Bulgaria

10 August 2017
‘Bulgarian Las Vegas’ Granted Priority Investment Status Premium

The sprawling, Chinese-led St. Sofia project will include hotels, casinos, office spaces and residential areas. 

 
3 August 2017
Germans Reinvigorate Dying Bulgarian Village Premium

Their clothes and idealism bring 1970s California to mind, but these new-age hippies are no shirkers.

 
2 August 2017
Skopje, Sofia Sign Landmark Treaty Premium

Long divided by divergent versions of history, the Balkan neighbors have now agreed to disagree while moving forward.      

 
19 July 2017
In Class or in Jail? Premium

A summer of attacks by Roma has Bulgaria again looking for answers, but, this time, politicians might actually be serious about it.     

By Boyko Vassilev
 
17 July 2017
Rise and Fall Premium

Media freedom in Central and Eastern Europe has dramatically deteriorated since five countries in the region joined the EU. 

By Daniel Penev
 
19 June 2017
De-Balkanizing the Balkans

Bulgaria’s EU presidency next year probably won’t be very grandiose, but that doesn’t mean it won’t have purpose. 

By Boyko Vassilev
 
26 May 2017
Nationalist Leader to Head Bulgarian Ethnic Relations Council Premium

A deputy premier who has described Roma as "ferocious humanoids" is to head a body charged with finding ways to end ethnic discrimination.

 
23 May 2017
Bulgaria Tops EU Road Death Statistics Premium

Roads are substantially safer in the EU than they were 15 years ago, but the west-east divide is not closing.

 
18 May 2017
Smooth Operator Premium

With his third ascent to power, an adaptable Boyko Borissov seems to embrace yet another role.

By Boyko Vassilev
 
5 May 2017
Nationalist-Tinted Government Takes Power in Bulgaria Premium

Returning centrist premier Borisov may have his hands full as country looks ahead to its EU presidency.

 

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