Economy of Russia
Bulgarian Minister: Negotiations with Gazprom may be Unpleasant and Immoral but They will Continue
"Perhaps the negotiations with Gazprom are immoral and unpleasant, most likely Russia is not a reliable long-term partner, but we will continue our trade relations".
This was stated to BNT by the Deputy Prime Minister for the management of European funds, Atanas Pekanov.
Bulgaria: There are No Guaranteed Quantities of Natural Gas for October
"Things with the interconnector to Greece are under control, the whole country has been mobilized. A lot of time has been wasted, in which nothing has really been done," said at a briefing Hristo Alexiev, Acting Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Policies and Minister of Transport and Communications, Chairman of the Crisis Staff.
Vucic: Serbia will be without Russian Oil from November 1
From November 1, Serbia will not be able to receive oil from Russia, which is delivered to the country by tankers across the Adriatic Sea and then by pipeline through Croatia. This is what Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said to the media.
Vilagoš won silver at the European Championship! VIDEO
In the fifth series, Vilago reached the result for bronze by a centimeter (60.32m), but in the sixth, the experienced Barbora potkov surpassed her with 60.68.
However, Vilago immediately shows nerves of steel and in the last attempt throws an extraordinary 62.01 meters and thus reaches the silver.
Democracy Digest: Paris Probes Babis while Spirit of Thatcher Lives On in Czechia
The Czech government hopes to have a windfall profit tax ready to roll out at the start of 2023, a senior official suggested this week.
Bulgarian Ombudsman Urges Govt to Help Households Pay Gas Bills
Ombudsman Diana Kovacheva said on Thursday that she is concerned by the information she has received from struggling households and called on Bulgaria's interim government to focus on swift action to financially support domestic customers of natural gas and companies using gas to heat residential buildings.
Bulgaria will Seek Gas from Azerbaijan, Turkey or Russia
Azerbaijan, Turkey, Russia. Bulgaria will negotiate with companies from these countries, in this order, to ensure the necessary quantities of natural gas for the winter. This was announced by acting energy minister Rosen Hristov.
Leading banking group NLB doubles H1 profit to EUR 287m
Ljubljana – Slovenia’s largest banking group, NLB, reported on Thursday EUR 287 million in profit after tax for the first half of 2022, a 105% increase year-on-year. The growth was mainly driven by positive effects related to the acquisition of N Banka, formerly Sberbank. The profit of the core bank NLB fell from EUR 77.1 million to EUR 66.9 million.
Russian Senator: Bulgaria should Freeze because it is an Unfriendly Country
Moldova Runs out of Cash to Pay Gazprom’s August Bill
Moldova will not be able to honour its payment obligations for August for gas from Gazprom, the director of Moldovagaz, Vadim Ceban, told BIRN on Thursday.
"We hope we can get an extension of the payment term. The deadline is August 20, but I think we can also pay on August 22," Ceban told BIRN.