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December 13, 2017, by Alex Bivol

Bulgaria’s special criminal court was unable on December 13 to start proceedings in the trial related to the collapse of the Corporate Commercial Bank, an expected outcome in what is […]

Bulgarian MPs amend law to expand border police powers

November 23, 2017, by Alex Bivol

Bulgarian Parliament passed amendments to the Interior Ministry Act on November 23 that would give the border police directorate of the ministry wider ...

Grigor Dimitrov clinches ATP Finals title

November 20, 2017, by Alex Bivol

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov wrapped up a career year with his biggest title yet, defeating David Goffin to win the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena in ...

Political leanings colour Bulgaria’s CVM report reactions

November 16, 2017, by Alex Bivol

The European Commission’s regular reports on progress under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) have always elicited the same react ...

  • Bulgarian Cabinet approves draft 2018 Budget
    October 30, 2017, by Alex Bivol

    Bulgaria’s Government approved the 2018 Budget bill drafted by the Finance Ministry at a cabinet meeting on October 30, held the day before the legal deadline for submitting the bill […]