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Protests in Bulgaria continue with blockades in Sofia and other cities

Junction in front of Sofia University in central Sofia
Photo: BGNES

Anti-government protests in Bulgaria continue for the 27th day. In Sofia, three key intersections remain blocked - at Eagle's Bridge, at Sofia University and the junction next to the presidency building. Five of the protesters have started a hunger strike. They say they will go on a hunger strike until their demands are met - the resignation of the prime minister and the prosecutor general as well as machine voting.
The.  beginning of the traditional evening protest in the capital has been announced for 7 pm.
For the fifth day protesters keep blocked the road between Stara Zagora and Haskovo, southern Bulgaria, at the exit to the Trakia highway. Dissatisfied people are organizing #Ostavka Fest there tonight.
The blockade of the junction in front of the municipality of Varna continues for more than 24 hours now, BNR reports.

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