Archive for April 28th, 2014

April 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian prosecutors indicted the head of the Sofia Court of Appeals, Vesselin Pengezov, on April 28, in a lawsuit that may soon also result in the indictment of the Prime […]

UK ambassador: Russia’s actions make the case for a Western-facing Bulgaria

April 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

British ambassador in Sofia Jonathan Allen said on April 28 that Bulgaria has no reason to fear any backlash from proposed EU sanctions on Russia and ...

Protests in Bulgarian village pressure Syrian refugee families to leave – after just two days

April 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Three families of Syrian refugees left the village of Rosovo in Bulgaria after just a few days because of protests by residents against their presence ...

Kharkiv mayor Gennady Kernes shot in the back

April 28, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Kharkiv Mayor Gennady Kernes was shot in the back on April 28 and is in serious condition, the press service of the Kharkiv city council reported on i ...

  • Bulgarian – Turkish border fence farce
    April 28, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The controversy in Bulgaria over its expensive fence project at the Turkish border to keep out illegal migrants has trailed off with practically no serious punishments – instead, even promotions […]

  • Serbia elects ex-nationalist Vucic as new PM
    April 28, 2014, by VOANews

    Hard-line nationalist-turned-pro-European reformer Aleksandar Vucic has been elected Serbia’s new prime minister.One hundred ninety-eight members of parliament voted in favor of Vucic and his new Cabinet Sunday, while 23 voted [&helli ...