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Commenting article: Bulgarians Rise Up against Shocking Electricity, Heating Bills

A dozen Bulgarian cities are to stage on Sunday a new round of protests against skyrocketing electricity and heating bills this winter.

Citizens of Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Blagoevgrad, Sandanski, Silistra, Gotse Delchev, Belene, Shumen, Yambol, Veliko Tarnovo, Burgas, Montana, Dobrich, Kardzhali, and other cities are organizing protests through social media after some consumers reported 100% higher bills in December compared to the same period a year ago.

Over the past few days, citizens of Blagoevgrad, Gotse Delchev, Shumen, Sandanski, and Petrich staged protests against the bills issued by power distributor CEZ.

madoods - 11 Feb 2013 // 11:26:30

This is the problem when companies from other countries control essential resources and services such as power.