Rosen Plevneliev

Ex-president Rosen Plevneliev sees two scenarios for the political crisis

There are two ways out of the political crisis in Bulgaria, said in an interview for the Bulgarian National Radio's Horizont channel Rosen Plevneliev, president of Bulgaria in the period 2012-2017. The bad scenario is for Prime Minister Boyko..

published on 7/26/20 11:08 AM

Branimir Botev: Bulgaria’s economy is run entirely by party political elite

The problem of the Bulgarian government in recent decades is that there is no representation of experts who can really help this country. The party-political elite completely controls the economy and all spheres without being prepared for it, Branimir..

published on 7/24/20 4:19 PM

Protesters and politicians – points of (non)intersection

The motion of no-confidence against the cabinet submitted by the Bulgarian Socialist Party was recently rejected by this country’s National Assembly. However, protesters remain in the streets and continue to demand the resignation of Bulgaria’s..

published on 7/23/20 11:49 AM

We’ve had enough - the leitmotif of the protests in Bulgaria

On the thirteenth day since the beginning of the protests in Bulgaria, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev, the National Assembly must vote the fifth vote of no confidence in the cabinet..

published on 7/21/20 11:43 AM

Bulgaria will receive 1 billion euro more in new European Union budget

After the marathon European Council meeting in Brussels, the European leaders struck a deal on the EU’s budget for the next 7 years and the coronavirus recovery plan.   “ Bulgaria is one of the countries which will receive more money – over 1 billion..

published on 7/21/20 11:06 AM
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Balkan Developments

Romania predicts growth in new coronavirus infections in August The number of people infected with Covid-19 could reach 1,200-1,600 a day, according to a forecast by the Scientific and Technical Commission of Romania's National Emergency..

published on 7/17/20 12:31 PM

What does the voice of protests say and will it be heard?

Protests, clashes, civil discontent, extraordinary briefings, calls for resignations, political accusations and explanations – all these have been part of Bulgaria’s agenda for several days. The protests even managed to displace information about..

published on 7/13/20 12:19 PM
Снимка: БТА

Balkan Developments

Protests in Serbia over Covid-19 curfew The surge in coronavirus cases in Belgrade, and the more than 4,000 people admitted to hospital, prompted Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic to announce his intention of reintroducing curfew for the..

published on 7/9/20 3:29 PM

Compromising materials as a political game or a norm of behaviour?!

In recent weeks, Bulgaria’s political life started to revolve around the so-called “compromising materials” - publicly disclosed materials discrediting major political figures. The forms of the "game" change - from audio recordings of..

published on 7/6/20 1:27 PM

Balkan Developments

Romania postpones easing of anti-coronavirus measures Romania has postponed the easing of measures against the epidemic due to the increased number of Covid-19 cases. Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said developments in recent days had..

published on 7/2/20 12:22 PM