The Bulgarian parliamentary elections of 12 May brought to light a number of grave problems that the newly elected government has to urgently deal with, to avoid total collapse.

There is considerable public anger towards the authorities, due to the string of errors committed by the previous GERB government, under the leadership of Boyko Borisov. In response, GERB have brought their considerable propaganda machine into action, to manipulate public opinion and turn the citizens’ anger...

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