Archive for May, 2016

  • Another long weekend and more rain forecast for Bulgaria
    May 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria heads into the third long weekend in the month of May and once again the weather forecast features more rain than sunshine. Bulgaria celebrates the public holiday honouring Saints […]

  • Bulgarian drug gang leader handed sentence after long trial
    May 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Supreme Court of Cassation ruled on May 20 to confirm the six-and-a-half-year sentence of Zlatomir Ivanov, who was convicted on charges of organising a crime group to distribute drugs […]

  • Nato welcomes Montenegro; Russia threatens sanctions
    May 20, 2016, by VOANews

    NATO officially invited Montenegro to become its 29th member Thursday, angering Russia, which already is threatening sanctions against what it calls a “friendly country.” NATO foreign ministers signed the Accession […]

  • Tato – The man and the myth
    May 20, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    In September 1997, I concluded an interview with the last surviving East European communist dictator, ex – President Todor Zhivkov of Bulgaria. This was with the help of Ahmed Taleb, […]