Bulgarian authorities said they dismantled a ring of six serving and retired military officials who allegedly spied for Moscow.
“We might appear to make inconsistent decisions,” said Bulgaria's health minister Kostadin Angelov, announcing a tightening of restrictions.
The new restrictions will be the last test for the centre-right government of Boyko Borissov, who hopes to win a fourth term in the parliamentary elections on April 4.
The Bulgarian crime group had used the Rocky actor's name and picture to advertise their fake passports.
Every year on the night of January 13, villagers in Bulgaria gather in a festival to scare away evil and bring good health and bountiful crops.
After the fall of the Soviet Union, the construction was abandoned and its works of art severely damaged by vandalism.
He told Euronews he was disgruntled by the "lipservice" he said the government paid to enacting real change in a country that has been labelled "the black sheep of the European Union" by Reporters Without Borders.
Biggest demonstrations so far in nearly two months of anti-government rallies