All posts tagged Volen Siderov

May 8, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The latest ructions in Bulgarian government minority partner the United Patriots – a grouping of ultra-nationalist and far-right parties – have erupted, this time over agreement by two of the […]

Row in Bulgarian nationalist coalition continues after Simeonov refuses to apologise to Russian Patriarch Kirill

March 9, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Tensions in Bulgaria’s United Patriots coalition, the grouping of nationalist and far-right parties that is the minority partner in government, ...

Bulgarian PM’s GERB party calls on President to release transcript of his meeting with Russian Patriarch Kirill

March 8, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The parliamentary group of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov’s centre-right GERB party issued a call on March 8 for President Roumen Radev ...

Bulgarian deputy PM’s verbal assault on Russian Patriarch sparks row in ‘United Patriots’

March 7, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

After Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister and nationalist United Patriots co-leader Valeri Simeonov hit out in a television interview against Russi ...

  • Bulgaria’s ruling parties: ‘Coalition is stable’
    February 23, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s governing coalition is stable, the partners in the ruling majority said after talks in the Parliament building on February 23. The meeting involved Tsvetan Tsvetanov, parliamentary leader of Bulgarian […]

  • Bulgarian nationalists keep up attacks on Greens MEP Ska Keller
    February 11, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian far-right and nationalist politicians have continued verbal attacks on Greens MEP Ska Keller, even after the government distanced itself from an abusively-worded call by Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov’s […]