All posts tagged Boiko Borissov

  • Dark days for Bulgarian socialist leader Stanishev
    January 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leader Sergei Stanishev is finding himself facing reverses on a number of fronts, but the extent to which any of the damage is long-term remains to […]

  • Bulgaria’s security agency to investigate new bugging allegations
    January 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security (SANS) is to investigate an allegation by centre-right opposition GERB party leader Boiko Borissov that he was subject to illegal electronic surveillance. Borissov lodged […]

  • Bulgarian politicians in new eavesdropping row
    January 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The leader of Bulgaria’s centre-right opposition GERB party, former prime minister Boiko Borissov, has said that he will approach the Prosecutor-General over alleged illegal electronic eavesdropping on his conversations. This [&hellip ...

  • Posturing and protests as Bulgaria’s Parliament resumes
    January 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s 42nd National Assembly resumed proceedings on January 15 after the festive season recess, with a strong police presence outside to keep protesters at bay, and the customary political posturing […]

  • Could Purvanov project split the BSP vote?
    January 12, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Bulgarian media reports that former president Georgi Purvanov was reviving his ABC Movement prompted a flurry of political comment, including from dismayed members of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and an […]

  • Bulgaria in 2013: An ‘Annus Horribilis’ in pictures
    January 6, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Arguably the first indication that Bulgaria was set for a year both bizarre and beset with turbulence was the strange episode on January 19 in which Movement for Rights and […]

  • New poll: 80% of Bulgarians want early parliamentary elections
    December 16, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Another poll has confirmed majority support among Bulgarians for the resignation of the current government and the holding of early national parliamentary elections. In all, 80 per cent of Bulgarians […]

  • Second MP quits GERB parliamentary group
    December 10, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Svetlin Tanchev resigned from the GERB parliamentary group on December 10 2013, the second MP to leave Bulgaria’s largest opposition party within the space of one week. Tanchev, 35, was […]