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Bulgaria „Protests are Useless“

Published: March 1, 2013; 14:53 · (Vindobona)

In an interview with the Austrian daily newspaper „Standard“, Bulgarian author Ilija Trojanov explains why the situation in Bulgaria is rather hopeless.

Bulgaria „Protests are Useless“ / Picture: © Flickr

Although Bulgaria´s government has resigned en masse, the protests go on. The reason for the protests is the unfavorable economic situation. 23 years after the Iron Curtain fell and almost 9 years after the EU accession, Bulgarians do not feel much progress. Bulgaria´s unemployment quota is high, the purchasing power remains low. Bulgaria´s most pressing issue is the high poverty…

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