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October 11, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The most recent Alpha Research poll, the results of which were released on October 5, gives Democratic Bulgaria, co-led by Hristo Ivanov, more than nine per cent of support among […]

European Parliament vote, Alpha Research poll, are telling reverses for Bulgaria’s Borissov

October 9, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The indictments in the resolution voted by the European Parliament this week come on top of an Alpha Research poll showing a diminished position for B ...

Bulgarian Socialist Party leadership election result means no change – literally

September 13, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The sole interesting thing about the Bulgarian Socialist Party leadership election result, which according to the party’s election commission sa ...

Bulgaria’s protests and the hunting of Hippoland

September 5, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Let us begin with two notes from history. In May 1971, Richard M Nixon was holding forth on the topic of the impending appointment of a new head of th ...

  • In Bulgaria, of a trap, police and publicans
    July 25, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    These past few months have been a rather demanding time for Bulgaria’s police, just as these months have been – to say the least – rather challenging for owners of […]

  • What turns lie ahead in Bulgaria’s political crisis?
    July 16, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has pledged, after meeting his government coalition partners, that his Cabinet will serve out its term, due to expire in spring 2021. There is more […]

  • Bulgaria: Making a fuel of oneself
    July 14, 2020, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    This past Sunday afternoon found me on a beach on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea coast, seeking swift respite from the labours of our coverage of the Covid-19 crisis – […]