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July 19, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) ruled on July 19 to deny the proposed sale of all the assets owned by Czech energy group CEZ in Bulgaria to local […]

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July 19, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Internal strife is again out in the open in the United Patriots, the grouping of far-right and ultra-nationalist parties that is the minority partner in Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov’s […]

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July 19, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has announced plans to launch news services in Bulgaria and Romania in a bid to strengthen the media landscape in both countries, the company said […]

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July 19, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly voted on July 19 overwhelmingly in favour of an updated version of a project to acquire two patrol vessels for the navy for a sum close to […]

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July 18, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s government approved on July 18 the formal application for close co-operation with the European Central Bank (ECB), the first step towards joining the ERM II exchange rate mechanism, sometimes […]

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July 18, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s government agreed on July 18 to an investment project that envisages spending 100 million leva (about 51 million euro) on new passenger trains for state railways BDZ in the […]

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