Офис София / Sofia Office


Fragility in the making

Vessela Tcherneva- 03/07/2009

Bulgarians go to polls on Sunday. Instead of enhancing the fledgling democracy, the elections have increased feelings of uncertainty concerning Bulgaria?s democratic future.

Russia's EU Trojan horse makes a change

Vessela Tcherneva- 29/04/2009

Bulgaria seems to have learned a lesson from January?s gas crisis ? Europeanise its energy resources. Vessela Tcherneva gives a first hand account of the Sofia Energy Conference.

Moldova: time to take sides

Vessela Tcherneva- 14/04/2009

The decision to hold a recount in Moldova's disputed election offers the European Union an opportunity to rediscover its democratic agency, says Vessela Tcherneva.

Bridging Europe's solidarity gap

Vessela Tcherneva- 27/02/2009

Today there is a new division in Europe - a solidarity gap. How will the EU bridge this perception, asks Vessela Tcherneva.

Gas crisis should refocus the EU's priorities

Vessela Tcherneva- 29/01/2009

Bulgaria was one of the countries worst affected by the gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine. What lessons are there for Bulgaria to learn?

On The Periphery Of The New World Order

Vessela Tcherneva- 12/11/2008

When Barack Obama enters the White House as president in January 2009, what will change for the Balkans?

An overly comfortable limbo

Vessela Tcherneva- 25/10/2008

Like Greece and Macedonia itself, the EU is too willing to accept Macedonia?s state of limbo.

Where does Russia?s ?sphere of influence? end?

Vessela Tcherneva- 23/09/2008

Russia?s NATO and EU ambassadors push Moscow?s ?spheres of influence? into the EU starting with ?age-old ally? Bulgaria.