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Bulgarian Economist: Paying for Gas in Rubles aims to increase demand for the Russian Currency

The decision to pay for Russian gas in rubles was intended as a measure against sanctions imposed on Russia. This was explained by the economist Daniel Vassilev on Nova TV. According to him, the sanctions were aimed at destroying the ruble, Russia tried to increase its demand, with a solution that would increase its value.

In Bulgaria a Regional Coordination Center for Gas and Electricity Supply in Southeast Europe will be established

"Bulgaria is able to replace all gas supplies from Russia", Deputy Prime Minister Asen Vassilev told reporters in Brussels.

He visited the European Commission together with the Minister of Energy Alexander Nikolov. The visit was due to Gazprom's decision to suspend gas for Bulgaria.

Day 64 of the Invasion of Ukraine: Russia turned the Tap Off on Bulgaria and Poland, Unrest in Moldova

Russia has suspended gas supplies to Bulgaria and Poland, Guterres is already in Kyiv, explosions in Moldova. Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours:

Russia stopped the gas for Poland and Bulgaria

Hot Water in Sofia may become Cooler due to Problems with Natural Gas Supplies

"There is no danger of stopping the hot water in Sofia in the summer due to the suspended gas supplies by Gazprom. No regime will be introduced. However, it is possible to reduce the water temperature." This was stated to bTV by the member of the Supervisory Board of "Toplofikacia" (District Heating) Sofia Valentin Terziiski.

EU defies gas ’blackmail’ as Russia pushes deeper into Ukraine

The European Union has warned Russia it will not bend to "blackmail" over its support for Kyiv after the Kremlin cut off gas supplies to Bulgaria and Poland.

The warning on Wednesday came ahead of UN chief Antonio Guterres arriving in Kyiv to meet Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky following talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.