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    • Oligarch Prokopiev with a new plot to get out of debt

      Oligarch Prokopiev with a new plot to get out of debt

      Another plot to escape both an imminent bankruptcy and prosecution has been put into motion by the indicted oligarch Ivo Prokopiev. This one is similar to his desperate fleeing to Singapore in 2010-2013, when he posed as a victim of some supposed attempted murder in the works just so he can get out of hundreds of millions of levs in debt.

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    • Assession support under conditions

      Assession support under conditions

      Bulgaria's continued support for Skopje's EU accession bid depends on whether North Macedonia stands by its obligations under the already signed treaty on mutual relations between the two countries, Bulgarian leaders agreed last Monday at a consultative meeting in Sofia held by President Rumen Radev. According to Radev, North Macedonia cannot make progress towards the EU at the expense of Bulgarian interests, insisting there are red lines that can not be crossed. Skopje hopes to get a date to start accession talks in the coming weeks.

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    • Bulgarian PM meets with Republic of Korea counterpart

      Bulgarian PM meets with Republic of Korea counterpart

      Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov Thursday met with the government leader of the Republic of Korea, Lee Nak-yeon, on the third day of his official visit here. Speaking at a news briefing in the government headquarters in Seoul, Borissov said that both countries have made education and culture their priority which is why he attaches topmost importance to relations between universities.

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    • PM Borissov pays official visit to Republic of Korea

      PM Borissov pays official visit to Republic of Korea

      Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, who is paying an official visit to the Republic of Korea between September 24 and 27, laid a wreath at the main memorial tower of Seoul National Cemetery on Wednesday. He paid tribute to the memory of Korean nationals who died as members of the national independence movement in the Korean War and in the Vietnam War.

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    • PM Borissov guest of honour at CSU session in German Bundestag

      PM Borissov guest of honour at CSU session in German Bundestag

      Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov pays a visit to Berlin Tuesday where he is a guest of honour at the Christian Social Union (CSU) session in the Bundestag. Borissov is visiting at the invitation of group leader Alexander Dobrindt.
      Speaking at a joint news conference with Borissov, Dobrindt described the Bulgarian Prime Minister as "one of our closest friends in Europe" and praised Borissov and his government's achievements in the recent years, the information service of the Bulgarian government said in a press release Tuesday.

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    • Russia suspected in Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency data breach

      Russia suspected in Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency data breach

      Kristiyan Boikov was 14 years old when his parents gave him his first computer as a gift. He was soon obsessed, teaching himself a variety of computer languages and then, like many of his friends, turning his focus to issues of network security. The world of cryptography held a special appeal, New York Times wrote in a big article devoted to the recent giant hack in Bulgaria.

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