All posts in Perspectives

November 12, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

Bill Browder has spent nine years campaigning to punish Russian officials responsible for killing his friend Sergei Magnitsky. He hopes Moscow’s increased aggression will convince Europe it’s time to act. […]

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? ...

Analysis: Round and round on Bulgaria’s ‘United Patriots’ roundabout

October 22, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Misnomers in the names of political formations are common. Not all parties, or for that matter countries, that call themselves democratic are truly so ...

Bulgaria’s Bansko ‘Best value ski resort in Europe’: Beyond the hype

October 20, 2018, by Lance Nelson

Every year, in numerous articles in the media, Bulgaria’s Bansko is acclaimed the best value ski resort in Europe. This year, it was the UK’s ...

  • Opinion: Macedonia’s bitter lesson
    October 2, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    The clear failure of Macedonia’s referendum is bitter for many, even if the result is not binding. It is bitter for the government in Skopje, for the government in Athens, […]

  • Macedonia’s looming war of interpretations
    September 28, 2018, by Vessela Tcherneva

    After years of turmoil, Macedonia seems to be turning the page in its political development. The mood in Skopje is quite different from that of recent years: energised and optimistic […]