Archive for August 8th, 2014

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August 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bucharest court of appeal sentenced Romanian media magnate and politician Dan Voiculescu to 10 years in jail, ending one of the longest and most high-profile corruption trials in the […]

Ukraine to sanction 172 individuals and 65 companies for ‘support of terrorism’

August 8, 2014, by Oksana Grytsenko of The Kyiv Post

Ukraine’s government has picked 172 individuals and 65 companies that will face sanctions for “support and financing of terrorism” or responsibl ...

What’s On: first international Sofia Comics Expo 2014 from August 15

August 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Sofia Comics Expo 2014, which organisers describe as the first international exhibition of comics to be held in Bulgaria, will be on at the Shipka ...

Political gulf widens as Bulgaria’s caretaker administration begins clean-up operation

August 8, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

When in 2013 it was clear that political circumstances made an immediate return to power by Boiko Borissov impossible, a cartoon depicted him rolling ...

  • Blast at Bulgarian military plant injures 10
    August 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Ten people were injured in an explosion at the Terem munitions plant in the town of Kostenets, 60km south-east from Bulgarian capital city Sofia, on August 8. The blast was […]