Photo Story: 14 People to Watch Carefully in Bulgarian Politics This Year

The year 2017 will be quite a dynamic one for Bulgaria. A new - and still little known - President is taking over, early elections are due in the spring, a new electoral system may be introduced, and all of this before the country assumes the rotating EU presidency on January 01 of next year.

Here are, in alphabetical order, the people that may hold the keys to Bulgarian politics throughout 2017.

The number 14 bears no particular symbolic meaning.

 

 

 

5 of 19 | January 11, 2017, Wednesday File photos, BGNES

Hristo Ivanov

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