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DPS party: Secret partner of the ruling GERB

“Bulgaria does not need early elections”. This is what the honorary chairman and founder of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) Ahmed Dogan told his party colleagues during his traditional speech on his birthday…

Patriotic games, Bulgaria-style

One of the leading questions hanging in the balance of the European elections in Bulgaria, aside from the future of the current government, is how the nationalist and far-right parties will settle their differences. The…

Buying the elections

Vote-buying continues to be a serious problem in Bulgaria. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and the Council of Europe have recognised it on multiple occasions. International organizations criticised Bulgarian authorities even after the…

Scandals in GERB add to Borissov’s predicament

Less than five months before the European elections the third government of Boyko Borissov is in its mid-term. It is undertaking big deals (such as the purchase of fighter jets) whilst social tensions are growing….


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