Wanted by the Kremlin Journalist Christo Grozev feels Threatened to Return to Bulgaria
Investigative journalist Christo Grozev admitted that he feels threatened to return to Bulgaria. He told Parliament's Control Committee that there was round-the-clock police protection in the country where he and his family reside.
The Bulgarian Deputies will Hear Out Christo Grozev Today
The Bulgarian Christo Grozev, an investigative journalist from "Bellingcat", declared wanted by Russia, will be heard in the Bulgarian parliament today. Yesterday afternoon he received an invitation to speak in front of the parliamentary committee for control over the services.
The EU and Reporters Without Borders Defended Bulgarian Journalist Christo Grozev over Russia's Actions against him
"We remind Russia that the right to information is enshrined in the international documents to which Moscow is a party", said today a spokesperson for the European Commission in response to a question related to the announcement that the Bulgarian investigative journalist Christo Grozev is wanted by the Russian authorities, BTA reported.
Bulgaria’s GERB proposes Zelensky to make a Video Address at the First Session of Parliament
The GERB - SDS coalition proposes that the parties in the 48th National Assembly invite the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to make a live video address to the people's representatives during the first session of the parliament.
The Ambassadors of Russia and Belarus will Not Receive Invitations to the Opening of the 48th Bulgarian Parliament
The ambassador of Russia and Eleonora Mitrofanova and the temporarily acting ambassador of the embassy of Belarus in Bulgaria Nikita Leshukov will not receive invitations to the opening of the 48th National Assembly.
This was announced by Nadezhda Yordanova from "Democratic Bulgaria" after a meeting of the parliamentary parties in the parliament.
Bulgaria’s Defense Minister: Putin is an Aggressor, I hope Ukraine will Turn the Tide of the War
Acting Minister of Defense Dimitar Stoyanov confirmed the information that Ukraine is making a counteroffensive in the military clash with Russia. According to him, it is still too early to say whether the tide of the war has been turned.
Ukrainian general reported that his troops were advancing north towards the Russian border. Read more here.
Russia stopped issuing Tourist Visas for Bulgarians
Russia has stopped issuing tourist visas from Bulgaria, BNR reported. In practice, this limits the possibility of Bulgarian citizens to travel to Russia. The Embassy of the Russian Federation only issues visas for immediate relatives, the national radio clarifies.
History: How many Times were Diplomatic Relations between Russia and Bulgaria Severed
If we look at history, there are not many cases in which relations between Bulgaria and Russia at the state level were as bad as they are at the moment.
The war in Ukraine and the wider conflict between the West and Russia have led to a situation unprecedented in the last 30 years, in which Moscow and Sofia are on the verge of severing diplomatic relations.
Expelled Russian Diplomats are Leaving Bulgaria with their Families: 2 Flights are Taking Out more than 160 People Today
The 70 Russian diplomatic officials expelled from Bulgaria are leaving our country today with their families. Two flights will take between 160 and 170 people.
The Russian Federation has requested permission to operate the two flights.
Defense Minister: The Behavior of the Russian Ambassador in Bulgaria is Unacceptable
"Ambassador Eleonora Mitrofanova categorically does not respect Bulgaria". This is what the resigned Defense Minister Dragomir Zakov thinks.