Three Foreigners Arrested in Bulgaria for Trading Info from Arsenal military plant – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Bulgarian police arrested a Russian citizen and two Lithuanians on suspicion of exporting “sensitive information” from the Arsenal military plant in Kazanlak. One arrested is a 24-year-old Lithuanian, the other is a 59-year-old Lithuanian citizen and the third is a 60-year-old Russian man. Source: Three Foreigners Arrested in Bulgaria for Trading Read more…

Bulgaria’s Prosecutor’s Office Probes into Series of Blasts in Munitions Warehouses – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

The prosecutor’s office compared four cases of blasts in ammunition depots in Bulgaria where similarity in incidents was noted. They’ve happened in the last 10 years, spokesperson of the Prosecutor General, Siyka Mileva, told a briefing on Wednesday. The first incident is from November 12, 2011 – explosion in a warehouse of Read more…

Outgoing PM Borisov Asked by Parliament If Blasts in Military Plants Are Related to Foreign Spies – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

MPs of the Democratic Bulgaria coalition have asked Prime Minister Boyko Borissov if Bulgarian special services have intelligence on whether foreign special services were involved in explosions in military factories in Bulgaria in the last 10 years. The question was provoked by revelations of the Czech authorities that agents of Read more…

BBC: What Does Bulgarian Arms Dealer Have in Common with 2014 Explosions in Czech Republic? – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

The BBC has been lively commenting on the Bulgarian trace in the explosion of ammunition depots in the Czech Republic in 2014. The media reported that one of the people who stored in Vrbetica ammunitions that were meant for Ukraine was the Bulgarian arms dealer Emilian Gebrev, who six months after the explosion Read more…

Ex-Chief of Pentagon: US Should Deploy More Troops in Bulgaria and Romania – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says the United States should deploy more troops along the Black Sea in Bulgaria and Romania to deter potential aggression from Russia as tensions between Moscow and Washington heat up. Esper, now a fellow at the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University, said “I think we need Read more…