Day 210 of the Invasion of Ukraine: Putin Declares Partial Mobilization and Threatens the West with Nuclear Weapons – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Putin announced an immediate partial military mobilization Russian President Vladimir Putin surprisingly announced a partial military mobilization and threatened NATO with nuclear weapons. In addition, he announced that he supports yesterday’s apparently coordinated calls by the occupation authorities in the territories of Ukraine occupied by the Russian army to hold referendums on joining Russia from Friday. “We have no moral right to Read more…

Building a NATO Multinational Battlegroup in Bulgaria (VIDEO) – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

The Bulgarian and US Armies are hard at work setting up a new NATO multinational battlegroup. After Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, Allies agreed to strengthen the existing NATO battlegroups in the Baltic states and in Poland, and to establish four new multinational battlegroups in Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia to reinforce Allied deterrence and Read more…

NATO’s Multinational Battlegroup in Bulgaria completes its Biggest Exercise yet (VIDEO) – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

NATO’s multinational battlegroup in Bulgaria completed Exercise Platinum Lion 22, passing an important milestone as it moves towards achieving full operational capability. The battlegroup currently consists of the Bulgarian Army’s 42nd Mechanised Battalion and a mechanised infantry company from the US Army’s 3rd Armoured Brigade Combat Team. Soldiers from the British Army’s Royal Irish Regiment worked alongside Read more…

Former Deputy PM Knew that 4,200 T of Bulgarian Weapons Reached Ukraine via Poland in March-June 2022, Kintex Ex-CEO Claims

Within just four months after the start of the war in Ukraine, more than 4,200 tonnes of Bulgarian weapons in 60 planeloads were flown to Rzeszow, Poland, with the approval of then deputy prime minister and economy and industry minister Korneliya Ninova, former Kintex EAD Executive Director Alexander Mihailov told Read more…

Bulgaria: Hundreds Protested against the President and his Caretaker Government Last Night – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

@BTA Hundreds gathered at a protest at “Dondukov 2” street against President Rumen Radev and his caretaker government. The demonstration was entitled “Bulgaria – Independent of Gazprom” and was organized by the political party “Democratic Bulgaria”. A protest at the same place and time was also announced by civil activists from the recent anti-government demonstrations. The two protests merged Read more…

Bulgaria Suspends Visas for Russians with Property in Bulgaria and for Tourists from Russia – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria will stop accepting documents for tourist visas for citizens of Russia, RIA Novosti reported, citing the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR). The measure applies to both tourists and property owners in Bulgaria. “According to the tour operators, the Bulgarian consulate in Moscow has notified them of the temporary suspension of accepting documents for tourist visas, as well Read more…

Russia revokes the Certificates of Two Military Factories in Bulgaria – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Russia is terminating the validity of the certificates issued to three aircraft repair enterprises – two in Bulgaria and one in the Czech Republic, the spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova announced at a briefing, quoted by TASS and BGNES. It is about the Bulgarian “Terem – Letets” and “Avionams”, as well as the Czech Read more…

Expelled Russian Diplomats are Leaving Bulgaria with their Families: 2 Flights are Taking Out more than 160 People Today – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

The 70 Russian diplomatic officials expelled from Bulgaria are leaving our country today with their families. Two flights will take between 160 and 170 people. The Russian Federation has requested permission to operate the two flights. Special permission is required because all scheduled flights between the Russian Federation and Bulgaria have been suspended under the sanctions imposed on Moscow due to the Read more…

Defense Minister: The Behavior of the Russian Ambassador in Bulgaria is Unacceptable – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

“Ambassador Eleonora Mitrofanova categorically does not respect Bulgaria”. This is what the resigned Defense Minister Dragomir Zakov thinks. “The behavior of the Russian ambassador in our country is unacceptable. This is not the way to conduct diplomacy. I am sure that the Russian diplomatic service has many professional diplomats who would represent the Russian Read more…