Poland to be 1st NATO member to give Ukraine fighter jets
Poland said Thursday it plans to give Ukraine about a dozen MiG-29 fighter jets, which would make it the first NATO member to fulfill Kiev's increasingly urgent requests for warplanes to defend itself against the Russian invasion.
More Than Half of Polish Female Journalists Report Suffering Sexual Harassment
Women march to protest against sexual harassment in Geneva, Switzerland, 07 May 2022. EPA-EFE/SALVATORE DI NOLFI
The Bulgarian Military will buy 6 Refurbished MiG-29 Engines for 26.4 million Leva
The Ministry of Defense has issued a public order for the purchase of six refurbished engines for MiG-29 fighters. For the delivery of the engines, the military department has set aside BGN 26.4 million including VAT, according to a reference in the portal for public procurement.
Is There Really New Momentum Behind EU Enlargement?
During a recent visit to Brussels by a diverse group of civil society organisations from Kosovo and Serbia, a consistent and surprising message was heard from various interlocutors - that there is a renewed and buoyant sense of momentum behind the European Union enlargement process.
The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan will Open an Office in Bulgaria in May
In May of this year, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) will open its office in Bulgaria. This is a sign of the serious intentions to deepen cooperation between the two countries in the field of energy. This was stated by President Rumen Radev after a video conference call with his colleague Ilham Aliyev, which took place in Baku, announced the press office of the head of state.
This Week in Central Europe / 10 March 2023
In other news, the new Czech president finds a note in Prague Castle saying 'I'm afraid there is no booze left'; the Polish media's responsibility in the suicide of a youth comes under the spotlight; a Hungarian parliamentary delegation visits Sweden and Finland to demand "more respect" before the country accedes to their NATO accession; and Slovakia's caretaker prime minister, Eduard Heger, fo
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Toblerone drops iconic design due to rules on ‘Swissness’
The makers of Toblerone are stripping images of Switzerland's famed Matterhorn and the Swiss flag from the packaging of the milk-chocolate treat as they move some production to Slovakia.
5 Years After Kuciak Murder, Slovak Journalists Are Still Being Attacked by Politicians
The ruthless double murder of two innocent people on February 21, 2018, triggered the largest wave of anti-government protests in Slovakia's modern history.
In 5 Months Bulgaria has Exported over 1 Billion Euros worth of Weapons
In five months, Bulgaria exported weapons with a total value of 1,016,336,858 euros, reported BGNES.
The information is from the period March 1 to August 1, 2022. For the specified period, 289 permits were issued for the export and transfer of defense-related products.
Bulgaria is among the EU countries with the Highest Household Expenditure on Food and Soft Drinks
In 2021, EU households spent over 1.035 billion euros, which is equivalent to 7.1% of the total EU GDP, on "Food and non-alcoholic beverages", according to data from the official European statistics agency Eurostat.