Archive for July 8th, 2014

July 8, 2014, by VOANews

Russia has urged Ukrainian authorities to negotiate a cease-fire, after separatist rebels in southeast Ukraine retreated to the two largest cities they control, Donetsk and Luhansk. But Ukraine has vowed […]

Falling tree kills passerby as violent hailstorm strikes Bulgarian capital Sofia

July 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A 70-year-old man died in Borissova Gradina when a tree fell during a violent hailstorm that lashed the Bulgarian capital city Sofia on July 8, delug ...

BWC, BSP spent most money in European Parliament election campaigns – audit office

July 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Former talk show host Nikolai Barekov’s populist Bulgaria Without Censorship (BWC) party spent by far the most among the parties that competed i ...

Bulgaria’s Parliament to resume sittings after three-party agreement

July 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s troubled National Assembly, due to be dissolved on August 6 ahead of early elections, appears set to be able to resume sittings after ...

  • Bulgarian socialist MP apologises for sexist comment
    July 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Socialist Party MP Kiril Dobrev issued a public apology on his Facebook page after a storm broke around him for saying in an interview, when asked whether a woman […]

  • Lithuania’s president warns of growing ‘Russian chauvinism’
    July 8, 2014, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region unnerved Russia’s neighbors from Kazakhstan in the south to the Baltic states in the north. Lithuania’s newly re-elected President spoke about her neighbor to […]

  • Retreating Ukraine rebels dig in at Donetsk
    July 8, 2014, by VOANews

    Pro-Russian separatists retreating ahead of a Ukrainian military offensive in eastern Ukraine dug in Monday in the city of Donetsk, building barricades and erecting checkpoints along main roads. As Ukrainian […]