All posts tagged Rossen Plevneliev

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May 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The announcement on May 20 by Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev that he will not be a candidate for re-election in autumn came as no particular surprise to observers, but predictably […]

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Bulgarian President Plevneliev announces he will not stand for re-election

May 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev said on May 20 2016 that he would not stand for re-election in the country’s autumn elections. His reasons ...

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Controversy continues over law on Bulgarians voting abroad

May 19, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A day after President Rossen Plevneliev announced a constitutional court challenge to a controversial new law on the system for Bulgarians voting abro ...


Plevneliev to take election law amendments to Constitutional Court

May 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Condemning the National Assembly’s rejection of his veto of election law amendments on voting abroad as “the latest occasion that legislat ...

  • Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev and Pope Francis
    Bulgarian President, Pope discuss Europe’s refugee crisis
    May 16, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Roman Catholic church head Pope Francis received Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev in audience at the Vatican on May 16, with topics discussed including the refugee crisis in Europe. The refugee […]