All posts by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

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November 16, 2018, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Journalists in Bulgaria who may have expected the sharply chilly late autumn evening of November 16 to present nothing other than a graceful slide into the relaxation of a Friday […]

Bulgarian Ombudsman Maya Manolova rides the popularity train

November 6, 2018, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

For most Bulgarian officials, having your taxpayer-funded car taken away would be a matter of inconvenience, and possibly indignation. For Ombudsman M ...

Comment: Bulgarian politicians serve up populism in price control proposals

November 1, 2018, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Do Bulgarian politicians take their cues from the communist past or the European future or, more precisely, the future European Parliament elections? ...

Marinova murder grist to mill of Bulgaria’s far-right politicians

October 12, 2018, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

For years, parties on the far-right of Bulgaria’s spectrum – self-described patriots and nationalists – have had so-called “gy ...