Archive for July 30th, 2015

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July 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Recently-appointed central Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) governor Dimitar Radev will get a monthly salary of 15 368 leva (about 7857 euro) – a far cry from the 45 000 leva […]

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Russia’s economic woes cause 60 per cent slump in Bulgarian wine sales

July 30, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian wine sales have fallen by 60 per cent because of the political and economic situation in Russia, a leading market for Bulgarian wines, accor ...

Film review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

July 30, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

We first saw Tom Cruise play special agent Ethan Hunt in Brian DePalma’s Mission: Impossible, which was partly set in Prague. The film was released ...

EC extends ‘safety net’ measures for dairy, fruit and veg for producers affected by Russian ban

July 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission (EC) said on July 30 that “safety net” measures for the European dairy, fruit and vegetables sectors will be exten ...

  • Parliament votes broad powers for National Protection Service
    July 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Parliament has voted broad powers for the National Protection Service, confirming police powers for it, the right to detain offenders, to damage cars blocking their way – and, controversially, […]

  • Russia vetoes UN resolution on MH17 crash
    July 30, 2015, by VOANews

    Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a […]