Archive for December 11th, 2013

December 11, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet endorsed on December 11 the Economy Ministry’s recommendations to begin negotiations for the construction of a new nuclear unit at Kozloduy power plant, using Westinghouse’s AP1000 reactor design. […]

Bulgaria and Serbia discuss air, transport and energy links

December 11, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Visiting Sofia, Serbian prime minister Ivica Dačić was assured by state and government officials of Bulgaria’s backing for Serbia’s European Uni ...

Bulgaria’s Cabinet appoints new corruption unit chief

December 11, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet said on December 11 that it has appointed Boiko Velikov as director of the Cabinet’s Centre for Prevention and Countering Corru ...

Bulgaria utilities regulator chief resigns

December 11, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The head of Bulgaria’s State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (SEWRC), Anzhela Toneva, submitted her resignation late on December 10, and will ...

  • Ukraine PM requests $27 billion in aid for EU deal
    December 11, 2013, by VOANews

    Security forces are pulling back from crowds of protesters around a central square in Ukraine’s capital after a night of clashes between police and pro-European Union demonstrators. Scuffles between the […]

  • Ukraine riot police move against protesters in central Kyiv
    December 11, 2013, by VOANews

    Hundreds of Ukrainian police began storming a protest encampment in central Kyiv early Wednesday, clashing with anti-government demonstrators and ripping down their makeshift tent city. Witnesses quoted by Reuters said […]

  • Yanukovych uncompromising in talks with three ex-presidents
    December 11, 2013, by Katya Gorchinskaya of The Kyiv Post

    President Viktor Yanukovych agreed to look into the cases of 10 protesters who were arrested and still in custody after clashes with police during anti-government rallies that have lasted over […]

  • Standoff continues in Ukraine
    December 11, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    With snow on the ground, Ukrainian protesters maintained their vigil in Kiev’s Independence Square, even after police had moved campaigners away from the many government buildings they had been blockading. […]