6,986 Candidates for Bulgaria's 45th National Assembly, 2,073 Women and 4,913 Men

Of the 6,986 candidates for Bulgaria's 45th Parliament, 2,073 are women and 4,913 are men. A total of 1,035 candidates have been registered in two regions, well over the 668 in the previous parliamentary elections in 2017, Dimitar Dimitrov, a member and spokesman for the Central Election Commission, told reporters on Sunday.

Bulgarian Tennis Star Grigor Dimitrov Starts with Win in Acapulco

Grigor Dimitrov returned to the courts with a victory after the injury he received at the Australian Open a month ago. The Bulgarian was leading 6: 4, 3: 0 against Adrian Manarino in Acapulco, when his opponent gave up.

 In the round of 16, the 2014 champion will face Miomir Ketsmanovic. The 21-year-old Serb, 46th in the world, won two sets against Feliciano Lopez.

Bulgaria: Restaurants and Health Minister Strike Deal – Opening Date March 1


Restaurants to reopen on March 1, and nightlife facilities 15 days later depending on the epidemic situation. This was agreed between Health Minister Kostadin Angelov and representatives of the industry.

The co-chair of the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association Atanas Dimitrov explained:

A Russian and Three Bulgaria Citizens Indicted in US

One Russian and three Bulgarian citizens face criminal charges in the United States for illegal export of strategic technologies to Russia, the US Justice Department reported. The names of the Bulgarians are Dimitar Dimitrov, Milan Dimitrov and Mariana Gargova, and the Russian is Ilias Sabirov, TASS reported.

Skopje to Pull Out 200 People from Bulgaria

Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov has announced that the necessary organization has been set up to welcome some 200 Macedonian citizens at the Bulgarian border checkpoint Gyueshevo.

"They will be welcomed in the best possible way, both for their safety and for the health of the whole nation," Dimitrov told local television 24 Vesti.