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December 14, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

At times, Sofia feels more like Pyongyang than a European city. This applies during the city’s many power cuts. To all residents affected, those are annoying. But to patients who […]

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December 14, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

On April 2, a week after the parliamentary elections, Bulgaria’s Central Election Commission manages to publish a full list of all 240 MPs elected. As usual, some candidates were elected in […]

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December 13, 2017, by Alex Bivol

Bulgaria’s special criminal court was unable on December 13 to start proceedings in the trial related to the collapse of the Corporate Commercial Bank, an expected outcome in what is […]

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December 13, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and the Movement for rights and Freedom (MRF), the two opposition parties in Bulgaria’s National Assembly, have reached an agreement on December 13 to table […]

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December 13, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Ryanair may be a so-called low-cost airline, the first one founded in Europe. At the same time, Ryanair overtook everyone else in the European business last year, by becoming the […]

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December 13, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

It’s the intoxicating (well, yes), aromatic fire in the veins and breath of Bulgaria. The traditional accompaniment to the salad at the opening of the meal. The pride of the […]

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