What’s up Bulgaria? Borissov visits Ukraine and a Bulgarian journalist is found murdered

After a long hot summer in the Balkans, it was about time for politics in Sofia to get heated in September. Expectedly, government, parliament and the presidency all engaged in polemics; however, this was mostly of personal nature rather than … Continue reading What’s up Bulgaria? Borissov visits Ukraine and a Bulgarian journalist is found murdered

Europe speaks: This is what European media has to say about the brutal murder of Viktoria Marinova

Viktoria Marinova, a journalist who worked for a local Bulgarian TV-station, was found dead on Saturday, 6 October 2018, in her hometown of Ruse. She was raped and murdered. Most of her possessions, including her glasses, her mobile phone and her wallet, were gone. Motivation of the ruthless act is still unclear, although many suggest it was related to her work. What is Europe writing? Here’s a bird’s eye view to get you updated with the European media landscape. Marinova’s investigation in EU-funds corruption American news outlet CNN reported that Marinova was investigating “corruption involving European Union funds for the … Continue reading Europe speaks: This is what European media has to say about the brutal murder of Viktoria Marinova