Bulgaria’s Rise to Empire – The Balkans

The Balkans: Bulgaria’s Rise to Empire The Balkans: “From Constantinople to Communism”, 2002 “Dennis Hupchick is a former Fulbright scholar to Bulgaria and the past president of the Bulgarian Studies Association. He is the co-author of The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Balkans and The Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of Eastern Europe.”

Bulgaria’s GERB party narrowly ahead in national vote: Exit polls

Bulgarians have voted in their second parliamentary election in just three months. No clear winner has yet emerged. Exit polls showed the centre-right party of former Prime Minister Boyko Borissov narrowly ahead. But the vote comes amid growing anger at widespread corruption in Bulgaria. Even if Borissov wins the most votes, he may be unable… Continue reading Bulgaria’s GERB party narrowly ahead in national vote: Exit polls

Bulgaria’s Young Returnees

Many Balkan countries have been struggling with brain drain for years, but Bulgaria has become an exception with its people returning home in record numbers. Aksel Zaimovic is in Sofia for TRT World’s Across The Balkans to find out what’s driving Bulgarians to come back. Subscribe: Livestream: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Visit our website:

The Young Virgins at Bulgaria’s Controversial Bride Market

Every spring, the country’s 18,000-person Kalaidzhi Roma clan gathers in Stara Zagora for the controversial “bride market” where young virgins are paraded in front of suitors who bid on them. WATCH NEXT: Radical Life of The First Lady of New York: Subscribe here: Come find us: Broadly | Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | Instagram… Continue reading The Young Virgins at Bulgaria’s Controversial Bride Market