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May 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev said on May 17 that he would convoke the first sitting of the new 42nd National Assembly on May 21. The announcement came after Plevneliev finished […]

Ataka leader Volen Siderov. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Siderov: Borissov is a liar, terrified that he could find himself in jail

May 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ataka leader Volen Siderov says that his party’s judgment on Plamen Oresharski, the socialist nominee to be prime minister in its planned “program ...

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Bulgaria least gay-friendly among EU states – study

May 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Among European Union member states, Bulgaria scored the lowest in terms of human rights equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI ...

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Bulgarian socialist leader Stanishev proposes May 21 for first sitting of new Parliament

May 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Meeting President Rossen Plevneliev on May 17, Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergei Stanishev proposed May 21 as the date of the first sitting of t ...


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    The different roads of Borissov and Plevneliev
    May 17, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    As the story goes, it was some months before Bulgaria’s 2011 presidential elections that Boiko Borissov invited Rossen Plevneliev to join him in his official car after a ribbon-cutting ceremony […]