Archiv: Bulgaria


13.07.2021 - 17:22 [ Rick Rozoff / antiwar.com ]

U.S. Deploys F-16s to Bulgaria for Yet Another Black Sea Exercise

The F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft arrived from the Aviano Air Base, Italy, which was employed for NATO’s bombing campaigns in Bosnia and Kosovo, and airmen from the 435th Combat Training Squadron and the 4th Combat Training Squadron deployed from Ramstein, Germany where both U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa and NATO Allied Air Command have their headquarters. The latter two share a commander, as do NATO as a whole (Supreme Allied Commander Europe) and U.S. European Command and U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO.

10.02.2020 - 17:52 [ Pew Research Center ]

NATO Seen Favorably Across Member States

Many in member countries express reservations about fulfilling Article 5’s collective defense obligations

21.07.2019 - 14:21 [ CNN ]

An entire nation just got hacked

(21.07.2019)

Asen Genov is pretty furious. His personal data was made public this week after records of more than 5 million Bulgarians got stolen by hackers from the country’s tax revenue office.
In a country of just 7 million people, the scale of the hack means that just about every working adult has been affected.

12.07.2019 - 16:00 [ Reuters ]

Bulgaria to raise its fiscal deficit target over F-16 purchase

Bulgaria plans to raise its 2019 fiscal deficit target to about 2% of economic output from current 0.5% to finance a $1.26 billion deal to buy eight new F-16 aircraft from the United States, Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov said on Friday.

09.02.2019 - 02:12 [ The Sofia Globe ]

Brexit: British ambassador in Sofia addresses open letter to UK nationals in Bulgaria

The UK ambassador in Sofia, Emma Hopkins, published an open letter on February 8 on the topic of Brexit, addressed to British nationals living in Bulgaria. The full, unedited, text is below