All posts tagged Russia

May 26, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian politicians across the political spectrum seldom agree about anything – but Russian president Vladimir Putin has inspired a rare unity among them. Against him. In the past two days, […]

Eyebrows raised in Sofia over Putin’s claim that Slavonic script ‘came from Macedonian lands’

May 25, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A statement by Russian president Vladimir Putin, at a meeting with his counterpart from Skopje, that Slavonic script “came from Macedonian lands ...

Bulgaria’s new Foreign Minister defends sanctions on Russia, says losses ‘far from what is said’

May 5, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s new Foreign Minister, Ekaterina Zaharieva, has defended European Union sanctions against Russia, adding that while Bulgaria suffered ...

Mogherini goes to Moscow but is missing in action in Ukraine

April 28, 2017, by Fredrik Wesslau of the European Council on Foreign Relations

Midway into her term, Federica Mogherini found herself in Moscow. The high representative had wanted to go to Moscow for some time to establish a dial ...

  • President Radev: Bulgaria condemns bombing in St. Petersburg
    April 4, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    Bulgaria’s President Roumen Radev has condemned yesterday’s bombing in the St. Petersburg metro, during which at least eleven people were killed and many more injured. “With deep sorrow I received […]

  • Bulgaria elections 2017: Daily roundup, March 24
    March 24, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Campaigning in Bulgaria’s March 26 2017 elections closes – or is by law, is required to, lest anyone carry on beyond this pont – at midnight on Friday. It is […]