Archive for May 28th, 2014

May 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Central Election Commission (CEC) announced at a May 28 news conference the final results of Bulgaria’s European Parliament elections held three days earlier. Four parties won seats: GERB six, […]

Right-wing surge in European elections threatens Ukraine’s Western path

May 28, 2014, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

In Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, pro-European candidates swept the balloting. But in Europe that day, voters flocked to parties that wa ...

Donetsk remains lawless place on May 28

May 28, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Donetsk remained a lawless place on May 28, with the airport closed, the railway station open and a big question mark over who is in charge of the pro ...

What’s On: Verdi’s opera Don Carlo at Sofia Opera and Ballet, May 31

May 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Guiseppe Verdi’s opera Don Carlo, with Italian bass Carlo Colombara, is to be staged by the Sofia Opera and Ballet on May 31 at 7pm. The opera ( ...

  • Bulgaria facing EU sanctions over South Stream – Barroso
    May 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Outgoing European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said that the EC was planning to begin infringement proceedings against Bulgaria for breaching EU laws in its agreements on the Kremlin-backed South […]

  • Beach at Lozenets on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Bulgaria scores high in latest EU bathing waters report
    May 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s coastal bathing waters remain up to the European Union’s mandatory standards, with a growing ratio of spots meeting the higher “guide values”, according to the latest European Environment Agency […]