Treaty of Neuilly – A National Catastrophe for Bulgaria? I THE GREAT WAR 1919

The Treaty of Neuilly is one of the lesser known Peace Treaties after the First World War. It codified the peace between Bulgaria, one of the Central Powers, and its neighbors who all had territorial claims.   » SUPPORT THE CHANNEL Patreon: Become a member:   » OUR PODCAST interviews with World War 1 historians… Continue reading Treaty of Neuilly – A National Catastrophe for Bulgaria? I THE GREAT WAR 1919

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-North Macedonia | The Dispute over National Identity

In June 2021, Bulgaria again blocked the start of European Union accession talks with North Macedonia as part of a long-standing dispute over national identity. While Bulgaria argues that the Macedonians are part of the Bulgarian nation, the Macedonians argue that they have their own, separate national identity and language. So, what lies behind the… Continue reading Bulgaria-North Macedonia | The Dispute over National Identity