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Why are Bulgarians wanted back home?

Posted: April 30, 2014 at 12:13   /   Bulgaria

As of January 1, Bulgarian and Romanian citizens can move and work freely in all EU member states. This ended the period when some European countries placed limitations on migrating Bulgarians, because they were afraid that thousands of Bulgarians would pack their bags and head West. How will the new rules affect Bulgaria? Upon arriving in […]

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Bulgaria made to wait for Schengen access

Posted: April 22, 2014 at 08:32   /   Bulgaria

Bulgaria, along with neighbours Romania, have been consistently prevented from joining the Schengen area by countries in the west. On Saturday, Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and former Prime Minister, indicated entry was still an important topic for his country in an interview with national radio. By Joe Sutherland SOFIA – “It is […]

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European Union and Bulgaria, both responsible for the mess

Posted: April 20, 2014 at 12:10   /   Bulgaria

“A total failure”. That is how Dragomir Stoynev, the Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister, described the industrial, energy and social policy of the European Union last month. According to him the policy against climate change was slowing down the industrial development of the country. The truth is less clear and the EU is not the […]

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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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