Will Bulgaria follow the Visegrad group or toe the Brussels line?
While some celebrate the Brutalist buildings of Macedonia, others condemn the new additions to historic ruins in neighboring Bulgaria.
The tangled history of Turkish-Bulgarian ties shows that crises can often have a bright side.
A role reversal in recent years hasn’t done much to dampen the age-old competition between Bulgaria and Serbia.
The World Cup points to Balkan issues that could still muddle European integration.
Reviled by some at the time of their construction, Brutalist buildings are finding new supporters among the younger generations.
Russian-backed Belene project put on ice in 2012 over EU concerns and slow investor take-up.
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.
Racist and far-right incidents at games in the Balkan country have been frequent in the past few years.
Low fertility, unpopularity of marriage, and falling population are linked to heavy emigration since the end of communism.
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