Archive for December 28th, 2012

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December 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Residents of Bulgaria’s Bansko mountain resort plan protest rallies in the coming days, blocking the road into the town and demanding a meeting with Cabinet representatives on the expansion of […]

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Russia acquits prison official in Magnitsky death

December 28, 2012, by VOANews

A Russian court has acquitted a top prison official charged in the death of whistleblowing lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in 2009. The Tverskoy court Friday ...

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Turbulence in Czech energy sector as Temelín tender attracts controversy

December 28, 2012, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

The largest public tender in the Czech Republic’s history descended into turmoil late in 2012, when Areva appealed its exclusion from the contes ...

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The Globe 2013: Business as usual

December 28, 2012, by Alex Bivol

The economy, both in Bulgaria and the world as a whole, has defied the worst predictions of the doom brigade for 2012 – the euro zone is still aroun ...


  • Group photo in the presence of Pavlo Klimkin, in the centre, and Miroslav Lajčák, 2nd from the right (in the 1st row)
    The Globe 2013: Eastern Europe, in and out of Europe
    December 28, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    To start with one of those fascinating facts about the European Union in general in the course of the year 2013, the 12 months of next year represent the prelude […]