Archive for August 15th, 2016

August 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission announced on August 15 a sum of 150 000 euro in humanitarian assistance to support people affected by the recent flash floods and landslides in Macedonia. This […]

Russia: Preparing an offensive or manoeuvering for easing of sanctions?

August 15, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

What is President Vladimir Putin planning for Ukraine? Kyiv officials argue Russia’s leader is accumulating pretexts to justify a major assault with ...

Impostors and smells: The everlasting problems with taxis in Bulgaria

August 15, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus

Let’s get this straight: There are good taxi companies in Sofia. O.K. Taxi and 91119, just to name these two examples, are mostly reliable and most ...

Bulgarian Border Police top officers quit after migrant transport contract given to ‘people-trafficker’

August 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Border Police chief Antonio Angelov and senior commissioner Yotko Andreev resigned on August 15 after Prime Minister Boiko Borissov demanded ...

  • Bulgaria Black Sea Resorts: Sozopol Nominated
    August 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Black Sea resort Sozopol was nominated as the “Best European Destination” by the organization EuropeanBestDestinations. Darik News reported, Bulgaria’s Minister of Tourism, Nikolina Angelkova, had been present at the [ ...

  • Trilingual children: Expat families and languages
    August 15, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus

    There are different kinds of expat families. Some share the same nationality, others do not. Some begin raising their children in their home country, before they become expats. In some […]

  • Bulgaria’s nuclear power drama: A huge mess
    August 15, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus

    On April 6 1970, socialist Bulgaria started a huge project. In the northern border town of Kozloduy, engineers and workers starting building reactor no. 1 of what was to become […]