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The Traditional Munich Security Meeting Continues With the Participation of the Bulgarian PM

The traditional Munich security meeting continues. This year's forum focuses on the self-assertion of the European Union, the transatlantic cooperation and the possible consequences of the new era of competition between the major world powers, reported NOVA TV. 

Political leaders and experts from around the world are discussing arms control and defense co-operation.

Russia's Ambassador Makarov: We have not Received Instructions for Meddling in the Bulgarian Elections

Russia's Ambassador to Bulgaria Anatoly Makarov rejected the allegations of an expected Russian intervention in the elections in Bulgaria. Makarov commented on Monday the statement of GERB Deputy Chair Tsvetan Tsvetanov, who expressed his conviction that there would be such an interference. Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev also made a warning, reports Mediapool.

A Man Died in a Trolleybus Accident in Sofia

Elderly man died in a trolleybus accident on the Acad. Ivan Evstratiev Geshov", reports Darik. 
 
According to the Ministry of the Interior, the man traveled in the trolley. At the stop of the Hygiene Center, the man went off the vehicle and fell. According to the police, the trolley driver did not assess the situation and departed earlier, NOVA reported.
 

Bulgaria and Britain Will Jointly Investigate the Case of Gebrev

British and Bulgarian officials will jointly investigate whether there is a link between the poisoning of Russian spy Sergei Scripal in Salisbury and Bulgarian businessman Emilian Gebrev in Sofia. This was made clear after a meeting of British Ambassador Emma Hopkins with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and Interior Minister Mladen Marinov.

Report Exposes Antisemitic Rhetoric on Social Media by Bulgarian Ultra-Nationalists

A report released this week exposes antisemitic rhetoric used on social media by the far-right activists behind the Lukov March in Bulgaria, a torch-lit ceremony that consists of nationalists and neo-Nazis from across Europe.

The annual February march in Sofia is held in remembrance of Gen. Hristo Lukov, a Nazi ally who sent 11,300 Jews to the Nazi death camp of Treblinka in Poland.

Bulgaria Marks the 165 Anniversary Since the Birth of One of the Country's Most Important Political Figures-Stefan Stambolov

Bulgaria marks the 165 anniversary since the birth of one of the country's most important political figures, Stefan Stambolov.

Wreaths were laid at Stambolov's monuments in his native city of Veliko Tarnovo and in the capital Sofia.

Bulgaria at the Bottom of EU Internet Usage Ranking

 

The Bulgarians are among the EU citizens who use the options of Internet the least, data of Eurostat shows, quoted by BNR.

Bulgaria ranks last in the EU in terms of Internet use. In 2018 only 65% of the Bulgarian citizens used Internet on a regular basis, whereas 85% of the EU citizens used Internet on a daily basis on average.

Bulgarian PM and Mothers of Disabled Children Discussed Reform in Medical Assessment System

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on 24th of January met with mothers of disabled children from a nationwide pro-reform initiative to discuss with them changes in the disability assessment system and measures against fraud against the pension insurance system, reports BNT. 

Three illegal Migrants Detained on Kapitan Petko Voyvoda Checkpoint

Three illegal migrants were detained yesterday as border police officers inspected a truck on the Kapitan Petko Voyvoda checkpoint, the Ministry of Interior said. The truck, Polish registration, arrived on the checkpoint in the direction of Bulgaria, driven by a 38-year-old Polish.

Eurostat: Bulgarians Spend more Money on Culture

Bulgarians spent significantly more money on cultural recreation, leisure and entertainment in 2017, reported Eurostat's analysis of household spending in the EU for recreation and culture during the period in question. According to the analysis, the Bulgarians spent about 8 per cent of their total income for cultural entertainment expenses in 2017, registering 7.5 per cent in 2007.

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