Archive for September 17th, 2014

September 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria was preparing contingency plans in case of a new interruption in gas supplies from Russia, which was seen as a high-probability scenario, Bulgarian caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva […]

Bulgaria’s refugee agency to charge mayor with racism over protest against refugee children in school

September 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Lawyers at Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees are preparing to approach the prosecution and the Commission for the Protection against Discriminati ...

Ahead of parliamentary elections, Bulgaria grapples with vote-buying

September 17, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Unofficial estimates are that in Bulgaria’s early parliamentary elections on October 5 2014, vote-buying will add up to a 10 million leva busine ...

What’s On: Exhibition of Michelangelo paintings at National Art Gallery in Sofia from September 18

September 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Three Michelangelo paintings will be exhibited at the National Art Gallery in central Sofia from September 18 to December 15 2014. The day after the o ...

  • Ukrainian leader to seek greater US support on visit
    September 17, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko visits Washington this week amid a shaky cease-fire with Russian-backed separatists, the ratification of an EU pact, and moves to grant self-rule to eastern Ukraine. As […]

  • Spirited Ludogorets loses on Champions League debut
    September 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian champions Ludogorets Razgrad came close to snatching a point against Liverpool in their Champions League debut but lost 1-2 in dramatic fashion after conceding a late penalty. Dani Abalo […]