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).
2 with stomach bleeding. He was on an expedition to map the cave, which is the country’s third deepest ... “Mark Dickey is out of the Morca cave ... A statement from Mark’s parents ... Support our journalism ... Around 190 experts from Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Poland and Turkey took part in the rescue, including doctors, paramedics and experienced cavers.
UEFA also fined the Serbian federation 50,000 euros ($55,000) and barred it from selling tickets to fans for the team’s next away game in Group G, in Bulgaria next month ...Montenegro was fined 20,000 euros ($22,000) by UEFA and must close a section of its stadium when hosting Bulgaria in September. Support our journalism. Subscribe today. → ... ....
On May 1, Geshev escaped what media described as a car bombing, although many in Bulgaria, including Tchobanov, questioned details of the incident and its timing. Bulgaria is not top of any charts for journalism, but progress is being made, according to the Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF).