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Video: Young journalists in Bulgaria

Posted: April 18, 2014 at 08:58   /   Bulgaria

“[In Bulgaria], The most enthusiastic supporters of the European Union are young people; the less enthusiastic people are the older generations”, says Krastyo Petkov, Professor in Economic Sociology at the University of National and World Economy of Sofia. By Mikel Gil Sojo Among old people, there is nostalgia for the People’s Republic of Bulgaria and […]

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Bulgarian-Russian business forum postponed

Posted: April 13, 2014 at 15:51   /   Bulgaria

On April 6, while the Russian delegation was admiring Kazanlak, a city in the heart of Bulgaria, it became clear that the Bulgarian-Russian business forum was not going to be held. The forum was expected to be held the next day, and was conducted as part of the session of the Intergovernmental Russian–Bulgarian Commission for […]

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Hundreds gather to mark 300th day of Bulgarian protest

Posted: April 11, 2014 at 14:07   /   Bulgaria

What started as a protest against the nomination of Delyan Peevski as head of the national security agency has since evolved into a demonstration calling for the mass resignation of the current Bulgarian government.   By Stephen Karmazyn SOFIA – On April 9, hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the parliament building; same place, […]

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Waging war: Bulgarian pay lowest in EU

Posted: April 9, 2014 at 12:40   /   Bulgaria

A Eurostat report published this week has found Bulgaria to have the cheapest labour costs in the European Union, with a median hourly wage over twelve times smaller than in other countries. What does that mean for wage equality within the EU? By Joe Sutherland SOFIA – Emiliya Petrova may be Bulgarian, but like many people […]

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