All posts by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

January 27, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

It is January 27, International Holocaust Remembrance Day. A day on which international leaders gather, and swear, hand on heart: Never Again. A day on which the reality of the […]

Rotogravure in Washington: Trump meets Borissov

November 25, 2019, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian media reported, with some breathlessness, that should US President Donald Trump receive an invitation to visit Bulgaria’s capital city ...

Bulgaria’s 2019 local elections: The votes for No One (or, Dr Fell)

November 4, 2019, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The second round of Bulgaria’s mayoral elections is over, and thus, all of the mayoral elections. In those places where the elections went to a ...

Shaken? Debatable. Stirred? Perhaps. Bulgarian PM Borissov after the local elections

November 3, 2019, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Four years ago around this time, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, leader of his centre-right GERB party, was rampant. GERB had won every major ...

  • Bulgaria’s 2019 local elections: Notes from week four
    October 25, 2019, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Ataka party leader Volen Siderov, in front of cameras, submitted his resignation from Parliament on Thursday (stifles yawn). Now you know. The Siderov stunt was an attempt to draw attention […]