Nikolay Nenchev

Protesters will Gather at Russian Embassy in Sofia to Mourn Navalny and Condemn Putin's Regime

A group of activists and concerned citizens is set to gather in front of the Russian Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria, today at 18:30. The event, organized to commemorate the life of Alexei Navalny, carries a powerful message aimed directly at the Russian President: "Putin is a murderer!"

Bulgaria’s Air Force One Has New Executive Director

As of today Bulgaria's Special Purpose Aviation Operator (SAO), which is the country's counterpart of Air Force One, has a new executive director.

Georgi Todorov, caretaker Minister of Transport, reported the replacement.

The new director is Zlatko Zlatev. He is a pilot, he has also worked in the air force 1, but he has been head of Krumovo Air Base for several.

140 of the Upper Echelons - Ministers, Deputies, Mayors, Investigated for Corruption

140 senior officials, including deputies, ministers, deputy ministers, mayors, agency heads, agents of DANS (State Agency for National Security), police officers, tax and customs officers, are being investigated for corruption in Bulgaria.

The cases against 101 of them are at pre-trial stage, and there is an indictment filed in court against 39 of them.

Bulgarian President: 'Minister Nenchev ''landed'' Aviation on Ground

''Minister Nenchev and Tsvetan Tsvetanov ''landed'' the aviation on the ground'', President Rumen Radev told journalists during the talks for the technical condition of the military planes, reported bTV.

He spoke in front of the Court Palace in connection with the lawsuit against former defence minister Nikolay Nenchev.

Agrarian Union Rejects Leadership's Attempt to Resign

Bulgarian Agrarian National Union (BANU) Chairman and former defence minister Nikolay Nenchev and the entire party leadership tendered their resignations on Sunday but the BANU Governing Council turned them down, BNR said.

 The party adopted a declaration calling on the democratic community to unite and slamming what they see as a "retaliatory policy" of the caretaker government.

Bulgarian Court Initiates Trial Against Former Defence Minister

Sofia City Court has given the go ahead for one of the trials against former Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev - the case for the MiG-29 fighter aircraft.

Nenchev's lawyer Petar Bozhkov stated that Nenchev is registered as a candidate-deputy and is the leader of a party due to which the trial may not start until the campaign is over.