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10 Russian diplomats expelled from Bulgaria

The Bulgarian government has expelled 10 Russian diplomats from the country, according to Russian and Bulgarian source of information. “On the proposal of the relevant authorities, in agreement with Prime Minister Kiril Petkov, Bulgaria today declared ten Russian diplomats personae non grata,” the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. The diplomats, who were in […]

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Bulgarian capital Sofia upgraded from dark red to red Covid-19 Zone

The Bulgarian capital, Sofia, has been reclassified as a Covid-19 red zone, after falling below the dark red zone threshold of 500 or more per 100,000 inhabitants on a 14-day basis, according to the portal’s March 11 report. unified information. Sofia was classified in the dark red zone on January 1, 2022. Currently, the Covid-19 […]

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Bulgaria, if war is near / Bulgaria / Regions / Home page

Sofia, monument to the Red Army – © Anton P Daskalov / Shutterstock Putin’s war in Ukraine has strong repercussions for Bulgaria: the government has strongly condemned the aggression, but the country, traditionally linked to Russia, is divided both politically and symbolically. Meanwhile, 30,000 refugees are already on their way “At the moment we have […]

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Anti-fascists in Bulgaria counter neo-Nazi ‘Lukovmarsh’ motorcade : Peoples Dispatch

Antifascist march in Sofia. (Photo: via Baricada.org) On Saturday February 12, Bulgarian anti-fascist groups demonstrated in the capital Sofia under the banner “No Nazis in our streets” to counter the Lukovmarsh procession led by neo-Nazis in the city. The Lukovmarsh Torch Procession was held in honor of Bulgarian General Hristo Nikolov Lukov, who was a […]

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🇧🇬 Bulgaria: will participate in Junior Eurovision 2022

BNT, the Bulgarian national broadcaster, has confirmed that Bulgaria will take part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Armenia. Bulgarian broadcaster BNT has confirmed on its Twitter account that it will take part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Armenia. They also added that they are currently working to determine the […]

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EU and Serbia to fund new gas interconnector between Serbia and Bulgaria – EURACTIV.com

The EU and Serbia are financing a new natural gas interconnector between Serbia and Bulgaria, the construction of which, which will start on Tuesday, is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2023, the EU Information Center announced on Monday. Belgrade. The Niš-Dimitrovgrad-Bulgaria interconnector construction project will be partly financed by EU grants […]

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Bulgaria posts new record of 12,399 daily COVID infections

A patient recovering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is pictured at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Lozenetz hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SOFIA, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Bulgaria reported a record 12,399 coronavirus infections in a single day on Wednesday, […]

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Bulgarian capital and other districts set to step up measures as Covid-19 morbidity worsens

In a context of continuous worsening of the Covid-19 morbidity rate, the regional health inspectorate of the Bulgarian capital Sofia should reinforce the restrictive measures, in particular concerning restaurants and other public places. Chief state health inspector Angel Kunchev said on January 20 that the order from the Sofia regional health inspectorate would be issued […]

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Daily coronavirus infections in Bulgaria at record high

A man, wearing a protective face mask, boards a train, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sofia, Bulgaria October 27, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SOFIA, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Bulgaria’s daily coronavirus infections hit a record 7,062 on Wednesday, largely fueled by the highly […]

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Covid-19: Bulgarian capital suspends hospital admissions and visits

The Bulgarian capital Sofia is halting planned admissions, operations and visits to hospitals from midnight January 12 as a stepped-up measure to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the regional health inspectorate said. Exceptions will be made for activities related to organ, tissue and cell transplantation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with oncological and oncohematological diseases, […]

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Census of Bulgaria in 2021: the first results show a sharp drop in the population

Announcing the preliminary results of the September 2021 census, the National Institute of Statistics (INS) said on January 6 that it estimated the Bulgarian population at 6,520,314. The director of the Directorate of Demographic and Social Statistics of the INS, Magdalena Kostova, said the population decline between the 2011 and 2021 censuses was the largest […]

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As number of Covid cases worsens, Bulgarian capital steps up checks on anti-epidemic measures

The mayor of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, Yordanka Fandukova, said on January 4 that the municipality was stepping up checks on compliance with anti-epidemic measures, given the increase in Covid-19 infections. On January 1, Sofia was reclassified from a Covid-19 red zone to a dark red zone, after its disease rate exceeded 500 per 100,000 […]

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Bulgaria detects first cases of Omicron coronavirus variant

