Latest News from Bulgaria

Migrants Jump over the "Golden" Fence with Ladders at the Bulgarian Border

Footage of a group of migrants jumping over the border fence between Bulgaria and Turkey using a simple ladder was broadcast by bTV last night.

The fence swallowed tens of millions of leva - and it is not even known exactly how many, since it was refinanced many times during the time of the government of GERB and the so-called "patriots" from VMRO.

Piraeus Bank – Resolute: Agreement to provide real estate services in Greece

Piraeus bank and Resolute reached an agreement for the firm to provide real estate services in Greece.

According to a relevant announcement, in this context, Piraeus Real Estate Management Sole Proprietorship ("PREM") was acquired by Resolute Hellas Sole Proprietorship S.A. ("Resolute Hellas").

Bulgaria’s National Security Agency will Check the Route of the Truck blown up on the Crimean Bridge

The State Agency "National Security" (SANS) has started an investigation on the basis of the spread information that the truck that caused an explosion on the Crimean bridge on October 8 passed through the territory of Bulgaria.

The investigation began immediately after the disclosure of the information, by order of Acting Prime Minister Galab Donev.

Crimean Bridge Explosion: The Bulgarian Government requests Information from the Services

The caretaker government has requested information from the services on the subject of the truck that blew up on the Crimean bridge, cabinet spokesman Anton Kutev explained to BTA.

"Inspections are carried out by both the National Security State Agency (SANS) and the Ministry of the Interior. We have to see what the results will be," Kutev pointed out.

Not Many Ukrainian Refugees have Stayed in Bulgaria since the Start of the Invasion

Since the start of the conflict in Ukraine, Bulgaria has received 782,043 refugees at its borders and has granted temporary protection as per the Temporary Protection Directive of EU, to approximately 136,818 Ukrainian refugees, 87 percent of whom are women and children. 54,579 Ukrainian refugees remain within the country as of 5 October.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 212 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

The new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours are 212, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal.

1,302 tests were performed, which means that the proportion of positive results is 16.28 percent.

One patient with confirmed coronavirus infection died.

Russia: The Truck involved in the Explosion of the Crimean Bridge left from Bulgaria

The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, called the explosion of the Crimean bridge a terrorist attack, the perpetrators, guarantors and executors of which are the Ukrainian special services. The chairman of the Investigative Committee, Alexander Bastrykin, added that Russian citizens and foreign countries were involved in the organization of the attack.

Bulgarian Economy Minister: The Peak of Inflation has Passed

"Unless something happens with the war, I expect that the peak of inflation has passed, thanks to fuel and electricity prices, I don't expect them to go up". This was stated by the caretaker Minister of Economy and Industry Nikola Stoyanov on BNT.

Strokes and Heart Attacks are the most common cause of Death in Bulgaria

The Covid pandemic, which in recent months has subsided worldwide, and which has claimed millions of lives, cannot be compared to the "pandemic" of cardiovascular diseases, which continues to be the leading factor in mortality worldwide. Even last year, heart attacks, strokes and other similar diseases of the cardiovascular system took 80 thousand victims in Bulgaria.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 288 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

The new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours are 288, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal.

1651 tests were done, which means that the share of positive results is 17.44 percent.

One patient with confirmed coronavirus infection died.