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October 16, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

In Saint Sophia’s Cathedral in Kyiv, currently a museum, there is scaffolding and noise. I visited the church, which boasts some of the most stunning medieval mosaics in Central Europe, […]

EU extends Russia sanctions to March 2019

September 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Council of the European Union has prolonged the restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignt ...

Bulgarian Defence Ministry budgets 82M leva to overhaul Russian-made Su-25 fighter-bombers

August 22, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry is again set to spend millions of leva on overhauling ageing Soviet-made military aircraft, offering a tender that e ...

Second line of Turkish Stream pipeline project over 45 per cent completed

August 9, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline project’s spokesperson Asli Esen said on Wednesday that its second line is over 45 percent completed. Es ...

  • Greece reportedly expels two Russian diplomats
    July 11, 2018, by VOANews

    Greece has reportedly expelled two Russian diplomats over allegations that Moscow has interfered in its negotiations with neighboring Macedonia. Greek news outlets reported the expulsions Wednesday, adding that two other […]

  • Bulgaria appoints Atanas Krastin as new ambassador to Russia
    July 10, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Atanas Krastin will replace Boiko Kotsev as Bulgaria’s ambassador to Russia, with the presidential decree appointing Krastin published in the State Gazette on July 10. Krastin’s appointment was first reported […]