struggle to get a Bulgarian Passport

Svetlana Telpiz is a native of Moldova. However, she feels Bulgarian. "I want to tell my story of despair and endless waiting in the hope of obtaining Bulgarian citizenship," she wrote in a letter to the media.

Novinite Insider | April 12, 2022, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 2539

Marina Ovsyannikova, the Russian Journalist who Protested against the War in Ukraine: „My son says I ruined the family's life"

For six seconds, Marina Ovsyannikova held up a poster on „Vremya”, the main news program on Russian state television, and became an icon for freedom of speech and the press overnight

Novinite Insider » Interview | April 7, 2022, Thursday // 13:02 | Viewed: 8706

Europe Is Sleepwalking Into Another World War

More than 100 years after World War I, Europe’s leaders are sleepwalking toward a new all-out war. In 1914, the European governments believed that the war would last three weeks; it lasted four years and resulted in more than 20 million deaths

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 5, 2022, Tuesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 7997

Natural Gas without Hysteria

The energy sector has retreated markedly from its highs in the first days of March but remains a hot topic for markets. Europe’s gas market survived several bouts of fear that it would be without Russian gas.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 4, 2022, Monday // 10:57 | Viewed: 5279

Racist Double-Standards persist at EU/Ukraine Borders and Beyond

Over the past weeks, there have been overwhelming accounts documenting students of African and Arab descent, and their family members, being prevented from crossing the Ukrainian border.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 31, 2022, Thursday // 10:39 | Viewed: 3024

Putin at the ICC - The Jurisdictional Issues

The International Criminal Court (ICC) used to be referred to as a dumping ground for rebels.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 27, 2022, Sunday // 12:33 | Viewed: 3874

Washington is Not Entirely Innocent of This Chaos

Last week, people in Italy and Bulgaria took to the streets in protest, refusing to load the deadly cargo which was set to be transported to US and NATO. They waved flags and chanted "NATO out." Why? Why have the economically and strategically unified nat

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 24, 2022, Thursday // 18:06 | Viewed: 12915

Staging US Troops in Bulgaria is Unnecessary and a Liability

This weekend, US Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin visited Bulgaria and carried out a joint press conference with Bulgarian Prime Minister, Kiril Petkov. Lloyd also addressed US and Bulgarian troops in Bulgaria, speaking of building trust.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 22, 2022, Tuesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 4036

Central Asia Struggles With the Consequences of Russia

During the Antalya Diplomacy Forum in Antalya, Turkey, which took place from March 11 to March 13, 2022, the Kyrgyz Republic’s Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbaev told Helga Maria Schmid, the secretary-general of the Organization for Security and Cooperatio

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 17, 2022, Thursday // 17:59 | Viewed: 3547

Is President Putin a Rational Actor? Yes, Of Course

It's a common question that has been asked every time Russian President Vladimir Putin's expansionist moods appear: Is Putin a rational actor? The short answer is: yes.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 12, 2022, Saturday // 16:48 | Viewed: 4936

The Reality of War from the Point of View of a Ukrainian Student

Olena is a 20-year-old Ukrainian girl that endured the first days of the Russian invasion. She is in her 4th year as a student of International Relations at the Taras Shevcheko National University of Kyiv. A letter, detailing her days of horror, was sent

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 11, 2022, Friday // 15:16 | Viewed: 2494

There is Unjustified Hate Towards Ordinary Russians in Latvia Right Now

Valentina is a young girl from Latvia but her parents are Russian. She is against the war in Ukraine and doesn’t support Putin’s actions. However, she witnesses unfair treatment of Russians and Russian-speaking people in her home country and she doesn’t w

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 10, 2022, Thursday // 14:17 | Viewed: 4268

The Russian Army is Killing Hundreds of Civilians - Firsthand Account of a Woman in Ukraine

Tetiana is a Ukrainian woman that wants her voice to be heard. She has lived through the 14 days of war since the invasion started and has tried to inform people worldwide about the situation in her homeland. In the media, there are plenty of reports from

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 9, 2022, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 4806

Humanity is on a Tipping Point

Every year the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) issues the “Global Peace Index” (GPI), the purpose of which is to score 163 nations according to their levels of peacefulness

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 5, 2022, Saturday // 18:50 | Viewed: 2979

Expert: Wheat Poised to Renew All-Time Highs

Wheat futures on the US CBOT are trading above $12.09 per bushel, more than 40% surge over the week and 85% over the year. The current price is an area of historical extremes. The world hasn't seen wheat more expensive than $10 in modern history, except f

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 4, 2022, Friday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1785

Ukrainian Content Creator for Novinite: It Feels like We are Not Alone for the First Time

Mihaela Mihaylova fromNovinite.bg contacted a famous Ukrainian blogger and content creator on the platform TikTok, called Xena. She’s a girl living in Western Ukraine that wanted to share how a young, ordinary person sees the threat of a Russian invasion.

Novinite Insider » Interview | February 22, 2022, Tuesday // 17:02 | Viewed: 7933

Is the Ukraine 'Crisis' Just Another US Charade?

Today we face an avoidable crisis that was predictable, actually predicted, willfully precipitated, but easily resolved by the application of common sense.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 16, 2022, Wednesday // 08:38 | Viewed: 8785

Finding a Path for Peace and Neutrality in Ukraine

The backdrop to the current “crisis” over Ukraine—real, imagined or exaggerated—is the snarling confrontation of NATO and Russian forces in a sweeping arc from the Baltic to Black Seas. This standoff in turn is attributable to the expansion of NATO to Rus

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 15, 2022, Tuesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 3223

Most Read News on Novinite.com for 2021

It has been an eventful year for Bulgaria and Novinite.com. The COVID-19 pandemic once again dominated the news cycle, we had three elections in one year while the economy was trying to bounce back. It seemed that the world was trying to get back to norma

Novinite Insider | December 31, 2021, Friday // 13:52 | Viewed: 6424

Bulgaria: What to do if your Package is Stuck in Customs

Bulgarian Customs and BGPost do not exactly have a good reputation in Bulgaria. It is a hassle for Bulgarians to get their packages, usually the ones from non-EU countries such as China, the US, and most recently the United Kingdom. However, it is far mor

Novinite Insider | December 24, 2021, Friday // 15:16 | Viewed: 6134

Travel During a Pandemic: Andy from UK for his Railway Adventures in Bulgaria

Andy Brabin is a British train enthusiast who loves to explore the world using railway transport. To date, he has visited 176 countries and traveled by train in 75 of them. For most of his life, he worked in the travel industry and is a founder of the awa

Novinite Insider » Interview | December 16, 2021, Thursday // 16:19 | Viewed: 9518
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