Archive for August 1st, 2014

August 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The sixth annual Mindya Rock Fest is to be held in the Veliko Turnovo region village, on the northern slopes of the Stara Planina mountains, from August 28 to 30 […]

Bulgarian parties remain deadlocked on Budget revision

August 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Talks between Bulgaria’s largest political parties, hosted by President Rossen Plevneliev on August 1, have failed to break the deadlock in Parliame ...

Bulgaria confident South Stream will get EC approval – minister

August 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s outgoing economy minister Dragomir Stoynev said on August 1 that the controversial decision to sell state land to the South Stream projec ...

Westinghouse signs shareholder agreement for new Bulgarian nuclear unit

August 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

US nuclear firm Westinghouse Electric said on August 1 that it has signed a shareholder agreement to build a new reactor at Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nucl ...

  • EU countries name their candidate European Commissioners
    August 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    With Jean-Claude Juncker’s European Commission due to take office in November 2014, the 28 EU member countries are in the process of nominating their European Commissioners, who will face confirmation […]

  • Protest Network alleges Barekov skirted laws in funding BWC
    August 1, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s Protest Network, the group that arose out of protests demanding the resignation of the now-outgoing government, has alleged that Bulgaria Without Censorship leader Nikolai Barekov broke political party funding […]

  • Poland seeks compensation for Russian ban on fruit
    August 1, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    Agriculture Minister Marek Sawicki has appealed to the European Commission to compensate Poland after Russia decided to ban Polish fruit and vegetable imports, officials in Warsaw said Thursday. The Polish […]

  • Analysts: Putin unfazed by tougher sanctions
    August 1, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    The European Union on July 29 agreed to more severe sanctions against Russia in response to its continued promotion of instability in eastern Ukraine. The U.S. quickly followed suit with […]

  • EU slaps sanctions on five Russian banks
    August 1, 2014, by VOANews

    The European Union has sanctioned five Russian banks to protest Moscow’s intervention in restive eastern Ukraine. The EU said it is limiting the banks’ access to European capital markets, which […]