Investigation: How Bulgaria defied its pro-Kremlin ties to provide secret aid to Ukraine
21 January 2023 | 10:10 am
The Qatargate corruption scandal in Europe is getting a lot of coverage in the papers, after a former MEP struck a deal with Belgian prosecutors to reveal crucial details. Also, German paper Die Welt publishes an investigation into how Bulgarian authorities provided secret aid to Ukraine, despite the country's pro-Russian ties.
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