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Bulgaria becomes a regional hub for gas supply – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, thanks to on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. European news you deserve to read. welcome to Capitals by EURACTIV. In today’s news from the capitals: SOFIA A regional coordination center will be set up in Bulgaria to manage […]

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In Bulgaria’s ‘Little Moscow’, Russians help Ukrainian refugees | Russo-Ukrainian War

Pomorie, Bulgaria – In the lobby of the Sunny Bay Hotel in Pomorie, a coastal town in southeastern Bulgaria, dozens of passports belonging to Ukrainian nationals are strewn across a table. Several refugees are housed here, having fled the war with Russia, and are now heading to the police station – with their passports – […]

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April 27 live updates: Poland and Bulgaria receive gas from EU neighbours, Archegos founder Hwang is charged with fraud in the US

Employees work on the Boeing 777 assembly line © Getty Images Boeing suffered a $1.2 billion hit in the first quarter due to the war in Ukraine and charges in its defence, space and security segment stemming from its Air Force One program. An additional charge of $1.5 billion is expected across its commercial division […]

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Oil rises after Russia cuts gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria, worsens EU energy crisis

Singapore: Oil rose after Russia cut off natural gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria, deepening Europe’s energy crisis as the war in Ukraine drags on. West Texas Intermediate traded above $102 a barrel after rising 3.2% on Tuesday. Gas prices in Europe jumped after Russia cut off flows to Poland and Bulgaria, solidifying threats to […]

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Bulgarian PM’s charity fund for Ukraine sparks controversy

Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov in Brussels on March 25. EPA-EFE/STEPHANIE LECOCQ Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov came under fire on Tuesday for his rhetoric about a charity fund for Ukraine he launched, amid growing demands for state support for incoming Ukrainian refugees. On Monday afternoon, Petkov said that as the country’s coalition government tried […]

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Russian plane arrives in Belgrade via Bulgaria – EURACTIV.com

A Russian Ilyushin-Il-96-300 passenger plane flew from Sochi to Belgrade via Bulgaria on Sunday morning, despite the country officially closing its airspace to Russian planes in February, Belgrade television N1 reported. Petar Vojinović, the editor of the TangoSix portal, explained for N1 that the EU has, despite the sanctions, left open the possibility that thefts […]

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Thousands of Ukrainian refugees will spend Orthodox Easter in Bulgaria this year: NPR

Josif Feny, left, Anet Pchelnikova, right, Natasha Nykolyn, center, have dinner at their apartment in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Friday, April 22. Spasiyana Sergieva for NPR hide caption toggle caption Spasiyana Sergieva for NPR Josif Feny, left, Anet Pchelnikova, right, Natasha Nykolyn, center, have dinner at their apartment in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Friday, April 22. Spasiyana […]

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Warmer weather forecast for Orthodox Easter long weekend in Bulgaria

The recent cold spell over Bulgaria will give way to warmer weather as the country heads into the four-day Orthodox Easter weekend, but the forecast also includes cloudy skies and some rain, with the possibility thunderstorms in some areas. The long weekend begins with Orthodox Good Friday on April 22 and ends on Orthodox Easter […]

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Bulgaria and Turkey: cheap holidays with 45p beer and £33 flights

The cost of everything seems to be climbing this year, from gas prices to taxes — and vacations are no different. Countries in Europe are likely to feel more expensive for Brits this year, especially as we all try to save money where we can. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t great deals to be […]

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Passenger numbers at Bulgarian coastal airports soar in first quarter

SOFIA (Bulgaria), April 14 (SeeNews) – Total passenger traffic at Bulgaria’s Varna and Burgas airports jumped to more than 158,300 in the first three months of 2022, from some 60,600 in the same period of 2021, the German group Fraport, which operates the two coastal airports, said. The number of passengers at Varna airport increased […]

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Jumbo records a 12% year-on-year drop in sales in the first quarter in Bulgaria

SOFIA (Bulgaria), April 12 (SeeNews) – Greek toy retailer Jumbo on Tuesday reported a 12% year-on-year drop in sales in Bulgaria in the first quarter of 2022, despite a 45% annual jump in revenue. business in March following the lifting of COVID-19 green certificate requirements for indoor activities in the country at the end of […]

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Bulgarian airport in Sofia: traffic “slowly resumes”

In March 2022, traffic at Sofia Airport was still far from pre-pandemic levels, the airport announced on April 10. Passenger numbers at the Bulgarian capital’s airport were 31% lower than in March 2019, the airport said. “However, if we compare with the results for 2021, we see an increase of 269,000 additional passengers,” he said. […]

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Bulgaria and Romania buy Greek LNG reception capacity: press

Bulgaria and Romania buy Greek LNG reception capacity: press Greek gas transmission system operator DESFA has granted requests from Bulgaria and Romania for access to its Revithoussa LNG import terminal, SEENews reported on April 8. Bulgarian trader MET Energy already has a contract for the unloading of 142,500 meters3 LNG in May, according to the […]

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Two arrested after throwing red paint at Russian embassy in Bulgarian capital

Two Bulgarian politicians were arrested on April 8 after throwing red paint on the sign of the Russian Embassy in the capital Sofia, during an event they streamed live on Facebook. The two are former journalist Arman Babikyan and lawyer Nikolai Hadzhigenov, who played a leading role in the summer 2020 anti-government protests as part […]

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Letter from Eastern Europe: Bulgaria attempts a Russian pivot

On the frontline of the potential militarization of Russian energy, the poorest and arguably most corrupt EU member state is heavily dependent, but not without options for diversification You have 1 free item left Subscribe now for unlimited access or become a Bronze member for free For any questions, consult our FAQ or contact us […]

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Bulgarian bank TBI Bank announces 39% increase in net profit in 2021

SOFIA (Bulgaria), April 5 (SeeNews) – Bulgarian bank TBI said it made a record net profit of 27.5 million euros ($30.2 million) last year, up 39% on an annual basis of comparison. TBI Bank’s revenue increased 24% year-on-year to EUR 124 million, mainly driven by a 14% increase in net interest income and a 70% […]

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Calendar of events in Bulgaria on April 4

SOFIA (Bulgaria), April 4 (SeeNews) – Below is a calendar of corporate, economic and political events taking place in Bulgaria or related to Bulgaria until April 30. New events are marked with an asterisk : * Monday 4 April – Sofia: Bulgaria will auction 500 million levs (280.7 million dollars/255.6 million euros) of ten-and-a-half-year fixed-rate […]

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Bulgaria expels Russian diplomat suspected of spying

KYIV, Ukraine: Witnesses said multiple explosions believed to be caused by missiles hit the western Ukrainian city of Lviv early Monday as the country braced for a widespread Russian assault in ballast.Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has vowed to “fight absolutely to the end” in strategically vital Mariupol, where the crumbling port city’s last known pocket […]