Palm Sunday blends half-forgotten traditions with Orthodox Christianity
You are in the middle of large European city. In front of you is a huge gold-domed church bearing the name of a Russian saint. Behind you is an equestrian statue of a Russian tsar.
"I am going to pose for photos with some grannies."
Speaker of Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva before meeting elderly Israelis visiting to commemorate the rescue of the Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust
Despite the online proliferation of a variety of websites claiming to carry "news" about this country, media freedoms remain at an all-time low, at least post-1989. Significantly, major Bulgarian institutions do not seem to be wanting to make life easier for journalists. Quite the contrary, as a matter of fact.