All posts in Perspectives

  • Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolai Mladenov at the Sofia Forum for the Balkans
    Which compass direction for the Western Balkans?
    June 10, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer and Alex Bivol

    Amid the clamour and cacophony of the European economic crisis and the rapidly-whirling rumour mill about the future of the euro zone, it is hardly surprising that the EU integration […]

  • The Sofia Globe: Editorial Charter
    June 4, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The Sofia Globe is intended for foreign and local readers with an interest in editorial content about, in order of priority, Bulgaria, Central and Eastern Europe, the European Union and […]

  • Boiko Boyko Borissov Borisov prime minister of Bulgaria
    Bulgaria’s political scene: Doing the splits
    June 4, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The beginning of June 2012 finds Bulgaria about a year away from parliamentary elections, and undeclared campaigning already begun – not least by a Prime Minister and governing party with, […]

  • Serbian presidential election poster for Tomislav Nikolic
    Stormy start for Serbia’s Nikolić
    June 4, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The violence in northern Kosovo around a barricade-clearing operation conducted as Serbia’s new president Tomislav Nikolić was sworn in was a “baptism of fire” for him,Belgrade political scientist Predrag Simić […]