FP Bulgaria issue 1 (30)

February 2010

The first online only issue of FP Bulgaria.

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After Europe (in Bulgarian)


Author(s): Ivan Krastev

The Bulgarian edition of "After Europe", published by Obsidian Publishing House.

After Europe


Author(s): Ivan Krastev

In this provocative book, renowned public intellectual Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the European Union—and its potential lack of a future.

Democracy Disrupted


Author(s): Ivan Krastev
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Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe: Challenges and Opportunities. Bulgaria Country Report

05 June 2017

Author(s): Ruzha Smilova

Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe: Challenges and Opportunities Edited by Peter Vandor, Nicole Traxler, Reinhard Millner, and Michael Meyer. ERSTE Foundation publication

Democratic Innovation and the Politics of Fear: 25 Lessons from Eastern Europe

05 June 2017

Author(s): Daniel Smilov

Daniel Smilov's contribution to The Governance Report 2017, published by Oxford University Press

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

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Robert Mueller Will Never Get to the Bottom of Russia’s Meddling

New York Times, 01 November 2017

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Germany's Problem is Еurope's Problem

New York Times, 04 October 2017

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Why Are American Liberals So Afraid of Russia?

New York Times, 16 August 2017

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

How Donald Trump Redefined ‘the West’

New York Times, 12 July 2017

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

Central Europe’s Tough Choice: Macron or Orban?

New York Times, 22 June 2017

Author(s): Ivan Krastev

How Donald Trump Might Save the EU

New York Times, 20 February 2017

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.

Memorial Lecture DJU 2017

Ivan Krastev After Europe Red House 15 Luben Karavelov Str Sofia

01 November 2017

After Europe

In this provocative book, Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the European Union—and its potential lack of a future. The book was published in Germany, France, Bulgaria and is forthcoming in Russia, Poland and other countries.

06 October 2017

10 year Bulgaria in the EU

Report on the 10 years EU membership of Bulgaria.

12 May 2017