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New Greece-Bulgaria Gas Pipeline Limits Dependency on Russia

A new Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline opened on Saturday promises to reduce dependency on Russian energy in the Balkans and make Greece a hub for energy in the region. The ceremony for the Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnector (IGB) was held in Sofia...

July 22, 1943: The Day Greeks Rebelled Against the Nazis for Macedonia

Greeks have a love affair with Macedonia, and even during the Nazi occupation gave their lives for keeping the province Greek.

North Macedonia Approves Bulgaria Dispute Deal, Clears Way For EU Talks

The parliament of North Macedonia voted to end a long-standing dispute with Bulgaria, thus clearing its way to European Union membership talks.

Greece, Bulgaria Launch Natural Gas Pipeline to Cut Russian Reliance

Greece and Bulgaria opened the natural gas pipeline on Friday following the completion of the construction phase, the project company developing the facility, ICGB, said. The pipeline will supply natural gas originating in Azerbaijan to Bulgaria, whose vital supply of...

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...