Archive for June 26th, 2014

June 26, 2014, by VOANews

Despite political tensions over the selection of the European Commission’s next leader, regional heads of state are in Ypres, Belgium, to mark a century since the start of the First […]

Putin defends South Stream pipeline

June 26, 2014, by VOANews

Russian President Vladimir Putin is pushing back against Western opposition to his country’s planned South Stream pipeline that would allow Moscow t ...

EU prepares to sign association agreements with three former Soviet states

June 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Union will sign association agreements on June 27 with three countries in its Eastern Partnership – Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia – on ...

The ins and outs of the new European Parliament political groups

June 26, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The new European Parliament, to hold its first sitting on July 1 to 3 2014, will have seven political groups, with the centre-right European People ...

  • Bulgaria state utility NEK debt at 2.9B leva, regulator says
    June 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s state-owned electricity utility NEK has amassed 2.9 billion leva (about 1.48 billion euro) in debt, the head of Bulgaria’s State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (SEWRC) Boyan Boev said […]

  • Bulgaria’s political war of words about war of words
    June 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    On the eve of the latest day on which political consultations about early elections are meant to start, Bulgaria’s National Assembly again could not hold a sitting – this time […]

  • Living without Russian gas: Hard, but possible
    June 26, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    Since Russia’s Gazprom cut the gas supplies to Ukraine on June 16, the government has been intensively looking for the energy model which would be based on full independence from […]

  • Varna floods aftermath: 13th body found in Asparouhovo
    June 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A 13th body had been found in Varna’s Asparouhovo area, hit a week ago by devastating floods, Interior Ministry officials confirmed on June 26 2014. The body reportedly was that […]