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Two important political plots await an outcome today - who will be the candidate of "We Continue the Change" for prime minister in the new attempt to form a government and how will Bulgaria react to Moscow's ultimatum to cancel the unprecedented decision to expel 70 Russian diplomats and officials from Bulgaria the embassy.
The UAE has sent a plane with 52 tons of food products in support of Ukrainian refugees to the Republic of Bulgaria as part of the UAE's ongoing assistance to alleviate the humanitarian consequences facing Ukrainian refugees in Ukraine's neighboring countries, the Emirates News Agency reported.
The number of Ukrainian refugees in Bulgaria is estimated at more than 90,000.
Employers in Bulgaria, who hired Ukrainian refugees, are facing a new big problem. Surprisingly, some companies have been notified that from July 1 they will no longer receive financial assistance from the state for the employed Ukrainian citizens. The money for hired foreign employees is stopped. What will happen to working Ukrainian refugees?
"30% of Bulgarians already live abroad", announced President Rumen Radev. Yesterday he joined the National Conference on the Bulgarian Language "Sacred Language" at Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski". According to the head of state, our country needs a National Cultural Institute to unite Bulgarian communities abroad through the Bulgarian language and culture.
"There are currently 81,486 Ukrainian refugees in Bulgaria. They have requested temporary protection. 45,000 of them are children. With their personal foreigner number after registration, every refugee can exercise their rights." This was stated by the chairwoman of the Agency for Refugees Mariana Tosheva.
The adoption of the euro tells the world: "We are so stupid that we do not deserve an independent monetary policy and we should be ruled by European officials," businessman Ivaylo Penchev commented last night on TV1. Penchev is the CEO of "Walltopia", currently the largest manufacturer of artificial climbing walls in the world.
As of today, BGN 356 for 3 months will be provided by the Employment Agency for rents and overheads of expenses of Ukrainian citizens with temporary protection who have started work in Bulgaria.
In addition, the state will provide employers with a minimum wage and insurance for 3 months when hiring Ukrainian citizens displaced after February 24.