Archive for February 24th, 2014

February 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has called for the people of Ukraine, saying “we are witnessing a democratic revolution” in that country, following the ouster of Viktor Yanukovych as president and […]

Russia reacts ‘with indignation’ to latest spray-painting of Soviet Army monument in Sofia

February 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Russia’s foreign ministry said on February 24 that “the latest act of vandalism on the monument to the Soviet Army in Bulgarian capital city Sofia ...

Half the signatures for referendum on electoral reform already collected – organiser

February 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

More than half of the 500 000 signatures from Bulgarian citizens needed to petition for a national referendum on electoral reform already have been co ...

Arrest warrant issued for Yanukovych, other former officials on suspicion of mass killings

February 24, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Former President Viktor Yanukovych is wanted for “mass killings of civilians,” reported acting Interior Minister Arsen Avakov on his Facebook page ...

  • What’s next for Sochi’s $50 billion in facilities?
    February 24, 2014, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    This is Russia’s semi-tropical southern corner, where you can ski in the morning and swim in the afternoon – in mid-winter! For the Winter Olympics, Russia spent $50 billion on […]

  • Row in Bulgaria over cost of fence at Turkish border
    February 24, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The cost of 9.6 million leva for a fence at Bulgaria’s border with Turkey to keep out would-be refugees has led to rows within the government and criticism from the […]