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November 7, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer and Alex Bivol

With Bulgaria’s 43rd National Assembly having voted to approve the new cabinet headed by Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, there will be much more of urgency for the new government to […]

Bulgarian government tables resignation in Parliament

July 23, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer and Alex Bivol

The Bulgarian cabinet nominally headed by Plamen Oresharski tabled its resignation in Parliament shortly before 6pm on July 23 2014. It is probable th ...

Tension in central Sofia as rival protest groups gather outside Parliament during Budget veto debate

August 16, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer and Alex Bivol

Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandukova called for calm amid tensions in the centre of the Bulgarian capital city as rival protest groups gathered on different ...

Unfinished business 2: The Bulgarian government’s to-do list

February 22, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer and Alex Bivol

The abrupt resignation of Boiko Borissov’s government ahead of the end of its term leaves a list of unfinished business that may or not have been fi ...

  • Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolai Mladenov at the Sofia Forum for the Balkans
    Which compass direction for the Western Balkans?
    June 10, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer and Alex Bivol

    Amid the clamour and cacophony of the European economic crisis and the rapidly-whirling rumour mill about the future of the euro zone, it is hardly surprising that the EU integration […]