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August 16, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament voted on August 16 to overturn the veto imposed by President Rossen Plevneliev on the Budget revision. The motion passed with 130 votes in favour, which came from […]

Bussing in: Anatomy of a ‘spontaneous’ protest

August 16, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

It was inevitable that someone would give the game away about the “spontaneous” protest by a pro-government crowd outside Bulgaria’s Parliament ...

Bulgaria’s political crisis: A tale of two protests, in photos

August 16, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

On the day that Bulgaria’s lawmakers overturned the presidential veto on the Budget revision, the National Assembly building, fittingly, found itsel ...

Tension in central Sofia as rival protest groups gather outside Parliament during Budget veto debate

August 16, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer and Alex Bivol

Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandukova called for calm amid tensions in the centre of the Bulgarian capital city as rival protest groups gathered on different ...