Bulgaria

Bulgaria threatens to veto EU oil ban on Russia

Bulgaria threatens to veto EU oil ban on Russia

Bulgaria has threatened not to support European Union’s new set of sanctions against Russia if the Balkan country does not get a derogation from the proposed ban on buying Russian oil, Deputy Prime Minister Assen Vassilev said late on …

What options for replacing Russian gas are Europe's priorities

What options for replacing Russian gas are Europe's priorities

From April 1, Russia began to accept payments for gas from unfriendly countries in rubles in order to get away from settlements in dollars and euros. Refusal from operations in Russian currency in the Russian Federation is regarded as a …

Russia's Gazprom halts gas supplies to two EU countries

Russia's Gazprom halts gas supplies to two EU countries

Russian energy giant Gazprom on Wednesday halted gas supplies to Bulgaria and Poland for failing to pay for gas in rubles. "Gazprom has completely suspended gas supplies to Bulgargaz (Bulgaria) and PGNiG (Poland) due to …

Bulgarian ports closed for ships from Russia

Bulgarian ports closed for ships from Russia

As part of the anti-Russian sanctions of the European Union, the Bulgarian authorities have banned Russian ships from entering the country's ports, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Sunday. "All ships under the …

Turkey neutralizes mine detected in Black Sea

Turkey neutralizes mine detected in Black Sea

Turkish specialists successfully neutralized on Monday a mine discovered in the Black Sea near the border with Bulgaria, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense said in a statement. "Underwater defense teams neutralized the mine …

NATO establishes four additional battlegroups in Europe

NATO establishes four additional battlegroups in Europe

NATO creates four additional multinational battlegrounds in Europe in response to the Russian special military operation in Ukraine, says a statement circulated after an extraordinary NATO summit on Thursday. "We are also …

Russia closes sky for three European countries

Russia closes sky for three European countries

Russia restricts incoming flights of Bulgaria, Poland and the Czech Republic’s airlines due to unfriendly decisions of the aviation authorities of these countries, the Federal Air Transport Agency reports. “Starting on …

Europe relies on Southern Gas Corridor

Europe relies on Southern Gas Corridor

Southern Gas Corridor, which crosses six countries, stretches over 3500 km and costs 45$ billion, aims to increase and diversify European energy supply by bringing Azerbaijani gas to markets in Europe

DPA: NATO to send troops to Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia

DPA: NATO to send troops to Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia

As the German news agency DPA reported yesterday, NATO intends to build up its forces in the east of the Alliance - primarily in Romania, Bulgaria and Slovakia, which is associated with an escalation of tension in relations with Russia. …

No agreement on energy prices in EU

No agreement on energy prices in EU

EU leaders failed to agree on how to respond to the ongoing problem of high energy prices at Thursday's (16 December) European summit

Bus crash in Bulgaria kills dozens, including children

Bus crash in Bulgaria kills dozens, including children

At least 46 people were killed after a tourist bus from North Macedonia crashed and caught fire in Bulgaria early Tuesday, according to officials. The deadly accident occurred on the Struma highway near the village of Bosnek in western …

Bulgarian MiG-29 fighter jet crashes into Black Sea

Bulgarian MiG-29 fighter jet crashes into Black Sea

A Soviet-built MiG-29 fighter jet from Bulgaria’s air force crashed into the Black Sea during a military exercise and the pilot is missing, the Bulgarian Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The ministry said the fighter jet …

Bulgarian premier's party wins general elections

Bulgarian premier's party wins general elections

The centre-right GERB party of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has won 24.2% of votes in the parliamentary election in Bulgaria, data from the central electoral commission showed on Monday, with 42.5% of the ballots counted. The new, …