Sofia. “The tripartite coalition [former coalition of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), the Movement of Rights and Freedoms (MRF) and the National Movement for Stability and Progress, which did not enter the future 42nd National Assembly] is returning in power, probably with the same defects it used to have in the past,” said historian Bozhidar Dimitrov, Director of the National Museum of History, in an interview with FOCUS News Agency.
Moscow. French actor and newly-minted Russian citizen Gerard Depardieu on Saturday compared President Vladimir Putin to the late Pope John Paul II and said the ex-KGB agent is what Russia needs as a leader, AFP reported.
Sofia. President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Rosen Plevneliev, will meet with a delegation of the Court of Justice of the European Union, which is on an official visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of the Bulgarian Supreme Court of Cassations, the press centre of the President’s Office announced.