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Ukrainians stage a protest in front of Russian embassy in Sofia

The Association of Ukrainian organizations in Bulgaria "Mati Ukraine" organizes a protest tonight in front of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Sofia titled "Bulgarians against Russian genocide - Kakhovka - this is us!"  "Blowing up the..

published on 6/9/23 3:26 PM
Tsvetelina Penkova

MEP Tsvetelina Penkova: Bulgaria may seek Energy portfolio in the EP

The portfolio of Mariya Gabriel , who resigned as Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth to join the Bulgarian government, has already been redistributed among other commissioners. Therefore, Bulgaria has the opportunity..

published on 6/9/23 3:00 PM
Kornelia Ninova

BSP wants parliament to vote on the immunity of Boyko Borissov

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has submitted to the National Assembly a draft proposal for lifting the immunity of GERB leader Boyko Borissov . This was announced by party leader Kornelia Ninova.  MP Miroslav Ivanov: We call on Boyko..

published on 6/9/23 2:23 PM

Parliament approves extension of state budget at first reading

With 201 votes in favour, the National Assembly approved, at first reading, the extension of Bulgaria’s state budget for 2022, the Bulgarian news agency BTA reports. The deadline for proposals between first and second reading was reduced to..

published on 6/9/23 11:25 AM

Half of Bulgarians want cooperation with Russia restored after the war in Ukraine: European Council for Foreign Relations survey

51% of people in Bulgaria want to see the restoration of cooperation with Russia in full after the war, according to a survey by the European Council for Foreign Relations. Around one-third of people in Austria and in Hungary, and one-quarter of..

published on 6/9/23 11:11 AM

Foreign citizen shot dead near Varna

Late last night, a foreign citizen aged 52 was shot dead in the Saints Constantine and Helena resort near Varna on the Black Sea, the Bulgarian news agency BTA reports.  The man is an Ukrainian businessman who does not have refugee status. According..

published on 6/9/23 9:46 AM
Minister of Justice Atanas Slavov

Procedure for removal of Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev from office postponed

The plenum of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) adjourned their meeting late last night, which debated the procedure for the early removal from office of prosecutor general Ivan Geshev for more than 13 hours.   The first motion for early..

published on 6/9/23 9:25 AM
Главният прокурор Иван Гешев

Prosecutor General to make address on state television

Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev will make a statement on Bulgarian national television today, Bulgarian media report. The Prosecutor General will exercise the right given to him by an article of the Law on Radio and Television. The provision states that..

published on 6/9/23 6:10 AM

The first motion for early release of Prosecutor General was dropped

The procedure for early termination of the mandate of the prosecutor general was suspended at the Supreme Judicial court. The decision was taken after a four-hour debate, during which members of the Supreme Judicial Council complained of pressure..

published on 6/8/23 7:42 PM

Friday remains warm with afternoon rain showers in Western Bulgaria

It will be mostly sunny on Friday . More clouds are expected in the afternoon over Western Bulgaria. The lowest temperatures will be between 11 and 16°C, in Sofia - about 11°C. The highest temperatures will be between 26°C and 31°C...

published on 6/8/23 6:45 PM