Archive for September 20th, 2016

September 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s state-owned electric utility NEK will receive a cash injection from the state Budget to pay the damages awarded by an international arbitration tribunal in a dispute with Russia’s Atomstroyexport, […]

Bulgarian school teenagers above European average for smoking, drinking and marijuana use

September 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian school pupils aged 15 to 16 smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol and use cannabis at a rate about 10 percentage points above the average in 35 Eu ...

EU indecision on UN Secretary General choice plays to Russia’s advantage

September 20, 2016, by Richard Gowan of the European Council on Foreign Relations

The race to replace Ban Ki-moon as United Nations Secretary-General in 2017 is an awful muddle, yet it may still culminate in victory for a well-quali ...

Bulgarian PM slams Russian MP’s ‘I’ll buy Bulgaria’ comment

September 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has sharply condemned a comment by Russian MP Pyotr Tolstoy who said that he would “will buy all of Bul ...

  • Bulgaria grants 300 000 leva to Macedonia over flood damage
    September 20, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet agreed on September 20 to grant financial assistance of 300 000 leva (about 153 440 euro) to the the Republic of Macedonia to help its neighbouring country tackle the […]