Head of Cabinet of Caretaker Interior Minister Resigned

Elena Ficherova, head of the cabinet of Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov, has applied for dismissal, the ministry said.

"The act is motivated by the desire not to cause negatives for the political cabinet. Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov has granted the request. The order comes into force today," the statement said.

Russian Senator: Moscow to Reciprocally Respond to Expulsion of Diplomats from Bulgaria

Russia will respond to Bulgaria's expulsion of diplomats in accordance with the principle of reciprocity, Federation Council Deputy Speaker Konstantin Kosachev said Monday.

The Russian Embassy in Bulgaria told TASS earlier that Sofia declared two Russian diplomats personae non gratae.

Bulgarian PM Borissov: No More Lockdowns Needed for Now


Bulgaria is in the initial phase of an upsurge in morbidity, and the number of patients with COVID-19 in medical institutions is also increasing, albeit slightly. At the same time, the vaccination process is stepped-up. The payment of additional BGN 1,000 to all medical teams on the frontline of the battle with the novel virus continues

E-Register Developed for People Who Want to Be Vaccinated against Coronavirus

An electronic register system of Bulgarian citizens wishing to be vaccinated will be operative by the end of February, reported Minister of Health Kostadin Angelov at a working meeting convened by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov at the Council of Ministers.

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister: Restaurants Will Be Opened If Morbidity Rate Doesn’t Rise

Dining facilities will be opened if the number of Covid infected does not increase much after the loosening of other measures from February, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said at a working meeting. Borisov reiterated his thesis that our country boasts the best performance in terms of Covid-19 morbidity rates:

Bulgarian Sales Industry: Stores to Be Opened Immediately to Avoid Total Collapse

Sales outlets closed because of anti-epidemic measures insist on resuming work immediately, even at the cost of fewer workdays and limited working hours, reads a letter addressed to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev, Finance Minister Kiril Ananiev and Economy Minister Lachezar Borisov, circulated by the Bulgarian Retail Association, which unites over 100 repre