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Bulgarian-Ukrainian Ship Crew Evacuated from Mariupol

Ukrainian guards on an artillery patrol boat in Mariupol in January 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE/SERGEY VAGANOV

Fourteen Bulgarian seamen and one Ukrainian who have been evacuated from a ship that was stranded in embattled Mariupol, arrived on Monday in the Bulgarian city of Varna, the authorities said.

Bulgarian Census 2021: Last day for Electronic Counting

Last day you can count electronically. The deadline expires today at midnight.

Then the only way to enter the statistics is through a counter. The deadline for this is extended to 20.00 on October 10. The National Statistical Institute reminds about the advantages of filling in the data electronically.

Oscar-nominated Maria Bakalova Named First Bulgarian Military Research Ship - "St. Cyril and Methodius"

Bulgarian Oscar-nominated actress Maria Bakalova christened the ship "St. Cyril and Methodius", wishing the ship to carry the glory of the Bulgarian Navy and bear the name of the illustrious brothers.

The ceremony took place on the day of liberation of Bulgaria's coastal city of Varna today.

Alexandroupolis as new Souda: US, Greece near deal on bases – what the US wants, what Athens seeks

By Angelos Athanasopoulos

The transformation of Alexandroupolis into a "new Souda" is perhaps the most basic change that can be expected after the completion of negotiations that are in full for the new amendment of the bilateral Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA).

Bulgaria, Greece Mull Travel Restrictions on Russia, Slovakia Prioritises Vaccinated

People spend time on the beach near the town of Shabla, Bulgaria, 03 July 2020. EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

On Thursday, Bulgaria's Chief Health Inspector, Dr Angel Kunchev, told Nova TV that Bulgaria might limit Russian citizens' access to the country because of the spread of the Delta variant in Russia.

Government Provides BGN 81 Million for Hemus Motorway Construction

The Council of Ministers decided to provide 81,157,840 leva in financial resources to the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works (MRDPW) to pay for this year's construction activities along the unfinished Hemus Motorway which will link the Bulgarian capital Sofia with the seaside city of Varna, the Government Information Service reported on Tuesday.

European Environment Agency Released Beaches and Bathing Water Ranking: Where Is Bulgaria?

Every year, the European Environment Agency (EEA) compiles bathing water data gathered by local authorities across the 27 European Union member states, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Albania - measuring levels of bacteria from sewage and livestock. More than two thirds of sites are coastal beaches, with rivers and lakes making up the remainder.