The Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug) is a bird of prey living in plains and forest-steppes in the West and semi-desert montane plateaus and cliffs in the East. The majority of its Central and Eastern European population is migratory and spends winters...
The punitive measures imposed by Moscow came in response to the expulsion of Russian diplomats by several states, including Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, and Poland. The row began after Czech authorities claimed that Russian military...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia will react to the “unacceptable and provocative” actions of Bulgaria and the Czech Republic, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov commented on Wednesday on Bulgaria's claims of Russia's involvement in arms depots explosions, saying ironically that Moscow could also be accused of killing Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
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Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov may have difficulty holding on to power after a surge of votes in an election Sunday for anti-establishment and anti-corruption parties that want him out.Exit polls forecast his center-right GERB party to...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Bulgaria's ruling GERB party is winning in the parliamentary elections with more than 23 percent of the votes, according to early results from the Central Election Commission released after 6.7 of the votes had been counted.
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With its belching smokestacks, Bulgaria's Bobov Dol coal plant symbolises the type of industry the EU aims to eliminate—and the hurdles it faces in its green transition.
Russian agents have become less fussy about how they conduct covert operations in Europe, making them easier to detect.
Bulgaria arrested six people allegedly spying for Russia inside NATO. One spy was nicknamed "The Resident."
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Bulgaria's decision to expel Russian diplomats over their alleged involvement in spying activities was initiated by outside actors, the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said on Friday.
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The US has some of the highest child poverty levels in the developed world, closer to Bulgaria and Chile than the UK or Germany, and far behind leaders like Finland and Denmark.https://datawrapper.dwcdn.net/TNHJm/1/That could change if a child...
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Turkey, with a population of 83 million and two Nobel Prizes won, ranks 62nd on the list of countries by Nobel laureates per capita. This score is worse than that of the Palestinian territories, Bulgaria, Guatemala, Azerbaijan, Algeria, Yemen, Ghana,
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Warfare History Network
The OSS Evros Mission destroyed two key spans linking Greece, Turkey, and Bulgaria.
Here's What You Need to Know: All members of the Evros team were awarded the Bronze Star.
In April 1941, German troops...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - People in the Netherlands, Finland and Denmark are the most protective of their personal data while surfing the internet among the entire European Union, while the least protective people live in Bulgaria, Romania and Greece, a...
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Thousands of Orthodox Christian worshippers in Bulgaria ignored warnings by health authorities to abstain from mass gatherings and instead kept to their centuries-old Epiphany traditions
BELGRADE (Sputnik) - Serbian President Alexander Vucic on Friday morning attended a ceremony dedicated to the launch of Russian gas into the Serbian gas transmission system via Bulgaria from the TurkStream gas pipeline.
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Bulgaria declared a Russian attache at the embassy in Sofia persona non grata earlier this month on suspicion he had been gathering military information. Moscow stated it retained the right to retaliate.
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Leading clerics and monks in Greece are urging the state to take legal action against Bulgaria in a bid to win back hundreds of rare religious relics, including Byzantine manuscripts, that Greece alleges were stolen by Bulgarian guerrillas during...
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The Bulgarian parliament on Wednesday rejected a controversial plan by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to rewrite the constitution, which he submitted in August in an attempt to defuse the political crisis. This proposal, recently criticized by...
NATO feared this jet in the last days of the Cold War but it never seemed to reach its potential. Why?
Flown by everyone from the current President of Bulgaria to the Mongolian Air Force, the MiG-29 (NATO reporting...
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An opposition leader was barred from a public beach; now, people want changeProtest in front of the Parliament in Sofia, Bulgaria on July 15, 2020. Photo by Veni Kojouharova, used with permission.
The evenings in Sofia's Independence Square have...
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