Attacks on Soviet monuments in Eastern Europe have become a regular affair as right-wing governments have initiated de-communization drives. These campaigns have intensified after the Ukraine war broke out
For the fifth time since 2021, no single party or alliance has secured a simple majority in the Bulgarian parliament.
Ahead of the fifth elections in the last two years, young Bulgarian activist Gabriel Valkov highlights the major factors responsible for the political crisis facing the country
Russophobia has spiked across Europe as the Russia-NATO war in Ukraine continues. Right-wing groups and governments in Eastern Europe have intensified their attempts at decommunization
Political instability with back-to-back snap polls and the ongoing cost of living crisis have led to resentment towards mainstream political parties, evident in the low voter turnout of just 39.40%
Lured by the prospective EU membership, the North Macedonian government continues to negotiate unpopular agreements with neighboring countries
The Petkov-led coalition government was formed last year after two inconclusive snap elections following the ouster of Boyko Borisov’s conservative regime
Progressive sections in Bulgaria have been opposing the ‘Lukovmarsh’ torch processions organized in honor of the Nazi collaborator Hristo Lukov. These processions have been held in Sofia since 2003
The anti-corruption big tent ‘There Is Such a People’ (ITN) party, led by celebrity singer Slavi Trifonov, emerged as the single largest party in the parliamentary elections held on July 11. No party or coalition was able to achieve a simple majority
Taxi drivers had staged protests for two days across Bulgaria in late November as well demanding fare wages.
Bus conductors and restaurant workers in the Bulgarian city of Varna protested redundancies in the public transport sector and raised other issues emanating from the new restriction imposed in the country due to a fresh spike in COVID-19 cases
The protests demanding the resignation of the conservative government of Boyko Borisov for corruption and other charges have entered their third week. Leftist and progressive sections have sought a systemic change and not just fresh elections