Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has held talks with Russian ambassador Yuriy Isakov, telling him that as a member of the European Union and Nato, Bulgaria shapes its policies on […]
The South Stream gas pipeline is suffering from the “Belene syndrome” – despite uncertainty about the project’s progress, the “expenditure ...
Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry said on August 19 that it will ask the country’s prosecutor’s office to investigate the equity hike carried out by S ...
Despite its protestations to the contrary, Bulgaria’s now-departed Plamen Oresharski administration appears to have nudged on the project to build t ...
Bulgaria’s outgoing economy minister Dragomir Stoynev said on August 1 that the controversial decision to sell state land to the South Stream project company was predicated on the assumption that […]
In meetings with visiting Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov on July 7, Bulgarian officials trotted out the by-now-familiar line about Sofia’s continued interest in building the South Stream gas pipeline, […]
Austrian oil and gas company OMV and Russia’s Gazprom signed on June 24 an agreement to build a branch of the South Stream gas pipeline to Austria, a move that […]
The future of the South Stream pipeline in Bulgaria remains muddled, with parliamentary hearings of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski and Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev on June 13 offering little clarity into […]
The European Commission has formally launched infringement proceedings against Bulgaria over its choice of a contractor to build the land section of the South Stream pipeline in the country, reports […]
Outgoing European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said that the EC was planning to begin infringement proceedings against Bulgaria for breaching EU laws in its agreements on the Kremlin-backed South […]