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October 23, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria’s nationalist Patriotic Front coalition is setting its price for participation in a GERB coalition government – freezing the price of electricity, Bulgarian media reports on October 23 said. For […]

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Valedictory speech by outgoing European Commission President Barroso

October 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

On October 21, European Commission President Jose Barroso, holder of that office for two terms, made his valedictory speech to the European Parliament ...

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Experts divided over whether sanctions against Russia are working

October 15, 2014, by VOANews

After several rounds of international sanctions against Russia for its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in March and support of pro-Russian ...

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UK ambassador to Bulgaria on foreign policy in a less stable neighbourhood

October 9, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

British ambassador in Sofia Jonathan Allen delivered a speech at the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria in Varna about the British and Bulgarian foreign policy ...


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    Bulgarian elections 2014: Setting the scene
    October 3, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    As Bulgarians, or at least a percentage of them, prepare to head for the ballot booths on October 5, the question is not whether Boiko Borissov and his GERB party […]

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    Bulgarian elections 2014: Of campaign ads and catatonia
    September 26, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Bulgaria’s Central Election Commission (CEC), having banned two campaign videos, said on September 26 that it was to consider banning seven to eight more. It is a pity that, constrained […]

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    Where is the proof that South Stream is beneficial to Bulgaria?
    August 20, 2014, by Ilian Vassilev

    The South Stream gas pipeline is suffering from the “Belene syndrome” – despite uncertainty about the project’s progress, the “expenditure” is clearly on the rise. We are constantly being told that the […]