All posts tagged Peevski protests

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October 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A survey by international pollsters Gallup has found that on a list of “partly free” countries, the Bulgarian government in 2013 had the second-lowest approval rating in the world. Released […]

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Bulgarian elections 2014: Politicians bank on Corpbank controversy

September 21, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The question of the future of troubled Corporate Commercial Bank is defining debate ahead of Bulgaria’s October 5 early parliamentary elections ...

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Peevski set to return to Bulgarian Parliament as major parties finalise candidates

August 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Delyan Peevski, the controversial figure whose abortive appointment as State Agency for National Security chief in 2013 sparked public protests that u ...

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Bulgaria caretaker cabinet nominates ambassadors for Stara Planina

August 6, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s caretaker cabinet has nominated former French ambassador to Bulgaria Philippe Autié and outgoing German ambassador Matthias Höpfner to ...

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    Bulgaria’s ‘short parliament’ comes to an end
    August 4, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    With the end of its special sitting on August 4, Bulgaria’s 42nd National Assembly passes into history having set a number of records – not least of which is that it […]

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    Bulgarian government tables resignation in Parliament
    July 23, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer and Alex Bivol

    The Bulgarian cabinet nominally headed by Plamen Oresharski tabled its resignation in Parliament shortly before 6pm on July 23 2014. It is probable that the resignation of the cabinet, which […]

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    Bulgarian government ‘to resign on July 23′ (updated)
    July 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    After a number of senior political figures linked to Bulgaria’s ruling axis indicated that they expected that the government would resign on July 23, Bulgarian Socialist Party parliamentary group head […]