March 3 2013 saw Bulgaria’s senior state leaders and foreign diplomats gather at the Monument to the Unknown Soldier in Sofia for a solemn ceremony in honour of the country’s national day – and the capital city also saw thousands turn out in the streets for the latest demonstration against monopolies and Bulgaria’s established political system in general.
Clive Leviev-Sawyer is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The Sofia Globe. He is the author of the book Bulgaria: Politics and Protests in the 21st Century (Riva Publishers, 2015), and co-author of the book Bulgarian Jews: Living History (The Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria 'Shalom', 2018). He is also the author of Power: A Political Novel, available via amazon.com, and, on the lighter side, Whiskers And Other Short Tales of Cats (2021), also available via Amazon. He has translated books and numerous texts from Bulgarian into English.