30 March 2018
After Soul Searching, Bulgaria Rejects Ousting Russian Diplomats Premium

PM Borisov, who leads a government with several pro-Russian members, says as holder of EU presidency Sofia should remain above the fray.

23 March 2018
Thus Spoke the Patriarch Premium

Contentious remarks during a visit of the Russian Orthodox patriarch to Sofia brought into question aspects of Bulgaria’s centuries-old, love-hate relationship with Russia.

By Boyko Vassilev
14 March 2018
Bulgaria Fires Back Over Erdogan’s Provocative Comments Premium
The Turkish president’s remark about “victims and oppressed brothers” in the Balkans rankles in the former Ottoman colonies.
7 March 2018
Bulgaria and Mongolia Erect Monument to Cyrillic Alphabet in Antarctica Premium

In addition to a shared alphabet, the two countries also have a decade-long history of collaboration on Arctic research.

23 February 2018
Czech Billionaire Snaps Up Bulgaria’s Biggest Broadcaster Premium

Acquisition confirms trend of Western owners exiting the politically charged media environment of southeastern Europe.

23 February 2018
Bulgarian Discovers a Third Sex Premium

How a ratification debate, a translation misunderstanding, and social prejudices set the country on fire.

By Boyko Vassilev
12 February 2018
German MEP Could Become ‘Persona Non Grata’ in Bulgaria Premium

Coalition partner says ‘green jihadist’ should be kicked out of the country for interfering in domestic affairs.

7 February 2018
Science Suffering in Bulgaria Premium
EU freezes R&D funding because the country couldn’t come up with enough qualified local scientists to evaluate proposals.
5 February 2018
Bulgaria Under Pressure to Stop Neo-Nazi March Premium

For 15 years, extremists have annually honored a Nazi ally accused of signing death warrants for thousands of Jews.

25 January 2018
Bulgarian Government Survives No-Confidence Vote Premium

Coalition criticized by domestic opposition and EU for going slow on rampant corruption.



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