Eleonora Mitrofanova

Russian Ambassador to Bulgaria Blames Navalny for His Fate, Dismisses Allegations of Kremlin Involvement

Russian Ambassador to Bulgaria, Eleonora Mitrofanova, made controversial remarks regarding the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, stating that he "chose this fate himself." Speaking to journalists at Shipka Peak, Mitrofanova asserted that prison is not a sanatorium and implied that Navalny's demise was a consequence of his own actions.

Russian Ambassador's New Year Message to Bulgaria: Hopes for Rekindling Friendship Amid Challenges

In an address marking the start of 2024, Eleonora Mitrofanova, the Russian Ambassador to Bulgaria, conveyed her warm wishes to the people of Bulgaria, reflecting on the challenging dynamics that have impacted Russian-Bulgarian relations over the past year.

Bulgarian National Radio Faced Controversy Over Withheld Interview with Russian Ambassador

Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) has stirred controversy after retracting an interview with Russian Ambassador Eleonora Mitrofanova, citing violations of journalistic standards. This move has ignited accusations of censorship and political pressure.

After the Controversy: First Liturgy in the Russian Church in Sofia

The Russian Church in Sofia was reopened, and today is the first liturgy in it. The temple remained closed for nearly 2 months after three employees of the Russian temple were expelled from Bulgaria. This happened after a report by the State Agency for National Security, according to which they worked against the national security of the country.