All posts tagged South Stream

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April 8, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s two left-wing parliamentary parties criticised the Cabinet on April 8 over the absence of any Bulgarian officials at a meeting in Budapest to discuss Russia’s plans to build a […]

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Bulgaria can play key role in EU gas distribution – Foreign Minister

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 St ...


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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    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 […]