Turkey Is Ready to Buy Russian S-400 Defense System Despite Sanctions – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Turkey will purchase an additional Russian-made S-400 air defense system, the head of Turkey‘s Defense Industries Administration said. “We have a basic agreement on the supply of the second batch of the Russian S-400 system, and there are some technical issues regarding transport operations,” Ismail Demir said in a television interview earlier this week. “Ankara is Read more…

Bulgaria: New Task Unit of Gendarmerie to Protect Civil Servants and Threatened Individuals – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Some of the officers in the newly established police directorate for task operations and counterterrorism will take part in special training programs focused on shooting, checking and buildings’ securing skills as well as on detaining terrorists and releasing hostages. With the amendment to the Interior Ministry Act, they already are Read more…

Another Russian Diplomat in Bulgaria Accused of Espionage – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev informed Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva of intelligence-gathering activities by a Russian diplomat on the territory of Bulgaria. The prosecutor’s office had evidence to prove it, the public prosecutor’s office said. After the signal of the State Agency  for National Security the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office started pre-trial Read more…