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NATO is Strengthening its Eastern Flank: 900 US troops are already in Bulgaria

NATO has made progress in strengthening its eastern flank, with four new multinational battle groups in Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria reaching their first level of combat readiness. This was announced by the DPA news agency, citing a spokesman for the North Atlantic Alliance.

Edirne lured 500,000 visitors in three months

In the first three months of 2022, more than 500,000 people from Bulgaria and Greece have visited the northwestern province of Edirne, mainly for shopping purposes.

63% of Transactions in Bulgaria are made in Cash

Bulgaria is second in Europe after Romania in the number of cash payments, according to statistics from 'Global Findex'. In our country, 63% of transactions are made with cash, and in our neighbor - over 78%.

Romania Puts Mass Giveaway of Iodine Pills on Hold

Romania's Health Ministry has delayed the mass distribution of iodine pills to the population until mid-April, after many family doctors said they would refuse to distribute them.

Greece will Strengthen NATO forces in Bulgaria

Greece is backing NATO forces in the Alliance's east wing with light anti-aircraft artillery in line with its commitment to join the NATO Response Force (NRF), which was activated immediately after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, BGNES reported.

Bulgarian Defense Minister Denied the News that Greek military will Strengthen the Army

A Grudging Vote for Fidesz in Hungary’s Poorest Regions

In the past, Anna and Karoly say, the town was full of theatre and music festivals, among other cultural activities. Now, a new football stadium has become a substitute for cultural life. They are vocal about the lack of job opportunities and polluted air, which carries a pervasive stench of apathy and hopelessness.

Serbian Ambassador to Ukraine: The struggle of Serbian truckers to survive

"The curfew has just ended, a little snow has fallen, several vehicles have been seen on the street since this morning," he said.
The biggest problem at the moment is truck drivers who are at the border crossings with Romania and Hungary. Ukrainians do not allow goods of Russian or Belarusian origin to leave Ukraine.

More than 7,000 Refugees from Ukraine are already in Bulgaria

More than 7,000 Ukrainians entered Bulgaria through three border crossings with Romania from midnight on February 24th to the morning of February 28th. Only four of them have applied for protection, Lora Lyubenova, a spokeswoman for the General Directorate of Border Police, told BTA.

UN: More than 500,000 Refugees have Left Ukraine

More than 500,000 refugees have already fled Ukraine due to the Russian military attack. This is the information from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

In Poland alone, 280,000 foreigners entered the conflict. Nearly 85,000 entered Hungary, 36,000 in Moldova, and more than 30,000 in Romania and Slovakia. 300 people entered Belarus from Ukraine.

Red Crescent teams arrive at Ukrainian border

Turkish Red Crescent teams have arrived at the Romanian-Ukrainian border to coordinate humanitarian efforts to help people fleeing their country following the Russian attack on Ukraine.

The Red Crescent teams deployed at the Siret border crossing between Romania and Ukraine in the city of Suceava in Romania are working together with the International Red Crescent.

Turks in Kiev, Kharkiv to be evacuated via trains

Turkey's embassies in Ukraine's capital Kiev and the second-largest city Kharkiv have announced that the second evacuation process to be actualized on Feb. 28, highlighting that hundreds of Turkish citizens have left Ukraine with trains via Romania.