Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov used his message on August 23, marked in the European Union as European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, to take thinly-veiled sideswipes against his political nemesis President Roumen Radev and the protesters demanding the resignation of Borissov’s government.
A post by Borissov on Facebook included the words: “Raised fists and deliberate tensions between citizens are not a symbol of democracy”.
Weeks earlier, Radev had emerged from the Presidency building with a fist raised before mingling with anti-government protesters.
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