All posts tagged Nato

March 16, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Defence Minister Krassimir Karakachanov has sought to justify a planned contract with Russia for that country to overhaul the engines of the Air Force’s MiG-29s fighters, saying that this […]

Second US Navy Sixth Fleet destroyer enters Black Sea

February 18, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney joined USS Ross in the Black Sea to conduct maritime security operations on February 17, the U ...

Three Nato ships conducting Black Sea patrols visit Bulgaria’s Bourgas

February 10, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Three Nato ships currently conducting patrols in the Black Sea are visiting Bulgaria’s port city of Bourgas from February 9 to 11 2018, NatoR ...

Bulgarian Defence Minister: PM, Parliament back introducing paid voluntary military service

January 16, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov and the majority in Parliament support the introduction of paid voluntary military service, Defence Minister K ...

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    Opinion: A small step toward a European army
    November 13, 2017, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

    An historic breakthrough or just another attempt doomed to peter out? The EU plans to coordinate EU members’ military capacities with the long-term goal of an EU army. It’s a […]

  • Nato to beef up in face of ‘assertive’ Russia
    November 9, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Nato plans to update its command structure for the first time since the end of the Cold War to ease movement of troops across the Atlantic and in Europe. It […]