Archive for February 27th, 2013

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February 27, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s acting Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova signed on February 27 the contract for the construction of the 37km section of the Strouma motorway between Doupnitsa and Blagoevgrad. Strouma motorway, […]

Bulgarian MPs shut down Belene proposal in Parliament

February 27, 2013, by Alex Bivol

Bulgaria’s Parliament voted on February 27 a motion that supported the Cabinet’s decision to shelve the proposed nuclear power plant at Belene and ...

Bulgarian President to name parliamentary election date on February 28, and other stories

February 27, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s continuing political crisis continued to unfold on February 27, with episodes through the day ranging from formal ritual to the somewhat ...

Bulgarian Patriarch Neofit rejects reports he will join nationwide protest on March 3

February 27, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The new Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Neofit, has rejected reports in the mass-circulation media that he will join a nationwide mass pro ...

  • Yanukovych demands reforms from government
    February 27, 2013, by Svitlana Tuchynska of The Kyiv Post

    A day after returning home from the EU-Ukraine summit in Brussels, President Viktor Yanukovych instructed his government to ensure that the Association Agreement gets signed later this year at a […]

  • The ins and outs of Siderov’s stunts
    February 27, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgaria’s ultra-nationalist Ataka minority party, appears determined to carve himself a place in the public eye with a strategy involving stunts in which he walks out […]