Archive for March 21st, 2014

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March 21, 2014, by VOANews

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday March 21 signed into law legislation completing the annexation of Crimea, calling it a “remarkable event.” The Kremlin signing ceremony took place after the […]

Bulgaria’s new election chief promises information campaign in English, German and French

March 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

An information campaign to encourage people to vote in Bulgaria’s May 25 2014 European Parliament elections will be offered not only in Bulgaria ...

Nine military officers to be punished over Bulgarian-Turkish border fence deal

March 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Nine military officers will face punishment ranging from reprimands to dismissal over the controversial project to build a fence on the Bulgarian-Turk ...

Bulgarian government underlines opposition to economic sanctions against Russia

March 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s prime minister and foreign minister have reiterated their government’s opposition to economic sanctions against Russia over the ...

  • Twitter blocked in Turkey
    March 21, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told an election rally in the western city of Bursa on March 20, “we now have a court order. We’ll eradicate Twitter. I don’t […]

  • Gazprom wins Crimea, may lose EU customers
    March 21, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    Russia’s takeover of Ukraine’s Crimea may cost it a lot financially – but only if the West makes a concerted, sustained effort to come up with alternative supplies. With energy […]