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Project for acquisition of new fighter aircraft advances, contradictions multiply

Bulgaria’s cabinet headed by Premier Boyko Borissov asked this country’s National Assembly for a mandate to start negotiations with the USA on the acquisition of F-16 Block 70 fighter aircraft. Moreover, the cabinet asks the Parliament..

published on 1/11/19 12:08 PM

Ruling and opposition parties prepare for forthcoming elections

The biggest political party in Bulgaria’s ruling coalition GERB and this country’s biggest opposition party the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) start in January active preparations for the forthcoming elections for European..

published on 1/10/19 2:25 PM

Fuel trade in Bulgaria causing tensions once again

The National Association of Merchants and Carriers of Fuels, which includes nearly 100 companies, is starting a protest of the "yellow vests" this week. Rallies are planned to take place in all major cities. Border crossing points will be..

published on 1/8/19 2:50 PM
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New Year’s addresses of Bulgarian politicians loaded with election messages rather than greetings

The New Year’s addresses of the Bulgarian politicians are usually loaded with messages which fill the citizens with positive adjustments. This time, however, things were different. Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev accentuated on the..

published on 1/4/19 12:08 PM

Top issues in politics during 2018

In Bulgaria 2018 started turbulently and ended in the same way. Indeed, the end of 2018 brought back memories of 1968 when Western Europe was overwhelmed by students’ protests and youth riots. Fifty years later, in December, Paris was..

published on 12/28/18 9:15 AM

Bulgaria-Russia relations in complicated situation due to relations of EU and USA with Moscow

The US Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan has been touring Central and Eastern Europe in the recent days. His visit in the region coincides with the renewal of the economic sanctions against Russia, the conflict between Russia and..

published on 12/17/18 12:50 PM

Being one of the twenty most influential young politicians is huge recognition, MEP Eva Maydell says

The reason we called Eva Maydell was the news that she is the only Bulgarian, part of the prestigious ranking of global platform "Apolitical", which shows who the most influential young politicians in the world are. The list contains a..

published on 12/13/18 2:14 PM

Latest EP call for Bulgaria’s accession to Schengen gets cool reception in Sofia

On 11 December the European Parliament approved, by an overwhelming majority - 514 “for”, 107 “against” and 38 “abstained” – a resolution for the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to Schengen. This is, in fact, the fifth such European..

published on 12/12/18 1:41 PM

Ruling coalition in Bulgaria remains, nationalist space subject to changes

On Wednesday (November 21) the Bulgarian MPs voted to relieve Valeri Simeonov as Deputy Premier for Economic and Demographic Policy. Mariana Nikolova was appointed the new Deputy Premier Responsible for Economic and Demographic Policy...

published on 11/22/18 1:25 PM

European Parliament election 2019- a test for the current model of governance in the EU

The term of office of the European Parliament will end in six months. However, there are a number of problems in the EU that are yet to be solved and Europe is facing important elections which will determine its future. We are to find out..

published on 11/20/18 2:16 PM