Archive for February 12th, 2014

February 12, 2014, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

In Sochi today, the most carefully watched page is not the Olympic medals count. It is the weather forecast. Down here on the Black Sea coast, daytime highs are nudging […]

Bulgarian President Plevneliev slams ‘secret plans’ in election bill

February 12, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has issued a strongly-worded statement hitting out at “underhand scenarios” regarding the draft elec ...

Could Oresharski replace Dennis Rodman as Kim Jong Un’s new BFF?

February 12, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Having survived a third vote of no confidence on the morning of February 12, Bulgaria’s cabinet apparently decided to shoot for the stratosphere ...

Bulgarian Socialist Party to propose new restrictions on foreigners owning farmland

February 12, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

In spite of the Constitutional Court having thrown out a parliamentary resolution seeking an extension on the moratorium on the sale of land to foreig ...

  • Queue of lorries at Bulgarian-Turkish border reaches 15km
    February 12, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The queue of lorries at the Bulgarian-Turkish border resulting from the dispute between the two countries over truck transit permits reached about 15km on the morning of February 12 2014, […]

  • Vote of no confidence in Bulgarian cabinet defeated
    February 12, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The votes of Bulgarian Socialist Party and Movement for Rights and Freedoms MPs, the parties in the ruling axis, defeated a motion of no confidence in the cabinet on February […]