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With or Without Blockades, Hard Times Ahead for Bulgaria

Protesting students are still considering whether to lift or not the blockade of Bulgaria's oldest and most prestigious school, Sofia University.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1342

Bulgaria's Biggest Corruption Scandal? Hardly

To call the scandalous revelations of Hristo Biserov's  financial and tax crimes "Bulgaria's biggest corruption scandal" is an overstatement.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 11, 2013, Monday // 12:13 | Viewed: 2094

Nationalism is Dangerous, Dragons in Love Not

The chaos and division, which run deep in Bulgaria's society, bore a sad, but expected fruit - new nationalist formations.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 11, 2013, Monday // 09:59 | Viewed: 1465

Pillboxes Wanted in Bulgaria!

Bulgaria's efforts to guard its borders from invaders have degenerated into nothing short of a vendetta.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 8, 2013, Friday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2366

Paint on WWII 'Communist' Monument Highlights Bulgaria's Unhealed Wounds

The latest in a string of provocative paint actions against monuments in Bulgaria's capital Sofia has reaffirmed lasting divisions that have continued to torment the Bulgarian psyche for decades.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 7, 2013, Thursday // 18:41 | Viewed: 2211

Human Rights Commissioner: Bulgaria Cannot Close Borders for Refugees

Nils Muiznieks is the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights, since April 2012.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | November 6, 2013, Wednesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 3272

For Whom The Bells Toll in Sofia?

The story of Maria Zabova, bell ringer at Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, is a real epiphany, an inspiring tale of faith, commitment and strength.

Novinite Insider » Features | November 6, 2013, Wednesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 2266

Is Bulgaria Doomed to Communism?

"In less than two months anybody from Bulgaria or Romania who wishes to come to the UK may do so.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 6, 2013, Wednesday // 10:22 | Viewed: 1880

Bulgaria, The Next 20 Years?

The Currency Board works, so don’t try to fix it, as the saying goes.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 3048

Slogans Lift, Though Quickly Drift

“Ostavka” (resignation) and “cherveni boklutsi” (red trash) are terms often heard around Bulgaria these days, in the context of the ongoing anti-government protests.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 4, 2013, Monday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1409

Political Board? Why Not?

Bulgaria’s capital Sofia has recently witnessed occupation of university buildings that have breathed new life into the anti-government movement. But students, citizens and journalists are sharply divided over how right and efficient this type of protest

Novinite Insider » Editorial | November 4, 2013, Monday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1826

Syria: A Domestic Conflict, Testing International Values

The 4th edition of the Sofia Platform Conference took place on October 31 and November 1.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | November 1, 2013, Friday // 16:29 | Viewed: 2183

Forget Halloween, Bulgaria Needs Enlighteners!

Previously completely ignored in Bulgaria, Halloween has enjoyed escalating popularity over the years as the country made a transition to Western-like lifestyle.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 1, 2013, Friday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1512

Bulgaria's Universities under Anti-Govt Siege - For and Against

In recent days, Bulgaria’s capital Sofia has witnessed occupation of university buildings that have injected new life into a persistent anti-government movement.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | November 1, 2013, Friday // 11:06 | Viewed: 2480

Sofia University President Prof. Ivan Ilchev: Occupation - Bad Idea

Interview of and with Professor Ivan Ilchev, Ph.D. in history, president of Sofia University, the oldest and biggest higher education facility in Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Interview | October 31, 2013, Thursday // 18:26 | Viewed: 4766

Veselin Vackov, Prague Journalist: Czechs Voted Against Graft, Thrift interview with Veselin Vackov, regional director of the leading Czech media group MAFRA, publisher of the daily newspapers MF DNES, LIDOVÉ NOVINY and METRO and operator of internet portals, TV and radio stations.

Novinite Insider » Interview | October 30, 2013, Wednesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 4145

Bulgarian Students Want to Take the Helm

A university lecturer told me once that only a nation that is asleep needs leaders to awake it.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 28, 2013, Monday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1973

Bulgaria's Blond Angel - Vindication for Roma, Shame for Media

"Look how we live in total misery. Years ago a man was murdered in our neighborhood and nobody paid attention, while now there are crowds of concerned people here because of one girl."

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 28, 2013, Monday // 12:13 | Viewed: 2081

Journalist Momchil Indzhov on Boevski: Brazil Just Expels Foreign Drug Traffickers

Momchil Indzhov, a journalist from "24 Chassa" (24 Hours) daily, is an expert on Brazil. Commenting the release of former Olympic champion Galabin Boevski, he says expelling foreigners convicted for drug trafficking is part of a recent policy.

Novinite Insider » Interview | October 25, 2013, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 7925

The Mysterious Boevski

Unexpectedly, former weightlifting champion Galabin Boevski returned to Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | October 24, 2013, Thursday // 11:18 | Viewed: 4260

Boris Cheshirkov, UNHCR Bulgaria: We Need Burden Sharing, Not Burden Shifting

Interview of with Boris Cheshirkov, Spokesperson for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Bulgaria, on the topic of the increasing refugee flow into the country and the state's response.

Novinite Insider » Interview | October 23, 2013, Wednesday // 10:08 | Viewed: 5650
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