Posts tagged as Bulgaria

Lithuania added Romania and Bulgaria to the list of COVID-19 affected countries

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Lithuanian Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga on Wednesday added Romania and Bulgaria to the list of COVID-19 affected countries, meaning that arrivals from these states will be required to self-isolate. The list was updated based on information from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control and will take effect on Thursday, the Health Ministry said. The minister also added the Virgin Islands, the Seychelles, Djibouti, San Marino and Swaziland, but…

Trapped Bulgarian travellers will go into quarantine in Latvia

Monday, April 6, 2020

A group of Bulgarian citizens who were not allowed to transit into Lithuania will be put into quarantine at a former school premises in Latvia, Health Minister Ilze Viņķele decided April 6, reports LSM’s Latian language service. The 18 Bulgarians were travelling south via Latvia from Finland and Estonia but were refused permission to enter Lithuania by border guards as one of the group had tested positive for COVID-19. Consequently, a…

Brussels urges to investigate swiftly murder of Bulgarian journalist

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The European Commission called on Bulgaria to carry out a swift inquiry into the killing of journalist Viktoria Marinova. Canadian-British news agency Reuters reports on Tuesday, October 9, that Bulgarian prosecutors announced the 30-year-old TV journalist had been raped, beaten and suffocated. Marinova’s body was discovered in a park near the Danube river in Ruse on Saturday October 6. «There is no democracy without a free press … We expect…

Renovation of Vilnius’ Akropolis mall to cost EUR 14 mln

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Vilnius’ Akropolis mall, the largest shopping and entertainment complex in Lithuania, is planned to be renovated in 2019, Akropolis Group said, putting the renovation cost at 14 million euros. The complex will not be closed during the renovation planned for January to August. Akropolis Vilnius was opened in 2002 and an extension was built in 2004. Two more Akropolis malls were later built in Lithuania, in Kaunas and Klaipeda, and…