All posts tagged South Stream

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski meet in Sofia on July 7 2014. Photo: government.bg
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July 7, 2014, by Alex Bivol

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, […]

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Austria, Russia sign South Stream deal

June 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

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, ...

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Bulgarian PM offers little clarity on South Stream status

June 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The future of the South Stream pipeline in Bulgaria remains muddled, with parliamentary hearings of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski and Economy Minis ...

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EC opens infringement proceedings against Bulgaria over South Stream

June 3, 2014, by Alex Bivol

The European Commission has formally launched infringement proceedings against Bulgaria over its choice of a contractor to build the land section of t ...


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    Bulgaria facing EU sanctions over South Stream – Barroso
    May 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    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 […]

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    Bulgaria remains fully committed to South Stream – minister
    April 23, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has re-iterated Sofia’s commitment to the South Stream gas pipeline, saying that Bulgaria will do everything possible to ensure that the pipeline is built. Vigenin […]

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    Much ado about South Stream
    April 17, 2014, by Alex Bivol

    As the Ukrainian crisis shows no signs of speedy resolution, one of the main corollaries of the situation has been the flurry of activity surrounding the South Stream gas pipeline […]

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    Bulgaria still committed to South Stream – minister
    March 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev said on March 13 that Sofia remained steadfast in its commitment to the South Stream gas pipeline project, which he once again described […]

  • South Stream's official start was marked with a welding ceremony in Anapa, on Russia's Black Sea coast, on December 7 2012. Photo: gazprom.ru
    European Commission looking into South Stream Bulgarian tender
    January 15, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The European Commission was looking into the public procurement tender to pick a contractor for the Bulgarian stretch of the South Stream gas pipeline, but no formal investigation has been […]

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    EC to play bigger role in South Stream talks – minister
    December 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission could play a more prominent role in talks between EU member states and Russia concerning the South Stream gas pipeline, it emerged on December 12, but the […]