Archive for December 17th, 2013

December 17, 2013, by The Kyiv Post

Russia gave Ukraine a steep discount on gas, and promised to buy $15 billion worth of the nation’s sovereigns in a deal struck during President Viktor Yanukovych’s trip to Moscow […]

Data shows universe could collapse any minute

December 17, 2013, by VOANews

Our universe is at even greater risk of collapse than has been previously thought, according physicists in Denmark. Not only are the scientists pred ...

Sofia court declares former MRF deputy leader Hristo Biserov a wanted man

December 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Sofia City Court has ordered a nationwide search for Hristo Biserov, former deputy speaker of the National Assembly and former deputy leader of th ...

2013 marked new low in Bulgaria’s birth rate – health ministry

December 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The birth rate in Bulgaria in 2013 will set a new low record, continuing the trend of the past 40 years, according to health ministry figures released ...

  • Sons of three cabinet ministers arrested in Turkey
    December 17, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Havoc has broken out in Turkey from the arrest, in a police operation in Istanbul, of 22 people including three children of the current government’s cabinet ministers. According to information, […]

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    FDI in Bulgaria in January-October was 1.05 billion euro
    December 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in the first 10 months of the year stood at 1.05 billion euro, the equivalent of 2.6 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), according […]

  • Two tent camps in Kyiv reflect Ukraine’s East-West divide
    December 17, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    One kilometer separates Kyiv’s rival tent cities: the sprawling, improvised camp of pro-European demonstrators on Independence Square, and the compact, army-style camp of supporters of President Viktor Yanukovych on Constitution [… ...