Archive for May 21st, 2013

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May 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, formerly deputy prime minister in the Boiko Borissov cabinet and the subject of allegations in connection with illegal eavesdropping, said after the first sitting of the new Parliament […]

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New head of Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency appointed

May 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Boiko Atanassov has been appointed by Bulgaria’s Cabinet as the new head of the National Revenue Agency, replacing Krassimir Stefanov who has been e ...

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Bulgaria’s electricity regulator plans industrial price cut

May 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (SEWRC) said on May 21 that it was preparing a new price calculation formula that would keep ...

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Socialist Mikov elected Speaker of Bulgarian Parliament, GERB stages walkout

May 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian MPs elected socialist nominee Mihail Mikov as Speaker of the 42nd National Assembly on May 21, while the party of former prime minister Boik ...


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    Stanishev: Two-thirds of Bulgarians voted for change
    May 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In his first speech to the new Parliament, Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergei Stanishev derided Boiko Borissov’s GERB party as the “mathematical winner” but not the real winner and said […]

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    Bulgaria’s political drama: Challenges, and consultations
    May 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    GERB leader Boiko Borissov, addressing the first sitting of the 42nd National Assembly on May 21, confirmed his party’s intention to lodge an application in the Constitutional Court to overturn […]