All posts in Perspectives

  • 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 […]

  • 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 – […]