Archive for December 13th, 2012

Anti smoking protest outside Bulgarian Parliament in Sofia Photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
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December 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Parliament’s health committee, in an 11 to zero vote on December 13 2012, rejected amendments proposing an easing of the ban on smoking in enclosed public places such […]

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Changes to procedure for British expatriates in Bulgaria applying for passports

December 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The British government is making important changes to the passport service for British nationals living overseas. As of December 3 2012, the applicati ...

Anti smoking protest December 13 2012 Photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Protesters walk backwards to oppose backtrack on Bulgaria’s smoking ban: Photo Gallery

December 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

A group of about 150 protesters walked backwards outside a parliamentary building in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia on December 13 as the Nationa ...

Stotinki one stotinka coins photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Purchasing power in Bulgaria lowest in the EU – Eurostat

December 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Purchasing power in Bulgaria, measured according to Actual Individual Consumption per capita, was the lowest in the European Union from 2009 to 2011, ...


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    Fear and loathing in Ukraine’s new parliament
    December 13, 2012, by Katya Gorchinskaya of The Kyiv Post

    Naked women and broken fences. Several brawls and plenty of insults. Watching the first day of the new parliament is almost like watching a reality show, except for the grim […]

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    Virtual Museum of Sofia launched
    December 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A “Virtual Museum of Serdica – Sredets – Sofia” was launched on December 13 2012, its name referring to the Roman and medieval periods in the history of the Bulgarian […]