A sign reading “Please keep the distance” is visible on the floor inside the Paradise shopping center after Bulgaria reopens the malls, easing some of the restrictions related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sofia , Bulgaria, February 2, 2021. REUTERS / Stoyan Nenov Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SOFIA, […]

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EBRD to lend an additional € 20 million to Bulgarian Sofia Med

SOFIA (Bulgaria), Dec.29 (SeeNews) – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that it will grant a new loan of 20 million euros ($ 22.6 million) to the Bulgarian manufacturer of Sofia Med copper products to help meet investment needs as part of its sustainable growth. The funds will allow Sofia Med […]

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Rum, gin or … COVID shot? Sofia bar makes offer to increase low vaccination rate in Bulgaria

Bulgarians can now get vaccinated while having a drink in a cozy and welcoming bar turned into a COVID-19 vaccination center before the festive gatherings in the capital Sofia. The move launched by the hospitality industry hopes to keep everyone safe during Christmas celebrations this weekend, as the Balkan country still has one of the […]

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Bulgaria is a member state of the European Union

While the percentage of complete pollination in Western Europe is generally around 70 percent, as in Norway, it is catastrophically low in parts of Eastern Europe. Figures in Bulgaria show less than 25 percent received two doses Our world in data. The country has the lowest vaccination rate and the highest covid-19 death rate in […]

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Bulgaria Bus crash kills dozens

At least 45 people died when a bus caught fire and crashed into a highway in western Bulgaria on Tuesday, officials said. The bus had North Macedonian plates, according to the Bulgarian Interior Ministry, and local media reported that most of the victims were from that country. Nikolai Nikolov, head of the fire safety service […]

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Bus accident in Bulgaria kills at least 46 people | Bulgaria

North Macedonia has declared three days of national mourning after 46 people, including 12 children, were killed on a tourist bus in Bulgaria. Calling the incident a “huge tragedy”, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev described how seven of the passengers only survived by jumping out of the vehicle when a sudden explosion ignited it. “[They] broke […]

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bne IntelliNews – Bulgaria reveals how millions of euros were diverted from the construction of the Hemus highway

Around 60 million BGN (30.7 million euros) paid in advance for the construction of lot 5 of the Bulgarian Hemus highway was transferred to front companies and then exported from the country in bags and sacks, a Acting Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov said on November 5. The day before, the arrest of more than 10 […]

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Extremists ransack LGBTI community center in Bulgarian capital

A group believed to belong to the extremist Bulgarian National Union and led by its presidential candidate Boyan Rasate ransacked the Rainbow Hub LGBTI community center in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia on the evening of October 30. Rainbow Hub activist Gloria Filipova told media that during the assault, in which extensive property damage was caused to […]

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Bulgarian OfficeRnD raises $ 10 million in funding round led by US Runa Capital

SOFIA (Bulgaria), Oct.27 (SeeNews) – Bulgaria-registered software solutions provider OfficeRnD said it had raised $ 10 million (€ 8.6 million) in a funding round led by US venture capital firm Runa Capital and joined by Flashpoint Venture Capital and Sofia-based LAUNCHub Ventures. The company will use the funds to significantly advance its products, forge new […]

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Covid-19 in Bulgaria: two hospitals in Sofia suspend routine operations, some universities switch to distance education

In response to the worsening Covid-19 situation in Bulgaria, two major hospitals in the capital Sofia – Alexandrovska and Pirogov – have temporarily suspended admissions and planned operations. Alexandrovska said that from October 21, she was suspending planned admissions and operations until the epidemic situation changed. On the orders of the Sofia regional health inspectorate, […]

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Covid-19: Schools in the Bulgarian capital, several municipalities switch to distance education

Schools in the Bulgarian capital Sofia and municipalities in five other districts will switch to distance education from October 21, following a decree issued by the Interim Minister of Education Nikolai Denkov. This follows the order issued by the Interim Minister of Health Stoicho Katsarov, which says that schools in municipalities where the Covid-19 morbidity […]

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Bulgaria introduces Green COVID-19 pass – EURACTIV.com

The Bulgarian government has significantly tightened restrictive measures in an attempt to stem the fourth wave of coronavirus infection. From Thursday, the Green pass becomes compulsory for most indoor activities. The Covid certificate will be mandatory for universities, restaurants, businesses with an area of ​​more than 300 square meters, hotels, cinemas, theaters, gymnasiums, gymnasiums and […]