Moldova on Monday became the first country east of the EU whose citizens have the right to visa-free travel to the 26 European countries that comprise the Schengen area.
Moldova won the approval of the EU for the change after undertaking a series of reforms, including providing secure travel documents and improving border and migration management.
In the EU there are Trojan queens and Trojan rooks of Russia, but Bulgaria is at most a Trojan pawn, said former Bulgarian foreign minister Solomon Passy.
Passy was invited to the national TV channel bTV morning talkshow to comment on a recent publication in Reuters, which said Bulgaria was Russia's Trojan horse in the EU.
BOGOTA - Serbia's highest-ranked female tennis player Jelena Jankovic made a successful start at the WTA tournament in Bogota by beating Mathilde Johansson of France 7-5, 7-5 late Wednesday.
In the second round, Jankovic will face Sofia Shapatava of Georgia, who beat Germany's Dinah Pfizenmaier 2-1 (6-4, 2-6, 6-2).