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January 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

An exhibition of self-portraits by Plovdiv artist Yoan Leviev is to be held at the Sofia City Art Gallery in the Bulgarian capital from January 28 to March 3. The […]

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The view from Sofia: Bulgaria’s energy security needs to gain prominence

January 23, 2015, by Vessela Tcherneva

There’s this thing about peripheries. They are either peaceful and godforsaken (and thus ignored) or they are volatile and challenging (and thus ...

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Head of Bulgarian history museum to publish book of his file as a State Security agent

January 21, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The State Security files on Bozhidar Dimitrov, the controversial head of Bulgaria’s National History Museum, are to be published as a 320-page b ...

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Russia is not Charlie

January 17, 2015, by Maria Lipman for the European Council on Foreign Relations

Russia’s official reaction to the French tragedy was little more than diplomatic correctness. President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to ...


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    Film review: Blackhat
    January 15, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    There used to be a time when the name “Michael Mann” drew crowds to the cinema. With his trademark sense for cinematic realism cloaked in style, he produced some of […]

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    New British Bulgarian Business Association launched
    January 11, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The British Bulgarian Business Association (BBBA) was formally launched on January 9 at the Residence of UK ambassador Jonathan Allen. Those attending included about 180 potential members, and representatives of […]

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    What can go wrong for Europe in 2015?
    January 11, 2015, by Josef Janning of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    Two all-too-plausible scenarios could turn 2015 into an annus horribilis for Europe: a further erosion of integration within the EU, and a collapse of Ukraine. Both would greatly weaken Europe’s […]

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    After the Paris Massacre: fighting back with restraint
    January 8, 2015, by Nick Witney of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    How to react to this latest outrage? The immediate French response seems to have been rather noble, mixing a determination not to be cowed with calls for unity and restraint. […]

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    Film review: St. Vincent
    January 8, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Had it not been for the acting of its three leads, St. Vincent would have been merely a schmaltzy and utterly predictable, albeit uplifting, depiction of a grumpy old man’s […]