Bulgarian ruling party scraps election code revisions after opposition walkout

SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgaria’s ruling center-right party GERB on Monday dropped plans to revise the election code after they prompted the main opposition Socialist Party (BSP) to walk out of parliament. The BSP said on Sunday that fair elections could not be guaranteed in Bulgaria following the revisions, voted through after a marathon, 14-hour session last Thursday. The move by […]

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Bulgaria examines possible link between Skripal, Sofia poisonings

SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgaria is investigating a possible link between a nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy in England in 2018 and the poisoning of an arms dealer in Sofia in 2015. Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov said on Monday that Sergei Fedotov, a suspect in the attempted killing of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, visited Bulgaria three times […]

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