Category Archives: Bulgaria

Moscow orchestrates controversy between Bulgaria and Ukraine to weaken Kyiv

Article by: Paul Goble Last week (May 20), pro-Russian legislative deputies in Bulgaria and pro-Moscow ethnic-Bulgarian politicians in Ukraine protested a decision by the Ukrainian government to redraw administrative borders in Odesa Oblast. The Kremlin-leaning ethnic-Bulgarians who expressed their objection said the move was intended to divide their more-than-200,000-strong community in that region and eliminate the possibility that they would be able

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Ten top diplomats on 75th anniversary of WW2 end warn against efforts to falsify, manipulate history

23:15, 07 May 2020 The future should be based on the facts of history and justice for the victims of totalitarian regimes, the statement says. Manipulating the historical events that led to World War 2 and to the division of Europe in its aftermath is a “regrettable effort to falsify history”, says a joint statement by the U. S. Secretary

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Bulgaria Charges 3 Russians Over Poisoning Possibly Linked to Skripal Case

Bulgarian prosecutors have charged three Russians with the attempted murder of three men whose poisoning is being investigated by Sofia for possible links with the 2018 nerve-agent attack on ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal. The prosecutors did not name the three Russians, but said European arrest warrants had been issued and that they would seek their extradition to Bulgaria. The three are accused

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Bulgaria Condemns Russian Exhibit Lauding WWII “Liberation” of Eastern Europe

Bulgaria lambasted a World War Two exhibition organized by the Russian Embassy marking “the liberation of Eastern Europe from Nazism,” saying the region had instead being subjected to a half century of repression by “Soviet army bayonets.” In a statement, the Foreign Ministry of Bulgaria — which for decades a Soviet satellite in Eastern Europe but now a Westernised democracy — urged

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