FP Bulgaria issue 1 (30)

February 2010

The first online only issue of FP Bulgaria.

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Democracy Disrupted


Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Democracy and Dissatisfaction


Author(s): Ivan Krastev

An article of Ivan Krastev in the book "Democracy versus Modernization. A dilemma for Russia and for the world"

Guide 2020


Author(s): Milla Mineva

Communal Capitalism


Author(s): Roumen Avramov

Communal Capitalism. Reflections on Bulgarian Economic Past by Roumen Avramov

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Political Finance in East, Central and South East Europe & Central Asia

Funding of Political Parties and Election Campaigns: A Handbook on Political Finance © International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance 2014, 16 July 2015

Author(s): Daniel Smilov

The New European Disorder

ECFR, 11 November 2014

Ivan Krastev and Mark Leonard

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Bulgaria: EP Elections a Rehearsal for Early National Elections

23 May 2014

EPIN publication with a general introduction and case studies from 11 Member States (Bulgaria, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain and the UK) "Between Apathy and Anger: Challenges to the Union from the 201

Author(s): Antoinette Primatarova

Bridge Over Troubled Waters? The Role of the Internationals in Albania

12 October 2012

Publication of Antoinette Primatarova and Dr Johanna Deimel with contributions by Margarita Assenova

01 July 2010

Author(s): Milla Mineva

Twenty years of postcommunism DEEPENING DISSATISFACTION

14 January 2010

An article of Ivan Krastev

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

“The Archives of the Bulgarian National Bank from the Period of the Communist Regime in Bulgaria, 1948-1990”

Bulgarian National Bank. Selected Documents. Vol. V (1948-1990). Part I, pp. 23-38. BNB and National Archives, Sofia. 2009, 18 June 2009

Author(s): Roumen Avramov

Reading Russia: The Rules of Survival

Journal of Democracy, Volume 20, Number 2 April 2009, 09 April 2009

Populist Politics and Liberal Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe

IVO, Bratislava, 2008., 16 December 2008

Author(s): Daniel Smilov, Grigorij Mesežnikov and Oľga Gyárfášová

Russia and the European Order

The American Interest, 01 November 2008

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

The EU, Russia and the crisis of the post-Cold War European order

Europe's World, Summer 2008, 01 July 2008

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

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The Cold War Isn’t Back. So Don’t Think Like It Is.

New york Times, 23 December 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Donald Trump and the Bieber Doctrine

New York Times, 21 November 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

From Russia (but Nowhere Else) With Love

New York Times, 18 October 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Can a Post-Coup Turkey Get Along with Europe?

New York Times, 16 September 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

America's Dangerous 'Putin Panic'

New York Times, 08 August 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

After Brexit, Europe’s Dueling Nostalgias

New York Times, 25 July 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Eastern Europe Is Both Dreading Brexit and Ready for It

New York Times, 16 June 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Why Putin Tolerates Corruption

The New York Times, 15 May 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

America Hasn’t Gone Crazy. It’s Just More Like Europe

The New York Times, 14 April 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Fear and loathing of a world without borders

The Financial Times, 06 April 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Walesa, Gorbachev and Freedom's End

The New York Times, 13 March 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Will Germany Give Up on Integration?

The New York Times, 08 February 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Putin Looks for Regime Change in Turkey

Bloomberg , 14 January 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Why Putin Loves Trump

The New York Times, 12 January 2016

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

How to Avoid Europe’s Disintegration

www.neweasterneurope.eu/, 27 October 2015

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

What Central Europe Really Thinks About Russia

The New York Times, 28 April 2015

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Britain’s Gain Is Eastern Europe’s Brain Drain

Guardian, 24 March 2015

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

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The Centre for Liberal Strategies was created in 1994 as an independent NGO.

The research activities of CLS pursue academic depth while at the same time reacting to the current problems of the political, economic and social life in Bulgaria and taking into account the context of today's global world.

The analytical work of CLS covers national, regional and global issues. CLS is actively involved in the structuring and implementation of the public debate in Bulgaria on key issues.

The emphasis in CLS’s research and analytical work in the recent years lies on a wide range of issues: democratization of post-communist countries, corruption, populism, anti-Americanism and the new world order.

CLS served as the secretariat of the International Commission on the Balkans and published its analytical report "The Balkans in Europe's future."

CLS works in cooperation with a wide network of Bulgarian, regional, European and international non-governmental analytical centers and organizations.

A gulf in Antarctica named Youlia Gourkovska!

We are extremely happy that President Plevneliev named a gulf in Antarctica after our beloved colleague and great sailor Yulia Gourkovska DJU!

05 July 2016