Bulgaria

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer visit a border police station in Elhovo, near the Bulgarian-Turkish border, Bulgaria January 23, 2023 | Photo: Reuters/Stoyan Nenov
From file: Bulgarian border policemen patrol the border fence using dogs | Photo: Vassil Donev/dpa/picture-alliance
Despite being EU member states, Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia are not part of the Schengen zone | Photo: Udo Herrmann/CHROMORANGE/picture alliance
The lead image of the Lighthouse Reports investigation, which purports to show a 'black site' in Bulgaria where migrants are held | Source: Lighthouse Reports www.lighthousereports.nl
From file: A Bulgarian soldier repairs the fence on the border with Turkey | Photo: EPA/Vassil Donev
From file: The Bulgarian coast guard has stepped up its patrols along the coast in recent weeks | Photo: Ray van Zeschau/imago
A Bulgarian soldier repairs the fence on the border with Turkey | Photo: EPA/Vassil Donev
Barbed wire marking the border between Bulgaria and Turkey in February 2020, when thousands of migrants gathered at Turkey's Pazarkule border crossing with Greece's Kastanies | Photo: AP Photo/Hristo Rusev
From file: Refugees wait in line for food near policemen guarding the migrant camp in the town of Harmanli, some 250 kilometers from Sofia, Bulgaria | Photo: Vassil Donev/EPA
FROM FILE: Bulgarian border policemen use dogs to patrol the border fence with Turkey | Photo: Vassil Donev/dpa/picture-alliance
From file: A bombed out building in the southern Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv | Photo: Reuters
Humanitarian aid has helped many Ukrainians fleeing war but accepting help can also be difficult when you are used to being independent, explains Lena | Photo: Arnd Wiegmann / Reuters