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‘I fear Bulgaria will become a soft state’: Kiril Petkov on threat of Russia
Pro-Ukraine Bulgarian prime minister blames corruption and pro-Russian influence on collapse of coalition government

Andrew Roth

23, Jun, 2022 @5:24 PM

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EU faces crunch point over Russia’s gas payment demands
As deadline loom, Brussels commissioner says handing over roubles would breach sanctions

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

02, May, 2022 @6:03 PM

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Russia accused of blackmail after gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria halted
EU hits out at move that Kremlin says is response to countries’ failure to pay in roubles

Daniel Boffey, Philip Oltermann and Rob Davies

27, Apr, 2022 @6:03 PM

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How worried should Europe be as Russia starts cutting off gas supplies?
Analysis: Putin is determined to use resource as a weapon, as shown in move to cut off Poland and Bulgaria

Rob Davies

27, Apr, 2022 @5:14 PM

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‘I will free Bulgaria from corruption’: Kiril Petkov speaks out
Kiril Petkov is determined to clean up the EU’s ‘most corrupt country’. But the Russia-Ukraine war has made that job even harder…

Jennifer Rankin

20, Mar, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Crooks, kleptocrats and crises: a timeline of Credit Suisse scandals
A string of controversies have beset Switzerland’s second-largest lender, including Japanese ‘shredding party’ and US sub-prime fraud

Kalyeena Makortoff and David Pegg

21, Feb, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘Putting lives at risk’: Bulgaria referred to rights body over Covid vaccine rollout
Charity complains to Council of Europe after low uptake and failure to prioritise over-65 and people with health conditions

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

25, Jan, 2022 @2:24 PM

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Morgues fill up in Romania and Bulgaria amid low Covid vaccine uptake
Lack of confidence in government contributing to double-vaccination rates of just 34% and 22%Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage

Jon Henley Europe correspondnet

11, Nov, 2021 @11:23 AM

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UK’s high Covid case rates buck trend as western Europe outperforms east
Slower vaccination rates in east lead to dramatic surge in cases, while UK remains outlier in west

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @5:15 PM

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EU countries urged to protect journalists as number of attacks rises
European Commission calls for action as it says 908 media workers were attacked in 23 EU states last year

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

16, Sep, 2021 @12:39 PM

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Breeding success: how tattoos and aviaries are helping save the saker falcon
In Bulgaria and southern Siberia, conservationists are finding innovative ways to halt decades of decline for the endangered species

Laura Paddison

27, Jul, 2021 @10:01 AM

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Quarantine to remain for vaccinated UK travellers returning from France
Late change to Monday’s new Covid rules in England as strict conditions introduced on travel to Bulgaria

Aubrey Allegretti and Heather Stewart

17, Jul, 2021 @12:09 PM

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