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February 16, 2019, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

It was the contrast of light and dark, this February night in Sofia. In one part of the Bulgarian capital city, an event to proclaim the values of acceptance of […]

Opinion: EU online copyright reform won’t break the internet

February 15, 2019, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

For two years, lobbyists, internet stakeholders, publishers, media professionals and online activists have been hard at work influencing the instituti ...

Israeli ambassador to Bulgaria on Holocaust remembrance: ‘Just another milestone in the long journey’

January 30, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

This is the message from the State of Israel’s ambassador to Bulgaria, Irit Lilian, in relation to International Holocaust Remembrance Day On Ja ...

Bulgaria’s Voyvodinovo saga: Karakachanov, ‘impudent gypsies’ and the voices of concern

January 14, 2019, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

It began on January 6 with the assault of Bulgarian paratrooper Corporal Valentin Dimov. It has grown, as with such sagas before, to a renewed focus o ...

  • Events in Bulgaria in 2019: The Big Questions
    December 30, 2018, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    A number of events are scheduled for Bulgaria in 2019; well, some are scheduled, others are – to riff on Rumsfeld – the unknown unknowns. Lacking a crystal ball, for […]

  • Is the EU kowtowing to the Kremlin on Magnitsky sanctions?
    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. […]