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/en/file/show//Images/Images.New/Places/Bulgaria/tzvetan-vassilev660.jpg Vassilev Pushes for US Sanctions Against Bulgaria

Exiled Bulgarian ex-banker Tsvetan Vassilev is seeking US sanctions against Bulgaria under the Global Magnitsky Act – while his family complains of increased pressure from the authorities. 

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Balkan Religious Minorities Still Feel Excluded, US Says

Religious minorities in the Balkans still struggle with a degree of discrimination and with a lack of official cooperation in regaining assets confiscated by the communist regimes, a US State Department report says. 

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Will the Bulgarian-Macedonian Treaty Work?

The good-neighbourliness treaty recently signed by Bulgaria and Macedonia is a fine idea, but domestic political wrangles and differing interpretations of history in the two countries could easily undermine it.

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Bulgarian Festival Cancelled Amid Nightclub Crackdown

SOLAR Summer, a popular electronic music festival at Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach resort, has cancelled its 2017 edition, fearing it might be targeted as part of deputy PM Valeri Simeonov’s ‘war on noise’.