All posts tagged Belene

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August 15, 2016, by foreignersandfriends.com

On April 6 1970, socialist Bulgaria started a huge project. In the northern border town of Kozloduy, engineers and workers starting building reactor no. 1 of what was to become […]

Belene nuclear plant site, screengrab from Bulgarian National Television

Bulgaria optimistic about nuclear reactor deal with Iran – PM

July 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Iran has shown interest in reviewing Bulgaria’s proposal to sell its Russian-made nuclear reactors from the shelved Belene nuclear power plant p ...

Belene nuclear plant site, screengrab from Bulgarian National Television

Bulgaria loses Belene nuclear power plant arbitration court action

June 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s state electric utility NEK lost an arbitration lawsuit against Russia’s Atomstroyexport, the company picked to build two 1000MW ...

Belene nuclear plant site, screengrab from Bulgarian National Television

Bulgarian businessman charged in Belene ‘embezzlement’ case

October 4, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian business executive Bogomil Manchev, chief executive of the Risk Engineering company, was on October 4 2013 charged with incitement to embezz ...

  • Belene nuclear plant site, screengrab from Bulgarian National Television
    Bulgarian prosecutors: No indictments after Belene-linked raid
    September 23, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on September 23 that it has not pressed charges, at this stage, in its investigation of payments linked to the Belene nuclear power plant project, mothballed […]

  • Belene nuclear plant site, screengrab from Bulgarian National Television
    Bulgarian court orders disclosure of Belene nuclear plant study
    August 20, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sofia’s administrative court ruled to make public, subject to freedom of information request, all the information regarding the feasibility study carried out by consultants HSBC on the Belene nuclear plant […]

  • Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev, right, and his predecessor, caretaker minister Assen Vassilev
    No decision to restart Belene nuclear project yet – minister
    June 10, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev said on June 10 that the country’s government has not made a political decision to restart the mothballed Belene nuclear station project. Making an appearance […]