All posts tagged South Stream

daniel mitov bulgarian minister of foreign affairs
March 18, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister has re-affirmed Sofia’s goal to play a bigger role in the European energy sector, despite the cancellation of South Stream, the Russian gas pipeline that would have […]


South Stream Bulgaria still working on pipeline project, CEO says

January 23, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

South Stream Bulgaria, the joint venture that was meant to build the cancelled gas pipeline’s stretch on Bulgarian soil, remains operational and ...

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The view from Sofia: Bulgaria’s energy security needs to gain prominence

January 23, 2015, by Vessela Tcherneva

There’s this thing about peripheries. They are either peaceful and godforsaken (and thus ignored) or they are volatile and challenging (and thus ...

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2014 in Bulgaria: Snapshots

December 31, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

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    Bulgaria will continue preparatory work on South Stream – PM
    December 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria will issue “all necessary permits” for the South Stream pipeline and will “continue preparatory work for the implementation of the project”, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said late on […]

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    Russia-Turkey pipeline has economic, strategic motives
    December 11, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Russia’s decision to cancel a gas pipeline to Bulgaria in preference to Turkey is being heralded as an important victory for Ankara in its ambitions to become a regional energy […]

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    Bulgaria to offer South Stream restart plan
    December 11, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria intends to offer the European Commission a plan that would lead to the resuscitation of the South Stream pipeline, albeit in a curtailed form, it emerged on December 10. […]