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January 25, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Russian ambassador Anatoly Makarov has been handed a note by Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry giving two Russian embassy staff identified as involved in espionage 48 hours to leave the country. The […]

US embassy backs Bulgaria’s actions against Russian spies, Gebrev accused

January 25, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

The United States embassy commends recent actions by the Bulgarian government to defend the country’s independence and sovereignty from malign influ ...

Bulgaria to expel two Russian diplomats accused of spying

January 24, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prosecutor-General Ivan Geshev has notified the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs that two Russians with diplomatic immunity have ...

Bulgaria charges three Russians with attempted murder in Gebrev case

January 23, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Three Russians have been charged with the attempted murder of Dunarit weapons plant owner Emilian Gebrev and two other people, Bulgaria’s Prosec ...

  • EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia by six months
    December 19, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Council of the EU, in a decision on December 19, prolonged the economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until July 31 2020. The decision follows an update by […]

  • Bulgarian PM Borissov holds talks with Russian ambassador
    December 6, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov held talks on December 6 with the Russian ambassador in Sofia, Anatoly Makarov, the government information service said. The talks came a day after the […]