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BSP’s recipe for electoral loss

By Krassen Nikolov In February 2017, BSP leader Kornelia Ninova could almost smell victory in the parliamentary elections. Pre-election opinion polls had shown that the socialist party will have equal or even better results than…

Corruption in Bulgaria’s triangle of power

The campaign for the European elections in Bulgaria entered a hot phase. Krassen Nikolov tells the story. Two weeks ago, Elena Yoncheva, a key figure of the opposition BSP, was charged by the prosecution for…

The perpetually decomposing ‘United Patriots’

The Bulgarian national motto “Unitеd we stay strong” obviously does not apply for the Bulgarian nationalists. In the past few days the so-called “United Patriots”, the junior coalition partner of Boyko Borissov’s GERB, has been…


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