Post-Soviet conflicts

Bulgaria's Defense Minister visited Ukraine and noted that 100 APCs could be Delivered to Kyiv this Fall

On August 21, Bulgaria's Defense Minister Todor Tagarev visited Odesa and met with Ukraine's Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov. After the official talks, the two ministers gave a joint press conference. Minister Tagarev expressed gratitude for the warm welcome in Ukraine and emphasized the importance of personal contact for strengthening bilateral cooperation.

Ukraine reported bringing war deep into Russia with attacks on Moscow and border region

Ukraine brought the war far from the front line into the heart of Russia again Sunday in drone penetrations that Russian authorities said damaged two office buildings a few miles (kilometers) from the Kremlin and a pig breeding complex on the countries' border.

Bulgaria and 4 other countries will ask the EU to Extend the Ban on the Import of Ukrainian Grain

Five European Union member states will jointly ask the bloc on Wednesday to extend a ban on Ukrainian grain imports beyond a deadline that expires on Sept. 15 to avoid major market turmoil, Hungary's agriculture minister told Reuters.

Traffic on key bridge from Crimea to Russia's mainland halted amid reports of explosions and deaths

Traffic on the key bridge connecting Crimea to Russia's mainland has been halted amid reports of explosions.

The health ministry in Russia's Krasnodar region, which lies at the eastern end of the bridge, said two people were killed in an unspecified accident on the bridge and their daughter was injured.