What’s up Bulgaria? Prime Minister Boyko Borissov visits Washington, and the country is struck by protests

– On November 25th Deputy Director of the National Police Office Blagorodna Makeva announced that in 2018, more than 31 000 reports of  domestic violence had been received by the police in Bulgaria. Additionally, in the first eight months of … Continue reading What’s up Bulgaria? Prime Minister Boyko Borissov visits Washington, and the country is struck by protests

What’s up Bulgaria? Controversial new prosecutor general, and GERB hold on to power

– On October 22nd the European Commission announced that the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) for judicial review in Bulgaria could be lifted because “the progress made [by the country] under CVM is sufficient to meet Bulgaria’s commitments made at … Continue reading What’s up Bulgaria? Controversial new prosecutor general, and GERB hold on to power

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EU Parliament election confirms balance of power and vice president of ruling party resigns

– The results of the European Parliament (EP) elections on May 26th in Bulgaria reconfirmed the balance of power in the National Assembly. The ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria won the elections with about 31% of the votes … Continue reading EU Parliament election confirms balance of power and vice president of ruling party resigns