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Bulgarian MiG-29 fighter jet crashes into Black Sea

A Soviet-built MiG-29 fighter jet from Bulgaria’s air force crashed into the Black Sea during a military exercise and the pilot is missing, the Bulgarian Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The ministry said the fighter jet …

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Bulgarian premier's party wins general elections

The centre-right GERB party of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has won 24.2% of votes in the parliamentary election in Bulgaria, data from the central electoral commission showed on Monday, with 42.5% of the ballots counted. The new, …

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Pipeline rupture halts gas flows from Bulgaria to Greece

A rupture in a pipeline in southwest Bulgaria on Monday halted the transit of Russian natural gas through Bulgaria to Greece, chief executive of state gas company Bulgartransgaz Vladimir Malinov said. The accident did not pose a …

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Bulgaria tightens coronavirus restrictions

Bulgarian Health Minister Kiril Ananiev announced here on Thursday the relaunch of certain anti-epidemic measures after the number of new COVID-19 cases in the country increased to 240 in the last 24 hours, Xinhua reports. The measures, …

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Bulgarian cybercriminals caught in Baku

Officers of the Main Organized Crime Department under the Azerbaijani Ministry of Internal Affairs have carried out a special operation against members of the international network of cybercriminals, according to the press service of the …

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Russia gives Bulgaria 40% price cut for gas

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said that Bulgaria has agreed with Russia's Gazprom on a 40% price cut for natural gas in a new contract. "Our new contract with Gazprom on the price for natural …

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Russian wins Mrs Universal Classic pageant

Russia's Ksenia Verbitskaya wins the Mrs Universal Classic pageant, held in Bulgaria. The Mrs Universal Classic beauty pageant was held in Sofia and ended in triumph for 43-year-old Ksenia Verbitskaya from St. Petersburg. …

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Bulgaria ready to get Russian gas via Turkish Stream

Bulgaria will start receiving natural gas supplies from Russia’s Gazprom via Turkey as of January 1 next year and would no longer use the route through Ukraine and Romania, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said. …

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