Andrzej Duda’s success in Poland’s presidential election is a political earthquake. Not only did Duda, an inexperienced, second-rank politician from the opposition Law and Justice Party, outwit all the opinion […]
If the main flaw of the European security order after 1989 was that it was unsuited to incorporating Russia in the long term, isn’t it high time for ...
US ambassador in Sofia Marcie Ries participated in a conference on judiciary reform, organised by three foreign business chambers in Sofia on May 14. ...
Ukraine has not crossed its Rubicon. The most important and urgent decisions for its future, both internal and external, are still ahead, and the next ...
With Ukraine’s economy on the brink of disaster, the International Monetary Fund agreed a $17.5 billion package for Ukraine in February. Some think this programme will save Ukraine’s troubled economy: […]
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s efforts to maintain his dominance over his country’s politics are causing splits with his ruling AK Party. The struggle for control of the party now […]
The Bulgarian debate on sanctions, and on relations between the European Union and Russia more generally, has been coloured by Russian propaganda against the West and by seemingly ubiquitous conspiracy […]
US ambassador in Sofia Marcie Ries participated in a round-table discussion on media ownership, hosted by think-tank Center for Study of Democracy in Sofia on March 11. This is Ries’ address, […]
Within a few days, Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry will have a new minister and a new chief secretary and its State Agency for National Security a new chief. These are changes […]
The decisions by the head of Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security and Interior Ministry chief secretary to give way to the inevitable and resign on March 6 are part […]