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August 12, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s caretaker Finance Minister Roumen Porozhanov sacked the head of Bulgaria’s Customs Agency, Pavel Tonev, reappointing Vanyo Tanov to the job, the ministry said in a statement on August 12 […]

Bulgaria issues international arrest warrant for CCB majority shareholder Tsvetan Vassilev

August 12, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Prosecutor’s Office said on August 12 that it was pressing charges against Tsvetan Vassilev, the majority shareholder of the Corporate ...

EC says Bulgarian Energy Holding breached antitrust rules

August 12, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on August 12 that its investigation of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), the umbrella corporation for state-owned compa ...

Russian sanctions bill could spur gas transit independence

August 12, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

When European Union member states, Turkey and Moldova buy natural gas from Russia, they contract with the Russia party at Ukraine’s western border, ...

  • Ukraine to deny access to Russian aid convoy
    August 12, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukraine says it will not allow the convoy of 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid from Russia to enter the country. Ukrainian officials said Tuesday the aid will be rejected because […]

  • Bulgaria annual deflation down to 1.0% in July
    August 12, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s consumer price index (CPI) rose by 0.4 per cent in July, reducing the annual deflation figure at the end of the month to one per cent, data from the […]

  • Russia to send aid convoy into Ukraine
    August 12, 2014, by VOANews

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday told European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso that Russia was coordinating with the International Committee of the Red Cross to send humanitarian aid to […]