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Bolgrad

 

a city, administrative center of Bolgrad Raion, Odessa Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, on the shore of Lake Ialpug, 7 km from the Bolgrad railroad station. Population, 16,500 (1969). There are auto repair, brick-making, butter-and-cheese, and wine-making plants, as well as a clothes factory. The city was founded in 1821.

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Avramov is the 45-th richest man in Ukraine with a fortune of around USD 352 M, acquired through an alcohol factory in Bolgrad, a coal mine in Donbass, coal enriching factories and a gas extraction company in Luhansk.
Switching sides The married father-of-four was born in the small southwestern town of Bolgrad and studied economics at Kiev State University.
aOn his part Poroshenko thanked for the consistent position of Bulgaria in support of Ukraine and the preservation of its territorial integrity and remarked that the final meetings of his campaign took place in Bolgrad a a Ukrainian town which is a center of the Bulgarian community in the country.
The Bulgarian government has announced it is going to provide a total of BGN 100 000 for the repair of the burned Orthodox Christian Cathedral in the ethnic Bulgarian-populated town of Bolgrad in Ukraine.
The Savior's Transfiguration Cathedral in Bolgrad, a spiritual center of the historical ethnic Bulgarian community in the southwest of Ukraine, burned down the night of January 26.
Bulgaria's Consul in Odessa has already visited the Bolgrad cathedral, where the dome has been destroyed," Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said in Sofia Friday.
EUR 30 000 will be provided by the Bulgarian Parliamentary Committee on Religion, another EUR 10 000 will come from the northeastern Bulgarian municipality of General Toshevo, which has a sister city partnership with Bolgrad, and the rest of the money needed, about BGN 100 000 (EUR 50 000) will be provided directly from the Bulgarian Cabinet's budget.
Speaking during the first ever "National Fair" of the Bessarbian Bulgarians taking place in Sofia on Bulgaria's Independence Day, Dimitrov said official statistics showed there are about 250 000 ethnic Bulgarians living in today's Moldova, and another 300 000 in today's Ukraine in the Odessa and Bolgrad regions.