Archive for October 4th, 2014

October 4, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Renowned jazz musicians from around South Eastern Europe and elsewhere on the continent will be in the Bulgarian capital city for the Sofia Music Festival on October 10 and 11 […]

Bulgarian courts sentence two for vote-buying

October 4, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Courts in two Bulgarian towns have handed down sentences for vote-buying, but in both cases the sentences were only probation. Under Bulgarian law, pr ...

Memorial service for the dead of Gorni Lom as blast investigation continues

October 4, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Bulgarian Orthodox Church memorial service was held on October 4 in the village of Gorni Lom for the 15 dead in the huge explosion at a munitions pr ...

Ukraine’s Poroshenko to sign lustration bill, amendments possible

October 4, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said on October 3 that he would sign into law a bill introducing comprehensive lustration of former top officials ...

  • Russia in mind, Latvia votes in parliamentary elections
    October 4, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

    Polling stations opened in Latvia on Saturday for parliamentary elections from which the current ruling center-right coalition under Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuman is likely to emerge victorious. The four parties […]

  • Khodorkovsky vows to give voice to ‘European-oriented’ Russians
    October 4, 2014, by VOANews

    Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been many things: a Communist Party youth group leader who became one of post-Soviet Russia’s first billionaires, thanks to a controversial, corruption-riddled privatization process; a philanthropist who, [&he ...