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NIMH: Yellow Warning Code For Strong Wind For the Entire Black Sea Coast.

 Cloudiness will be decreasing from West today. In Eastern Bulgaria, the weather will remain mostly cloudy and rainy, but rains will stop there, too, by the end of the day.The wind will be moderate, sometimes strong, from North-Northwest.Maximum temperatures will stand at between 23° and 28°, in the northeastern regions ...

- Novinite - BG

Russian Tourist Drowned in the Black Sea.

A Russian tourist drowned in the sea in the ​​Kosata area, the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Interior - Burgas announced. Yesterday, at about 12.06 at the Police Headquarters in Pomorie, a message was received that a corpse of a 66-year-old Russian tourist was discovered at the sea near the sandy strip in the ...

- Novinite - BG

USS Porter in resupply exercise with Turkish Navy in the Black Sea.

The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Porter has conducted a refueling and resupply mission with the Turkish Navy a day after entering the Black Sea Friday.

- UPI - US

The Romanina Coastal Guard Detained a Boat Carrying 70 Refugees.

The Romaninan coastal guard detained a boat carrying 70 migrants near the port of Mangalia, reports Agerpress. On the boat there were 23 children, 12 women and 35 man from Syrian and Iraqi descent. One of the women was pregnant and had to be transported to the hospital in Mangalia. In the end of last week the Romanian ...

- Novinite - BG

Migrant boats in Black Sea spark fears of new route.

BUCHAREST, Aug 21 — Romanian authorities said today that they had caught a fishing boat with 68 asylum seekers off Romania's coast, the second such incident in a week, raising fears that a new migrant route to Europe is opening up. The boat...

- The Malay Mail - MY

A Specialized Team in Burgas Destroyed the Naval Mine Near the 'Coral' Beach.

A specialized team in Burgas yesterday destroyed the naval mine which was found near the Coral beach in Tsarevo, the Ministry of Defense announced, quoted by BGNES. The actions of the team were lead  by Captain lll rank Krasimir Ivanov. The naval mine is from type ''mining defender'' and was about 30 meters away from the ...

- Novinite - BG

Bulgarian President: 'Having a Strong and Efficient Navy is Very Important to Bulgaria'.

"Having a strong and efficient navy is very important to Bulgaria, because it guarantees the country's military sovereignty, as well as its economic and energy interests," Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev said during his visit to the navy base near the coastal city of Bourgas today. "Having strong naval forces implies new ...

- Novinite - BG

Minister of Tourism: 'I Am Ready to Meet Representatives of the Union of Owners of Sunny Beach'.

Bulgarian Minister of Tourism Nikolina Anglekova has announced she was ready to meet representatives of the Union of Owners of Sunny Beach in order to discuss the situation in the Black Sea resort. ''Problems accumulated for years can only be solved through dialogue, and checks in clubs should not mar the tourism image of ...

- Novinite - BG

Associated Press: Israeli leader to meet with Putin in Russia.

JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office says the Israeli leader will travel to Russia on Wednesday to meet with President Vladimir Putin. Netanyahu's office said late Saturday that the meeting would take place in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi, and the two would discuss “the latest developments in ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Chinese Investors Interested in Black Sea Motorway Construction.

''Chinese investors are interested in the project for the construction of the Black Sea motorway'', Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said in Burgas, according to  ''There are also intentions for direct year-round flights between Burgas and China'', he further said. "They are interested in ports, too, but this is ...

- Novinite - BG

Ukraine resumes PSA with Vanco Prykerchenska, will use it in court against Russia.

The interdepartmental commission for the arrangement of signing and executing production sharing agreements has decided to cancel the decision dated June 2008 on the abolition of state registration of the agreement with Vanco Prykerchenska on distribution of hydrocarbons that will be extracted within the Prykerchensky ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Prosecutor's Office Inspects Noise Levels at Black Sea Resorts

Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Prosecutor's Office organised another inspection on the compliance with the norms of secondary legislation adopted by the municipal councils for the protection of public order and conduct of commercial activities, reported BNT.  On 17th of August, they said that the check identified ...

- Novinite - BG

Cossacks Strike Again: Russian Feminists Abandon Camp Amid Threats, Detentions

The innocuous-sounding summer camp for feminists and women's rights activists, Femcamp, was due to be held in Krasnodar, the conservative southern Black Sea region and Cossack heartland.

- Radio Free Europe - US US Navy to construct maritime operations centre in Ukraine

The U.S. Naval Construction Battalions, widely known as the Navy Seabees, go to Ukraine for construction works to be held in Mykolaiv region. According to the US Naval Institute, the Navy branch will be working on a maritime operations centre on the Black Sea coast – ‘for use during annual U.S. and Ukrainian ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

SOLAR SUMMER Festival in Bulgaria Canceled Over Measures Against Loud Music

The organizers of the biggest festival of electronic music in Bulgaria Solar Summer decided to cancel the event over recent measures against noise in Black Sea resorts in which Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov, police, inspectors from the National Revenue, the Food Safety Agency, the Health and Labor inspectorates and ...

- Novinite - BG

1658 Liters of Illegal Alcohol was Detained on the Black Sea Coast

1658 liters of alcohol, traded and stored in violation of the Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act, were detained by customs officers during inspections in the Black Sea area for only two days. Two separate inspections were carried out - at a hotel, as well as in a restaurant and tax warehouse, the Customs Agency reported. ...

- Novinite - BG

Bulgarian Deputy PM's Disco Raids Spark Backlash

Bulgaria's deputy premier Valeri Simeonov, who led raids on nightclubs in the Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach in which a popular DJ was arrested, has caused controversy with his 'war on noise'.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Authorities in Southern Russia Scared of Feminism

Add another category to the long list of people deemed a security threat to the Russian state: feminists. Early this morning, a group of men broke into a tiny cottage near Dzhubga, a village in Russia's southern Black Sea region of Krasnodar. The cottage was rented by five women who had traveled to the region for a feminist ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Russia condemns US construction of Ukraine naval command centre near Crimea

On 25 July US Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One , a Seabee unit, started construction of a naval operations centre at the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Ochakiv, local media and the Ukrainian armed forces have reported. Ochakiv, now the headquarters of the Ukrainian Navy's 5th

- Jane’s - US

Why Are These Water Buffaloes Covered with Tiny Frogs?

Water buffaloes wallowing in the wetlands of northern Turkey are carrying some unlikely passengers on their backs — tiny frogs. Researchers spotted the buffalo-riding amphibians — marsh frogs Pelophylax ridibundus — in the Kizilirmak Delta along the coast of the Black Sea, a region with freshwater and brackish lakes, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Ships fooled in GPS spoofing attack suggest Russian cyberweapon

A hack that manipulated the location of 20 ships in the Black Sea may be the first use of GPS spoofing, a form of cyberwarfare capable of widespread disruption

- NewScientist - US