• PM Borissov: Realisation of new nuclear power facility will be of strategic importance

      PM Borissov: Realisation of new nuclear power facility will be of strategic importance

      We have launched a procedure for searching an opportunity to build a new nuclear power facility on No 2 site of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). This was posted by PM Boyko Borissov on his Facebook page after the Council of Ministers’ Meeting. The reason was the decision of the cabinet to give a mandate to the Bulgarian Energy Holding to study the possibility for construction of unit 7 of the NPP as well as to negotiate with US companies.

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    • City of military museums

      City of military museums

      The city of Pleven, often called “city of military museums”, is situated in the heart of the Danubian plain in northern Bulgaria. Many landmarks are located here, including St George the Conqueror Chapel Mausoleum, Skobelev Park Museum, Panorama of Pleven Epic - 1877, Museum-house Liberator Tsar Alexander II and others.

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    • Bulgaria signs roadmap for military cooperation with US

      Bulgaria signs roadmap for military cooperation with US

      Bulgaria and the US have signed a roadmap for defence cooperation during a meeting between Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov and Secretary of Defence Mark Esper, the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence announced. The ceremony took place at the Pentagon as part of Minister Karakachanov's visit to the US.

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    • Bankruptcy administrators of CorpBank return BGN 1.5bn to creditors

      Bankruptcy administrators of CorpBank return BGN 1.5bn to creditors

      Nearly BGN 1.5bn has been retrieved by Kristi Marinova and Angel Donov – the bankruptcy administrators of CorpBank. The process of returning money to people and companies in line for it is done through so-called partial accounts for distribution. Some BGN 570m was paid out through the first such account in May 2019. The administrators note that as a result thousands of depositors have gotten some of their CorpBank money back.

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    • Bobokov brothers gain control of $ 3,375,000 plant for $ 590,000 in cash

      Bobokov brothers gain control of $ 3,375,000 plant for $ 590,000 in cash

      Can a person go from a sole-owner of a small business to one of Europe’s biggest producers of batteries with operations on three continents and assets that rank them near the top of the list of wealthiest Bulgarians? Before you say “no”, think really carefully. Because the answer is “yes”, as long as you are in Bulgaria, know the right people and schemes and get yourself a lion’s share of the criminally privatised state companies under Ivan Kostov’s government. 

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    • Open letter

      Open letter

      To the attention of the European Commission

      To the attention of the European Parliament

      To the attention of Her Excellency Herro Mustafa, US Ambassador to Bulgaria

      To the attention of His Excellency Christoph Eichhorn, Ambassador of Germany to Bulgaria

      To the attention of His Excellency Florence Robine, Ambassador of France to Bulgaria 

      To the attention of the European Commission in Bulgaria

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    • Between Rila and Mount Athos

      Between Rila and Mount Athos

      The Boboshevo monastery St Dimitar was established during the First Bulgarian Empire near the modern town of the same name, some 70 kilometres southwest of Sofia. In the late 9th century and the early 10th century, following the adoption of Christianity as the nation's official religion, intensive construction of churches and monasteries across the country commenced. Clergymen and priests were trained there, liturgical books were translated and copied.

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