Seychelles closes borders for Ukrainian tourists – minister Bulgaria, on the contrary, extended the simplified entry procedure for Ukrainian citizens.
14:20, 31 July 2020
Bulgaria fully reopens borders to Ukrainians, dropping PCR testing, quarantine requirements The permit will be valid from July 31 to August 31 this year.
18:45, 30 July 2020
Bulgaria eases travel bans for tourists from Ukraine, Balkans – media Tourists from Ukraine will be allowed on the same grounds as of July 30.
11:59, 28 July 2020
NATO forces return to Black Sea (Photo) Apart from conducting maritime security patrols in international waters, the two exercises will help enhance interoperability between Allies and regional partners.
21:53, 14 July 2020
Russian intelligence working to destabilize southern Ukraine – expert An ad campaign has been launched across social networks, encouraging residents of southern Ukraine, especially the area of Bessarabia, to acquire Russian, Romanian, and Moldovan citizenship.
15:20, 10 June 2020
Ukraine, Bulgaria find common language on national minority issue amid ongoing administrative reform The Bulgarian side has noted the importance of maintaining the national, cultural and linguistic identity of the Bulgarian national minority in Ukraine.
22:00, 23 May 2020
Bulgarian entry bookmakers' new favorite for Eurovision 2020 win The entry outran Iceland's "Think About Things", which had long been holding the lead.
13:35, 10 March 2020
RFE/RL: Bulgaria tightens control on Turkey border to prevent migrant inflow Borisov said he was arranging a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the matter.
20:40, 28 February 2020
Diplomat from Russian mission to WTO oversaw secret hit squad – media President Vladimir Putin, who previously headed Russia's main intelligence agency, has made the country's military and spy agencies a priority during his tenure in office.
19:10, 25 February 2020
Handziuk murder: Suspect Levin appeals court ruling on his extradition His Bulgarian lawyer is drawing up an appeal.
12:19, 25 February 2020
Handziuk murder: Bulgarian court rules to extradite suspect wanted in Ukraine The court also ruled to arrest Levin to ensure his actual transfer to Ukrainian law enforcement agencies.
19:18, 22 February 2020
EU may start new antitrust probe against Gazprom Gazprom in 2018 pledged to work in keeping with market-oriented conditions, observing the principles of competition and openness.
20:28, 06 February 2020
Suspect wanted in Ukraine activist murder arrested in Bulgaria The Ukrainian man had made efforts to evade facial recognition and was eventually arrested amid a fingerprint match.
23:10, 27 January 2020
Bloomberg: Bulgaria investigated two Russian diplomats over espionage Prosecutors, who didn't identify the two people, said they'd notified the Foreign Ministry.
13:43, 24 January 2020
RFE/RL: Bulgaria charges three Russians in absentia over attempted murders in 2015 Open-source and online sleuth Bellingcat has identified Sergeyev as a member of an "elite overseas clandestine-operations" team that is part of GRU unit 29155.
21:59, 23 January 2020
NATO "constantly assessing" need to strengthen presence in Black Sea region – Stoltenberg The Black Sea is of strategic importance for the Alliance, the top official said.
09:00, 10 January 2020
Putin, Erdogan attend ceremony to formally launch TurkStream gas pipe bypassing Ukraine Putin said cooperation between the Russian Federation and Turkey was developing in almost all areas.
15:55, 08 January 2020
TurkStream starts pumping Russian gas to Bulgaria, bypassing Ukraine Bulgaria is almost wholly dependent on Russia for its roughly three billion cubic meters (bcm) in annual gas consumption.
19:30, 02 January 2020
RFE/RL: Bulgaria, U.S. express cooperation on Black Sea defense, energy diversification Prior to his arrival in Washington, Borisov told journalists that he would not allow a permanent NATO military base on the Black Sea, a move that would anger Russia.
17:58, 26 November 2019