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Who are Bulgarian pollsters and are they getting it right?

Who are Bulgarian pollsters and are they getting it right?

With elections imminent, here are the sociology agencies to heed


Elections in Bulgaria - who is who

Elections in Bulgaria - who is who

These are the people and parties to watch at the upcoming 4 April Parliamentary vote





What’s next for Boyko Borissov, the ultimate political survivor?

What’s next for Boyko Borissov, the ultimate political survivor?

While his opponents predict the end of his political career, the Prime minister seems poised to win the April 4 Parliamentary elections


Setting the scene for 2021: what to expect in the political field

Setting the scene for 2021: what to expect in the political field

Socialist opposition tries to sharpen its teeth, but the surge of smaller parties is promising a fractured parliament


The words you need to know this month

The words you need to know this month


Bulgarian parties gear up for election year

Bulgarian parties gear up for election year

The European Parliament elections this spring will be a grand rehearsal for the local elections in the autumn – and possibly a snap vote


Bulgarian society is drifting between the discomfort of the status quo and the uncertainty of alternatives

Bulgarian society is drifting between the discomfort of the status quo and the uncertainty of alternatives

Mistrust in institutions remains overwhelming


The new game in town: normalization

The new game in town: normalization

Bulgarian society settles down after the tumultuous transition to democracy


THESE STRANGE BULGARIANS – INDIVIDUALISTS AND TRADITIONALISTS

THESE STRANGE BULGARIANS – INDIVIDUALISTS AND TRADITIONALISTS

At their core, Bulgarians are secularists and believe in democracy


Boyko Borissov: Bulgaria’s crisis manager

Boyko Borissov: Bulgaria’s crisis manager

A tragic bus crash has become a catalyst for a cabinet reshuffle and a potential government crisis


Bulgaria attemps to resurrect Belene NPP project once again

Bulgaria attemps to resurrect Belene NPP project once again

The new return to the abandoned project backed by Russia revives old concerns and stirs old controversies


Euro-optimism and Euro-fears

Euro-optimism and Euro-fears

Despite Bulgaria’s overriding enthusiasm for the EU membership, public opinion hostile to the EU has begun to take hold


No immediate threats loom on the horizont

No immediate threats loom on the horizont

But social discontent from increasing social inequality could erode the support for ruling coalition in the mid to long term


The center moves to the left

The center moves to the left

Poverty, corruption, unemployment and ineffective government are Bulgarians’ main concerns


Difficult coalition building ahead

Difficult coalition building ahead

GERB still has better chances to form a government than BSP


The Refugee Issue may Make Bulgaria more Xenophobic

The Refugee Issue may Make Bulgaria more Xenophobic

Bulgaria continues to receive refugees despite the EU-Turkey deal