Bulgaria

3 August 2018
Neighbors in the Mirror

A role reversal in recent years hasn’t done much to dampen the age-old competition between Bulgaria and Serbia.

By Boyko Vassilev
 
28 June 2018
Eagles on the Field Premium

The World Cup points to Balkan issues that could still muddle European integration.

By Boyko Vassilev
 
15 June 2018
Czech-Romanian Project Documents Brutalist Landmarks Behind the Former Iron Curtain Premium

Reviled by some at the time of their construction, Brutalist buildings are finding new supporters among the younger generations.

 
22 May 2018
Bulgarian N-Plant Sparks Back to Life Premium

Russian-backed Belene project put on ice in 2012 over EU concerns and slow investor take-up.

 
21 May 2018
We Don’t Need No Context

Roger Waters sent a message during his concert in Bulgaria that led some to think that the revered musician was a little out of his depth in modern politics.

By Boyko Vassilev
 
14 May 2018
Outrage Over Children Displaying Neo-Nazi Symbols at Football Game in Bulgaria Premium

Racist and far-right incidents at games in the Balkan country have been frequent in the past few years.

 
17 April 2018
Bulgaria 2nd in EU for Births to Unmarried Mothers Premium

Low fertility, unpopularity of marriage, and falling population are linked to heavy emigration since the end of communism.

 
13 April 2018
Kristeva and Her Bulgarian Suffering Premium

It may be hard to comprehend now, but for a Bulgarian emigre pre-1989, petty compromises with the system were possible, even desirable.

By Boyko Vassilev
 
13 April 2018
Holy Smoke! Bulgarian Church Embraces Macedonian Brethren Premium

Move echoes political reconciliation with a country many Bulgarians see as their little brother.

 
3 April 2018
Wanted: New Gardeners Premium

The citizens of Hungary and Bulgaria must learn again how to cultivate media freedom before once fertile ground turns irreversibly into a journalistic wasteland.

By Peter Gross
 

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