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Andrea Ammon

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Day 201

published on 9/24/20 7:31 PM

78th night of anti-government protests

published on 9/24/20 7:27 PM

EU funds have made GDP rise by 7.7%

published on 9/24/20 6:39 PM

Foreign investors open 3,200 new jobs

published on 9/24/20 5:57 PM

Russia sends Bulgaria medicine against Covid-19

The Russian Direct Investment Fund and Russian pharmaceutical company Chemrar have agreed to supply the drug Avifavir against the novel coronavirus to 17 foreign countries, including Bulgaria , TASS has reported, quoted by BTA. Avifavir has..

published on 9/24/20 5:35 PM

Police say actions against protests were professional

Everything has been done with the highest professionalism , Interior Minister Hristo Terziyski said during a hearing in the relevant parliamentary commission on the actions of police during the anti-government protests in Sofia, BTA reported...

published on 9/24/20 4:42 PM

CITUB: Debt is largely mandatory

The Bulgarian state has placed two 2.5 billion-euro loans on international markets with maturities of 10 and 30 years. The yield is 0.4% for 10-year bonds and 1.48% for 30-year bonds. This has been a record low interest rate ever received by the..

published on 9/24/20 3:58 PM

Bulgaria is among EU countries with alarming Covid-19 trends

As of September 13, the Covid-19 situation in seven EU countries: Spain, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Malta, is described as alarming, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has warned...

published on 9/24/20 3:07 PM
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Accusations against Russian diplomats in Sofia are fabricated, Moscow says

Declaring two employees of the Russian trade representation in Sofia persona non grata will harm bilateral co-operation, a position by Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs reads. We regret the official decision of Sofia to declare the..

published on 9/24/20 2:46 PM

Parliament approves 6-month voluntary military conscription at first reading

The National Assembly has approved, at first reading, the introduction of voluntary military service conscription for a period of up to 6 months, the Bulgarian news agency BTA reports. Conscripts aged 18-40 will undergo two modules of..

published on 9/24/20 1:54 PM

Boyko Borissov: I warned Putin I do not tolerate spies

“A few years back I warned President Putin, at the time premier Medvedev was here, that on the territory of Bulgaria I do not tolerate things like that,” said Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, commenting on the fact that two Russian diplomats..

published on 9/24/20 1:26 PM
Bogdan Milchev

Bogdan Milchev: 100% more lives lost in road accidents in Sofia in past 2 years

“Absolutely nothing is being done for traffic safety in Sofia, and the loss of life in road accidents has gone up 100% in the past two years,” said Bogdan Milchev, director of the Road Safety Institute for the BNR. In his words Sofia city..

published on 9/24/20 1:03 PM

80% decline in tourism on account of Covid-19

80% fewer tourists have spent their summer holidays in Bulgaria due to the coronavirus epidemic, and 30% of the staff in the tourism industry have lost their jobs, these are the figures presented by Polina Karastoyanova, Executive Director of the..

published on 9/24/20 12:26 PM
Boyko Borissov

PM Borissov: Bulgaria had the fastest and most adequate reaction to Covid

“Bulgaria had the fastest and most adequate reaction to both the medical and the economic threat posed by the Covid-19 pandemic,” writes Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on Facebook, and adds that the measures taken were put into effect very early on..

published on 9/24/20 11:38 AM