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March 23, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova described Bulgaria’s expulsion of two staff from the Russian embassy in Sofia as without grounds and called on Bulgaria to “stop participating in a […]

Bulgaria expelling two Russian diplomats caught spying – Foreign Ministry

March 22, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry has notified the Russian embassy in Sofia that it has declared two Russian diplomats persona non grata and given the ...

Bulgarian military court remands 5 espionage accused in custody

March 22, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Military Court in Sofia has remanded five out of the six accused of espionage for Russia in custody pending trial. This emerged after a marathon s ...

Bulgaria arrests group led by former Military Intelligence officer for spying for Russia

March 19, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian prosecutors and the State Agency for National Security have taken into custody members of a group, led by a former senior Military Intellige ...

  • Bulgarian PM challenges President over silence on Navalny
    January 24, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov repeated on January 24 a call to President Roumen Radev to state his position on jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Borissov’s second call to […]