• Attorney who filed RICO claim took $300,000 from Tsvetan Vassilev

      Attorney who filed RICO claim took $300,000 from Tsvetan Vassilev

      At the end of January 2019 a case was filed with a district Court of New York under the US Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) by three companies and the Varna lawyer Zahari Tomov against a total of 24 defendants. The dispute is over real estate in the Bulgarian city of Balchik and a project that never got off the ground – Silverbeach.

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    • PM Borissov discusses Balkan Gas Hub in Azerbaijan

      PM Borissov discusses Balkan Gas Hub in Azerbaijan

      During his official visit to Azerbaijan on 14-15 March, Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borissov discussed the future of the Balkan Gas Hub with the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. The bilateral cooperation in the field of power engineering and the possibilities for the participation of Azerbaijan in the hub were the key agenda items of Borissov's talks in Baku.

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    • The Mecca for Revival period architecture fans

      The Mecca for Revival period architecture fans

      Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria and European Capital of Culture 2019, boasts unique ancient treasures which makes the city one of Bulgaria's most popular tourist destinations. Along with the antique sights, Plovdiv offers an opportunity to follow the development of the Bulgarian culture throughout the period of the National Revival. The Old Plovdiv, located on one of the seven hills of the city, has preserved the greatest number of authentic buildings dating back to this period.

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    • Former justice minister serves Factory with fake news about Peevski

      Former justice minister serves Factory with fake news about Peevski

      Failed justice minister and prominent grant-recipient Hristo Ivanov whipped up yet another fake news about lawmaker and Telegraph Media publisher Delyan Peevski recently. Appearing on the Face to Face programme of the bTV network, he commented on a wide range of topics – from Brexit to his feeble party’s attempts to participate in the upcoming European Parliament election and, finally, the Electoral Code and the preferential voting element.

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    • Frognews recycles January fake news about Peevski

      Frognews recycles January fake news about Peevski

      The Fake News Factory must have found itself completely helpless because it rummaged through its archives recently to recycle yet another fake news about lawmaker and publisher of Telegraph Media Delyan Peevski. The manipulation headlined “VisegradInsight: Peevski receives dividends from his role of alpha and omega in Bulgarian politics” appeared on the website Frognews, owned by Ognyan Stefanov, aka agent Academician, nearly two months after its original publication.

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    • Strategic investor for Belene nuclear power project sought

      Strategic investor for Belene nuclear power project sought

      Bulgaria is seeking a strategic investor for its revived Belene nuclear power project on the Danube River, which is estimated to cost at least €10bn. In a statement last Monday, the Bulgarian energy ministry said that it hopes to select an investor in the next year and has asked potential bidders to file letters of interest in the project to build two 1,000 megawatt nuclear reactors.

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    • Bulgaria to get F-16 Block 70 in 2023

      Bulgaria to get F-16 Block 70 in 2023

      The new fighter planes F-16 Block 70 may be delivered to the Bulgarian Air Force in 2023. The first aircraft of this modern modification is expected to be assembled in the new Lockheed Martin facility the year before that. The plant, which is located in Greenville, South Carolina, is close to becoming operational, with the production lines undergoing testing at this point in time.

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