MPs Clash! Vazrazhdane's Standoff In The Bulgarian Parliament

An extraordinary session in the Bulgarian Parliament took a tumultuous turn as members of the pro-Russian party "Vazrazhdane" party sought to disrupt proceedings, sparking turmoil within the debating chamber. The session, primarily focused on critical energy-related amendments, was marred by dramatic interruptions and attempts to silence discussions by shutting down the sound system.

Soviet Monument Removal: MPs From Vazrazhdane And BSP Blocked The Work Of The Bulgarian Parliament

Deputies from "Vazrazhdane", the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and "There Is Such a People" (TISP) blocked the parliamentary rostrum and declared that they will not allow the parliament to work. The main argument of the left and "Vazrazhdane" is that the Constitutional majority of GERB-SDS, WCC-DB and DPS allowed lawlessness in the center of Sofia by removing the Monument to the Soviet Army.

Bulgaria: Borissov And Petkov Agree On Record Budget For Culture

In a groundbreaking move, Bulgaria prepares to approve an unprecedented budget allocation for culture following the upcoming vote on Budget 2024. Leaders from GERB, WCC-DB, and DPS, including Boyko Borissov, Kiril Petkov, and Delyan Peevski, disclosed plans for a staggering 520 million BGN to be channeled into cultural institutes.

New Rule: No Receipt, No Payment - Bulgarian MPs Announce Policy Change

Bulgarian MPs have greenlit a significant shift in consumer rights, deciding that individuals won't be obliged to pay for goods or services if they haven't received a proper receipt. This groundbreaking decision alters the landscape for customers who previously had little recourse if they didn't receive a receipt.

Constitutional Amendments Move Forward with Emphasis on Judiciary Independence

The National Assembly has taken a significant step by passing the Bill for Amendment and Supplement to the Constitution during its initial reading. This comprehensive amendment introduces pivotal reforms aimed at bolstering the independence of the judiciary, restructuring the Supreme Judicial Council, reforming the Prosecutor's Office, and refining the institution of caretaker cabinets.

Bulgarian Coalition Drafts Bill to End Russian Oil Exemption Amid Lukoil Neftochim Impact

The power-sharing coalition comprising GERB-SDS and WCC-DB, supported by DPS, has agreed to terminate Bulgaria's exemption from the EU's ban on exporting derivatives from Russian oil by January 1, 2024, and end the exemption for Russian oil imports by March 1, 2024, as shared by Jordan Tzonev, Chair of the parliamentary Budget and Finance Committee.