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Radev Re-elected Bulgarian President on Record Low Turnout

Newly re-elected President Rumen Radev speaks to journalists after his victory in the presidential election in Sofia, 21 November 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

His centre-right rival, Anastas Gerdjikov, came far behind with 31.9 per cent in as yet incomplete results. However, in a sign of widespread political apathy, the turnout was at an all-time low of only 34.1 per cent.

MEP Elena Yoncheva Files Suit against Bulgaria in ECHR

The European Court of Human Rights has decided to prioritise journalist and MEP Elena Yoncheva of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats against the Bulgarian government. She accused them of launching a money laundering case against her to repress and discredit her work, Yoncheva's lawyer Mihail Ekimdzhiev told EURACTIV Bulgaria.

Presidential Candidate Gerdjikov: I will Not Refuse Support from DPS, BSP, All Parties

I am not a party candidate. I am ready to work with all parties. It is important for me to be supported by people from the whole spectrum. I hope to convince everyone that I am the right president to convince all these people. This was stated by the rector of Sofia University Prof.

President Radev Comments on New Contender in Presidential Race Sofia University Rector

Speaking to journalists during a visit to a children's hospital on Friday, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev commented on Thursday's news that Sofia University Rector Anastas Gerdjikov had agreed to run in the November 14 presidential elections as an independent candidate.