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russian embassy bulgaria

WHAT'S IN A NAME?

A recent example is the Sofia City Council's decision to rename one of the streets around where the Russian Embassy is situated to The Heroes of Ukraine, and a nearby small square to Boris Nemtsov. In addition, they agreed to have an Ukrainian flag hoisted on top of the Sofia City Council building for as long as Putin's war in Ukraine continued. The city councillors belonging to the Bulgarian Socialist Party, opposed but the decision was passed anyway.

Thu, 04/28/2022 - 15:39
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QUOTE-UNQUOTE

Even if you shut us down, organised crime will gladly welcome us.

Vilislava Angelova, judge at the Specialised Criminal Court

I used to think that in the general scheme of things truth does not matter.

General Prosecutor Ivan Geshev

Do not be afraid, Bulgarians. Inflation will only get worse.

Financial expert Mika Zaykova

As a Defence Minister I have no right of personal opinion.

Thu, 04/28/2022 - 15:00
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where in bulgaria is this place

WHERE IN BULGARIA ARE YOU?

The Thracians were able craftsmen. The gold and silverware they produced was exquisite – and is now a priced treasure in Bulgarian museums. They were also great winemakers. They drank their wine undiluted with water, thus gaining the disrespect of their next-door neighbours, the ancient Greeks. The biggest problem of the Thracians was they never developed or adopted an alphabet of their own. Their language remains a mystery, and lacking any written sources about them modern scientists continue to be confounded about their habits and everyday ways. 

Wed, 04/27/2022 - 11:53
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Boyko Borisov under arrest

WE CATCH THEM, THEY LET THEM GO FREE

As soon as the news of the Thursday evening arrests broke out a significant chunk of the Bulgarian population went into a frenzied jubilation comparable, according to one observer, to that goal at the 1994 World Championship Bulgaria scored against Germany. That goal. Folks started popping open new bottles of Rakiya and some of Borisov's neighbours in Bankya even organised a small fireworks display. Is the tyrant really going where he should have gone a long time ago?, Bulgarians were asking their Facebook friends.

Fri, 03/25/2022 - 08:58
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We have enough sunflower oil to drown the country.

Economy Minister Kornelia Ninova on rumours of sunflower oil shortages 

The ruling coalition is cracking along geopolitical lines.

Daniel Mitov, GERB

Borisov's claim that he would fix all current problems in a day is extremely brazen. Where was he in the past 10 years?

Prime Minister Kiril Petkov

Fri, 03/25/2022 - 08:55
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where in bulgaria are you?

WHERE IN BULGARIA ARE YOU?

Vestiges of that era can be seen all over modern Bulgaria, but there is one city where their sheer concentration astounds. Replete with a Roman stadium, several basilicas, an exquisitely decorated villa, a forum and an aqueduct this city is a magnet for anyone interested in that period of Europe's history. Recently, the two basilicas were restored and turned into world-class museums, attracting visitors from all over Bulgaria and the world. 

Thu, 03/24/2022 - 23:04
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joke of the month

OLD IS NEW, AND VICE VERSA

The leaders of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, or BSP, Kornelia Ninova; of Yes Bulgaria, Hristo Ivanov; and of Democratic Bulgaria, or DB, Gen Atanas Atanasov resigned. The reason, they said, had to do with the bad election performance of their respective political organisations. Their action was novel in Bulgarian politics and the civil service as such: very few Bulgarians resign from any position of power unless they really have to.

Fri, 02/25/2022 - 12:38
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