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  • View from Sofia: Fear and loathing
    April 12, 2016, by Vessela Tcherneva

    Fear. The word travelled across Bulgarian media and between the lines of reports and political speeches in the days after the Brussels attack. The feeling that an attack on Brussels […]

  • Ukraine’s reform crossroads
    May 7, 2015, by Vessela Tcherneva

    Ukraine has not crossed its Rubicon. The most important and urgent decisions for its future, both internal and external, are still ahead, and the next few months will be decisive. […]

  • Bulgaria’s days of protest on a crusade for genuine change
    July 10, 2013, by Vessela Tcherneva

    “Failed you have”. The protest poster depicting Yoda of Star Wars is ironic but these short words represent the reverse against which Bulgarians are protesting, their mood accusatory, condemning. That […]