All posts by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

January 31, 2021, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

It is time to try to inject some logic into the controversy about the pace of Covid-19 vaccinations in Bulgaria. Bulgaria began its vaccination campaign against Covid-19 on December 27. […]

Bulgaria faces ‘rigged elections’ playbook challenge

January 13, 2021, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

If there is one thing that Trump will leave in his aftermath – it cannot correctly be called a legacy – is that a campaign to allege than ...

As the insurrection in DC should not have happened, neither should the Lukov March in Sofia

January 10, 2021, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

It was starkly clear in that T-shirt among the domestic terrorists in the violent incursion in the Capitol this week: “Camp Auschwitz – St ...

Christmas Eve in Bulgaria, 2020: Reflections on a silent night

December 24, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

It is Christmas Eve 2020 in Bulgaria. Some believe that about 2000 years ago, a child was born who would go on to rise from the dead. Some believe tha ...

  • Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Notes from quarantine
    November 21, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Sitting confined to my home in quarantine as a contact person, I immediately self-isolated – in the sense of changing the channel – when I heard Bulgaria’s Labour and Social […]

  • Covid-19 in Bulgaria: From ostracism to absurdities
    November 17, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    It is a truism that a crisis such as the Covid-19 pandemic will bring out the best and the worst in people. Some step forward to serve as volunteers. Others, […]

  • The Sofia Globe and Patreon: An explanation
    November 13, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    In the same way that the Covid-19 crisis has brought death, misery and economic devastation everywhere, it has hit The Sofia Globe – like many other media around the world […]

  • Annals of Bulgaria’s divisive dates: November 10
    November 10, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    There are a number of divisive dates in Bulgaria’s history. November 10 and September 9 are prominent among them. The rest of this article is available exclusively to Patreon supporters […]