Archive for June, 2014

  • Bulgaria places 1.49 billion euro bond issue
    June 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s foray onto foreign financial markets has proven a successful one, with its 1.493 billion euro bond issue placed at an interest rate of just over three per cent, reports […]

  • Ukraine’s president calls on Russia to show commitment to peace
    June 27, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on Russia Thursday to support his peace plan for eastern Ukraine with “actions, not words,” accusing Moscow of “aggression.” Speaking before the Parliamentary Assembly of [&hel ...

  • Varna resident wins Bulgarian lottery jackpot
    June 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A resident of the Black Sea city of Varna won the 5.03 million leva (about 2.57 million euro) jackpot in the second draw of the 6 of 49 game of […]

  • EU leaders mark 100 years since start of World War 1
    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 to ship natural gas to European countries without going […]

  • 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 […]