Archive for August 6th, 2013

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August 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev said on August 6 that he will challenge the recent amendments to the Special Surveillance Means Act, which regulates when and how law enforcement can use […]

Bulgaria to delay digital broadcasting switchover

August 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will not switch off analogue broadcasting of television signals at the September 1 deadline because of delays in public tenders to buy digita ...

Bulgaria’s Albena offers tourists beachside lockboxes, library

August 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort of Albena, north of Varna, has been started offering its holidaymakers new beachside services, including lockboxes and a ...

Bulgaria’s football clubs demand cut of any Gazprom sponsorship money

August 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s top-flight football clubs plan to ask the Cabinet to divide any sponsorship money from Russian state-owned gas company Gazprom among all ...

  • Russia’s Navalny: From protests to prison to politics
    August 6, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Last year, Alexei Navalny led street rallies against Russian President Vladimir Putin. This year, President Putin pushed back. Navalny was tried on charges of stealing timber. Two weeks ago, he […]