Georgia says it seized Russia-bound cargo of explosives sent from Ukraine

Georgia’s State Security Service said on Monday that it had seized a clandestine shipment of explosives bound for the Russian city of Voronezh from the Ukrainian port of Odesa. The South Caucasus country’s domestic security agency said that the explosives Read More …

IAEA: International Exercise Builds Resilience for Emergency Preparedness

Resilient and agile response arrangements are an essential component of countries’ emergency response frameworks, as decisions made in the early stages of an emergency can be instrumental in saving lives. On 3 October 2023, the IAEA together with 62 countries Read More …

Bulgaria, Türkiye, Romania to organize mine search, clearing operations in Black Sea

Bulgaria, Türkiye and Romania will soon organize mine search and clearing operations in the Black Sea, Bulgarian Defense Minister Todor Tagarev said Friday. “Some very small details need to be concretized before the operation begins. This operation will increase the Read More …

Bulgarian parliament approves new military aid package for Ukraine

The Bulgarian parliament approved a new military aid package for Ukraine, media reports said Wednesday. The state-run news agency said the resolution, which includes the transfer of small-caliber automatic weapon ammunition discarded by the Interior Ministry and defective surface-to-air missiles Read More …

Bulgarian Navy destroys drone with mortar attached found near coastal village

A Bulgarian Navy specialist team destroyed a drone that had an 82mm high-explosive mortar attached to it, found near the village of Tyulenovo on Bulgaria’s northern Black Sea coast, according to a Defence Ministry statement on September 18. The find Read More …

Romania and US to conduct exercises with Ukraine in Black Sea and Danube Delta

The Romanian and US navies are organising Sea Breeze 23.3, a multinational exercise that will take place from 11 to 15 September in the Black Sea and Danube Delta. Military personnel from Bulgaria, France, the United Kingdom, Türkiye and Ukraine Read More …

Romania: Sea mine explodes near seaside resort village of Costinesti

A sea mine exploded in the Black Sea near Romania’s seaside resort village of Costinesti, local media reported Monday. The blast, which occurred near a pier of a hotel, caused no casualties, said the state-run Agerpres news agency. Later in Read More …

Bulgarian top prosecutor escapes bomb attack on his car

Bulgaria’s chief prosecutor Ivan Geshev has escaped unscathed after a large explosion occurred Monday near his car which the authorities have described as a targeted attack on him. Attackers had placed a bomb at a bend in the road where Read More …