Showing posts with label Bulgaria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bulgaria. Show all posts

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Bulgarian gov't seeking investor for unfinished nuclear power plant

Belene nuclear power plant
Bulgarian government here on Wednesday announced it was seeking a strategic investor for the construction of its unfinished 2,000-megawatt Belene nuclear power plant (NPP).

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Crashing Chinese space station could rain fire on Europe

Tiangong-2
The European Space Agency (ESA) has already narrowed down the possible crash sites for the Chinese ‘Tiangong-1’ space station, including several European nations, which is due to meet its fiery end early in 2018.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Several deaths reported due to icy weather in Europe

Heavy snowfall and below-freezing temperatures continued to sweep across the European continent Saturday causing at least 20 deaths, and grounding airplanes and crippling ferries in Italy and Turkey.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Bulgaria is looking into options to continue Belene nuclear project

Bulgaria is looking into two feasible options for continuing the project to build the Belene nuclear power plant, Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova told BTV television on Monday.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Bulgaria and Russia sign agreement to settle debt on Belene NPP project — minister

Bulgaria and Russia have signed two agreements to settle the debt on the Belene nuclear power plant project in compliance with the decision of the international arbitration court in Geneva, Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said after talks with First Deputy Head of Russian Nuclear agency Rosatom Kirill Komarov.

Monday, September 05, 2016

Turkey offers possibility of gas supplies through Turkish Stream to border with Greece

The Turkish side offers the possibility of natural gas supply through the Turkish Stream pipeline to Turkey’s border with Greece, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller told reporters on Monday.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Bulgaria waits for Rosatom experts to discuss Belene NPP problems

A working group of experts from Russian state-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom will visit Bulgaria in late August to discuss problems related to Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project, Bulgaria’s Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said on Thursday.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

South Stream to be renewed only with firm guarantees - Putin

Russia is aware of Bulgaria's readiness to renew the South Stream gas pipeline project, but EU's rock-solid guarantees are needed for that, says Vladimir Putin.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Russia may resume Burgas - Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project

Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project may be resumed in case of difficulties with navigation through the Black Sea straits, Chief Executive Officer of the Russian pipeline operator Nikolai Tokarev said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Russia ready to construct South Stream gas pipeline in case of guaranteed demand in Europe

Russia is ready to implement the South Stream natural gas pipeline project in case of Europe’s guaranteed demand, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview aired by the Rossiya-24 TV news channel on Tuesday.

Friday, April 01, 2016

Neither Russia nor EU have plans to revive South Stream — EU ambassador

Neither Russia nor the European Union have plans to revive the South Stream project, Russia’s EU ambassador said in an interview with the Izvestia daily.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Russia ready to implement gas pipeline project similar to South Stream — Kremlin

Russia is ready to implement a project for building a gas pipeline under the Black Sea similar to the South Stream project if the European Commission shows interest, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Bulgaria, Greece in action to lure Russian tourists

Both Greece and Bulgaria, two of Turkey’s neighbors, have stepped forward to lure Russian tourists, who have abstained from their most popular destination as part of Moscow sanctions on Ankara due to the downing of Russian military plane last November.

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Bulgaria bans camping and parking 100m from beach shoreline

Bulgaria’s National Assembly has approved the second reading of amendments to the Black Sea Coast Act that ban camping and parking 100 metres from beach shoreline, although sleeping on the beach for a night will be allowed.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Gazprom Slashes Gas Supplies to Turkish Companies

Russia’s largest natural gas supplier has decreased supplies to Turkey because some Turkish firms have not paid the full amount they owe, Rambler News Service reported.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Bulgaria issues Greece travel warning as border blockade continues

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry issued a travel warning on February 3 in connection to the planned general strike in Greece on February 4, as well as the continued difficulties at the border crossings between the two countries, prompted by the escalating blockades by Greek farmers.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Bulgaria continues to grapple with power cuts, travel problems after heavy snowfalls

The municipality of Dulovo in the Silistra region of north-eastern Bulgaria declared a state of emergency on January 18 because of power cuts in half of the villages in the municipality, difficulties with road travel and problems in food supply to some villages.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Russia’s energy minister confirms no talks on South Stream are underway with Bulgaria

South Stream gas pipeline construction project was halted and no negotiations are currently underway, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Russia’s Energy Ministry rejects reports South Stream pipeline project to be resumed soon

The status of the South Stream gas pipeline project is unchanged, a representative of the Russian Energy Ministry told TASS on Monday, adding that all related works are still on hold. 

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