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

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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

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Fresh report show decrease in freedom of speech and Pope Francis visits Bulgaria

– According to a report released on April 30th by the Bulgarian National Statistical Institute, 22% of the country’s population live under the poverty threshold. Roughly 70% of Roma in Bulgaria are at risk of poverty in comparison with around … Continue reading Fresh report show decrease in freedom of speech and Pope Francis visits Bulgaria