Bozhidar Lukarski

Bulgaria Should Seek International Arbitrage over South Stream – Ex Minister

Former Bulgarian Energy Minister Traycho Traykov has described Vladimir Putin's announcement that the South Stream gas pipeline will not be built as a show of muscle.

"Putin is trying to emerge from international isolation by flexing his muscles to the West," Traykov stated in a Tuesday interview for bTV,

EU Commission Allows Bulgaria to Use EU Funds for Sofia Tech Park

Bulgaria has been given the thumbs up to spend BGN 83 M co-financed by the European Commission on the construction of Sofia Tech Park, officials say.

Tuesday's approval from the EU Commission's Directorate-General for Competition comes after the money had remained frozen for months.

Reformist Bloc: Next Gov't Mandate Not Up to GERB

Election results might show that the Reformist Bloc has already grown into a single political player, Radan Kanev, one of the bloc's leaders, announced.

Kanev, who heads the Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB), one of the partners of the right-wing coalition, said results came as a surprise to politicians, since they did not expect such a Parliament.