Archive for March 27th, 2017

March 27, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

In a preliminary report the day after Bulgaria’s March 26 parliamentary elections, international observers have criticised Bulgarian media coverage of the campaigns. The media provided contestants with a platform to […]

Juncker: EC to ‘explore options’ to help Bulgaria guard EU external border

March 27, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The European Commission is ready to examine the long-term needs of Bulgaria to guard the external borders of the EU and to consider the allocation of ...

Bulgaria’s March 2017 parliamentary elections: The winners and losers

March 27, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

If anyone may fairly be said to have lost Bulgaria’s March 2017 parliamentary elections, Zlatko Zdravkov would be an appropriate choice. The nam ...

Bulgaria elections: With all votes counted, GERB 32.65%, BSP 27.2%

March 27, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

With 100 per cent of votes counted, Boiko Borissov’s centre-right GERB party had 32.65 per cent of the vote and the Bulgarian Socialist Party 2 ...

  • Comment on the election: Borissov was rewarded for mistakes
    March 27, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    Boiko Borissov, the former bodyguard, firefighter, chief secretary and mayor, was Prime Minister twice, so far. He should be given credit for his pro-European position and his performance in national […]

  • After the Bulgarian election: The view from abroad
    March 27, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    After yesterday’s parliamentary election in Bulgaria, the German weekly “Spiegel” reported, “the pro-European conservatives” had won over the “Russia-friendly” Socialists. A change in course in the ...