Slavic countries

Applause for 'I Defended Young Bosnia'

BELGRADE - 'I Defended Young Bosnia', a film written and directed by Srdjan Koljevic, premiered on Tuesday evening at Belgrade's Sava Center.

The cast and the crew were greeted with a long applause from the audience, which included many political and public figures, as well as colleagues from the film industry, who came to support this interesting and significant project.

Bulgaria Pledges to Boost Defence Spending

Bulgaria will increase defence spending in line with decisions of the recent NATO summit in Wales to address global challenges, President Rosen Plevneliev said on Friday.

"The crisis in Ukraine returned us to harsh reality," Plevneliev said at a defence industry forum in Sofia attended by senior NATO officials and representatives of Bulgarian military plants and research institutes.