During the past several weeks Boyko Borisov's Bulgaria has been shaken by a major scandal. No, it is not the constantly being stopped and restarted multibillion-euro Belene Nuclear Power Plant project, it has nothing to do with Bulgaria's continuing dependency on Russian gas and oil, nor with the state of the Bulgarian judiciary system.

Published in Bulgaria Politics
Thursday, 02 May 2019 12:01

CATHOLIC BULGARIA

Overview of Catholic life as Pope Francis visits

Published in High Beam
Thursday, 02 May 2019 11:57

WHAT'S MAKING THE ROUND THESE DAYS?

In the wake of Apartment-gate, the fire at Notre-Dame in Paris and the sacks of pure Latin American cocaine getting washed up at the northern Bulgarian Black Sea shores, Bulgarians have manifested no lack of their inimitable, often bitter-sweet sense of humour. Here are some recent samples:

Published in Joke of the month
Thursday, 02 May 2019 11:56

QUOTE-UNQUOTE

"The apartment scandal started as a Kompromat attack against Mr Tsvetanov and mutated into a hysterical mudfight." Krasen Kralev, Minister of Youth and Sport

Published in Quote-Unquote
Thursday, 02 May 2019 11:50

RHODOPE IN FULL BLOSSOM

Bulgaria's most enchanting mountain range warrants drive-thru in right season

Published in High Beam
Thursday, 02 May 2019 11:44

BULGARIA'S MONTHLY QUIZ

Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck

Thursday, 02 May 2019 11:27

WHO WAS LYUDMILA ZHIVKOVA?

Long-dead daughter of Communist dictator still stirs controversy

Published in High Beam
Thursday, 02 May 2019 11:20

NORTH MACEDONIA

One of Europe's most ancient lands becomes its newest state

Published in Foreign Travel
Thursday, 02 May 2019 11:17

WHERE IN BULGARIA ARE YOU?

Aficionados of ancient Bulgarian history are probably well-familiar with the Thracians, the pre-Christian tribes that inhabited these lands and that went on to become a constituent ethnicity of the first Bulgarian state.

Thursday, 02 May 2019 11:13

BLIND ORACLE OF MECTAN*, a short story

 This current issue presents a text by the 2018 Sozopol Fiction Seminars fellow and CapitaLiterature participant Nathan Go

Published in Fiction
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