Archive for February 2nd, 2017

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February 2, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Roumen Radev said on February 2 that he was vetoing the recently amended Concessions Act, arguing that some of its provisions undermined the rule of law and local […]

Bulgaria’s March 2017 elections: Welcome to the machine

February 2, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian government officials are at pains to issue assurances that the March 2017 parliamentary elections will succeed in spite of the new and costl ...

Bulgaria scrambles to respond to Supreme Court order for machine voting at all polling stations

February 2, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Stefan Yanev, in charge of preparations for the country’s March 2017 early parliamentary electi ...

Weird government decree: Romanians stage huge protests

February 2, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

For the first time in decades, as many as 250,000 Romanians took to the streets on Wednesday evening, in order to demonstrate against a government dec ...

  • This Winter in Bulgaria: The Coldest in 69 Years
    February 2, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In Bulgaria, the winter of 1948 was tough. All the snow and the ice were hard to handle. And, even worse, the cold came into homes through all gaps and […]