Bulgaria (i/bʌlˈɡɛəriə/, /bʊlˈ-/; Bulgarian:България, tr. Bǎlgarija, IPA:[bɐɫˈɡarijɐ]), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Bulgarian:Република България, tr. Republika Bǎlgarija), is a country in southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east. With a territory of 110,994 square kilometres (42,855sqmi), Bulgaria is Europe's 16th-largest country.
The sinking of Bulgaria is the largest Russian ship disaster since 1986 when the SSAdmiral Nakhimov crashed into a cargo ship and 423 people died.
Bulgaria was built at Slovak shipyard in Komárno, Czechoslovakia, in 1955 as Ukraina, and was renamed in February 2010 to Bulgaria after the Volga Bulgaria. Her length was 80.2 metres (263ft), her beam was 12.5 metres (41ft), her draft was 1.9 metres (6.2ft), and her power output was 273 kilowatts (366hp). She had two engines and two decks. Her cruising speed was 20.5 kilometres per hour (12.7mph; 11.1kn), and her original passenger capacity was 233 (then reduced after overhaul).
“Bulgaria is a great destination for Indian students many of whom study medicine in our varsities ... With Bollywood already partial to the country — ‘Brahmastra’ is the latest among the host of movies and television series to be shot in Bulgaria — Dimitrova is meeting Punjabi filmmakers tomorrow ... Bulgaria.
... it is possible with great probability to reason and be sure that the construction of a new unit in Bulgaria will be carried out according to the Russian design, that our proposal will be chosen," Likhachev said on Rossiya 24 television.
Delyan Peevski, a media mogul and lawmaker close to Borisov, accounts for some 80 percent of the print media in Bulgaria, as well as private television networks and websites, according to Reporters Without Borders, giving him enormous influence, especially during election season.
-- Bulgaria is ... Meanwhile in Bulgaria, the NOVA television reported on Wednesday evening that the health ministry has accused AstraZeneca of delaying vaccine supplies, which was later confirmed on Thursday by Health MinisterKostadin Angelov at his regular weekly press conference.
The health ministry spokesman confirmed the authenticity of the letter, which was published on the website of Bulgaria's NOVA television ... "I emphasise that failure to stick to the announced delivery schedule by AstraZeneca compromises the vaccination campaign in Bulgaria," he wrote.
The health ministry spokesman confirmed the authenticity of the letter, which was published on the website of Bulgaria’s NOVA television on Wednesday ... “I emphasise that failure to stick to the announced delivery schedule by AstraZeneca compromises the vaccination campaign in Bulgaria,” Angelov wrote.
This was the case in Bulgaria, where the largest protests in the country’s post-Soviet history unfolded over three months this summer, with a peak turnout of about 120,000 people ... said Hristo Ivanov, an activist and former minister of justice in Bulgaria.