A "Tapegate" scandal, revolving around leaked discrediting conversations of senior government officials, is raging in Bulgaria, making all January headlines, and giving clear indications what is to come in this yet-so-young election year.
The "Tapegate" Story Line
The scandal was triggered by three tapes of discrediting conversations between the Director of the Customs Agency, Vanyo Tanov, and his superiors – Finance Minister Simeon Djankov, and Deputy Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov....
Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov leaves the parliamentary session in Kiev, Ukraine, 03 December 2013 after the Ukrainian parliament rejected a no-confidence vote against the government....
"Hanukkah teaches us how to seek hope instead of despair even in the darkest and most hopeless moments. The miracle of Hanukkah reminds us of age-old Bulgarian virtues of tolerance, hospitability and humaneness. An example of that is the miracle ... read
A husband comes home late in the night. His wife starts yelling at him:
“Where the heck have you been?”