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Moscow confirms Bulgaria South Stream 'cancelled'

The European Union said it is seeking clarification on an announcement made by President Putin, that the multi-billion dollar gas pipeline project, South Stream, has been cancelled.

The project was meant to run under the Black Sea - due to come ashore in Varna on the Bulgarian coast. But on a recent trip to Turkey, President Putin declared the project dead.

Many Bulgarians are unhappy with President Putin's unilateral announcement - some questioning whether there is another agenda underlying the issue.

Chris Morris explains more.

  • 12 Dec 2014
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