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March 23, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Going to Sofia Airport, checking in, having a beer for eight leva, and finally boarding an Airbus A340 with the Bulgaria Air logo on its oversized tail, would be nice […]

Bulgarian Helsinki Committee after 25 years: Founded in a different Bulgaria

March 23, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

In the summer of 1992, several lawyers and Human Rights advocates came together in Sofia. At that point, there were many problems the country had inhe ...

Plovdiv: Joint exercise of U.S. and Bulgarian armed forces in full swing

March 22, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

During the ongoing exercise “Thracian Spring 17” in the area of Bulgaria’s second largest city of Plovdiv, U.S. airmen from Ramstein ...

Miners in Obrochishte: More protests and hunger strike announced

March 22, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

At a manganese mine near the eastern Bulgarian town of Obrochishte, miners announced, they would extend their protests, which started last week. About ...

  • World Happiness Report: Bulgaria in 105th place
    March 21, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    The World Happiness Report 2017 was just released. It is a comprehensive ranking published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, in cooperation with the United Nations. The ranking is based […]

  • The Winter of 2017: When hell froze over in Bulgaria
    March 21, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    On Monday, November 28, 2016, the first snow of the season fell in Sofia. It was the moment when quite a few inhabitants were asking themselves whether they should finally […]