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A spokesman for the European Commission said today that there could be no credence in claims by Russian investigative services that the truck that allegedly blew up on Saturday on the Kerch (Crimea) bridge had left Bulgaria and passed through Georgia, Armenia and North Ossetia before arriving in the Krasnodar region (Russia).
The Bulgarian party "We Continue the Change" will support the proposal for Bulgaria to participate with military aid in Ukraine. This was stated by Nikola Minchev on BNT. A few days ago, "Democratic Bulgaria" announced that they would submit such a proposal after the convening of the 48th National Assembly.
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.
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.
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.
Several hundred people blow vuvuzelas and chant: "Bulgarians - Tatars and fascists" in Ohrid in front of the building where the Bulgarian club "Tsar Boris III" is to be officially opened, BGNES reports.
Some of the protesters also carry posters with inscriptions against Bulgaria and appeals against the European Union, which supported the "fascist demands of Bulgaria".
The co-chairman of "We Continue the Change" Asen Vassilev rejected the offer of GERB's leader Boyko Borissov for the formation of a Euro-Atlantic government with clear priorities.
"We remain a constructive opposition to GERB. We will not join a coalition of theft," he announced at a press conference in BTA.