Latest News from Bulgaria

Moscow: Sofia's Refusal of the New Payment System leads to more Expensive Gas

"Bulgaria's refusal of the new gas payment system proposed by Russia will inevitably lead to higher prices for end-users". This was stated in an interview with TASS by Yuri Phillipson, director of the Fourth European Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

Foreign Media: Bulgaria may Lose Millions and Not Join the Eurozone

Prime Minister Kirill Petkov blamed the mafia and Russia for the fall of his reformist government, foreign media reported after the first successful no-confidence vote in Bulgaria, which toppled the cabinet yesterday.

Bulgaria: No More Money for Employers who Hired Ukrainian Citizens

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?

President Radev: 30% of Bulgarians already Live Abroad

"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.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 336 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

There are 336 new cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria in the last 24 hours. 8.7 percent of the 3,843 tests performed are positive, according to data from the Unified Information Portal.

5 people died and 188 people were reported cured.

A Journalist Persecuted in Russia was Advised to avoid Bulgaria

Andrei Soldatov - one of the best experts in the media on what is happening in the Russian secret services, was advised not to travel to Bulgaria because the country is too close to Moscow for him to feel safe.

According to the Russian-language newspaper "Meduza" other similar countries whose borders it is not advisable to cross are Hungary, Serbia, Turkey and Armenia.

Study: 41.3% of Bulgarians Do Not Want Early Elections

Slavi Trifonov's actions are against the background of a tangible public reluctance for new sharp political movements - the public background is not in favor of new elections and even government changes. The new French proposal for North Macedonia came amid a continuing firm belief that Skopje has not done enough to remove Bulgaria's "block".

49% of Bulgarians have a Positive View of the EU but with a Drop of 2 Points since the End of 2021

Bulgaria is the only EU member state to have a decline, albeit a slight one, in the percentage of people who think the Union is a good thing. Almost half of Bulgarians have a positive attitude towards China and Russia, and over 50% have a negative attitude towards the United States.

These are the results of a special Eurobarometer survey for the spring of 2022.

Ex-PM Borissov: Kiril Petkov allows himself to Lie in Brussels

Representatives of GERB together with the chairman of the party Boyko Borissov gave a statement to the media.

"The text of the French proposal for a negotiating framework with the RNM is very good", said former Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 310 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

310 are the new cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours, three people have died, and the Unified Information Portal lists 481 people as cured.

3811 tests were performed or 8% of the samples for the day were positive.