Archive for January 27th, 2013

January 27, 2013, by Alex Bivol

Despite low turnout in Bulgaria’s first post-communist referendum, supporters of the Belene nuclear project hailed the result as a major victory and, conversely, a major defeat for Prime Minister Boiko […]

Bulgaria’s nuclear referendum fiasco: We could have used the money better, PM Borissov says

January 27, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In the first hours after polls closed in Bulgaria’s national referendum on the future of nuclear energy in the country, the “no” camp claimed vi ...

Bulgaria’s nuclear referendum implodes?

January 27, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Preliminary results in Bulgaria’s January 27 2013 referendum on the future of nuclear energy in the country showed a 60 per cent “yes” v ...

Russia Watch: Obama II downgrades relations with Russia’s Kremlin?

January 27, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

Scenes from three weeks of watching US-Russia relations in New York, Washington and Moscow:  Kate, an old high school classmate, tracks me down to ...

  • Nato says missiles operational on Turkey-Syria border
    January 27, 2013, by VOANews

    Nato says the first of six missile defense batteries sent to Turkey to intercept possible rockets fired from Syria is operational.The alliance says the Patriot missile battery went “under command […]