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Russia Cuts Off Gas Supplies to Poland and Bulgaria

Russia's energy giant Gazprom completely severed gas supplies to both Bulgaria and Poland on Wednesday after its April payments were received in roubles. The announcement comes after Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded that countries deemed "unfriendly" to Russia must start...

First Pre-Human Lived in Northern Greece Area, Researchers Say

Researchers have found evidence that the first pre-human, or hominin, walked in the Northern Greece-Balkans area, not Africa.

American Producer Arrested for Trying to Set-up TV Station in Greece on Behalf of Russian Oligarch

American TV producer John Hanick aka “Jack Hanick,” United States citizen, has been charged with violating the Crimea-related United States sanctions in connection with his years-long work in Greece, Bulgaria and Russia for the sanctioned Russian oligarch Konstantin Malofeyev. According...

Greece in Race to Reduce Energy Dependence on Russia

Greece is in a race to reduce energy dependence on Russia following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday. Speaking in Parliament Mitsotakis said: “We cannot rule out attempts by Russia to blackmail. We all realize...

Energy Crisis: Greece in Talks with Bulgaria Over Joint Nuclear Project

Greece is in talks with Bulgaria on building a new nuclear power plant on Bulgarian territory to also be used by Greece in order to cover part of its energy needs. Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Asen Vassilev,...

Nazi Salute Sparks Uproar in European Parliament

A Bulgarian nationalist MEP gave a Nazi salute in the chamber of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday, after he spoke during a debate on the rule of law in Poland and Hungary. https://twitter.com/Renaissance_UE/status/1494027834293108749 Angel Dzhambazki of the Bulgarian nationalist...

Ancient Greek Heritage Uncovered at the Black Sea Coast of Bulgaria

Ancient Greek heritage from six centuries before Christ has been uncovered by archaeologists exploring the ancient Hellenic colony of Apollonia Pontica in modern-day Bulgaria. According to the Archaeology in Bulgaria news site, the dig has uncovered the well-preserved remains of...

Dozens Killed in Bulgaria Bus Crash

At least 46 people were killed in an overnight bus accident in Bulgaria, among them several children, officials said Tuesday. "We have an enormous tragedy here," Bulgarian interim Prime Minister Stefan Yanev told reporters. Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov said: "People...

Thessaloniki Celebrates Liberation from the Ottomans

It was October 26, 1912 when freedom bells rang in Thessaloniki, as the Greek army liberated the city from Ottoman rule. The city was freed only 20 days after the declaration of the First Balkan War. At the start of...

October 13 Marks The Death of Macedonia’s Heroic Officer, Pavlos Melas

October 13 is the day that marks the death of one of the most important defenders of Macedonia's struggle for freedom -- the Hellenic Army officer Pavlos Melas. Melas, born in 1870 in the French city of Marseille, was the...