Latest News from Bulgaria

Report Exposes Antisemitic Rhetoric on Social Media by Bulgarian Ultra-Nationalists

A report released this week exposes antisemitic rhetoric used on social media by the far-right activists behind the Lukov March in Bulgaria, a torch-lit ceremony that consists of nationalists and neo-Nazis from across Europe.

The annual February march in Sofia is held in remembrance of Gen. Hristo Lukov, a Nazi ally who sent 11,300 Jews to the Nazi death camp of Treblinka in Poland.

Third Skripal Suspect Linked to Poisoning in Bulgaria in 2015

A possible third Russian suspect linked to the poisoning of a former spy in Salisbury flew back to Moscow via a European city a few days after the attack, an investigative website has claimed.

Temperature Highs between 2° and 7°C, Light Rain Possible in Southeast Regions

Today from west the clouds will break and decrease but will remain considerable over Eastern Bulgaria. Light rain may fall in the southeasternmost regions. Light to moderate northern wind in Eastern Bulgaria. Maximum temperatures between 2°C and 7°C, up to 9-10°C in the most distant southwestern regions.

Joint Meeting of the Governments of Romania and Bulgaria in February in Bucharest

The interim minister of transport of Romania Rovana Plumb discussed on Tuesday with his Bulgarian counterpart Rossen Jeliazkov about two priority projects for bilateral relations, respective the insurance of the minimum conditions for navigation for the development in safety during the whole period of the year and the construction of a new bridge over the Danube, reports ActMedia. 

Bulgaria to Become Eurotransplant Member by April 1

The Parliament tasked Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev with presenting an action plan by April 1, 2019 with concrete steps for Bulgaria to become a member of Eurotransplant. The MPs unanimously approved the proposal from BSP with 144 votes in favour, none against and no abstentions, Focus News Agency reports.

Bulgaria is Seeking EU Funding for Another 10 km Underground and at Least 9 Stations in Sofia

Bulgaria has prepared a project to finance a new 10 km metro in Sofia and at least 9 metro stations for the next programming period until 2027, said Dr. Angel Jorgov, Deputy Director of the Investment Activity Division at Metropolitan EAD . Three of them will be on "Vladimir Vazov" Blvd., while the other six will be in the direction of the beam. k.

Russian IT Company with over $ 1 Billion in Revenue is Entering the Bulgarian Market

Russian Softline is expanding its operations in Eastern Europe, including its entry into the Bulgarian market. In 2018 it became clear that the company will start operations in Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Bulgaria. The company is leading in the field of digital transformation processes.

Bulgarian Nationalists' Roma 'Integration' Plan Dismays Rights Advocates

Bulgaria's Defence Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Krasimir Karakachanov, who is also the leader of the nationalist VMRO party, on Wednesday proposed controversial measures aimed particularly at the country's ethnic Roma minority.

An Average of 10,000 New Job Places Are Created in Bulgaria Each Year

''Over the last decade, the private sector in Bulgaria has an average of 10,000 new jobs per year.'' This was announced by Deputy Minister of Economy Alexander Manolev during the official opening of the exhibition "HR Industry 2019" in Interpred Sofia.

Open Doors For Visitors at the Central Electoral Commission

The Central Electoral Commission announces an open doors day and invites all citizens who wish to attend the regular Commission meeting today.

The occasion is the Global Election Day, reported the Bulgarian National Television.