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Bulgaria's DPS, Ataka with Biggest Firm Electoral Base
The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) and ultra-nationalist Ataka are the parties with most solid electoral base for the upcoming European Elections.
Four Bulgarian Parties To Enter European Parliament – Survey
If the elections for European Parliament were today, four Bulgarian parties would pass the 5.9% threshold, shows a survey of the Mediana agency.
Ex-Journalist Barekov Heads His Party's EU Elections List
Nikolay Barekov, a former journalist and TV host, announced he would lead the EU Elections list of a coalition forged by his Bulgaria without Censorship (BWC) party.
The leaders of nationalist VMRO-BND, Agrarian People's Union and Gergiovden Movement, the other three parties within the coalition, will rank immediately after him in the list, Dnevnik.bg has reported.
EC President Advises Caution about Bulgaria's Gas Links with Russia
EC President Jose Barroso has told Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Deputy Chair of Bulgarian party GERB, that the South Stream gas pipeline has not been given priority treatment in Europe.
Protests Resume in Bulgaria over Threat to Coast
Thousands of people joined marches in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, and other cities this week, denouncing a project to redevelop part of the Black Sea coast and calling on the government to resign.
“Dirty interests related to offshore companies are trying to destroy one of last remaining untouched places on the coast,” Borislav Sandov, a leader of the green movement, said.
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Bulgarian Parliament Appoints New Election Commission Deputy
Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission is to have a new Deputy Chair, short after its top members were appointed by Parliament.
Margariza Zlatareva, who was the center-right opposition GERB's candidate, has been declared deputy chief by Bulgarian lawmakers with the approval of MPs from GERB and ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS).
Meglena Kuneva Heads Reformist Bloc's EU Elections List
Meglena Kuneva, former Bulgarian Minister and MEP, will top the Reformist Bloc's list at the European Elections.
Bulgaria's Ruling Party Leader Compares Crimea to Kurdjali
We should consider a situation in which a secession referendum is held in Bulgaria's city of Kurdjali.
Bulgarian Socialist Leader ‘Lost Files’ Trial Begins
The trial against Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leader and former Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev, in the "lost files" case begins on Tuesday.
The legal investigation against Stanishev stemmed from the case where he was charged with losing 7 classified documents containing information constituting a state secret, while in office as Prime Minister (2005-2009).
Bulgaria Opposes Immediate EU Sanctions on Russia
The Bulgarian foreign minister, Kristian Vigenin, has been instructed by his ruling Socialist party “not to haste with harsh measures” against Russia following the Crimea referendum, as EU ministers gather in Brussels in an attempt to impose sanctions on Moscow.
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