All posts in Perspectives

  • 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 […]

  • An envoy, an assassin and a mystery in the heart of Ankara
    December 23, 2016, by Asli Aydintasbas of the ECFR

    Coming at the tail end of an annus horriblis in global affairs, the assassination of the Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov by a Turkish police officer initially had analysts wondering whether […]