Navigation

 
Please note:
You are in the euro|topics archive. For current articles from the European press review, please go to www.eurotopics.net.

Home / Index of Authors


Nikolov, Yavor


RSS Subscribe to receive the texts of "Nikolov, Yavor" as RSS feeds


1 article of this author has been cited in the European Press Review so far.


Webcafé - Bulgaria | 14/11/2013

Sofia risks escalating violence

Bulgaria's ruling coalition comprising the Socialists and the ethnic Turkish party has announced a mass rally in Sofia for Saturday. Up to 50,000 supporters are expected to attend. The government runs the risk of aggravating an already explosive situation, the opinion portal Webcafé writes with an eye to the student protests and the football match between Sofia's rival teams Levski and CSKA on the same day: "In the past weeks the fans of the two clubs have been waging all out war - hurling pipes and stones at each other and attacking each other's buses. ... On top of that we have the political confrontations where huge brawls are more or less inevitable. What will happen next is clear: 'The situation is out of control, we have no choice!' Police, batons, water cannons, arrests, the [occupied] university is stormed. 'The government must lead Bulgaria out of its deep moral crisis!' And so on. ... All just a bad joke!"

» Index of Authors


Other content