Bulgaria Edges Closer to Sixth General Election in Two Years

GERB party leader Boyko Borissov speaks during a-post-election press conference in Sofia, 5 April 2023. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

On Thursday, GERB leader and former Prime Minister Boyko Borissov reconfirmed that he has stopped discussions with his opponents in "We Continue the Change" and Democratic Bulgaria on forming a government.

Bomb Attack on Bulgarian Prosecutor Triggers Security Fears and Suspicions

Ivan Geshev, General Prosecutor of Bulgaria. Photo: Office of the Prosecutor General.

Authorities have described the blast, which happened as Geshev's vehicle was slowing down on a highway near the town of Samokov on Monday, as intended to kill the top prosecutor.

Geshev was travelling with his wife and children but no one in the car was injured.

The Russian Ambassador interferes in Bulgarian Internal Politics

"If I were a Bulgarian citizen, I would vote for the one person I understand - for 'I do not support anyone' or for Kostadin Kostadinov."

This is stated by the Russian ambassador to Bulgaria, Eleonora Mitrofanova, in an interview with Martin Karboski, which was published on his YouTube video blog.

We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria will not Support a Government with the Mandate or Participation of GERB

"All the parties in the coalition, after the decisions of their national bodies, have decided that the coalition will not support a government with a mandate or the participation of the political party GERB". This was stated by Asen Vassilev from "We Continue the Change" (WCC) at a briefing of the coalition.

From the formation, they also started their analysis of the results

NY Times: Bulgaria has Supplied Weapons to Ukraine through an American Company

Bulgaria and five other countries sell Soviet weapons and ammunition to Ukraine through the US company Ultra Defense Corp., based in Tampa, Florida, according to an analysis by the New York Times. The company works with arms factories in Bulgaria, Romania, Bosnia, Serbia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, which provide the so-called "non-standard ammunition".

Survey on the Political Climate in Bulgaria: GERB ahead of We Continue the Change

Exactly one year after the last regular elections for the National Assembly, former prime minister Boyko Borissov's party GERB is ahead of current prime minister Kiril Petkov's "We Continue the Change" as the first political force in Bulgaria. This is shown by the data from a national survey, co-financed and conducted jointly by bTV and Market Links.

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Borissov: There will be a Catastrophe after the New Government

"After (former BSP leader) Stanishev's Triple Coalition, there was great devastation, but we managed. After Oresharski there was even more devastation, but we managed again. After these ones, there will now be a catastrophe. This is my prediction. I am glad that they understood and put together something, anything.

Health Minister Katsarov Signals Sofia Prosecutor and Claims Borissov Spread Lies about Vaccines

Former Prime Minister Boyko Borissov's claim that expired vaccines are being given is false news and poses a threat to national security in the wake of another wave of pandemics. This was stated in a letter to the Sofia City Prosecutor Iliana Kirilova by the Minister of Health Stoycho Katsarov.