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Belene nuclear plant site, screengrab from Bulgarian National Television
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December 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s state-owned electric utility NEK has paid 601.6 million euro in damages to Atomstroyexport, the foreign contracts subsidiary of Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom, Energy Minister Temenouzhka Petkova said on […]

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Third former minister indicted in Belene nuclear power plant investigation

November 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian prosecutors continued pressing charges in connection to their investigation into alleged mismanagement of the Belene nuclear power plant pro ...

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Bulgarian prosecutors charge another former minister over Belene financial damage

November 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on November 17 that it has formally charged former economy and energy minister Roumen Ovcharov with cr ...

Belene nuclear plant site, screengrab from Bulgarian National Television

Russia’s Rosatom agrees to drop Belene daily penalties – Bulgarian minister

October 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenouzhka Petkova said on October 26 that state-owned electric utility NEK has signed an agreement with Atomstroyexport, a ...

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    Bulgaria’s NEK will not appeal Belene arbitration ruling
    September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian state electric utility NEK decided against appealing the arbitration ruling that awarded damages to Russia’s Atomstroyexport for the reactors built for the shelved Belene nuclear power plant, after being […]