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June 18, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Council of the European Union said on June 18 that it was extending restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia until June […]

Energy issues expected to dominate Putin-Borissov meeting in Moscow

May 30, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov was expected to lobby for direct Russian natural gas deliveries to the planned Balkan gas hub near Varna durin ...

EC obliges Gazprom to enable free flow of gas at competitive prices in CEE markets, including Bulgaria

May 24, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on May 24 2018 that it had adopted a decision imposing on Gazprom a set of obligations that address the Commission’ ...

Bulgarian President Radev hails ‘break-through’ in relations with Russia

May 21, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Roumen Radev described his meeting with Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev on May 21 as a “break-through” in relat ...

  • Do the Western Balkans face a coming Russian storm?
    April 5, 2018, by Mark Galeotti of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    “Serbia and the rest of the Balkans are a pawn in a great game of powers between Russia, the EU, and the US.” – Former Serbian economy minister Saša Radulović. […]