Democratic Bulgaria’s Hristo Ivanov, the corridors of power, and the street

The most recent Alpha Research poll, the results of which were released on October 5, gives Democratic Bulgaria, co-led by Hristo Ivanov, more than nine per cent of support among those who intend voting – a figure certain to propel the coalition into Parliament.

(Photo via the Facebook page of Democratic Bulgaria)

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Clive Leviev-Sawyer

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, 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.