Black Sea

American Woman Commits Suicide in Burgas

A 30-year-old American woman, married to a Bulgarian, committed suicide in Burgas, reports BGNES. 

According to witnesses, the woman jumped from the 8-th floor of one of the most luxurious residential buildings in the city. 

The motives for the suicide are yet unclear. During the incident, the woman's husband, 53, was also in the building, where the couple lived.

Russians Own 500 000 Real Estate Properties in Eastern Bulgaria

Around 500 000 real estate properties in eastern Bulgaria are owned by Russian citizens, said the Russian consul in Varna Yurii Solovyov, quoted by the wire service BTA. 

The consulate in Varna covers the regions Varna, Dobrich, Shumen, Burgas, Yambol and Sliven. On its territory permanently reside 6000 Russians and around 300 000 visit Bulgaria regularly. 

Bulgaria's Black Sea Resort Albena Opens Beach Library

For the second consecutive year, Bulgaria's Black Sea resort Albena has opened the season of reading with the first EU beach library.

The library is located on the beach and on its shelves are arranged over 6000 volumes in more than 15 languages. It is completely free and offers world classics, thrillers, mysteries, romantic readings, memoirs.

Bulgaria Hosts USA in Volleyball World League Opener

Bulgaria's national volleyball team kicks off its campaign in this year's World League with a home match against the United States on Friday.

The Bulgarians will look to build on an impressive 4th place from last year's edition. However, their group seems extremely difficult, with the likes of Russia, Serbia and the United States.

Bulgaria's Black Sea Resorts to Attract Tourists by Lowering Prices

Accommodation prices in Bulgaria's Black Sea resorts will post a decline of 20-30% this summer due to the expected Russian and Ukrainian market stagnation.

Prices will drop more in the south - by 30%, while on the northern Bulgarian Black Sea coast they will decline by 20%, Ilko Zapryanov, Director of Sales at Sv.Sv. Konstantin i Elena holding AD told Standart news.