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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 election was […]

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 ...

  • 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 the […]