Bulgaria delays entry into euro ‘waiting room’ until July

By |februar 21st, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Croatia, ERM2, Eurozone, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Bulgaria has delayed until July its plans to join the ERM2 Exchange Rate Mechanism, also known as the eurozone "waiting room", Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said Friday (21 February).

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At EU summit, Bulgaria’s Borissov fends off accusations of money laundering

By |februar 21st, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, corruption, EUCO, money laundering, News, Organised Crime|

The Spanish newspaper elPeriodico on Friday (21 February) published an investigative report stating that Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov is being investigated by the Catalan police for alleged involvement in money laundering and organised crime...

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The investigative story that brought down a minister in Bulgaria

By |januar 15th, 2020|bag governance, Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Bulgarian elections, GERB, Neno Dimov, News, water resources|

EURACTIV.com publishes the full video, with subtitles, by Valia Ahchieva for EURACTIV.BG, which led to the arrest and resignation of Neno Dimov, the minister of environment and water, following a water crisis in the city of Pernik that exposed the gove...

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Turkey, Russia launch Turkish Stream pipeline carrying gas to Europe

By |januar 9th, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, gazprom, Hungary, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Turkish Stream, Vladimir Putin|

The presidents of Turkey and Russia on Wednesday (8 January) formally launched the Turkish Stream pipeline which will carry Russian natural gas to southern Europe through Turkey, part of Moscow’s efforts to reduce shipments via Ukraine.

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Additional line to Turkish Stream would face US sanctions

By |december 30th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Donald Trump, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Serbia, Turkish Stream, US sanctions, Vladimir Putin|

EXCLUSIVE: US sanctions will apply to any additional lines to the Russia-sponsored pipeline Turkish Stream, EURACTIV has learned. Serbia has already competed and Bulgaria is building expensive infrastructure to import gas from Turkish Stream and carry ...

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31 December 2019: Will gas stop flowing?

By |december 16th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, gas crisis, Maroš Šefčovič, News, Nord Stream-2, reverse gas flows, Russia, trilateral gas talks, Turkish Stream, Ukraine|

The clock is ticking. The long-term gas transit contract between Russia and Ukraine is expiring on 31 December. Chances that the two sides would reach a comprehensive agreement before this date are slim. EURACTIV looks behind the scenes of the dispute.

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Athens says Turkey ‘blackmailed’ Libya to sign MoU by sending weapons

By |december 12th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan|

Turkey blackmailed Libya to agree to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) demarcating maritime zones in the region by sending weapons to the country, Greek media quote a high-ranking diplomat as saying.

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Bulgarian dissident takes stock of 30 years of ‘criminal’ transition

By |november 8th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, corruption, fall of the Berlin Wall, News|

Petar Boyadjiev, a Bulgarian dissident and political refugee living in France, has talked to EURACTIV Bulgaria about his “disgust” with people in power in his native country, who he says waste or misappropriate EU funds instead of using them to the benefit of society.

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Bulgaria president rejects appointment of new chief prosecutor

By |november 8th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian elections, corruption, judicial reform, News, Rumen Radev|

Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev refused on Thursday (7 November) to approve the appointment of the sole candidate for the post chief prosecutor, whose nomination recently sparked a series of street protests.

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Bulgaria appoints new chief prosecutor amid protests

By |oktober 25th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Cooperation and Verification Mechanism, corruption, CVM, Ivan Geshev, Jean-Claude Juncker, justice reform, mafia, News, Rumen Radev, Sotir Tsatsarov|

Bulgaria on Thursday (24 October) appointed a new chief prosecutor despite months-long protests against the sole nominee for the post. After an all-day hearing, the 25-member Supreme Judicial Council, the country’s top judicial body, voted in Ivan Geshev for a...

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