Archive for March 18th, 2014

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March 18, 2014, by VOANews

Ukraine’s prime minister said today that the conflict in Crimea has entered a military phase and accused Russia of commiting a “war crime” by firing on Ukrainian servicemen. “The conflict […]

Bulgarian President Plevneliev received in audience by Queen Elizabeth

March 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev held talks with Queen Elizabeth II during his official visit to the UK, the President’s media office said. ...

Bulgaria threatens electricity firms with fines, loss of licences

March 18, 2014, by Alex Bivol

Bulgaria’s Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev and the State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (SEWRC) have threatened to repeal the licences hel ...

Bulgarian Prosecutor-General orders check of all firearm licences after fatal shooting of police officer

March 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prosecutor-General Sotir Tsatsarov has ordered a complete check-up of all gun licences in the country, whether for hunting or self-defence, ...

  • Between Crimea and Cyprus
    March 18, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Amid the Crimea crisis, it has become a popular rhetorical device to liken the situation of the breakaway territory to Kosovo – or, as former US secretary of state Madeline […]

  • Putin signs treaty making Crimea part of Russia
    March 18, 2014, by VOANews

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Crimean leaders signed a treaty Tuesday to make the Black Sea peninsula part of Russia, just two days after residents voted to secede from Ukraine […]

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    FDI in Bulgaria in January was 58.3M euro
    March 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in the first month of 2014 stood at 58.3 million euro, the equivalent of 0.1 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), according to data […]

  • Putin backs agreement to bring Crimea into Russia
    March 18, 2014, by VOANews

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a draft agreement to make Ukraine’s Crimea region part of Russia, in a move likely to further escalate tensions with Ukraine and the West. […]