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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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Greece and Bulgaria harassed by Russian embassies – 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. Before you start reading today’s edition of Capitals, be sure to take a look at the LEAK: Russia’s War on Ukraine Rewrites Future EU Military Strategy. European news you deserve […]

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Egyptian President, Bulgarian PM Discuss Strengthening Defense, Security and Counter-Terrorism Relations

CAIRO – February 18, 2022: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov discussed ways to advance bilateral relations between the two countries, particularly in the areas of defence, security and fight against terrorism as well as the economy. This comes in light of Egypt being Bulgaria’s largest trading partner in the Africa […]

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Bulgarian GullivAir to launch Skopje service

Bulgarian carrier GullivAir has announced plans to launch flights between Sofia and Skopje after reaching an agreement with airport operator TAV Macedonia on reduced fares. Two weeks ago, the airline initially said it had no plans to introduce services to the Macedonian capital anytime soon. However, the route has received strong political support from both […]

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“In Romania and Bulgaria, there is this mentality that trains are to be avoided”

Whisper it, but in parts of Central and Eastern Europe train services are improving, according to self-proclaimed train geek Andy Brabin, who currently travels on every passenger rail route in Europe. As for the toilets on board, that is often another matter. Few people are as qualified to speak about the current state of railways […]

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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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The tender for the Greece-Bulgaria electricity link will be concluded by the end of January

SOFIA (Bulgaria), Jan 14 (SeeNews) – A new 400 kV electricity interconnector between Greece and Bulgaria is in its home stretch, with the tender in Greece expected to close at the end of January, regional media reported . The company, a European Project of Common Interest (PCI), is expected to increase capacity in the Bulgaria-Greece […]

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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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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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Bulgaria opens 69 Covid-19 vaccination points for children aged 5 to 11

Bulgaria is opening 69 first vaccination points, in district capitals and small towns, to administer Covid-19 vaccines to children aged five to 11, it was learned at a press conference on December 21. The press conference took place a day after Bulgaria received 42,000 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 child-friendly vaccines. Like the globe of Sofia […]

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Bulgaria’s central bank increases capital cushion as lending risk increases

SOFIA, Dec. 17 (Reuters) – Bulgarian banks will need to accumulate more capital in 2023 to counter a build-up of systemic risks from low interest rates that are significantly boosting consumer borrowing, especially mortgages, said the central bank. The National Bank of Bulgaria set the countercyclical capital buffer rate on Thursday evening at 1.5% from […]

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Bulgaria’s vaccine battle: mistrust behind COVID outbreak

Fortunately, it all started with a bit of luck. I landed in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, on a Sunday afternoon in late November. The weather was mild and sunny. After checking in at my hotel, I went for a walk around the city center with my film kit. “I’m not a grandpa and grandma […]

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EC opens two new infringement proceedings against Bulgaria

The European Commission said on December 2 that it had opened two infringement cases against Bulgaria and had escalated five existing cases as part of its latest infringement package. In the first of two new cases where the EC sent letters of formal notice, Bulgaria was one of five member states to have incorrectly applied […]

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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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Deaths 50% above normal in Bulgaria, the least vaccinated country in the EU – Eurostat

A doctor treats patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Pirogov Hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria on October 15, 2021. REUTERS / Stoyan Nenov Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Nov. 16 (Reuters) – More than 50% more people died in Bulgaria than usual in September, official […]

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Bulgarian centrist party launches coalition talks after surprise election victory

Kiril Petkov and Assen Vassilev, leaders of the new Bulgarian centrist party “We continue the change”, react after the first exit polls in the parliamentary and presidential elections, in Sofia, Bulgaria, on November 14, 2021. REUTERS / Stoyan Nenov / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SOFIA, Nov. 16 […]

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Hospital fire in Bulgaria kills three COVID-19 patients

SOFIA, Nov. 14 (Reuters) – Three men died in a fire that broke out on Sunday in a COVID-19 ward at a hospital in the town of Sliven in southern Bulgaria, officials said. The fire, which was quickly extinguished, broke out at around 00:40 GMT and affected a room. Six patients in adjacent rooms were […]

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Third time lucky? Bulgaria hopes to end long political stalemate

Boyko Borissov, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of the center-right GERB party, looks on after meeting with supporters in the town of Teteven, Bulgaria on November 10, 2021. Photo taken on November 10, 2021. REUTERS / Stoyan Nenov Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register COVID-19, energy prices and corruption at […]

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Why Bulgaria’s foreign policy is missing from the current election campaign – Novinite.com

Foreign police is absent from this election campaign. In addition, voters hardly ask for candidates on this subject, except for relations with North Macedonia. Representatives of “Démocratique Bulgaria“,” We continue the Change “, GERB,” BSP for Bulgaria“and” Get up BG! We’re Coming! ”Agree with this conclusion in probably the only public conversation to date on […]

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A general introduction to the regulation of foreign investments in Bulgaria

An excerpt from The Foreign Investment Regulation Review, 9th edition Overview After the collapse of the Soviet bloc, Bulgaria underwent significant socio-economic restructuring and opened its market to global capital, while integrating into European and global production networks. An essential element of the reform was to create a healthy business environment in which businesses can […]