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April 24, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Generally, homosexual couples in Europe can build on recent improvements regarding their legal recognition. Also, gays and lesbians have more rights than they used to have, in most countries within […]

Bulgarian President Radev special address: what he said and what he did not

April 11, 2017, by Alex Bivol

Having found himself at the centre of the controversy after the publication, last week, of proposed amendments on curtailing the rights of Bulgarian c ...

Bulgaria’s red baron, President Radev, flies into turbulence over law changes

April 5, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria’s President Roumen Radev has been in office as head of state since January 22. Of the 74 days since then, he has had to deal for all of ...

Of Bulgaria, and ‘conversations not negotiations’ on the forming of a new government

March 30, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Four days after Bulgaria’s parliamentary elections, Tomislav Donchev, a senior member of Boiko Borissov’s GERB party, said that there were ...

  • EU ambassadors joint statement on Bulgaria and CVM
    March 28, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The ambassadors to Bulgaria of 12 EU member states released a joint statement on March 28, in response to a string of recent publications in Bulgarian media, critical of the […]

  • Comment on the election: Borissov was rewarded for mistakes
    March 27, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    Boiko Borissov, the former bodyguard, firefighter, chief secretary and mayor, was Prime Minister twice, so far. He should be given credit for his pro-European position and his performance in national […]

  • Romania protests: No flash in the pan
    February 10, 2017, by Alex Bivol

    Romania rarely features in international media, yet the scenes of mass demonstrations in Bucharest and other major cities last week may feel oddly familiar to Western TV audiences. Large-scale protests […]