Archive for March 14th, 2014

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March 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A special operation in the Bulgarian town of Lyaskovets had ended with the arrest of a 53-year-old psychologically ill man who earlier shot dead a police officer and wounded three […]

Ukraine crisis shows importance of European integration, Bulgarian President says

March 14, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The situation in Ukraine shows the importance of the European integration process for Europe and the world, Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev told ...

President Plevneliev announces May 25 as date for Bulgaria’s European Parliament elections

March 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev announced in the National Assembly on March 14 that the country’s 2014 European Parliament elections would ...

Police officer dies in siege of house of Bulgarian man who ‘threatened to shoot school pupils’

March 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A police officer died and three were injured in an attempted special operation in the Bulgarian town of Lyaskovets on March 14 2014 when they approach ...

  • Bulgaria and the politics of pension bonuses
    March 14, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Bulgarian Socialist Party government has been at pains to claim that its decision to hand out pension bonuses at Easter is not linked to the country’s European Parliament elections […]

  • Many Crimea students oppose splitting from Ukraine
    March 14, 2014, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Ahead of Sunday’s referendum in Crimea over whether to join the Russian Federation, a split between young, educated Crimeans and those from older generations is becoming more obvious. Many of […]

  • Opinion: No way out of the Crimea crisis
    March 14, 2014, by Bettina Marx of Deutsche Welle

    It is rare that a government statement is anticipated with as much deep concern as Chancellor Angela Merkel’s address to parliament on the situation in Ukraine. For weeks and months, a drama […]

  • Ukrainian PM seeks international support at UN
    March 14, 2014, by Margaret Besheer of VOANews

    Ukraine’s interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk appealed to the U.N. Security Council Thursday for its support to help stop Russia from annexing its Crimea region in a referendum planned for […]