Articles by Anna Mudeva



Easterners Pine for Socialism

  • 09 November 09
  • Reuters
Capitalism’s failure to lift living standards, impose the rule of law and tame flourishing corruption and nepotism has given way to fond memories of the times when the jobless rate was zero, food was cheap and social safety was high.

Bulgarian Prime Minister Backs South Stream Plan

  • 21 September 09
  • Reuters
Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said after meeting with Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko that Sofia would benefit from the South Stream pipeline, designed to bring Russian gas to Europe under the Black Sea and bypass Ukraine.

Residents Rue Result of Bulgaria Boom

  • 13 November 07
  • Reuters
The once idyllic mountain resort town of Bansko is struggling to come to terms with overdevelopment as foreign investors flood in.

OPEC Will Maintain Crude Output

  • 12 September 06
  • Reuters
As oil prices drop to a five-month low, OPEC ministers say they are unlikely to drastically change output.

Moscow Taunts EU With Food Bans

  • 03 December 04
  • Reuters
Russia has peppered the European Union with fresh food import bans just months after the resolution of a bitter meat export row, and analysts and diplomats say the bans may be a sign of strife to come.

Gas Exports Via Bulgaria to Double

  • 03 March 03
  • Reuters
President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that Russia would raise annual natural gas exports via Bulgaria to southern Europe to 18 billion cubic meters from 12 bcm.

Russian Grain Boom Rattles East Europe Farmers

  • 05 November 01
  • Reuters
Cheap grain from Ukraine and Russia is hindering the exports of other East European countries.