EU regrets Russian diplomatic row with Bulgaria
The European Union regrets the unjustified threat of the Russian Federation to end diplomatic relations with Bulgaria in response to Bulgaria's decision to expel 70 Russian embassy staff who were acting in violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, according to the European External Action Service EEAS on July 1. The European Union regrets ...
Updated: 07/01/2022
Bulgaria President hands over exploratory mandate to candidate for prime minister
... mandate. The president held consultations with the parliamentary forces at the beginning of the week, with the exception of We Continue the Change and the BSP . The two parties didn't come because of a meeting on the state budget. For the first time, Bulgaria's head of state will hand over an investigative mandate to the largest party without meeting its representatives.
Updated: 07/01/2022
Bulgaria expels dozens of Russian diplomats
... and their diplomatic role was just a cover, Petkov said. He stressed that the measure should not be considered an act of aggression against the Russian people. I would like to tell all foreign countries, not just Russia, that anyone who works against Bulgaria's interests will be expelled back to the country they came from, Petkov said. The prime minister said all the diplomats would leave the same plane on Sunday. A spokesman for the Russian embassy in Sofia told the TASS news agency that among ...
Updated: 07/01/2022
OneCoin founder Ruja Ignatova added to FBI's Most Wanted Fugitives list
... is believed that Ignatova and others began defrauding investors around 2014. The amount of money involved is estimated to be in the billions of dollars. She was the brain behind the project that would later become known as OneCoin Ltd. , located in Bulgaria, and promoted a product that claimed to be a criptocurrency. Ignatova has made false statements about OneCoin investment opportunities to people to put the plan into motion, in order to put the plan into motion. Ignatova urged victims to move ...
Updated: 07/01/2022
FBI adds Bulgarian woman to its Most Wanted Fugitives list
... defrauding billions from investors. The Bureau says that Ignatova , 42, was responsible for a massive fraud scheme that affected millions of investors around the world. According to the FBI , Ignatova and her partner founded the company OneCoin in Bulgaria around 2014. The company marketed a new coin that would be the killer ofBitcoin. The FBI says Ignatova made false statements about OneCoin to lure investors, who were then encouraged to sell additional packages through a multi-level marketing ...
Updated: 06/30/2022
The Cryptoqueen’s ‘OneCoin’ is wanted by FBI
... real value. It offered investors no way of tracing their money, and it could not be used to purchase anything. Its founders and co-conspirators were the only ones who stood to benefit from its existence. Ignatova , now 42, was a resident of Sofia, Bulgaria before she fled. She is charged with one count of wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, securities fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering, with each count carrying a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. Court records show she ...
Updated: 06/30/2022
Russian ambassador to Bulgaria demands withdrawal of notes from embassy staff
... Ministry , in which she demands in an ultimatum tone that by 12.00 noon on 1 July 2022 the country withdraws the persona non grata notes on the employees of Russian missions abroad. The issue of closing the Russian Federation 's Embassy in the Republic of Bulgaria will be brought to the attention of the Russian leadership without delay. In response, outgoing Prime Minister Kiril Petkov advised the Russian Federation to withdraw its Note Verbale. The Russian embassy in Bulgaria will be able to keep 43 ...
Updated: 06/30/2022
Former Bulgarian coalition partner to participate in cabinet
.... The Bulgarian Socialist Party set a condition that the incumbent prime minister's candidacy should not be put forward for the post again. The coalition is willing to negotiate for a cabinet of experts with limited mandates, according to Democratic Bulgaria co-chairman Hristo Ivanov . He said that he would discuss such an option, which would shift the focus to expert figures rather than political leaders, and he admitted to a shift to a dialogue mode, including with the opposition. Hristo Ivanov ...
Updated: 06/30/2022
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