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Archive - Aug 2014

August 14th

The Bulgarian army prevented the Lion of Amphipolis from being taken to England

14 August 2014 / 15:08:57  
In August 1916 British soldiers found the marble parts of the lion and tried to carry them to the sea in order to take them to England. Their attempt was interrupted by the Bulgarian army that had seized Pangaeo Mountain in the meantime and began to bomb the British soldiers

August 13th

East European markets to replace the Russian market for Greek fruit

13 August 2014 / 17:08:22  
Each year, 60% of exports of peaches and nectarines are intended for the Russian market. The total amount of Greek fruit that has been left in the trucks after the imposition of the embargo is 30 tons.

Undeclared work in tourism is looming large

13 August 2014 / 15:08:00  
Unbelievable scenes: undeclared workers jump from windows or escape by swimming to avoid being caught by labour inspectors.

Doubts about whether the grave in Amphipolis belongs to the wife and son of Alexander the Great

13 August 2014 / 13:08:30  
The majority of the Greek archaeologists reject this possibility because of the fact that she and her son were killed by order of Cassander. They believe that a prominent admiral or general of the army of Alexander the Great was laid in the tomb.

August 12th

The police have found a hideaway of Maziotis’ group

12 August 2014 / 17:08:01  
According to police officers, the flat was "auxiliary premises" that the group members used as a shelter when they suggested that the authorities had found their tracks.

Bulgarians in Greece, Greeks in Bulgaria

12 August 2014 / 15:08:52  
Free movement of people is a fundamental principle in the European Union. Migration between Bulgaria and Greece has a long history and it started long before the two states became Union members. Here are the latest statistics.

The Ukrainian confessed to the murder of the Bulgarian woman

12 August 2014 / 13:08:39  
He states in his testimony that he was a client of the victim from whom he wanted an erotic programme, including violence.