Displaying items by tag: Boyko Borisov

Thursday, 01 December 2016 10:42

HEY LISTEN, MR PRICK!

If polls arithmetic is anything to go by, the grouping of small political parties calling themselves the Reformist Bloc and identifying themselves as pro-Western rightwing democrats did poorly at the November presidential election. With just 5.87 percent of the vote (or 253,726 actual votes) their candidate Traycho Traykov lagged behind the extreme nationalist Krasimir Karakachanov (14.97 percent), the politically unknown Veselin Mareshki (11.17 percent), and even the universally reviled former Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski (6.63 percent).

Published in Joke of the month
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 16:07

IN AFTERMATH OF PRESIDENTIAL BALLOT

Bulgaria may simmer in Borisov's long shadow for years to come

Published in Bulgaria Politics
Thursday, 27 October 2016 13:22

MYTHS TRIUMPH OVER COMMON SENSE

Intricacies of Bulgarian Election Code jeopardise presidential election

Published in Bulgaria Politics
Thursday, 08 September 2016 12:14

WHO B*GGERS WHOM IN BULGARIA?

"No, I haven’t slept with the prime minister," Apostol Apostolov, the mayor of Simitli, in southwestern Bulgaria, has stated. He was speaking in response to a friendly shout by Metodi Bachev, an entrepreneur in the road construction business, whose company, Agromax, is known for rarely failing to win a public bid as long as the GERB are in power. Since 2014 alone it has won 293 million leva in contracts.

Published in Joke of the month
Monday, 01 September 2008 15:30

BULGARIAN MEN

A short but useful guide to the five basic types of Bulgarian men and their most notable representatives

Published in Vagabond Features
Page 5 of 5

Society

ARRIVAL CITY

ARRIVAL CITY

Hristo Botev neighbourhood risks becoming ghetto next to Sofia Airport

Vagabond Interviews

ON COMMUNISM, ANTI-COMMUNISM AND WHAT CO…

ON COMMUNISM, ANTI-COMMUNISM AND WHAT COMES AFTER

One of Bulgaria's top intellectuals, Georgi Lozanov, is a familiar face to Vagabond readers. A philosopher and a media expert with many years as a leading member of the National...

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