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January 20, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

With more than two months to go before Bulgaria holds early parliamentary elections, the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has pledged to work to forge closer relations with […]

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Bulgaria’s Plevneliev among European leaders urging Trump against ‘grand bargain’ with Putin’s Russia

January 11, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s outgoing head of state, President Rossen Plevneliev, is among 17 European leaders who are signatories to a letter to US president-ele ...

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Bulgaria slams Russia over ‘weapons to Syria’ claims

December 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has rejected allegations that his country has exported weapons to the conflict in Syria and says he does not a ...

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An envoy, an assassin and a mystery in the heart of Ankara

December 23, 2016, by Asli Aydintasbas of the ECFR

Coming at the tail end of an annus horriblis in global affairs, the assassination of the Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov by a Turkish police officer ...

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    Russian ambassador to Turkey killed in shooting
    December 19, 2016, by VOANews

    The Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot and killed in the Turkish capital Ankara on Monday. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova confirmed Andrei Karlov had died of his wounds. […]

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    EU extends sanctions on Russia
    December 16, 2016, by Luis Ramirez of VOANews

    European Union leaders meeting Thursday in Brussels agreed to extend sanctions on Russia for another six months, EU officials said. The one-day summit, which ran late into the evening, capped […]