Bulgaria

21 September 2016
Russian MP: ‘We Will Buy Bulgaria’
Tolstoy’s great-grandson, a prominent lawmaker and TV personality, says Russia will ‘buy out the whole of Bulgaria’ to secure its loyalty.
 
20 September 2016
Arabic Speakers: Bulgarian Tech Companies Want You

Middle Eastern migrants and refugees in Bulgaria are proving an unexpected boon to the country’s fast-growing IT sector.

 
14 September 2016
Romania And Bulgaria Got Into the EU Too Early, Finance Watchdog Says

European Court of Auditors has disclosed that the two countries became members despite its recommendation to wait.

 
13 September 2016
Russia Demands Bulgarian Compensation for Belene ASAP

Nuclear plant deal was scrapped three years ago amid fears of Moscow’s energy dominance over Europe.

 
1 September 2016
Bulgaria Might Restrict Freedom of Movement for Refugees Premium

Bulgaria may detain migrants in gated centers after violent incidents in one of the country’s refugee centers.

 
10 August 2016
Projecting Soft Power Through Hard Talk Premium

Western envoys have often played the role of gadfly in Bulgarian affairs, to good effect.

By Boyko Vassilev
 
13 July 2016
Bulgaria May Join Iran-Led Transport Corridor Premium

Talks to continue on possible Iranian purchase of Russian-made equipment for a defunct Bulgarian nuclear plant.

 
13 July 2016
Whatever Happened to Simeon Saxe-Coburg Gotha? Premium

Deposed in 1946 by the Communist takeover, only to become prime minister more than half a century later, the last Bulgarian monarch is still leading a busy life.

By Lyubomir Martinov
 
7 July 2016
Bulgarian Government Goes Open-Source Premium

In an attempt to save costs and increase transparency, agencies can only procure customized software for which the source code is made freely available to the public.

 
6 July 2016
Bulgaria’s West-Bashers Embrace Brexit Premium
The EU’s poorest country these days is full of ‘wooden philosophers’ inspired alike by Michael Gove and Vladimir Putin.
By Boyko Vassilev
 

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