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April 9, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Sofia City Prosecutor’s office said on April 9 2014 that it had submitted to the Sofia City Council formal criminal charges against Ataka leader Volen Siderov in connection with […]

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Bulgaria hopes no new round of sanctions against Russia – Oresharski

April 2, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Plamen Oresharski, occupant of the prime minister’s chair in the Bulgarian Socialist Party government, has told the National Assembly that he ex ...

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Siderov: ‘The media have found me guilty’

March 12, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Arriving at the Sofia City Investigative Service offices on March 12 where he was to be formally charged with hooliganism and assaulting a police offi ...

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French ambassador: Bulgaria’s position on Ukraine is clear

March 6, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

France’s ambassador in Sofia, Xavier Lapeyre de Cabanes, said on March 6 that Bulgaria had clearly expressed its position on Ukraine through the ...


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    Bulgarian Parliament rejects far-right Ataka’s anti-gay law
    January 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Amendments to Bulgaria’s Penal Code proposed by ultra-nationalist Ataka party leader Volen Siderov that would have imposed jail and huge fines for “public manifestations of homosexuality” such as taking part […]

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    For Bulgaria, ‘months of permanent scandal ahead’
    January 28, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Political commentator Dimitar Ganev, speaking on Bulgarian National Radio on January 28, said that months of permanent scandal lay ahead in the approach to the country’s European Parliament elections. He […]

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    Siderov, Ataka MPs give up immunity from prosecution
    January 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In an ostentatious display in Parliament, after a sarcasm-laden speech by leader Volen Siderov, MPs for ultra-nationalist party Ataka all renounced their immunity from prosecution in connection with the January […]