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Elections come round again: GERB's opponents have the momentum

Elections come round again: GERB's opponents have the momentum

This summer’s elections come amidst a flurry of domestic revelations and international sanctions, but will likely reproduce the spring’s fractured parliament - the big question is if the scales may tip further towards change


Parliamentary elections 2021: Everything you need to know before the vote

Parliamentary elections 2021: Everything you need to know before the vote

Voters go to the polls in an uncertain pandemic environment after a lifeless campaign that only galvanized core supporters


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



The words you need to know this month

The words you need to know this month


Fast Reads

Fast Reads


The autumn of everyone’s discontent

The autumn of everyone’s discontent

Protests calling for better conditions for disabled people and higher quality public works, through to demands to "change of the system", have rocked Bulgaria over the past three months, but there seems to be little momentum for snap elections just yet


Players to watch: Fifty shades of Conservatives

Players to watch: Fifty shades of Conservatives

Anti-liberal nativism is the new black on the Bulgarian political scene and this could cause serious trouble after the upcoming elections.


Releasing the pressure

Releasing the pressure

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov attempts to defuse the build-up of discontent against his government policies by asking three ministers to resign


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


The words you need to know this month

The words you need to know this month

Fandakovka. Golyam Shlem. Balgarshtina.


The Deputy-PM Waging Multiple Wars at Once

The Deputy-PM Waging Multiple Wars at Once

Valeri Simeonov has proven himself as the most racy and controversial member of the third Borissov cabinet


FAST READS

FAST READS

Istanbul Convention, Nationalist split, ERM II postponed, Kelner bids for Telenor


The paradox of Borissov's third government

The paradox of Borissov's third government

Without opposition, yet weak and vulnerable


The Unholy Trinity

The Unholy Trinity

The three parties from the United Patriots might turn to be the bane of the third Borissov’ government


Borissov 3.0: the European patriot

Borissov 3.0: the European patriot

The new government will reaffirm Bulgaria's euroatlantic orientation to balance the increased power of the nationalist parties


Bulgarian politics might be on the verge of systemic change

Bulgarian politics might be on the verge of systemic change

This is hardly good news for the country as it may lead to instability and turbulence